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Our staff are writers too, and today on the Attic, we want to congratulate them on some of their recent publications!


Jamy Bond, CNF Reader

Jamy has published a flash in Tiny Molecules, made the Wigleaf Top 50 longlist this year. She’s also had flashes in Flash Frog and Reckon Review and work forthcoming in 100 Word Story and Ghost Parachute.


Z Kennedy-Lopez, Associate Fiction Editor

Z has recently completed two writing residences at Can Serrat residency in El Bruc, Spain, and Mother’s Milk in Newton, KS. They’ve also published work in Catapult, Foglifter, and bedfellows.


Michael Meyerhofer, Poetry Editor

Michael has recently published poems in Rattle, Split Lip, Missouri Review, Strange Horizons, and the American Journal of Poetry, among other magazines.


Bleriana Myftiu, Associate Fiction Editor

In the last couple of years, Bleriana has published stories in The Citron Review, The Molotov Cocktail, and Gravel.


Erin Hogarth, CNF Associate Editor

Erin recently published a CNF piece in JMWW.


Ronita Sinha, Fiction Reader

Ronita has published two stories in Sixfold.


Amber Shockley, Assistant Poetry Editor

In the last couple of years, Amber has published poems in Rattle and Barrelhouse.


Ashley Lewin, CNF Reader

Ashley has a new CNF piece up at Crab Creek Review.


Sandy Ebner, CNF Associate Editor

Sandy has published an essay in Barren Magazine. In addition, her essay, “Jesse Lee” originally appeared in Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, and was reprinted by the Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review and was chosen for inclusion in HerStories/My Other Ex, an anthology of nonfiction essays about broken friendships.


Michelle Ross, Fiction Editor

Michelle Ross’s third story collection They Kept Running, a collection of 57 flash fiction stories, won the 2021 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction and was published this past April 2022. Recently published fiction appears in Outlook SpringsThe Forge; Ruby; American Literary Review; Monkeybicycle; Cleaver Magazine; Cease, Cows; Nurture; On the Seawall; and Ghost Parachute. Her story “Costs” was selected by Kathy Fish for the Wigleaf Top 50, 2022. Her story “The Pregnancy Game” was selected for the forthcoming Norton anthology, Flash Fiction America, edited by James Thomas, Sherrie Flick and John Dufresne.


Marissa Hoffmann, Associate Fiction Editor

Recently, Marissa’s stories have won the Mslexia Flash Fiction Prize, the Fractured Lit Anthology Prize, the Bath Flash Fiction Award and Bath Short Story Award.


Christopher Linforth, Editor-in-Chief

Christopher’s third collection of stories, The Distortions, was published in 2022. Positive reviews came out in World Literature Today, BuzzFeed, Foreword Reviews, Southern Review of Books, and Small Press Picks.


Keene Short, Managing Editor

Keene has had recent work in Peatsmoke, Hobart, and Barzakh.

Photo by Nigel Howe, used and adapted under CC.