Storyglossia Issue 32, December 2008.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 32 Contributors

Matt Bell lives in Ann Arbor, MI, with his wife Jessica. His story "Alex Trebek Never Eats Fried Chicken" from STORYGLOSSIA Issue 23, was awarded best story of the year in the most recent Million Writers Award. His fiction has appeared or is upcoming in Meridian, Barrelhouse,, Monkeybicycle, Keyhole, and Best American Fantasy 2008, and his chapbook How the Broken Lead the Blind will be released from Willows Wept Press in January 2009. He is a web editor for Hobart, and can be found online at

Sarah Sarai currently lives in N.Y.C. and never sleeps at Also unblinking is her short fiction published in North Dakota Review, Weber Studies, Tampa Review, Raven Chronicles and others; and longer works of fiction eternally readying themselves for acceptance. Her poetry collection The Future Is Happy will be out in Summer 2009 (BlazeVox).

Dennis Mahagin is a poet and writer from the Pacific Northwest. His work appears in Exquisite Corpse, 3 A.M., 42opus, FRiGG, Juked, Thieves Jargon, and Stirring: A Literary Collection, among other publications. A first collection of his poetry, entitled Grand Mal, is forthcoming in 2009 from Suspect Thoughts Press.

C. Robin Madigan currently studies essaying and Henry Green's novel Loving. He works part-time repairing instruments at a very fine shop while paying off student loans, and hopes his novel LIAM will soon enjoy a home. You may read other writing in Lamination Colony, New York Tyrant, Lit Up Magazine, Corduroy MTN, and No Posit.

Cynthia Newberry Martin is a fiction writer who lives in Columbus, Georgia. Her first novel, The Painting Story, was named as a finalist in the 2008 Emory University Novel Contest. She is currently at work on a new novel. To read more of her writing, please visit

Alice K. Boatwright's stories have appeared in anthologies of women's writing and journals such as Mississippi Review, Paterson Literary Review, Amarillo Bay, Enterzone, Beloit Fiction Review, San José Studies, Penumbra, and America West. In 2006 her book Leaving Vietnam was a finalist for the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. She formerly worked as a writer for the University of California and taught writing for UC Berkeley Extension. Since 2004, she has been a freelancer based in Paris.

Nicholas Ripatrazone has new fiction forthcoming in The Kenyon Review and The Saint Ann's Review. He is pursuing an MFA from the University of Texas at El Paso, and his recently completed novel, Cowboy, would like to meet an agent. He can be reached at

Dianne Rees is a medical writer. Her fiction works have appeared in Vestal Review, Spillway Review, Farmhouse Magazine, The Scruffy Dog Review, Planet Magazine, Universe Pathways, The Harrow, Halfway Down the Stairs, Atomjack, Neon, I Am This Meat, The Indie Underground, Aphelion, and Bartleby Snopes.

Jared Ward's work has appeared in the Evansville Review, New Delta Review, West Wind Review, The Dos Passos Review, Zone 3, Underground Voices, Hobart, and others. He began the University of Arkansas MFA Creative Writing program in the fall.

J. A. Tyler is the author of The Girl in the Black Sweater (Trainwreck Press), Everyone In This Is Either Dying Or Will Die Or Is Thinking About Death (Achilles Chapbook Series), and Someone, Somewhere (Ghost Road Press). He is also founding editor of Mud Luscious and ML Press and was recently nominated for a Pushcart. Visit for more info.