Contributing Authors W-Z
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.
David Walby is an aspiring writer, poet, and artist. He is currently a student at Indiana University, double majoring in English literature and creative writing. He enjoys writing as much as he can and hopes to make a successful career out of it.
Karen Walker writes short in a low basement with a tall dog in Ontario, Canada. Her work is in or forthcoming in Janus Literary, ReflexFiction, Flashback Fiction, Ellipsis Zine, JAKE, Bullshit Lit, Flash Boulevard, The Viridian Door, Blink-Ink, The Centrefictionist and elsewhere. She/her. @MeKaWalker883
Mary Wallace is retired and lives in Australia with her husband and two cats. She loves writing and art as well as all types of textile work. She has self published a children's book and has also published short stories and poetry in an Anthology.
Rashna Walton lives in sight of the Malvern Hills in the county of Worcestershire. She writes poems and short stories.
Hazel Ward lives in Birmingham, UK. She is a writer, poet and an occasional spoken word performer. Her debut novel, The Three Things That Broke Netta Wilde is nearing publication, and her short fiction has been published in various anthologies. Check her out her website, on Facebook, on Twitter, on YouTube and on Instagram.
Bobby Warner is a retired Air Force veteran who worked in Saudi Arabia then returned to the University of SC to get his degree in English before turning to writing. He lives in a small town in SC with his wife Betty, a cat named Lucy, and a writer’s workroom filled with file cabinets, typewriters, computers and books.
Sterling Warner lives in Union, Washington State. His poetry and fiction have appeared in the Flatbush Review, In the Grove,
American Mustard, Chaffey Review, Leaf by Leaf, The Atherton review, Metamorphoses
and others. He has published four collections of poetry: Without Wheels, Shadowcat, Edges, and Rags and Feathers—and a chapbook: Memento Mori Redux.
Courtney Watson is a writer and Associate Professor of English at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. Her writing has appeared in Long Story, Short, Virginia Quarterly Review, Boston Literary Magazine, and more
Gabi Watson works as a kindergarten and first grade teacher assistant in Williamsburg, Virginia. She is originally from Slovakia, where she taught high school English as a second language, after getting her masters degree in Slovak Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature. She is an avid reader, and an impromptu writer.
Jonathan A. Watson was born in Anderson, SC, USA, but now lives in the southern Philippines. A graduate in Communications from Father Saturnino Urios University, he is currently working on an M.A. at the Ateneo de Davao University. His off-campus literary work, Boxing Match, was published in the Philippines Graphic magazine.
Al Watt is a retired Technical Author from Largs in Scotland and one-time voluntary Adult Literacy Tutor. Until the freelance market dried up, he had some earlier success with the biker press. He has also won prizes from the Largs Writers Group and been published in a few anthologies and online sites.
Robert Weisser has been writing, editing, and producing print and digital publications in a variety of genres since the days of Smith-Corona. He lives in Baldwin, NY, on the South Shore of Long Island, and is working on a novel that centers on a husband's and father's perspective on modern suburbia.
Arizona resident Yolanda Welch, who writes under the pen name of Yoey B., is a flash fiction writer. She studied English Literature at Louisiana State University. You can find more of her writing at www.yoeyb.com.
Barbara Wheatley previously worked in sales, PR, and entertainment; motherhood led to creative (fiction) writing. Now living in Devon, it’s memoir, essays and flash. Passionate about language, the written word, reading and researching, she's an advocate of mental health and wellbeing. She love beaches, music, art, film and good coffee.
Describing himself as "a New Englander trapped on the Suncoast of Florida, hoping for a little snow", Ed N. White was educated at the University of Iowa and the University of Rhode Island. His work has most recently been published by The Scarlet Leaf Review, Wordgathering, Noir Nation, and Fifty-Word Stories.
Aisha Wiley works, writes and lives in the Philadelphia area. She dabbles in short fiction, humor, poetry, and the lyric essay. By day, she is a researcher and development strategist. Non-screen pursuits include bass guitar and mosaic work.
From Victoria, Australia Kate Wilkinson is studying professional writing and hopes to earn money from being published one day.
Margaret Willey lives in a yellow bus with some birds, two dogs and various musical instruments she plays badly. Other than her phone, which is smarter than she is, she eschews modern living. She hopes her friends never realise she is writing about them, lives in Northumberland and likes cake.
Lisa Williams is from Leicester. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from Leicester University and tends to write mostly short fiction. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies. She likes the challenge of writing to a word limit because without one she never knows when to stop. You can find her online @noodleBubble.
Dorcas Wilson lives outside Edinburgh and is secretary of the Edinburgh Writers Club. Publishing successes include poetry, articles and stories for Under-7s. Nowadays she mainly focuses on writing Flash Fiction. Dorcas combines her interest in Family History, love of books and writing by reviewing books for WDYTYA? Magazine. Follow her at @FlashDorcas
Michelle Wilson is a literature and creative writing graduate from Bennington College. Her words have appeared in Entropy Squared, 50-Word Stories, 101 Words, Literally Stories, Flash Fiction Magazine, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Healthcare in America, The Miami Herald, and elsewhere. She lives in Miami Beach, Florida.
Jim Woessner is a visual artist and writer living on the water in Sausalito, California. He has an MFA from Bennington College and has had poetry and fiction published in both online and print magazines. Additionally, two of his plays have been performed in community theatres.
David Workun has lived in the Detroit area for 72 years, teaching mathematics at high school and community college level. Years ago he published short stories and articles in religious periodicals. After losing his beloved and gentle wife in 2018, he returned to writing as a means of solace and comfort.
Teri Wright is actually Kathryn Holme. Kathryn writes flash fiction, poetry and short scripts and is currently working on her first full-length play and a novella-in-flash. Based in St Andrews, Kathryn is a member of Fife Writes.
Kevin Wynhoop lives in Traverse City, Michigan. He divides his time between writing and a variety of art forms, including photography, painting and ceramics.
As Knowledge Manager for King's College London, Cornish writer Fliss Zakaszewska combines her ability to beat software into submission to enable her to manage documentation for the university with her love of fiction writing. Her first novel is ready for publishing but the title may change, so Watch This Space.
Paige Zimmerman is from Cincinnati, Ohio. To date she has concentrated on writing flash fiction but is currently working on branching out into other kinds of stories.