Prose Contributors – Issue 5

Paul Beckman
Paul was one of the winners in the Queen’s Ferry 2016 Best of the Small Fictions. His stories are published in the following magazines amongst others: Connecticut Review, Raleigh Review, Litro, Playboy, Pank, Blue Fifth Review, Flash Frontier, Matter Press, Metazen, Boston Literary Magazine, Thrice Fiction and Literary Orphans. His latest collection is, Peek.


Sara Codair
Sara’s brain is overcrowded with stories. If she doesn’t get them out, she fears her head will explode. When she isn’t making things up, she is teaching, binge reading or enjoying nature. Her work has appeared in several online publications and is forthcoming from two anthologies.


Ricky Garni
Ricky Garni was born in Miami and lives in North Carolin. He works as a graphic designer and composer. His work is widely available in print and on the Web, and he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize on six occasions.


Aaron J. Housholder
Aaron J. Housholder teaches writing and literature at Taylor University in Upland, IN. His work has appeared in Ruminate, Flash Fiction Magazine, freeze frame fiction, Maudlin House, CHEAP POP, and elsewhere. He currently serves as the Fiction Editor for Relief Journal. 


Thaddeus Rutkowski 
Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of the books Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA in New York. He received a fiction fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.



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Grace Black

Grace Black mingles with words as she navigates this realm.