ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
The Stars Shine in Queens, Too: Melissa Goode's work has appeared in Best Australian Short Stories, New World Writing, Pithead Chapel, Cleaver Magazine, Gravel and Jellyfish Review, among others. She has been a featured writer in Bang! Her work is forthcoming in Bartleby Snopes. she lives in Australia.
After the Rain: William J. Watkins, Jr. is an Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting white-collar crime. His short stories have appeared in various publications such as Forge Journal, The Moon Magazine, Foliate Oak, The Opening Line, The Bangalore Review, and The Corner Club Press. He has published published three nonfiction books: Reclaiming the American Revolution (Palgrave, 2004), Judicial Monarchs (McFarland, 2012), and Patent Trolls (Independent Institute, 2014). His articles have appeared in various publications including USA Today, The Washington Times, and Forbes.
Shaving: Chris Gilmore's work has been published in The New Quarterly, Matrix Magazine, The Puritan, Oxford Magazine, Lemon Hound, POV Magazine, Encore, and The Rusty Toque. He has a Master's in English Literature and Creative writing from the University of Toronto and his first book, Nobodies, is scheduled to be published in the fall of 2016.
Postdrome: Simone Person is a second-year MFA Fiction candidate at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Her chapbook manuscript, "Dissolve," was selected as a Finalist in Black Lawrence Press's 2016 Black River Chapbook Competition.
Dear People of the Future: K. A. Liedel is an emerging author based in Delaware, as well as a former staff writer for Slant Magazine. His short fiction has appeared in Bird's Thumb, Flapperhouse, and Typehouse Magazine.