Storyglossia Issue 29, August 2008.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 29 Contributors

Benjamin Buchholz's fiction and non-fiction have done very well in the last year. "The Cabalfish," which originally appeared in Storyglossia, has been anthologized in Dzanc Press' Best of the Web - 2008. Other stories collected four nominations for the Pushcart in 2007 and two nominations for the Million Writers Award. Benjamin's non-fiction book Private Soldiers was short-listed for a Book of the Year Award by ForeWord Magazine. For a full bibliography see

Peggy Newland has published short fiction with Chelsea, Mississippi Review, Conte, Sub-Lit, Daedalus, and 971. She writes in her basement early mornings, coming up occasionally for coffee. The rest of the time, she works as a psychotherapist with angry boys.

T. J. Forrester has lived in many places and currently resides in Virginia. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Emerson Review, Harpur Palate, Keyhole Magazine, The MacGuffin, The Mississippi Review, and Night Train, among others. A multiple Pushcart nominee, he is writing a novel-in-stories about sex and murder on the Appalachian Trail. Forrester edits Five Star Literary Stories, a site that celebrates journal, story, author, and reviewer.

Rose Hunter has had fiction and poetry published in journals including On Spec, Geist, Wet Ink (Australia), Cordite, and Contemporary Verse 2. This story is part of a collection of linked short stories she recently completed (unpublished). Another story from this same collection appeared in The Barcelona Review earlier this year. Rose recently moved back to Australia after living in Toronto for many years. She is currently working on a novel.

Sam Pink is 25. He has a chapbook out called Yum Yum I Can"T Wait To Die and a book forthcoming called I Am Going To Clone Myself Then Kill The Clone And Eat It.

Jimmy Chen's writing has appeared in elimae, failbetter, McSweeney's, Juked, among others; and was recently included in the inaugural issue of NO COLONY. He lives in San Francisco, California, and maintains the Embassy of Misguided Zen at

Douglas Bruton is a teacher at a high school near Edinburgh in Scotland. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen with honours in English and Philosophy. But it was later, at Edinburgh College of Art, that he discovered he could write. He has been writing ever since. He has gained recognition in over forty UK based writing competitions over the past two years and has been published in many competition anthologies as well as in The Eildon Tree Literary Magazine, Transmission, Cadenza, and Blood Orange Review.

Sean Ruanehas been published or has work forthcoming in Thieves Jargon, Mudluscious, Eyeshot, Sien Und Werden, 3 A.M Magazine, Elimae (as Julio Froberg) and other places. He writes in a grad program at Johns Hopkins University.

Kelly Spitzer lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Keyhole Magazine, The Binnacle, Redivider, Cream City Review, Hobart (web), Vestal Review, and other publications. Visit her at

Sara Flannery Murphy was born in the South, in Little Rock, Arkansas, and currently lives four hours away, in the Midwest. She studies fiction at Washington University in St. Louis. Her shorter work has appeared in various manifestations.

Donna George Storey's first novel Amorous Woman (Neon/Orion UK), the story of an American woman's love affair with Japan, was released in the US in 2008. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in Fourth Genre, The Gettysburg Review, Tampa Review, Stanford Magazine, and elsewhere, and a story published in Prairie Schooner received special mention in Pushcart Prize Stories XXVIII. She also writes a monthly column for the Erotica Readers and Writers Association about her favorite topics—delicious sex, well-crafted food, and mind-blowing writing. Read more of her work at