About the Authors

Flamethrower (Cover Photo): Nia Howard is a writer from San Diego. She has recently gotten into photography and loves how it can convey an emotion or theme just as easily as writing.

The Angel, the Torch, and the Half-Moon Man: Fred Senese is a former NASA scientist who teaches chemistry at a small university in rural Appalachia. He is the author of three textbooks and an award-winning science website that has been recognized by Scientific American, The San Francisco Chronicle, and others. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Spark: A Creative Anthology, Flame Tree's Murder & Mayhem Anthology, Bartleby Snopes, Triptych Tales, Firewords Quarterly, and others. Find him at fredsenese.com, @fsenese on Twitter, and at facebook.com/fredsenesewrites.

Wolf's Moon Night: Based outside of Baltimore, Maryland, Steven D'Adamo is the co-founder and managing editor for RedStringPaperCuts.com, a website featuring poetry, short stories, essays, and blogs. Through this platform, he explores storytelling as a creative medium, an art form, and an essential part of the human experience. Steven's first novel, a fantasy adventure entitled "The Warden of Everfeld: Memento" is forthcoming at the end of 2017.

The Seamstress's Revenge: Dana Faletti is an author with Pandamoon Publishing, and she enjoys delving into flash fiction when the spirit moves her. Her piece was inspired by Alyson Richman's novel, The Lost Wife, and the recently acclaimed movie Denial, which was based on the trial of a Holocaust denier.

E.K., MD: Gracjan Kraszewski has published fiction in The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, PILGRIM, and The Short Humour Site. Additionally, she has published academic articles in Religious and Sacred Poetry, North Alabama Historical Review, The Polish Review and Idaho Magazine. She has a PhD in history and played baseball collegiately, professionally in Europe, and for the Polish National Team.

Burgers and Bomb Pops: Matthew Hurley lives in the Boston area where he works as a marketing writer. His fiction has appeared in Midwestern Gothic.