STORYGLOSSIA Issue 41 Contributors
Brenda Peynado is completing her MFA at Florida State University, where she won a Kingsbury Fellowship. She is currently the Fiction Editor at The Southeast Review. She used to live in Tampa with her crazy Dominican family and her mentally handicapped brother, Daniel. "Jefferson Moves" is her first published story.
Richard Jespers holds a graduate degree in English from Texas Tech University. Stories most recently receiving honors can be found in Boulevard, Blackbird ("Basketball Is Not a Drug" was anthologized in Dzanc Book's Best of the Web 2008), and The Ledge in 2009. In the same year, he was awarded a two-month residency at Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where he worked on a novel. Amarillo Bay, Eclectica Magazine, Gihon River Review, and Mochila Review have also published his stories in 2010. Originally from Wichita, Kansas, he now lives in Lubbock, Texas.
Harmony Neal lives in Illinois with her dog Milkshake, but wishes they lived in Detroit. She's been published or is forthcoming in places like Georgetown Review, The Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Alaska Quarterly Review, Fiction Fix, Sou'Wester, Cold Mountain Review, and Prick of the Spindle. Three of her flash fictions are being made into short films in Hollywood. She's working on a novel set in Detroit.
Angela Rydell's flash fiction can be read in recent or forthcoming issues of Short, Fast and Deadly, The Citron Review, DOGZPLOT, and Foundling Review. Her poetry has been published in The Sun, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly and other journals. She is a recipient of Poets & Writers' Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award and holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College.
Douglas Silver's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, The Briar Cliff Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Our Stories, Trans-Lit, and elsewhere. He has been a finalist in competitions by Narrative Magazine and Glimmer Train.
Samantha Cohen lives directly behind the city block sized Scientology building in Los Angeles, California and has an MFA in Writing from CalArts. She's been published in Mary Magazine and has a story coming soon in Pank.