Vanishing Act by Cheryl Pearson

Cheryl Pearson is a poet and story writer from Manchester, England. Her poems have appeared in publications including The Guardian, Frontier, and Poetry NorthWest, and she has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Stories are forthcoming in Fictive Dream, TSS, and Confingo. Her poetry collection, “Oysterlight”, is available now.

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The Therapist and The Drunk by Penny Shutt

Dr Penny Shutt is a poet and psychiatrist who writes in secret between patients on her NHS laptop and runs poetry therapy workshops in her spare time. She won the Psychiatry Research Trust poetry competition in 2013 and has received several shortlistings for her collection about becoming the guardian to her brother’s child.

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Too Dark to See by Paul Edward Costa

Paul Edward Costa has published over fifty stories, articles, and poems in amateur periodicals such as Aphelion: The Webzine of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Dryland: Los Angeles Underground Art and Writing, Entropymag.org, and Rainfall Records and Books. His novella “Dark Magic on the Edge of Town”, published by Paperback-Press, is available on Amazon.

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Madrina by Cindy Littlefield

Cindy Littlefield’s fiction has appeared in Litro, Dogzplot, and the Rose & Thorn Journal, and she was a former finalist in the Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Southern New Hampshire University and is a freelance writer, editor, and writing coach.

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