Bob Sanders stood in his living room, shoulders squared to the wall upon which hung the third 32” flat screen Smart® TV Bob had owned in two years. Bob held a Wiffle bat, its knob pointed at Bob’s belly button, tip at his reflection in the powered-off screen. “Bob, I swear to God, if you…

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B.H. James

B.H. James’s novel, Parnucklian for Chocolate, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Fiction. His short fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama have appeared in various online and print journals, including most recently The Los Angeles Review and Cease, Cows. James received his MFA in fiction from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2010 and has taught high school English in Stockton, CA for the past nine years. Prior to that he worked at Walmart. James lives in Stockton with his wife, two boys, and two cats.

Dymond Starr Austin

Dymond is an illustrator and concept artist. Her personal work focuses on fantasy, mysterious occult moods, and the world beyond our own. She works in house as a concept artist and game developer at Fuhu Inc., aka Nabi Tablet. She takes freelance work for illustrations and 2D character concept work along with private commissions. Dymond attended RMCAD for Illustration and resides in Colorado. To check out Dymond’s work go to www.dymondstarr.com or contact her at dymondstarrillustrations@gmail.com.

First Featured In: No. 2, summer 2015

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