Contributor’s Notes (Volume II, Issue 2)

Shannon Noel Brady is a multi-genre author of novels and short stories, with work published in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine, Vandercave Quarterly, Jersey Devil Press, and Slink Chunk Press. She blogs at and posts way too many photos of her dog on Twitter: @snbradywriter

Christa Carmen lives in Westerly, Rhode Island with her fiancé and a beagle who rivals her in stubbornness. Her short stories have appeared in Jitter Press, Corner Bar Magazine, Literally Stories, and Fiction on the Web, and additional work has been accepted for publication by the DreamFusion Press anthology, Infected World. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in English and psychology, and a master’s degree in counseling psychology. Christa works for BioClinica in clinical trial support, and at a local hospital as a mental health clinician. 

Arthur Davis is a management consultant and has been quoted in The New York Times, Crain’s New York Business and interviewed on New York TV News Channel 1.  He has taught at The New School University, advised Senator John McCain’s investigating committee on boxing reform, appeared as an expert witness in 1999 before State Senator Roy Goodman’s New York State Commission on Corruption in Boxing, and advised the Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. Over sixty stories have been published including “Conversation in Black” which was nominated for the 2015 Pushcart Prize. Storylandia, a single author quarterly anthology, published eight stories in Issue #17 Winter 2016.

Kevin Mulligan lives close to the mountains in Calgary, Canada. He writes because dreams are fleeting while stories live on. He has been published in The Literary Hatchet, Unbroken Journal and, his favourite, The J.J. Outré Review.

Richard J. O’Brien received his MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. His short stories have appeard in Two Cities Review, 13 Horror, Far Off Places, Encounters Magazine, Aphelion, Spinetinglers UK, and others. Currently, Richard teaches first-year composition at Stockton and Temple Universities. In July 2015, his novel The Garden of Fragile Things was published by Vagabondage Press under their Dark Alley Press imprint.