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short fiction contest, been runner-up for The Puritan’s Thomas Morton Prize for fiction, and been shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize. Her novel-in-progress was a semi-finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. She lives in Toronto. lives in Atlanta, Georgia and is currently working as a nanny while she finishes her M.F.A. thesis. Her story “Warhawks” is online at The Collagist. ISABELLE GILBERT

Born in Coshocton, OH, MATT GOLD is based in Brooklyn, NY, where he divides his time between music and photography. As evidence of the democratizing nature of his approach to photography, Gold has no formal training in the visual arts. His first image, a picture of his cat on a Sony Ericsson Z310A flip phone, was taken in 2008, and he has continued to explore the aesthetic possibilities of that instrument, resisting the updated phones and apps available and revealing a contemporary nostalgia that encompasses the prolific imagery of our visual culture. Gold’s work has been featured in numerous publications and journals. has lived in Kansas City, Tuscaloosa, & now Philadelphia. They are the author of Hall of Waters (The Operating System, 2019). Their essays & poems appear in DIAGRAM, The Normal School, Barrelhouse, Sonora Review, BOAAT, and The Wanderer, among other publications. When they aren’t presently reading submissions as Nonfiction Editor of Sundog Lit, they are embodying what happens when a Virgo watches too much professional wrestling. BERRY GRASS

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