About the Authors

Lamp and Shadow (Cover Photo): Charles Rammelkamp is Prose Editor for BrickHouse Books in Baltimore and Reviews Editor for The Adirondack Review. A chapbook of poems, "Jack Tar’s Lady Parts," is available from Main Street Rag Publishing. Another poetry chapbook, "Me and Sal Paradise," has just been published by FutureCycle Press.

Impact: Thomas Kearnes graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MA in film writing. His fiction has appeared in Hobart, Gertrude, A cappella Zoo, Split Lip Magazine, Cutthroat, Litro, Berkeley Fiction Review, PANK, BULL: Men's Fiction, Gulf Stream Magazine, Wraparound South, Night Train, 3:AM Magazine, Word Riot, Storyglossia, Driftwood Press, Adroit Journal, The Matador Review, Pseudopod, the Best Gay Stories series, Mary: A Journal of New Writing, wigleaf, SmokeLong Quarterly, Pidgeonholes, Sundog Lit, The Citron Review, and elsewhere. He is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Originally from East Texas, he now lives near Houston and works as an English tutor at a local community college. His debut collection of short fiction, “Texas Crude,” will print at Lethe Press in March 2019.

Experiments: M. S. Coe has a novel, "New Veronia," forthcoming from Clash Books in 2019, and stories published or forthcoming in Antioch Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Electric Literature, Matador Review, The Cantabrigian, and elsewhere. Coe earned an MFA from Cornell University; co-edits the small press Eggtooth Editions; and has held residencies from Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, Petrified Forest National Park, and Ora Lerman Trust.

Bobbing: Tom Herbert writes in London, England, and is a teacher of English as a foreign language. His previous fiction has been published in several literary magazines.

Alone, Seeking Life: Danielle Ranucci is a 17-year-old member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Her favorite writers include Arthur Miller, Thomas Wolfe, and Ray Bradbury.

72 Hours: Michele Wolfe's first novel, "The Three Graces," published in 2014, earned a Kirkus review stating, “An engaging fantasy story about letting go of the past and learning to love oneself.” Her memoir piece in LA Affairs of the LA Times, “The View from a Park Bench,” was published in 2016, and a short story “Chile, Woodsmoke, Masa” was published in Lunch Ticket in June 2018.