Contributor’s Notes (Volume I, Issue 2)

Paul Edward Costa has previously published poetry, fiction and non-fiction in Timber Journal, Yesteryear Fiction, Entropy, Thrice Fiction, and Diaspora Dialogues’ webzine Shorthand. He currently teaches high school in Ontario, Canada.

Penn Javdan was educated at Harvard and is originally from Toronto. He’s lived in Paris, NYC, Southern California, and Boston, Massachusetts. His fiction has or will appear in Whiskey Paper, Gravel Magazine, and Freeze Frame Fiction, among others.

Sara Krueger received her B.A. in Film from Columbia College Chicago. Sara has written and directed several short films. Her written work has appeared in Menacing Hedge and Devilfish Review, among others. She has attended artist residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the Ragdale Foundation. Sara lives in Chicago with her husband Garrett, her cat Lando, and her dog Luna.

Stephan Malone is a part time writer who is 47 years old and resides in Cape Coral, Florida. Previous works include Polar City Dreaming (Sunbury Press, trade published Dec. 2012, ISBN-13: 088-4799164446) and Lulu And The Manatee (self published, children’s story, May 2014 ASIN: B00KJ6X32M.) Stephan won honorable mention for a sponsored fan fiction short story contest that involved the Halo franchise in 2006.

Jenean McBrearty is a graduate of San Diego State University. She received the EKU English Department’s Award for Graduate Non-fiction (2011), and her fiction, photographs and poetry have been published over a hundred and twenty e-publications, and in print. Her mystery novel, The 9th Circle was published by Barbarian Books, and her Young Adult novel Retrolands is serialized at Juke Pop. Other titles (Helmut Wolf, Tales of the German Mind, Deathly Short Stories, Wanted Ones:Published Stories of 2012) are available at

Stephen McQuiggan (Baldus Moronicus) is a malignant weed that causes ennui, irritation, and extreme aggression to any unfortunate enough to come into sustained contact with it, and which grows almost exclusively in N. Ireland.

Glenn H. Mitchell studied journalism and scriptwriting before launching a career in television, producing and writing programs for the ABC, Foxtel and SBS including co-writing the first series of popular Australian comedy, Pizza. He is currently based in Cambodia where he writes fiction and works as a freelance blogger and scriptwriter.

Charles Wilkinson’s publications include The Pain Tree and Other Stories (London Magazine Editions, 2000). His stories have appeared in Best Short Stories 1990 (Heinemann), Best English Short Stories 2 (Norton), Midwinter Mysteries (Little, Brown) and in journals such as Supernatural Tales, Phantom Drift (USA) and Shadows & Tall Trees (Canada). Ag & Au, a pamphlet of his poems, has come out from Flarestack.