Storyglossia Issue 23, September 2007.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 23 Contributors

Stephanie Dickinson has lived in Texas, Iowa, Wyoming, Louisana, and now NewYork. Her work appears in Cream City Review, Mudfish, Green Mountains Review, PMS, Storyquarterly, Feminist Studies, Ontario Review, Water Stone, Columbia Journal, and the McGuffin, among others Along with Rob Cook, she publishes and edits the literary journal Skidrow Penthouse. Her Half Girl won the Hackney Award (Birmingham-Southern) for best unpublished novel of 2002. It will be published by Spuyten Duyvil. Her story "A Lynching in Stereoscope" appears in BEST AMERICAN 2005 NONREQUIRED READING edited by Dave Eggers. She is a 2006 fellow in fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Rain Mountain Press has released her short story collection Road of Five Churches and Corn Goddess, a volume of her poetry. Her stories have twice previously appeared in STORYGLOSSIA. "Man of War" in Issue 8 and "First Love West Side Highway" in Issue 19.

Matt Bell lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His writing has appeared in many literary magazines, including Hobart, Barrelhouse, Caketrain, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize, and is the Reviews Editor for SmokeLong Quarterly. This is his second story to appear in STORYGLOSSIA. The first—The Raincheck—appeared in Issue 15 and was named to the Notable Stories list in the 2006 Million Writers Award.

Lydia R. Cooper is a Ph.D. student in English Literature at Baylor University, writing a dissertation on Cormac McCarthy. She has had poems appear in The 2River View and the Innisfree Poetry Review.

Elizabeth Farnum lives in the Santa Ynez Valley in central California.

Larry T. Menlove's writing has appeared in Weber Studies, Dialogue, 42opus and others. He is also two time winner of the annual Salt Lake City Weekly literary contest. He is currently working on a novel about an isolated Mormon community where an apocalyptic scare leads to mayhem. Mayhem in his own life is kept to a bare minimum. He lives with his wife, children, a cat and an infamous bug-eyed soccer-playing dog near the safe and lovely shore of Spring Lake, Utah.