Sean Bishop Poetry Feature

On Believing the Night Has an End When the Night Has No End The quarterback spits in his shoe and believes therefore he’ll win today. In this story I am the believing, though once I thought I was the shoe; I thought my father was the spit; I thought the quarterback was very bearded and…

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Sean Bishop

Sean Bishop is the author of The Night We’re Not Sleeping In (Sarabande, 2014), selected by Susan Mitchell as winner of the 2013 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. He administers the MFA and Fellowship programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Program in Creative Writing, where he also teaches creative writing and creative writing pedagogy. He is the founding editor of Better (, the former managing editor of Gulf Coast, a former Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellow, and a former Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. His poems have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Best New Poets, Boston Review, Harvard Review, jubilat, Ploughshares, Poetry, and elsewhere. Sean’s poems in F(r)iction #2 originally appeared in Ampersand, Salt Hill, and Alaska Quarterly Review, respectively.

Carly Lyn Heath

Carly Lyn Heath holds an MFA from Chapman University. She is the founding owner of Charming Films, LLC—a film production, illustration, and design company—and writer/ director of the award-winning feature length film A Foundling starring Cindy Chiu and Tim Chiou. She currently works as an art professor and illustrator and has recently completed a novel.

First Featured In: No. 2, summer 2015

F(r)iction #2

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