Lindz McLeod is a queer, working-class, Scottish writer who dabbles in the surreal. Her prose has been published by Catapult, Flash Fiction Online, Pseudopod, and many more. Her short story collection Turducken is forthcoming with Bear Creek Press in November '22 and her debut novel Beast is forthcoming with Brigids Gate Press in March '23. She is a full member of the SFWA and is represented by Laura Zats at Headwater Literary Management.


Eitan Benzion writes fiction. Most days, you can find a thread of all his published writing pinned to the top of his twitter profile; below that you’ll find his silly jokes:

Matt McGuirk teaches and lives with his family in New Hampshire. He’s a BOTN 2021 nominee. His debut collection with Alien Buddha Press called Daydreams, Obsessions, Realities is on Amazon. His second collection, Oil Stains Like Rorschachs will be released soon with Anxiety Press. Twitter: @McguirkMatthew Instagram: @mcguirk_matthew.

Tex Gresham is the author of Sunflower, This Is Strange June, and Heck, Texas. He’s on Twitter as @thatsqueakypig and online at

Daniel Sheen is a queer multidisciplinary artist and writer. He is fascinated by the idea of modern fairy-tales. He has been published in XRAY Lit, Misery Tourism, Ram Eye Press, Stone of Madness Press, Expat Press, Bear Creek Gazette, SCAB Magazine and more. He is currently writing his debut novel. Find him at; and @DanielSheenUK on Twitter


Samuel Milligan (he/him) writes when he isn't fishing his cat out of the sink or playing pickup basketball. He believes there's nothing wrong with trading a little paint when you parallel park. His work has appeared in Rejection Letters, Bear Creek Gazette, Expat Lit, and elsewhere. He is @sawmilligan on Twitter.

Jenna Nesky is an autistic, bisexual poet and a junior at Carver Center for Arts and Technology. From Maryland, she is sixteen years old.

Michael Haller is a writer based in Cincinnati. His fiction has been published in X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, Maudlin House, Five on the Fifth, Across the Margin, and JAKE. Poetry in BULLSHIT LIT and Buzgaga, and a play, “Revival,” in Blue as an Orange.

Tim Frank’s short stories have been published in Wrongdoing Magazine, Eunoia Review, The Metaworker, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Menacing Hedge, Maudlin House and elsewhere. 

He is the associate fiction editor for Able Muse Literary Journal and lives with his wife in North London, England. 

David Hay's debut publication is the Brexit-inspired narrative poem Doctor Lazarus. His first poetry collection is forthcoming from Rare Swan Press. His debut novel No Birds Sing is schedule for release by the end of the year from Alien Buddah Press. 

LE Francis is a recovering arts journalist writing poetry & fiction of varying length from the rainshadow of the Washington Cascades. Find her online at

Born in Puerto Rico, John Yohe has worked as a wildland firefighter, wilderness ranger and fire lookout. Best of the Net nominee. Notable Essay List for Best American Essays 2021.  @thejohnyohe

 Sara Giudice got their Master's degree and then got lost. They study television and representation of diverse bodies in audiovisual texts. They write The Crip 101 Newsletter.