About the Authors

Brewers Hill (Cover Photo): Kelsey Stone is an amateur photographer currently living in Annapolis, Maryland.

Sand: Sarah Daniels is a graduate of the Curtis Brown Creative online novel writing course and a finalist in the 2018 NYC Midnight short story competition. Her work is published in Gravel and forthcoming in Ghostlight and Fictive Dream.

Wade in the River: Louis J. Fagan is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, NY. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, his Master's in English from SUNY New Paltz, and his B.S. in English from SUNY Oneonta, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors in English. He is currently at work on a novel based loosely on his short story, "Slit," which is included in the Spring 2018 issue of Weber--The Contemporary West.

The Escape of Cynodon lelandus: Michael Blackburn studies English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry, jmww, and Coffin Bell.

What Olive Knows: Gina Willner-Pardo has written short stories published in Berkeley Fiction Review, Bluestem, Pleiades, Origins Journal, The South Carolina Review, Streetlight Magazine, Summerset Review, and Whetstone, which awarded her short story "Accident" the John Patrick McGrath Memorial Award (1999). She has also written seventeen books for children, all published by Clarion or Albert Whitman. Gina's novel Figuring Out Frances won the 1999 Josette Frank Award, presented by the Bank Street College of Education to honor a book of "outstanding literary merit in which children or young people deal in a positive and realistic way with difficulties in their world and grow emotionally and morally."