About the Authors

Birch Nature Path (Cover Photo): Jes Trejo is from Groton, Connecticut. She graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2015, where she studied creative writing and photography.

Room Four: Anna Kander is a writer in the Midwest. Her work is published in Gone Lawn, Leveler, Gnarled Oak, Hollow Tongue, Train, and other journals. Find her at http://annakander.com.

I Am The We: Elizabeth Heald lives in Portland, Oregon and is a founding member of Full Frontal Writing Collective. She was a top ten finalist in the NYC Midnight 2013 Flash Fiction Challenge and earned honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s 2014 Very Short Fiction Contest. Her work has been featured in Timberline Review, tNYpress, Jitter Press, and Devilfish Review. Her short story “Post-its” was recently nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize.

The Dude Who Stole Her New Shoes: Jo-Anne Rosen's fiction has appeared in Other Voices, The Florida Review, The Summerset Review, Pithead Chapel, Valparaiso Fiction Review and other journals. She publishes an online journal at www.echapbook.com and co-edits the Sonoma County Literary Update (www.socolitupdate.com). Her first fiction collection, What They Don’t Know, was published in 2015. More info at: www.joannerosen.us.

The Errand: Alexandra Grabbe's work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in American Profile, DoveTales, The Gateway Review, The Avalon Review, and Better After 50. She is the author of Wellfleet, An Insider’s Guide to Cape Cod’s Trendiest Town and the editor of Émigré, 95 Years in the Life of a Russian Count. She is putting the finishing touches on a collection of stories on transgenerational grief over the decades after the Russian Revolution, inspired by Laura van den Berg.

The Nothing: Justin Hunter received his MFA from Arcadia University. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Typehouse Magazine, Corvus Review, and (b)OINK Magazine, among others.