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A little about some of our contributors. Please feel free to send us a small (45-50 words) biography (including roughly where you live) - and a photo - of yourself! Please use the Contact Form to send details.
Andrew R. Gabriel lives in New Jersey. An Anthropology and Archaeology graduate from Montclair State University, he is an avid writer, wood burner and oil painter. He is the author of the biography A Diary of Hope: The Story of an American Prisoner of War, as well as an early reader chapter book and an upcoming children's picture book.
Mary Ellen Gambutti writes about life as an Air Force daughter, her family, her gardening career, and surviving a stroke at mid-life. Her work has appeared in many publications, while her short memoir, Stroke Story, My Journey There and Back is self-published. She and her family live in Sarasota, Florida.
Damon Garn lives in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife and two children. He enjoys hiking, writing and annoying his neighbors with mediocre guitar playing. He writes in the fantasy/sci-fi realm experimenting in flash fiction, short stories and a novel. Follow on Twitter or his website.
Peggy Gerber began writing when her youngest child flew the coup. The winner of the 2021 Open Contract Challenge, she lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband of forty years. She recently published a poetry chapbook called Stumbling in CrazyTown and is thrilled to have her name on a book cover.
Charita Gil is a writer from the Philippines, working as a web content editor. She studied journalism, but her passion is writing fiction and poetry. She is currently studying Spanish at Instituto Cervantes de Manila. Her work has been published by My Special Valentine, 101 Words, and The /tƐmz/ Review. Check out her website.
Rachel A.G. Gilman's work has been published in the US, UK and Australia. She is the Creator of The Rational Creature, a columnist for No Contact Mag, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Columbia Journal. A New York resident, she has an MFA from Columbia University and an MSt from Oxford University. Discover more at her website.
Clare Goldfarb lives and writes in Atlanta, Georgia. Co-author of Spiritualism in 19th Century Letters, her work has appeared in journals including South Atlantic Quarterly, American Literary Realism, Lilith, Entropy, The Lowestoft Chronicle, and The Jewish Literary Journal.
Originally a New Yorker, Cathrine Goldstein now lives with her family in Charlotte, NC. A bestselling novelist & award-winning playwright (including a nomination by Broadway World Chicago), her poetry and stories have been widely published. She’s a prolific ghostwriter, and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Visit her website to find out more.
Roy Gomez has been kicking words around for a while now. He’s presently writing the third draft of his first novel, Sonny’s Gift. He lives with his wife, Cleo, and their Yorkie, Meeps, on a wooded hillside overlooking Medina Lake — which is in sunny Texas.
Bex Gooding, who lives in Devon with her husband, daughter and two Jack Russell dogs, has a background in administration and the legal profession. A Knight of Feylore, the first novel in her Lycan Angel Trilogy, was published in 2017, its sequel Parallax is complete and a third is under way. Read short stories and find out much more about Bex at her website.
Stephen Goodlad lives in Bedfordshire. Retiring just before lockdown thwarted plans to travel. Instead, he bought a laptop, joined a writing group and wrote short stories, some of which have been published on Secret Attic, Glittery Literary and elsewhere. He enjoys the support of the short fiction community more than the loneliness of novel writing.
Debeshi Gooptu lives in Gurgaon, India. She has written five novels and innumerable short stories. In her spare time, she plays the piano and emulates Nigella in the kitchen. She can be found on Twitter @DebeshiGooptu and her blog.
Sheryl Payne Greynolds lives in rural Bland County Virginia with her husband Dennis. She is a registered nurse by profession and is also an ordained minister
Jeffrey Griffiths lives in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. His short fiction has been published is various literary journals. He teaches Creative writing at Mohawk College and public library programs.
Originally from a tiny farming community in South Africa, Wiebo Grobler started writing from an early age. Living and working in London for the last 14 years, he's been shortlisted for Flash Fiction and Poetry by Fish Publishing and continues to hone his craft in an attempt to drown out the voices in his head that demand to have their stories put to pen and paper.
Mimi Grouse is one of Janet Mary Zylstra's pseudonyms. Writer and poet, she now lives in Italy after spending many years travelling the world. Her work has been published in various magazines and anthologies, as well as online.
Anita Haas is a differently-abled Canadian writer and teacher based in Madrid, Spain. Essays, poems and fiction have appeared in Falling Star Magazine, Poetry Quarterly, Tulane Magazine, and Adelaide Magazine. Writing in both English and Spanish, her work also includes books on film, two novelettes and a short story collection.
South London artist and illustrator Emma Harding has exhibited nationally,
including the TFL Prize for Illustration, and her illustrations widely commissioned. In addition, her short films have also been shortlisted for awards. Her writing recently appeared in the 2018 flash fiction anthology, Ripening. Pictures and much more can be found at her website.
M. A. Hassan is a storyteller from South Sinai, Egypt. His work captures the human condition in all its beauty and complexity. His stories are like a tapestry of words, woven together with care and attention to detail.
Helen Harradine graduated with a 1st class English Literature and Creative Writing degree with commendations for her writing back in 2010. Her flash and short fiction have appeared in various publications and she is currently seeking a publisher for her debut novel. She lives in the beautiful Scottish Borders.
