Contributor’s Notes (Volume I, Issue 4)

Jeff Esterholm’s short stories have appeared in Akashic Books’ Mondays Are Murder flash fiction series, Yellow Mama, Midwestern Gothic, Flash Fiction Italia, and The Dirty Napkin, among others. In 2013, he received the Larry and Eleanor Sternig Short Fiction Award sponsored by the Council for Wisconsin Writers.

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Adam Renn Olenn has published stories in a variety of print and online journals, and twice has been anthologized in “Best New England Crime Stories.” A two-time Grub Street scholarship winner and Bread Loaf contributor, he is currently at work on a novel.

Steve Passey is from Southern Alberta. Previous fiction has appeared in Existere Journal, Big Pulp, The Molotov Cocktail, and Minor Literature[s].

Lora Sinclair is currently a student at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, where she studies English. Growing up, she noticed a lack in regional Utah fiction, and has set out to change that. She best describes her style as “Utah Gothic,” pulling inspiration from classic Southern Gothic literature, and infusing a regional twist. This is her first published work.

Anders M. Svenning’s work has appeared in Forge Journal, Grey Sparrow Journal, and is up-and-coming in Bahamut Journal. His motto: what is evident rarely is the case.

Clay Waters has had short stories published in The Santa Barbara Review, Three-Lobed Burning Eye, Abyss & Apex, Big Pulp, Morpheus Tales, and The JJ Outré Review. You can find him at

Sidney Williams is author of eight traditionally published novels and a host of short stories. Recently his short tale “Mr. Berrington” was published in Black Fox Literary Review. He currently teaches creative writing.