14 contributors on Chill Subs! 🙃
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Contributors on Chill Subs (14)

Beatriz Seelaender

Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Brazilian writer, mostly short stories and CNF, though recently I also started submitting poetry. 'The Austenites' coming soon, 'All According to Norm' and 'Canon Familiaris' coming next year. "

Christine Naprava

NJ, United States
"Poet • Writer • Columnist for VWMusic"

C. Heyne

"C. Heyne (any/all) is a genderqueer poet from Sunrise, Florida, and resides in Hoboken, NJ. C has a chapbook forthcoming "my room (and other wombs)" (Bullshit Lit '23)"

Jerrod Laber

Falls Church, VA, United States
"Jerrod Laber is an Appalachian poet and writer. He lives in northern Virginia with his wife and dog. "

Austin Wolfe

Canton, OH, United States

Beth Mulcahy

Cleveland, OH, United States
"Beth Mulcahy is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet whose work has appeared in various journals. Her chapbook, Firmer Ground, is forthcoming with Anxiety Press. Beth lives in Ohio with her husband and two children. "

Martine van Bijlert

"Martine van Bijlert is a poet, novelist and non-fiction writer who grew up in Iran, lives in the Netherlands and, in between, worked as an aid worker, researcher and diplomat, mostly in Afghanistan. "


Chicago, IL, United States

Varun U. Shetty

Cleveland, OH, United States
"Varun U. Shetty is a writer and critical care physician. He grew up in Mumbai and lives with his partners in Shaker Heights, Ohio. His work has appeared or forthcoming in Frontier, Five South Online, Cleaver, Hobart, Olney, and others."

Clem Flowers

Frank Njugi

Nairobi, Kenya
"Frank Njugi (He /Him) is a Writer ,Poet from Kenya.He is a poetry reader for Salamander Ink magazine and his work has been featured on platforms such as 20.35 Africa ,KalahariReview, Olneymagazine , Roi Faineant Press, FieryScribe review & others"

Jasmine Kaur

"Jasmine Kaur (she/her) is a punjabi, queer writer/artist. She likes to surround herself with stories and poetics in any medium, including audio, video, still images and performance. "

Angel Rosen

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
"a poet before all else. author of "Aurelia" and "Blake". lesbian. neurodivergent. reader. mediocre artist and baker. amanda palmer patron. re-watcher of rupaul's drag race, mom, svu & grey's anatomy. she/her."

SG Huerta

San Marcos, TX, United States
"they/he | writer & editor | work in HAD, Split Lip, Variant Lit, Olney, & elsewhere"

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