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Contributors on Chill Subs (20)

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Jessica Clare

Alameda, CA, United States
"Jessica Dawn lives on an island in the San Francisco Bay with a failed farm dog, where she writes fiction and non-fiction, where she tries her best. Her work is in HAD, No Contact, Autofocus, Pidgenholes, and more. Find her on Twitter @JuskaJames"
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Emily Polson

Brooklyn, NY, United States
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KA Honeywell

WA, United States
"Somebody who wants to do a lot of stuff and is really trying."
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Mariah Eppes

New York, NY, United States
"bedroom novelist"
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Catherine Weiss

Deer Isle, ME, United States
"Catherine Weiss is a poet and artist from Maine."
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Zoe Leonard

Baltimore, MD, United States
"(any pronouns) Young Asian American writer from Baltimore. Currently a student at Emerson College, studying for a BFA in Creative Writing."
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nat raum

Baltimore, MD, United States
"nat raum (b. 1996) is a disabled artist, writer, and genderless disaster. They’re a current MFA candidate at the University of Baltimore, and also the editor-in-chief of fifth wheel press."
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Alex Gurtis

Orlando, FL, United States
"Alex is poet and critic based in Orlando, Florida. "
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Cole Martin

Miramichi, Canada
"Cole Martin is a twenty-something writer from Atlantic Canada. He is currently querying his first novel, and is interested in delving into film/tv/video games. He can be found on twitter @maritimemagnate."
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daniel j flosi

"Daniel J Flosi sometimes thinks they are an apparition living in a half-acre coffin within the V of the Mississippi and Rock Rivers. Daniel is a poetry reader at Five and is the founder/EiC of Black Stone / White Stone. "
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Veronica Bennett

Philadelphia, PA, United States
"poet. designer. founder + e.i.c. of Bullshit Lit Mag + Press."
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John Waddy Bullion

Fort Worth, TX, United States
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Melissa Saggerer

Portsmouth, NH, United States
"Melissa Saggerer lives in New Hampshire, where she’s seen a bobcat prowling around her purple house. She’s been published in some great journals and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Microfiction. On twitter @MelissaSaggerer "
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Lucas Scheelk

WA, United States
"[they/them] autistic queer white Jew; they’re a Pushcart Prize nominated poet, a degree-less college-dropout, and the author of A PRAYER FOR A NON-RELIGIOUS AUTISTIC (Mason Jar Press, 2022). Only available to read at virtual and/or hybrid events!"
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Samuel Milligan

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London, United Kingdom
"HLR (she/her) is a prize-winning poet, working-class writer and professional editor from North London. Author of History of Present Complaint (Close to the Bone) and Portrait of the Poet as a Hot Mess (Ghost City Press)."
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Houston, TX, United States
"Editor in Chief for Defunkt Magazine. MFA at Texas State. Copy Editor for Porter House Review. Queer. Mixed-Race Black-Mexican. Work in The Forge, Stanchion, Rejection Letters, etc. "
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Matt Rowan

Los Angeles , CA, United States
"Matt Rowan lives in Los Angeles. He edits Untoward and is author of the collections, Big Venerable, Why God Why, and How the Moon Works (Cobalt Press, 2021). He's placed work in Cosmonauts Avenue, HAD, and others. "
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Steve Gergley

Warwick, NY, United States
"Steve Gergley is the author of the short story collection, A Quick Primer on Wallowing in Despair (LEFTOVER Books ’22), and the forthcoming novel, Skyscraper (West Vine Press ’23). His short fiction has appeared in Hobart, Maudlin House, and others."

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