Storyglossia Issue 20, June 2007.

STORYGLOSSIA Issue 20 Contributors

C. Robin Madigan's "Timothy's Mother" is his first published story. Born in Atlanta in 1982, he studied at Earlham College and received a B.A. in English. He pursues an MFA in writing at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, repairs guitars at Guitar Works in Evanston, and makes waffles masterfully. As well, he writes songs that have been reviewed by Jim Derogatis in the Chicago Sun Times.

Eileen Corder's work has appeared in Nthposition, White Walls, Poetics Journal, Hills, and Street Spirit, among other publications. Throughout the Eighties she was co-director of Poets Theater San Francisco, and in the Nineties directed and performed with homeless groups including John Malpede and the Los Angeles Poverty Department. Currently she lives and works on a farm in Northern California.

Elizabeth Ellen is the author of Before You She Was a Pit Bull (Future Tense Press). She lives in Ann Arbor. More links to her online publications can be found at her website.

Myfanwy Collins' work has been published or is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, Cream City Review, AGNI, The Jabberwock Review, Swivel, Caketrain, and other venues. She is an Assistant Editor at Narrative Magazine.

Mark Spencer's books include the novels Love and Reruns in Adams County (Random House) and The Weary Motel (Backwaters Press) and the short-story collections Wedlock (Watermark Press) and Spying on Lovers (Amelia Press). His work has received the Faulkner Society Faulkner Award for the Short Novel, The Omaha Prize for the Novel, The Bradshaw Book Award, The Cairn/St. Andrews Press Short Fiction Award, and four Special Mentions in Pushcart Prize.

Jacqueline Powers is an unconsummated novelist with a short attention span and love of words. Her poems have been published in canwehaveourballback, [plug].poetry, Delirium Journal, kaleidowhirl, Poesia, Chronogram, and California Quarterly. Her play, "Swimming Upstream," was produced in Ithaca, N.Y. Her stories have previosuly appeared in STORYGLOSSIA: Green Pants and Lavender Golf Carts appeared in Issue 8 and "Life Class" appeared in Issue 13.

Marcela Fuentes is a writer living in south Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Central Michigan University. She teaches writing and literature at Southwest Texas Junior College. Her work has appeared in the Indiana Review and is forthcoming in the anthology Best Stories from the Southwest 2007. She will be an MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers' Workshop this August 2007. Please wish her luck. Marcela can be reached at marcelisima at gmail dot com.

Shubha Venugopal is completing an MFA in fiction from Bennington College. She also holds a PhD in English and recently joined the faculty at California State University, Northridge. Her works are upcoming or have appeared in Post Road, Gambara, Word Riot, VerbSap, Flashquake, Literary Mama, Antithesis Common, The Angler, Elimae, Eclectica, Mslexia, Kalliope, Boston Literary Magazine, and Women Writers: A Zine.

David Michael Wolach teaches Philosophy and Art at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He's the managing editor of the literary magazine Wheehouse. "The Swans of Tuonela" is from a collection, Electrical Fires, parts of which have been published in Heartlands Magazine, The Missing Fez, The Peralta Review, and others.

Sabrina Tom is the fiction editor at Hyphen. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Big Ugly Review, Slow Trains and Utne Reader. She has attended the Hedgebrook Residency and the Napa Valley Writers' Workshop and currently lives on the sunny side of San Francisco, where she is at work on a novel.

Jocelyn Johnson's fiction and essays have appeared in Salome Magazine, Rumble, Antithesis Common, Literary Mama, and elsewhere. Her blog is JOCELYN'S STORIES: fiction and prose about motherhood and more.

Michael Wigdor lives and works in Boston, is an avid movie fan, and has a Screenwriting Certificate from Emerson College. He has written a couple of screenplays, one of which made the quarterfinals of a national contest, two short plays, and several short stories. He has never been to Pittsburgh. "I'm Not Tom Cruise" is his first published story.

Priscilla Rhoades is a writer of poetry and short fiction whose work has appeared in Mississippi Review, The Iowa Review, and the Beloit Poetry Journal.

Julee Newberger received an MFA in creative writing from American University, and fellowships in fiction writing from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Vermont Studio Center. Her fiction has appeared in WordWrights! and her nonfiction has appeared in numerous newspapers and online publications. She currently does communications work for the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland.