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2022 Contributors

Adebisi Amori is a creative writer and student from Ibadan, Nigeria who is also currently adulting. Follow her journey:
Allen Ashley is an award-winning writer, editor and poet based in the UK. His most recent book is the poetry collection Echoes from an Expired Earth (Demain Publishing, UK, paperback 2021). He is the founder of the advanced science fiction and fantasy group Clockhouse London Writers. Allen previously featured in the ‘Doors’ issue of Flash Frontier.
Caterina Baldi was born on 6th March 1983. She is an Italian children’s books illustrator, author, translator and English teacher for little kids. She never misses an episode of her Neapolitan soap opera. Swimming in the winter sea is the year’s purpose, but she has not found the courage yet. Her picture book, Three Cats in the Sink, will be published by Settenove in May 2022. She is eager to write thousands of new stories and tales.
Shannon Bowring’s work has appeared in numerous journals, has been nominated for a Pushcart and a Best of the Net, and was selected for Best Small Fictions 2021. She was a Finalist for the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance 2021 Maine Literary Awards. Shannon earned her MFA at Stonecoast, where she served as Editor-in-Chief for the Stonecoast Review.
Hawke’s Bay writer Shelley Burne-Field (Ngāti Mutunga; Ngāti Rārua) was a finalist in the 2021 Voyager media awards, is a regular writer at e-Tangata, and an alumni of the Auckland University Masters in Creative Writing 2019-2020. Her short story ‘Pinching out dahlias’ is the most read story ever published on Reading Room.
Rebecca Dempsey’s works are featured or forthcoming in Ligeia, Miniskirt Magazine and Elsewhere Journal. Rebecca lives in Melbourne, Australia, and can be found at
Steve Charters lives in the Kaipara. He completed a Master of Creative Writing in 2016. His short fiction appears in several anthologies and is published online. He’s won the Macmillan Brown Prize for Writers and been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Leanne Comer was born and raised in Australia. She has lived in Auckland for thirty years. Leanne has dabbled in writing all her life. She enjoys reading fiction and travelling to far-flung places.
Leonard Eusebi lives near Boston with his wife and kids. He has studied physics, designed computer games, built a career in applied science and told many stories to his two young daughters. Inspired by the sci-fi and fantasy masters and his dad’s love of writing, he casts short fictions into the depths of the web. His work has been published in Prime Number Magazine.
Epiphany Ferrell lives on the edge of the Shawnee Forest in Southern Illinois. Her stories appear in more than 50 journals and anthologies. She is a two-time Pushcart nominee, and the 2020 Prime Number Magazine Flash Fiction Prize recipient. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter, or
Amanda Hurley is a New Zealand writer, editor and translator, currently based in Germany. Her poems and short fiction have been selected for publication by Cloud Ink, Flash Frontier, Capsule Stories, Elpis Pages, Flash Fiction Magazine, Globe Soup and Red Penguin Books.
Stephen Jacobson was born in Manchester in 1946. He studied at Manchester and Liverpool colleges of art before moving to London to undertake a post-graduate course at the Royal Academy Schools. Since Graduating in 1973 he has continued to paint and exhibit in London and galleries throughout the southwest. In 2008 he was elected a member of the Royal West of England Academy and served as vice president from 2013 to 2019. In 2017 he co-curated an exhibition at the Academy on the theme of ‘Air’. In 2017 he was elected a member of the Bath Society of Artists.
Sue Luus lives and writes in Arrowtown. She is new to the genre of flash fiction. She has mentored children in writing for many years and has decided it’s time to do, not say. Sue is inspired by the incongruous.
Laurie Marshall is a writer and collage artist, winner of the 2021 Lascaux Review Flash Fiction Prize. Her work has recently been published or is forthcoming in Stanchion, Twin Pies Literary, Cloves Literary, Emerge Literary Journal and New World Writing; her art can be found in Flash Frog, Fictive Dream, Rejection Letters, Acropolis Review and Chaotic Merge. Website | Twitter | Facebook
Laila Miller was born and raised in rural Alberta, Canada, with five older siblings. She has been an environmental scientist for 25 years. In her spare time, she writes short fiction about bougainvillea and sea urchins and turnips, and sometimes about people who don’t get along. She lives in Perth, Western Australia.
Margot McLean’s ancestors are from the Scotland highlands, but she was born in Te Whanganui-a-Tara and loves its wind, underground streams and random paths.
Marcelo Medone is from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a fiction writer, poet, essayist and screenwriter. His works have received numerous awards and have been published in magazines and books, individually or in anthologies, in multiple languages in more than 40 countries all over the world. He has been nominated for the 2021 Pushcart Prize.
Margaret Moores has been a bookseller for many years and more recently a student of creative writing at Massey University. Her PhD thesis investigates the aesthetic synergies between prose poetry and photography. Her poems and flash fiction have been published online and in journals in New Zealand and Australia.
Lynn Mundell is the author of the flash collection Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us (Yemessee) and co-editor of 100 Word Story. Her writing has appeared most recently in Gone Lawn, The Masters Review, MacQueen’s Quinterly and Hobart Words & Sports.
Keith Nunes (Aotearoa) has had poetry, fiction, haiku and visuals published around the globe. He creates ethereal manifestations because he’s inept at anything practical or useful.