Janet Shell Anderson likes to write flash fiction. Her work has appeared in decomP, Grey Sparrow, Long Story Short, Convergence, Quail Bell, Vestal Review, and others. Fifth Wednesday recently published her flash novel, Cee, and she was nominated for the Pushcart Prize for Fiction and the Micro Prize for short fiction. She is an attorney.

Jerrod E. Bohn finished his MFA in poetry in 2010 at Colorado State University. His work has appeared or is soon forthcoming in Phoebe, Bank-Heavy Press, The Montreal Review, alice blue, Spry, Matter, Souvenir, Moria, The Ottawa Arts Review, Zouch, Emerge, SPECS, Word For/Word, and elsewhere. He currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he teaches composition, creative writing, and literature; works at a bicycle shop/beer bar/coffee shop and instructs yoga.

Sara Crowley’s stories have been published in many lovely places including The Irish Times, 3:AM, Neon, PANK, Corium, Kill Author, and wigleaf. She blogs at saracrowley.com and appreciates your taking the time to read her work.

Matthew Fogarty, born and raised in the square-mile suburbs of Detroit, currently lives and writes in Columbia, South Carolina, where he is fiction editor of Yemassee. He also edits Cartagena, a literary journal. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as Passages North, JMWW, Fourteen Hills, Midwestern Gothic, and Moon City Review. He can be found at matthewfogarty.com.

Lou Gaglia’s work has appeared in The Cortland Review, The Brooklyner, Eclectica, Hawai’i Review, FRiGG, and elsewhere. His story, “Hands,” published by Waccamaw, was recently selected as one of storySouth’s Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2012, and his “Little Leagues” was a finalist for the Jim Palmer Baseball Award sponsored by Cobalt Review. He lives and breathes in upstate New York.

Chris Garson lived in Iowa City with his dog and often his daughter. He wrote songs and many other things—a couple of which came out in Hobart and Corium earlier this year.  

Scott Garson is the author of Is That You, John Wayne?—a collection of stories—and American Gymnopedies, a book of microfictions. His fiction has won awards from Playboy, The Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation, and Dzanc Books, and he has work in or coming from Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, Hobart, Conjunctions, New York Tyrant, and others. He edits Wigleaf.

Elizabeth P. Glixman is the author of the poetry chapbooks A White Girl Lynching and Cowboy Writes a Letter & Other Love Poems, both published by Pudding House Publications, The Wonder of It All published by Propaganda Press, and I Am the Flame published by Finishing Line Press. You can read her poetry and fiction in print and online publications including heart and Go Read Your Lunch. Elizabeth’s author interviews can be read in the archives of Eclectica.

Louie Land is currently pursuing his master’s degree in English and creative writing at Bucknell University. His work has previously appeared in The Susquehanna Review, Unwound Magazine, Women in Our Lives, and The Abecedary Project. He is also an avid jazz fan and plays jazz guitar.

Sam Rasnake’s works have appeared in The Southern Poetry Anthology, Best of the Web 2009, Wigleaf, OCHO, MiPOesias Companion 2012, Big Muddy, Literal Latté, Poets / Artists, LUMMOX 2012, BOXCAR Poetry Review Anthology 2, and Dogzplot Flash Fiction 2011.  His latest poetry collection is Cinéma Vérité (A-Minor Press, 2013).

Christine Simokaitis’s work has appeared in Calyx, Natural Bridge, and other journals, Matchbooklitmag.com, and the anthologies Are We Feeling Better Yet? Women Speak about Healthcare in America and Mourning Sickness. She earned her MFA from Goddard College. Her work has been shortlisted for, most recently, the Subito Press 2013 prose manuscript competition. She currently teaches at Northeastern Illinois University and lives in Chicago with her husband and two sons.  

Kevin Spaide is from Auburn, New York. His stories are in Witness, New World Writing, Short Fiction, Atticus Review, and several other magazines. The first two chapters of his novel Zero are in Sententia magazine’s “pitch” issue. He lives in Madrid.

Changming Yuan, six-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman (2009) and Landscaping (2013), grew up in rural China but currently holds a Ph.D. in English and tutors in Vancouver, where he co-edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan. Most recently interviewed by PANK, Changming has poetry appearing in Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 2012), BestNewPoemsOnline, Exquisite Corpse, London Magazine, Threepenny Review, and 749 others across 28 countries. 

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 42 | Fall 2013