kathy fishKathy Fish’s short stories and flash fiction have been published and anthologized widely. She teaches fiction for the Mile High MFA program at Regis University in Denver. She has published four collections of short fiction: a chapbook in the Rose Metal Press collective, A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness: Four Chapbooks of Short Short Fiction by Four Women (2008); Wild Life (Matter Press, 2011); Together We Can Bury It (The Lit Pub, 2012); and Rift, co-authored with Robert Vaughan (Unknown Press, 2015). She also teaches online workshops of her own design and has led two large (120+ participant) weekend flash fiction gatherings. Several of her stories have been chosen for the Wigleaf Top 50. Her story, “Strong Tongue,” was chosen by Amy Hempel for Best Small Fictions 2017 and recently,  her piece, “Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild” was selected by Aimee Bender for Best Small Fictions 2018 (Braddock Avenue Books).

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Nancy Stohlman is the author of the flash collection The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (2014), the flash novels The Monster Opera (2013) and Searching for Suzi: a flash novel (2009), and three anthologies of flash fiction including Fast Forward: The Mix Tape (2010)which was a finalist for a 2011 Colorado Book Award. She is the creator and curator of The Fbomb Flash Fiction Reading Series, the creator of FlashNano in November, a founding member of Fast Forward Press, and her work has been published in over 100 journals and anthologies including the forthcoming Norton anthology New Microfictions (2018). She lives in Denver and teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her latest flash book, Madam Velvet’s Cabaret of Oddities, is forthcoming from Big Table Publishing in October 2018.

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At the Breckenridge Evening Salon, Rendezvous in the Rockies 2018
photo by Paul Beckman