Issue two AuthorS

Below are the authors who made our second issue possible!

Anna Kaye-Rogers

Anna Kaye-Rogers has been published in Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry. Some of her favorites have been published with The Nasiona, Chaleur Magazine, The Write Launch, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Stirling Spoon, Eastern Iowa Review, and HCE Review. When she's not suffering an asthma attack she enjoys creating group chats, playing with her animals, and avoiding writing.

J. J. Steinfeld

Canadian fiction writer/poet/playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published nineteen books: two novels, Our Hero in the Cradle of Confederation and Word Burials, twelve short story collections—The Apostate's Tattoo, Forms of Captivity and Escape, Unmapped Dreams, The Miraculous Hand and Other Stories, Dancing at the Club Holocaust, Disturbing Identities, Should the Word Hell Be Capitalized?, Anton Chekhov Was Never in Charlottetown, Would You Hide Me?, A Glass Shard and Memory, Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell, and An Unauthorized Biography of Being—and five poetry collections, An Affection for Precipices, Misshapenness, Identity Dreams and Memory Sounds, Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be, and A Visit to the Kafka Café, and over fifty of his one-act plays and a handful of full-length plays have been performed in Canada and the United States, including the full-length plays The Franz Kafka Therapy Session, The Golden Age of Monsters, and A Television-Watching Artist; the one-act plays Godot’s Leafless Tree, The Waiting Ends, A Question of Eternity, The Entrance-or-Not Barroom, The Word-Lover, Laugh for Sanity, Back to Back, More Than Money, Imaginative Drinking, A Play of Disbelief, Memory Sounds, and In a Washroom of a Prestigious Art; and the radio plays In Becky's Name, A New Map, The Professor's Ashes, and Diogenes’ Lantern.

John. M. Floyd

John M. Floyd’s work has appeared in more than 250 different publications, including Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, The Strand Magazine, Woman’s World, Mississippi Noir, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Best American Mystery Stories.  A former Air Force captain and IBM systems engineer, John is also an Edgar Award nominee, a three-time Derringer Award winner, a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and the recipient of the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award for lifetime achievement.  His seventh book, The Barrens, was released in fall 2018. 

Michael W. Clark, Ph.D

Michael W. Clark has a Ph.D. in molecular biology from U.C.L.A. He has been a research scientist as well as an entrepreneur. Along with these professional endeavors, he has been writing fiction and poetry since he was a teenager. He has five poems and thirty four short stories published in various print and electronic journals. He is the creator, editor and contributor for the fiction and non-fiction website, He presently lives in Santa Monica, CA.

Mark Bilsborough

Mark lives and works in England, in the rural fringe just outside London. He mainly writes science fiction but ventures into fantasy more frequently than he plans. He learned his craft at the Odyssey science fiction workshop in New Hampshire and with a Masters in Creative Writing from Brunel University in London. There's more of his short fiction scattered around the internet in places like Every Day Fiction, Phantaxis and The Colored Lens, and via his website at When he's not writing he teaches, which he finds enormously satisfying but time consuming. He's currently editing his first novel - a lost in space and time story set (at least initially) in the near future. Visit his website at:

Robert Petyo

Robert Petyo's stories have appeared in small press magazines and on the web, most recently in “EconoClash Review,” “Last Shot Fired,” “Passage of Time,” “COLP: Sky’s the Limit,” “Hardboiled,” “Suspense Unimagined,” and “Transcendent.” He has also published some science fiction in small press magazines, and in the deep dark past he wrote three science fiction novels under three different names. In his other life, he lives in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is happily married, is recently retired from the Postal Service, and has one adorable grandson. He can be reached at