“Ferranti and Sivori,” a dark and musical telling, appears in our new Spring issue. Author James Gallant agreed to share more about the story and his writing with our readers.   LS: What inspired “Ferranti and Sivori”? JG: When I wrote that story and eight others about guitarists, I had been studying the history of the classical […]

Contributing editor Theodore Worozbyt’s books are The Dauber Wings (Dream Horse Press, 2006); Letters of Transit, winner of the Juniper Prize (The University of Massachusetts Press, 2008); and Smaller Than Death (Knut House Press, 2015). The City of Leaving and Forgetting, his most recent chapbook, appears in Country Music. Migration issue contributor Sara Jean Lane is […]

Joel Wayne is a writer living in Boise, Idaho. His articles, fiction, nonfiction, and other works have appeared in AdPulp, apt, Glassworks, The Moth, Salon, Story Story Night and the Sun Valley Film Festival. He occasionally teaches fiction at The Cabin, is an assistant editor at The Idaho Review, and can be visited at JoelWayne.com. […]

Nick Francis Potter is a multimedia artist and writer from Salt Lake City, Utah. His work has been featured in Black Warrior Review, Sleepingfish, Caketrain, Fairy Tale Review, The Collagist, and Devil’s Lake, among others. He currently lives in Missouri with his wife and two kids and blogs his drawings at nickfrancispotter.tumblr.com. Potter’s entertaining and […]

  Amina Gautier is the winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction for her short story collection At-Risk. More than seventy-five of her stories have been published, appearing in Best African American Fiction, The Chattahoochee Review, Glimmer Train, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, North American Review, and Southern Review, among other places. Her stories […]

Mary Morrissy is the author of two novels, Mother of Pearl and The Pretender, and a collection of short stories, A Lazy Eye. Mother of Pearl was shortlisted for the Whitbread (now Costa) Award; The Pretender was nominated for the Dublin IMPAC Award. She was a recipient of a prestigious Lannan Foundation Award and her short […]