Tim Fredrick is the author of We Regret to Inform You, a collection of short stories that examine the relationships men have. His stories have been published in Pif Magazine, Circa, Burningword, and Em Dash Literary Magazine. He’s also the editor of Newtown Literary, the literary magazine journal of Queens. You can find more information about him at timfredrick.com.
Before his words found their way into print, John snapped the Eyesore of the Week for the Queens Ledger. Now he spits wine for a living. His work has appeared in Monkeybicycle, The Main Street Rag, Newtown Literary, Twisted Vine, and elsewhere. His debut novel Shades of Luz is published by All Things That Matter Press. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing at Pacific University.
Danny Herrera was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Currently, he is living in Astoria, New York. He is a humorist whose work is composed of essays and diary entries. Recently, his essay “New York Romance” was published in the San Antonio Current newspaper.
Shakira Croce is a freelance writer in Astoria, New York. A Georgia native, after studying writing at Sarah Lawrence College with Vijay Seshadri and completing a Masters at Pace University, she currently works as the Media Assistant Manager for PETA, and she also teaches flute lessons at ArtHouse Astoria. She has previously worked for “Vista” Magazine in Italy and served twice as a juror for the Zerilli-Marimo City of Rome Prize for Italian Fiction. Croce’s poetry translations have appeared in Babel magazine, and recently her poetry has been featured in the New Ohio Review, PoetsArtists, MiPOesias, Tansactions, Ducts.org, and the Red River Review, and she was a finalist in the Linda Flowers Literary Award competition.