Captain Marvelous

There was no furniture in the cabin left to burn. It was either the floorboards or the books now, or her daughter’s toys. The floorboards were pine, the worst fuel. Pine burnt fast and left a residue in the chimney that could ignite the house if it was left to build up over time. Still, time…

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Rose Hartley

Rose Hartley is a copywriter from Adelaide, Australia who was once an extra in a Fanta commercial and dreams of living in her ten-foot vintage caravan with ten cats. Last year she won the Axel Clark Memorial Prize for poetry and her short fiction can be found in Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights. Formerly an in-house copywriter for an international charity, a job that took her to South America and Africa to interview participants in aid and development programs, she is currently working on a manuscript based on a reimagining of Aztec history. In 2015 she won a scholarship to attend the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in San Diego.

Daniel Reneau

Daniel is a Denver-based illustrator who is skilled in a variety of artistic disciplines and genres, using both traditional and digital mediums, with a focus on comic book illustration along with sci-fi and fantasy illustration. He is a winner of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future award, and is currently studying at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

First Featured In: No. 2, summer 2015

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