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A little about some of our contributors. Please feel free to send us a small biography (including roughly where you live) - and a photo - of yourself! Please use the Contact Form to send details.
Cheryl Dahlstrand hails from Illinois, USA and recently relocated to a much hotter spot - Texas. Her realistic fantasy novel, Dream Tiger, is available on Amazon. A retired speech pathologist, she continues to play clarinet, practice yoga, and write flash fiction. An editor at heart, she appreciates the beautifully crafted Friday submissions.
Mary Daurio is a grandmother who loves fiddling with words, playing her flute, and enjoying her family and friends. She lives in Welland, Ontario.
Matthew Roy Davey has won the Dark Tales and The Observer short story competitions, has been long-listed for the Bath Flash Fiction award, Reflex Flash Fiction competition, Retreat West Quarterly competition and was recently nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He lives in Bristol, England, has a website, but no hobbies.
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, Brittany Davidson now lives and works near Bath. Alongside her work and research, she is an artist and writer. She had a collection of poems published in a small American anthology: "Where Dreams and Visions Live", and is working on novellas and further art portfolios.
Glen Deakin lives near Glasgow, where he works as an analyst and plays at being a writer. He is currently editing his first novel - a science fiction adventure for younger readers - when not being distracted by flash fiction.
An avid reader with a passion for writing, London-based Rejoice Denhere writes short stories and flash fiction, more of which can be read at her "Telling Tales" website. She is a regular contributor to various writing forums. Her other interests include are art, music, travel and languages. She is also a business professional with experience in both the private and public sector.
A native of Chicago, Susan L De Miller now lives in a small town in Eastern South Dakota with her husband and dog. She is a weaver and a certified yoga teacher.
Monica Gilbert Dennis dreamed of becoming a writer, then discovered editing and the joy of enhancing others’ works. She’s wife, mom, managing editor, and jigsaw puzzle business owner all in one. Flash fiction fits her life: when her first piece was published, she was hooked. She lives in Stratford, CT with a husband, 2 kids and a guinea pig, to her chagrin.
Aditya Deshmukh is a mechanical engineering student from Pune, India who likes exploring the mechanics of writing as much as he likes tinkering with machines. He writes dark fiction and poetry. He is published in over a dozen anthologies. Check him out at Instagram or Facebook.
Cathie Devitt is a writer from Glasgow. Her successful play "Mammy" toured the Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, and Henley festival. She has won awards at Scottish Association of Writers and Stirling Stanza and been published in magazines and anthologies. Don't Drink & Fly! is the first in a trilogy of novellas.Find out more about Cathie on her website.
Ana Marie Dollano lives in the Philippines. Her poetry and short stories are the sum of her sentiments woven into meaningful language, inviting the reader into a world of gentle persuasion. Currently, she is working on a collection of poems and short stories. For more of her writing visit her website.
Born in London, María Castro Domínguez is a Freelance writer and translator with a degree in English Philology. She has a book of poetry titled "Four Hands” (A Cuatro Manos) with Jacobo Valcárcel, and contributed to several newspapers and magazines, including Blaze Vox, Retort, The Argotist, Message in a Bottle, and Bareknuckle Poet.
Paritosh Chandra Dugar is a native of Udaipur, India. He has taught English language and literature to college students for thirty eight years. After his retirement, presently he is Managing Editor of four international journals published by Pacific University, Udaipur.
Jennifer Duncan lives in rural Eastern Ontario As well as writing, Jennifer enjoys gardening and watercolour painting; she also publishes a gardening blog. Her old horse helps her keep the grass under control. Her husband, kids and grandkids bless her every day.
Sanjoy Dutt, an engineer and sales professional in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, is passionate about traveling to historical places and the Himalayas. For the last ten years he has been writing travelogues and short stories for various magazines, as well as at his own website Blogentra.
Bill Engleson has two books under his belt, one, a social work noir novel, Like a Child to Home, the other a work of literary (and humorous) non-fiction, Confessions of an Inadvertently Gentrifying Soul. He writes oodles of poetry and flash fiction for myriad sites, and lives in Denman Island in British Columbia, Canada. Find out more about him on his website/blog.
Joy Essien lives in Reading, England, working in the health sector. As a teenager, she wrote television scripts and short stories, then worked for many years in Nigeria as a news reporter, features writer, and fashion columnist. Joy hopes to publish some short stories for children soon. In her spare time, she reads, bakes, does voluntary work and surfs the web.
Roshanna Sidney Evans has had a varied career as a lifestyle coach, screenwriter and movie director. She has also published some young adult fiction. She recently moved to the Malaga area of Spain where she develops innovative sportwear.
Lisa Farrell is an English/Irish freelance writer currently living in East Anglia. A creative writing graduate and ex-bookseller, she's had stories published by Mslexia and the British Fantasy Society, and performed by Liars' League London. For links, see lisafarrell.blogspot.co.uk
Former librarian Krystyna Fedosejevs lives in Edmonton, Canada. Her writing is published online and in print, including: Boston Literary Magazine, Nailpolish Stories, 50-Word Stories, 100 Word Story, Flash Fiction Magazine and Coffee Poems; Reflections on Life with Coffee. In 2011 she won the Alberta Wilderness Association poetry contest.
Tikvah Feinstein lives in Pennsylvania, where she writes and paints in a home still occupied with the spirit of its deceased builder. A former journalist, author of three books, she adores gardening, poetry, short and flash fiction.
Tiffiny Felix has a background in technical writing and journalism. She is enjoying her current writing adventure in the world of fiction, and especially loves writing tiny stories. She lives on a small farm with her family in Utah, USA.
Pennsylvania author Kassandra Flamouri is an exam prep tutor and budding college counseling planner by trade but a writer and musician by passion. More of her work can be found on her ownwebsite, www.flamourifiction.com, in Timeless Tales Magazine and Seven Deadly Sins: A YA Anthology (Envy), available at Amazon.com.
Welsh author Guy Fletcher has always enjoyed writing and finds both nature and people fascinating subjects. He has had many poems and short stories published, one of which is his 2016 poetry collection Walking with the Ghosts of Dinosaurs. His work has won various prizes and competitions, including Best Poem in Writers' Forum magazine.
Originally from Wales, Ian Fletcher studied English at Oxford. He now lives with his family and cat in Taiwan, working as a high school teacher. He has stories published in Schlock! Webzine, Short-story.me, Anotherealm, Under the Bed, A Story In 100 Words and various anthologies. He is an Affiliate Member of the Horror Writers Association.
Wendy "W.H." Forshee is a special education teacher in North Carolina, married for 43 years with two grown children and three special grandchildren.
NT Franklin lives in Maine and has been published in Friday Flash Fiction, Page and Spine, Fiction on the Web, 101 Words, CafeLit, Madswirl, Postcard Shorts, 404 Words, Scarlet Leaf Review, Freedom Fiction, Burrst, Entropy, Fifty-word stories, Dime Show Review, among others.
From New York City (doo wah diddy) and currently a resident of St. Louis, Missourah, Amy Friedman enjoys music, reading, needlecrafting and wordsmithing. An ex-journalist, her current day job is business writer, but sometimes the muse starts a-howling, and flash fiction is a cool outlet
Born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, but now living in Clarksville, TN, Jack Wolfe Frost is the Eternal Rebel – he rebels against anything with the words “rules” or “behave” in it. He first started writing in 1982 as a hobby. Now older and wiser, he has had several poems and short stories published. You can find Jack’s meanderings on his blog or follow him on twitter.