A.K. Hata is an Austrian artist and writer living in Japan. In her writing she loves to combine the the fantastic with the ordinary. Her poetry and short stories have been published by Clarendon House Publications, Spillwords Press and CafeLit. For more info visit her at https://www.facebook.com/A.K.Hata13/
Born in Washington D.C., Jim Hawe long ago relocated to Japan to escape the law (Murphy’s). He is now working as a freelance writer, journalist, and translator.
Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon lives in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and writes short stories and poetry. She has been published in web magazines and in print anthologies. She graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Newcastle University in 2017. Find out more about her on Facebook.
Born in London, Jude Hayland now lives in Hampshire, and also spends time in Crete. Once a writer of articles and short fiction for women’s magazines, she now concentrates on longer fiction. She has written two novels and is now working on her third, while teaching creative writing, tutoring English Literature and running writing workshops. Visit her website.
Hadrian Hazlitt, a pen name used by Alfredo Macapanas Jr, lives in the town of Dulag, in the province of Leyte, Philippines. Some of his stories can be found at drabble.wordpress.com.
Lisa Heidle writes flash, short and long form fiction, articles and book reviews. Her work has appeared in Sabal Literary Journal, The Chattahoochee Review, First Line and other literary journals. Her first collection of short stories will be released through Two Keys Press. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Liz Heron lives in Scotland and is a member of the Strathkelvin Writers' Group. She has only recently begun to write for pleasure and enjoys and appreciates the support from Group members.
Jane Hertenstein lives in Chicago. Her work has been included in Hunger Mountain, Word Riot, Flashquake, Rosebud, and Glimmer Train. Her books are eclectic: Beyond Paradise (YA), Orphan Girl (non-fiction), Home Is Where We Live (children’s picture book), and a recent ebook Freeze Frame: How to Write Flash. She blogs at Memoirous.
Linda Hibbin is a mosaic artist and lives in Essex, UK. She ‘squiggled' pieces over the years while a housewife and mother; more recently, she's self-published stories about the magical adventures of her unruly terrier. Linda became hooked into flash fiction in 2020 while sharing her work during Zoom writing courses.
Raised in Chicago but now residing in Nashville, Doug Hoekstra’s short stories, essays and poems have appeared in many literary journals. He has two collections, The Tenth Inning (2015) and Bothering the Coffee Drinkers (2007 Independent Publisher Award finalist). He's also released nine albums (see his website), touring extensively in the US and Europe.
Originally from New York, Christina Holbrook now lives in Colorado. Through flash fiction, she enjoys exploring love, the influence of the past, and how humans connect with the natural world. She writes a column for her local newspaper and has recently completed yet another revision of her first novel. For more, visit her website.
Steven Holding lives with his family in Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom. His short story Until the End of the World was selected as the winning entry in the Writing Magazine 2016 annual short story competition. You can visit his website at www.stevenholding.co.uk
After many moves, Scott C. Holstad now lives near Gettysburg, PA. As well as over 60 published books, he's appeared in Minnesota Review, Chiron Review, Long Shot, TODAY Show, Kerouac Connection, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Wisconsin Review and others. He recommends Reader-Response Theory when reading his work. More at his website.
Born in Detroit, Phyllis Houseman now lives in Northern California. Following study at University of Michigan and Wayne State University, she served in the Peace Corps, Ecuador, then taught science in Detroit and California schools. Later still, she published several novels and short stories. See also her Author Page.
Phil Huffy writes early and often at his kitchen table in Western New York, near the shore of Lake Ontario. He's published over two hundred individual poems and flash pieces, and has written two books of poetry, Rhymal Therapy (limericks) and Magic Words (children's verse).
Hasen Hull lives in London. His short story 'Adult Adolescence' is featured in the print anthology Freak - Pure Slush Vol. 13, and 'Transcendence' in the online anthology Flash Fiction Magazine - Issue 1. He enjoys photography and long journeys.
Howard Dart Humeston is a Florida USA native. He worked as a bank manager, real estate agent, census manager, university administrator and adjunct faculty, while earning a Masters degree in Education.
He writes flash fiction, humor and novels. He is married with a wife, one daughter and four cats. (The cats are single.)
Stephanie Hutton is a writer and Clinical Psychologist in the UK who believes in the therapeutic value of short fiction. She has upcoming publications in 2016 in Ink in Thirds, Sick Lit Magazine and Bacopa Literary Review. She can be found at stephaniehutton.com.
Daniel Hybner is a husband, dad of five, high school English teacher, and writer, though not always in that order, and not always separately, who loves all things that deal with words. He lives in the same south Texas town where he was born, raised, educated, and married, and he probably always will.
Born in St Louis but raised in Long Island, New York, Chris Ingram now lives near Philadelphia. He worked in broadcasting for 30+ years, mostly in news, including at CBS. He's also been a radio DJ, a wrestling coach, a cook and a truck driver. His fiction and poetry have been published widely. For more details of his many current diverse projects, visit his website.
Faseehullah Irshad lives in Lahore, Pakistan, and is studying to be an accountant. A native Urdu speaker, his early writing successes were in that language: his favourite authors were Ishfaq Ahmed and Bano Qudsia. More recently, he began to writing in English and was shortlisted for the 2017 Friday Flash Fiction prize. He’d welcome Facebook contact.
Susan Israel is the author of two crime novels, Over My Live Body and Student Bodies (The Story Plant) She lives in Connecticut USA.