Erica Plouffe Lazure

Erica Plouffe Lazure is the author of PROOF OF ME AND OTHER STORIES (March 24, 2022; New American Press), which is the winner of the New American Fiction Prize. She is also the author of two flash fiction chapbooks, Sugar Mountain (Ad Hoc Press, 2020) and Heard Around Town (Arcadia, 2015), and a fiction chapbook, […]

Steven Croft

Steven Croft studied creative writing at the University of Georgia with Georgia author Warren Leamon.  He is the author of New World Poems (Alien Buddha Press, 2020).  His work has appeared in Willawaw Journal, So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, North of Oxford, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, and other places and has […]

Blake Sanz 

Blake Sanz is the author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling (October 15, 2021; University of Iowa Press), which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award. He has published fiction in Ecotone, Puerto del Sol, Fifth Wednesday Journal, and elsewhere. A native of Louisiana, he now lives in Denver, Colorado and teaches writing at the University of Denver. You can visit him at blakesanz.com.

Julia Lindsay

Julia Lindsay was born and raised in North Carolina and received her B.A and M.A in English from Appalachian State University. She is now a Ph.D candidate at the University of Georgia, combining her interest in SF and Southern literature in her research on contemporary Afrofuturist texts taking place in the American South. She has […]

Dawn Major

Dawn Major received her MFA in Creative Writing from Reinhardt University. She was a recipient of the James Dickey Fellowship in 2020 and served as editorial assistant for the James Dickey Review. In 2019, her nonfiction won the Dr. Robert Driscoll Award for Excellence in Writing on Regional Themes and her fiction won Reinhardt University’s Faculty […]

Thomas O’Grady

Thomas O’Grady is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Boston.  His short fiction has been published in Harvard Review, The Abegweit Review, Dalhousie Review, Crab Orchard Review, The Alembic, The Antigonish Review and other journals.  He is also the author of two books of poems—What Really Matters (2000) and Delivering the News (2019)—both published […]

Lee Zacharias

Lee Zacharias was born in Chicago and grew up in Hammond, Indiana. She has written 3 previous novels, a collection of short stories, and a collection of essays. Many of her essays have been cited by The Best American Essays, and “Buzzards” was reprinted in the 2008 edition. She has held fellowships from the National […]

Abigail DeWitt

Abigail DeWitt is the author of three novels: Lili (WW Norton), Dogs (Lorimer Press), and News of Our Loved Ones (HarperCollins). Her short fiction has appeared in Narrative, Five Points, Witness, Alaska Quarterly Review, Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. She has been cited in The Best American Short Stories and has received grants and fellowships from the North […]