Storyglossia Issue 39, September 2010.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 39 Contributors

Julie Babcock is a native Midwesterner. Recent fiction and poetry appear in PANK, Corium, Necessary Fiction, No Tell Motel, Fifth Wednesday Journal and elsewhere. She is a lecturer at University of Michigan.

Christine Fadden does not live next door. She plays old-school Frisbee with her dog, runs hills, and holds a degree from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. Her fiction appears in Titular Journal and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.

Nathan Graziano lives in Manchester, New Hampshire with his wife and two children. He is the author of three books of poetry Teaching Metaphors (sunnyoutside, 2007), Not So Profound (Green Bean Press, 2004), After the Honeymoon (sunnyoutside, 2009); a collection of stories, Frostbite (GBP, 2002); and seven chapbooks of poetry and fiction. His work has appeared in Rattle, Night Train, Freight Stories, The Coe Review, The Owen Wister Review, and others. For more information, visit his website:

Debbie Ann Ice's work has appeared in numerous online and print publications. Originally from Savannah, Georgia, she now lives in Connecticut with her husband, sons and two English bulldogs (her daughters).

Michael Loughrey has had short stories published in literary revues in the USA and Europe including: 3 a.m., Word Riot, Kill Author, Underground Voices, 5_Trope, Hobart, Cherry Bleeds, Zygote In My Coffee, Dogmatika, Serendipity, Laura Hird's Showcase, Sein und Werden, Half-Cut Publications, Aesthetica, The Future Fire, Aphelion, Byzarium and The Raging Face. For the past two consecutive years, short stories by Michael have been included in the Million Writers most notable short story awards. Born in Greenwich, London, Michael has also lived in Paris, New York and Los Angeles. He currently hangs his hat in rural Norfolk in the U.K., and amongst new fiction works in progress is writing a non-fiction article inspired by a recent trip to Brittany in France, where he attended the World Artichoke Throwing Championship, and was initiated in the science of hypnotising lobsters.

Melinda Moustakis won the 2010 Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction for a linked story collection about a family in Alaska titled Bear Down, Bear North which includes "Bite." The book will be published by the University of Georgia Press in September 2011. She has stories forthcoming or published in Conjunctions, Kenyon Review Online, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, The Massachusetts Review, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her story In Michigan, Love is Horseshit appeared in STORYGLOSSIA issue 33. Her website is

Tom Noe is an editor and writer in South Bend, Indiana. His writing credits include The Sixth Day and Into the Lions' Den, along with hundreds of articles and numerous poems. Six poems are published in the current issues of Relief (print) and Able Muse (online). Most recently, he was commissioned to write the libretto for a chamber opera based on the tale of Eros and Psyche from Ovid's Metamorphoses.