Pearl Dagnall doesn’t need somebody to love, and she’d tell you—if she ever talked to people offline—but interfacing is a problem for her. She has a limited tolerance for people in general, which is why she telecommutes. She has zero interest in romance with any of Facebook’s fabulous fifty-eight genders, and that’s the tip of the…

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Kit Reed

Kit Reed calls herself transgenred because her fiction covers territory variously labeled speculative fiction/science fiction/literary fiction, with stops at stations including dystopian SF and black comedy. The paperback of her novel Where (2015) is just out, to be followed by Mormama in 2017. Her stories appear in, among others, Asimov’s SF, The Yale Review and The Norton Anthology. Her newest collection is The Story Until Now: A Great Big Book of Stories.

Arthur Asa

Arthur Asa was born in Monterrey, Mexico. He studied graphic design and industrial design but decided to leave everything behind and become a construction worker. During this time he discovered all he ever wanted to do is draw and tell stories. He is now an illustrator by afternoon and a comic artist by night. Sometimes both by night. He has a comic called Where the Heart Is which you can find online.

First Featured In: No. 4, spring 2016

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