Issue 12 Contributors
Jonathan D. Scott won first prizes for short stories in The Crucible and The Sucarnoche Review in the mid 1980s. After taking a nearly two decade hiatus from writing to raise two children and pursue a career in advertising, he began writing again in 2001 He is the author of two novels, Lenegrin and The Woman in the Wilderness, and is currently working on Gunther's Revenge, a romantic comedy. He lives in North Carolina.
Corey Mesler has published prose and/or poetry in numerous literary journals such as The Adirondack Review, Paumanok Review, Elimae, StorySouth, Pindeldyboz, Timber Creek Review, Hobart, and Red Rock Review. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize many times, including for his story "Late Night Business" which appeared in Storyglossia Issue Six. His novel-in-dialogue, Talk, was published by Livingston Press in 2002. His forthcoming novel, We are Billion-Year-Old Carbon, is also from Livingston Press. He and his wife own Burke's Book Store, one of the country's oldest (1875) and best independent bookstores.
Tom Schwider continues to query agents on his completed manuscript Adopt-A-Highway and is working on his next novel tentatively called Reflections. Two intrepid young filmmakers read his story "Armadillo Armageddon" in Issue Nine of Storyglossia, and optioned it for production. They plan to submit the completed short to the Sundance Film Festival.
Steven Gullion's other fiction has appeared in Night Train, In Posse, The Adirondack Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Opium Magazine, and other publications, both on-line and in print. His story "Old Maids" will appear in The Barcelona Review in March 2006. He is also an editor at SmokeLong Quarterly.
Donavan Hall lives on Long Island. He is an editor and freelance writer. He writes a weekly column about beer for The Spirit World. He also writes a blog called Catch & Release. For fun he writes novels which he keeps in his basement to guard against a heating oil shortage.
Gretchen McCullough was raised in Harlingen, Texas. After graduating from Brown University in 1984, she taught in Egypt, Turkey and Japan. She earned her MFA from the University of Alabama and was awarded a Fulbright Lectureship to Syria 1997-99. Stories and essays have appeared in: The Alaska Quarterly Review, The Texas Review, Archipelago, Exquisite Corpse, Iris, The Barcelona Review, Big Bridge and StorySouth. Currently, she teaches at the American University in Cairo.