“Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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James Warner's short stories have appeared most recently in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Santa Monica Review, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, ZYZZYVA, and Mid-American Review. He also organizes the reading series InsideStorytime, and is the author of All Her Father's Guns, a novel from a time when U.S. politics was still satirizable.

Read James's stories online:
The Postmen at Great Jones Street
The Unbidden at Web Conjunctions
Middlegame at Narrative
The Masses Demand A Realistic and Constructive Assessment of the General Secretary's Condition at Electric Literature
The Mysterious Remnant at Agni Online

A proud public educator, in 2014 Judy Viertel was named San Francisco Teacher of the Year. She can't seem to stay away from fiction, though. She's been published in Gargoyle Magazine, Gold Dust Magazine, Read Short Fiction, Mad Swirl, and others. One of her stories will appear in the soon-to-be-published anthology More Nuggets from Gold Dust.

Read Judy's work online:
The Gods Watched at Identity Theory
Judy's travels among the Mayan people of the Yucatan

Olga Zilberbourg was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and moved to the United States at the age of seventeen. Three books of Olga's short fiction have been published in Russia, and Where Does the Sea Flow, a short film based on one of Olga's stories, recently was a finalist in the Manhattan Short Film Festival. Olga serves as a consulting editor at Narrative Magazine.

Read Olga's stories online:
Three Flash Fictions at World Literature Today
What Goes Around at B O D Y
No Room for Discontent at Hobart
A Dark and Empty Corner at Narrative Magazine (free account required)
Survivors at eleven eleven: Journal of Art and Literature

Bio for Kurt Wallace Martin to come.

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