Storyglossia Issue 22, August 2007.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 22 Contributors

A. Ray Norsworthy's story collection, Indiahoma: Stories Of Blues And Blessings, is available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. His fiction has appeared in Night Train III, Zoetrope All-Story Extra, The Story Garden, and 12 Gauge. Read his interview in the October 2005 issue of Eclectica. His story "All The Way To Grangeville" from the January 2006 issue was named a Notable Story of 2006 in the Million Writers Award contest. Besides Indiahoma, he has written two novels and a number of plays and short stories. The most recent novel is True Revelations (A Love Story of the Apocalypse).

David Herman teaches in the English Department at Ohio State University, where he also serves as Director of Project Narrative (, a new interdisciplinary initiative designed to promote state-of-the-art research and teaching in the field of narrative studies. He has published a number of books focusing on theories of narrative, including Narratologies: New Perspectives on Narrative Analysis, Story Logic: Problems and Possibilities of Narrative, Narrative Theory and the Cognitive Sciences,The Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory (coedited with Manfred Jahn and Marie-Laure Ryan), and The Cambridge Companion to Narrative. "The Impossible Ethic of Oglethorpe Bigby" is part of a composite novel still in progress; this linked series of fictional vignettes uses the experiences of a quasi-fictional protagonist to explore concepts of narrative itself.

Aaron Einhorn is a busboy. So it's a good thing this story got published, because it means he's officially a starving artist instead of just starving.

John Allman's "Darlene Descending" will be included in his recently completed second collection, A Fine Romance, the title story of which appeared in the spring '07 issue of Blackbird. Allman's first short fiction collection, Descending Fire & Other Stories, was published by New Directions, which has published most of his seven books of poetry, including Lowcountry (fall 2007) and Loew's Triboro (2004). His first poetry collection, Walking Four Ways in the Wind, appeared in the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and two Creative Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His stories have appeared in The Antioch Review, Blackbird, Epoch, Flights and New Directions in Prose and Poetry. His poems have appeared in such journals as The Atlantic Monthly, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Poetry, Poetry Northwest and The Quarterly. An extensive selection from his poetry can be found at Caught in the Net.

Benjamin Buchholz's short fiction and poetry have appeared widely in the last year at places such as Planet Magazine, AliceBlue, MiPoesias, Tarpaulin Sky and Identity Theory. A full-length non-fiction account of his unit's deployment is forthcoming from WHS press. For a full bibliography see

Yuvi Zalkow is a technical writer, writing books that describe the electrical and mechanical characteristics of field-programmable gate arrays; by night, he bicycles around the city looking for cafes, bars, and restaurants in which to write fiction. Between the day and the night, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and her sushi-loving son. Yuvi's writing has been published in Ellipsis..., The Clackamas Literary Review, Rosebud,, The Writer, and other magazines.

Kenny Ching is a 28-year-old lawyer and writer. He's originally from Reno, Nevada, went to law school at Duke, and currently lives with his wife in Lincoln, Nebraska. His work has been published in Brushfire: the Literary Journal of the University of Nevada and Ray Gun Revival (under sci-fi pseudonym Casey Carson Chan).

Richard Denoncourt received his BA from Colgate University and is currently an MFA candidate at the New School in New York City, where he also resides.

Dominic Preziosi's work has been published in Avery: An Anthology of New Fiction, The Beloit Fiction Journal, The Brooklyn Review, The Furnace Review, JMWW, and elsewhere.

Patrick Somerville's writing has appeared in EPOCH, One Story, The Beloit Fiction Journal, and The Barcelona Review. His first book of stories, Trouble, came out from Vintage in 2006.

Andy Simpson is 26 years old. He studies Military History at American Military University. This is his first published short story. He lives in Branson, Missouri with his fiancée Jessica where he works in a bakery by day and writes Military fiction and Non-fiction by night.

Thomas Cooper is a PhD student in the creative writing program at Florida State University. He has fiction and nonfiction forthcoming in Pikeville Review, Johnny America, Southeast Review, and Duck and Herring Literary Field Guide, among other places. Additionally, he has won several awards for his fiction, including the 2003 Suncoast Writer's award and both the 2002 Edgar Hirshberg and 2003 Ruth Coleman awards, each given to one graduate student at University of South Florida annually for his or her efforts in fiction writing.

Brian Kornell lives with his wife in Cleveland, OH, but will soon be moving to pursue an MFA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "This Time it will be Different" is his first published story. Brian's blog,, is currently searching for a name.

Lance Levens has published in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Adirondack Review and other magazines. He has a chap book coming out this winter with The Puddle House press.