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Issue 11 Bio notes

Anne Daly

Anne Daly is a writer who lives in Co. Meath. Her work has recently appeared in The Honest Ulsterman, The Waxed Lemon and Reflex Fiction. Her debut pamphlet Triptych was published by Alien Buddha Press in April 2022.

CaitrĂ­ona NĂ­ EireamhĂłin

Is as Cill MhantĂĄin Ăł dhĂșchas mĂ© ach tĂĄ mĂ© ag cur fĂșm in California anois. Ba lĂ©achtĂłir ollscoile mĂ© le litrĂ­ocht na StĂĄt Aontaithe agus tĂĄ leabhar agus aistĂ­ scrĂ­ofa agam ar litrĂ­ocht na hinimirce. Is Ă© seo mo chĂ©ad phĂ­osa scrĂ­bhneoireachta chruthaitheach i nGaeilge.

DG Herring

DG Herring‘s poems have appeared in South Poetry Magazine, Dreich, Nangle’s The Occasional Poetry Magazine and New Isles Press issue 2; and is forthcoming in Poetry Salzburg Review 41 and Orbis. His chapbook, ‘The Sheliand’, is published by Dithering Chaps. David writes about art, identity and the telos of words.

Frances Gapper

Frances Gapper’s stories have been published in three Best Microfiction anthologies and online in places including Splonk, Forge, Gooseberry Pie, Wigleaf, trampset, 100 Word Story, Switch, the Dribble Drabble Review, Twin Pies, Janus, Fictive Dream and New Flash Fiction Review. She lives in the UK’s Black Country. @biddablesheep

GearĂłidĂ­n Nic CĂĄrthaigh

TĂĄ GearĂłidĂ­n Nic CĂĄrthaigh ag cur fĂșithi in Iarthar ChorcaĂ­. ScrĂ­obhann sĂ­ splancscĂ©alta, gearrscĂ©alta agus dĂĄnta. TĂĄ saothar dĂĄ cuid foilsithe in irisĂ­ Ă©agsĂșla. Is Ă© Geansaithe MĂłra an chĂ©ad chnuasach Ăłna peann. @GearoidinC

Hannah NĂ­ Chonghaile

ScrĂ­obhann Hannah NĂ­ Chonghaile splancfhicsean agus gearrscĂ©alta, chomh maith le colĂșn don iris NĂłs. Is as Iarthar ChorcaĂ­ di Ăł dhĂșchas ach tĂĄ sĂ­ ag cur fuithi fĂ© lĂĄthair i gChorca Dhuibhne.

James Montgomery

James Montgomery (he/him) is a flash fiction writer based in Staffordshire, UK. He has won the Pokrass Prize and Retreat West’s best micro fiction prize, and been highly commended in the Bath Flash Fiction Award. Find him at

Kathryn Aldridge-Morris

Kathryn Aldridge-Morris is a writer from Bristol, UK, whose work has appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies and the Wigleaf Top 50. She is the winner of The Forge Flash Nonfiction competition, Lucent Dreaming’s prize for flash fiction and The Manchester Writing School’s ‘QuietManDave’ prize. Website:

Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis is the author of eight collections of stories, one novel—The End of the Story (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995)–and two books of non-fiction, Essays One (FSG, 2019) and Essays Two (FSG, 2021). She is also the translator of many works from French and other languages, including Proust’s Swann’s Way, Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, and a selection of the very short stories of the Dutch writer A.L. Snijders entitled Night Train (New Directions, 2021). Her most recent collection of short fiction, Our Strangers, appeared in Fall 2023 from Bookshop Editions. She lives in upstate New York.

Nan Wigington

Nan Wigington lives in the U.S. near a ridge of the Rocky Mountains. Her flash fiction has appeared in Nunum, The Ekphrastic Review, and New Flash Fiction Review.

Rae Cowie

Rae Cowie has had pieces published by the Bath Award, Cranked Anvil, Ellipsis Zine, Potluck Zine, Northwords Now, Oxford Flash Prize, Postbox Magazine, Retreat West and more.
She was granted a Scottish Book Trust Award 2022 and is editing her debut flash fiction collection. Discover more about Rae at

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald is a writer and academic based at the University of Limerick where she’s founding director of UL’s Creative Writing Winter School. Her fiction for children and young adults has been translated into over twenty languages. In 2022 she won The London Magazine Award for short fiction.

Sherry Morris

Originally from Missouri, Sherry Morris (@Uksherka, writes prize-winning fiction from a farm in the Scottish Highlands where she pets cows, watches clouds & dabbles in photography. She reads for the wonderfully wacky Taco Bell Quarterly and her first published story was about her Peace Corps experience in 1990s Ukraine.

Tania Hershman

A queer writer of odd things, Tania Hershman is the author of nine books of poetry, fictions and hybrids, and editor of Fuel: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Flash Fictions Raising Funds to Fight Fuel Poverty (Feb 2023).