Wilhemina Condon was born in Cork, Ireland, earned her degree in history at University of California, practiced law for over a decade, and studied creative writing at Trinity College in Dublin. Her writing incorporates the immigrant experience of straddling two worlds, navigating place, interpreting language, meaning, loss, and identity. Her work has appeared in The North Dakota Quarterly, The Atlas Review, The MacGuffin, and The Antioch Review. Wilhemina received an honorable mention in the Best American Essays of 2013 for her essay, "Walnut and Vine."
Kaia Gallagher is a free-lance writer who lives in Denver, Colorado. Since earning her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California-Riverside, she has experimented with many writing genres including memoir, essays and flash fiction. She enjoys writing about those moments in our lives that change us forever.
Charles Hayes, a multiple Pushcart Prize Nominee, is an American who lives part time in the Philippines and part time in Seattle with his wife. A product of the Appalachian Mountains, his writing has appeared in Ky Story’s Anthology Collection, Wilderness House Literary Review, The Fable Online, Unbroken Journal, CC&D Magazine, Random Sample Review, The Zodiac Review, eFiction Magazine, Saturday Night Reader, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Scarlet Leaf Publishing House, Burning Word Journal, eFiction India, Blue Lake Review and others.
David Henson and his wife have lived in Belgium and Hong Kong over the years and now are retired and reside in Peoria, Illinois. His work has been nominated for a Best of the Net and has appeared or is forthcoming in various journals including Moonpark Review, Gravel, Literally Stories, Bull and Cross, Fictive Dream, and The Fiction Pool. His website is http://writings217.wordpress.com. His Twitter is @annalou8.
James Mulhern has published in literary journals over seventy times. In 2013, he was a Finalist for the Tuscany Prize in Catholic Fiction. In 2015, Mr. Mulhern was awarded a fully paid writing fellowship to Oxford University in the United Kingdom. That same year, a story was longlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize. In 2017, he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His writing has earned a Kirkus Star. His most recent novel, Give Them Unquiet Dreams, is a Readers’ Favorite Book Award winner, a Notable Best Indie Book of 2019, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2019.