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Issue 1

David James Keaton - change machine

David James Keaton's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Needle, Beat To A Pulp, Pure Slush, and Crime Factory, among others, and his coach-killing contribution to Plots With Guns #10 was named a Notable Story of 2010 by storySouth's Million Writer's Award. He was also recently nominated for Spinetingler's Best Short Story on the web, so if you're reading this in April of 2012, go vote. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Flywheel Magazine, and once he totally climbed in the wrong car and sat there awhile so he wouldn't look stupid. He can be found at


Jenna B. Morgan - Ebb Tide

Jenna B. Morgan currently resides in Tennessee but considers herself a native of both New Jersey and West Virginia, the state of her birth. She has an M.F.A. in Fiction from George Mason University; her work has previously appeared in Soundings East and is forthcoming in Kestrel. Jenna is hard at work on a novel titled Road Under Construction. 


Salvatore Pane - The Multiverse and You

Salvatore Pane's novel Last Call in the City of Bridges is forthcoming from Braddock Avenue Books this November. His chapbook #KanyeWestSavedFromDrowning will be published by NAP Magazine in October. His fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in PANK, Hobart, Annalemma, and others. This fall he'll begin work as the new Assistant Professor of English at the University of Indianapolis. He can be reached at


Matt Doran - Prepartum Depression

Matt Doran is a MFA fiction student at San Diego State graduating in May of 2012 and resigned to accepting a job as a plumber, fluffer or both. He also rows, makes a mean figgy pudding, flaunts his New York roots proudly and leaps tall shrubs in a single bound.



Adam Reger - Ghost Dog

Adam Reger has stories in or forthcoming in New Orleans Review, Juked, Twelve Stories, and Cream City Review. He is the author of U.S. Navy Pirate Combat Skills, a humor book.
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