David L. Day, “Black Hand”, Issue 1

David L. Day is an Ohio native living in the Columbus area with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, David reads all kinds of fiction, practices Taekwondo, spends time with family, and watches horror movies late at night with the lights off. David received his MA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University in June 2011. Tearstone, his first novel, was published by Belfire Press in March 2013. Find out more about him at his snazzy but woefully neglected website:



Jaap Boekestein, “Beautiful Dave”, Issue 1

Jaap Boekestein (1968) is an award winning Dutch writer of science fiction, fantasy, horror, thrillers and whatever takes his fancy. Five novels and almost three hundred of his stories have been published. He has made his living as a bouncer, working for a detective agency and as editor. He currently works for the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice. His English publications include stories in: Cyäegha, Nonbianary Review, Strange Shifters, Lovecraft after Dark, Surreal Nightmares, Urban Temples of Cthulhu and Sirens Call 27.



Nicholas Day, “Chomp Chomp”, Issue 1

Nicholas Day currently resides in southern Oregon with his family. His undergraduate degree was completed through Southern Illinois University and he is currently enrolled in the MFA Writing Popular Fiction program at Seton Hill University. You can find him on Facebook at



Mike Sherer, “Deep Fade”, Issue 1

Mike Sherer’s screenplay ‘Hamal_18’ was produced and released direct to DVD.  His mystery/fantasy novel ‘A Cold Dish’ was published by James Ward Kirk Fiction and is available at Amazon in paperback and digital format.  He has published four short stories, and has two short stories and a novella under contract to publish.  He posts his blog ‘flanging’ at



Andrew Wilmot, “F.A.S. (Foetal Atomic Syndrome)”, Issue 1

Andrew Wilmot is a Toronto-based author and editor. His short fiction has been published by Found Press, 69 Flavors of Paranoia, Drive in Tales, the Singularity, Glittership, and Turn to Ash. His short story “When I’m Old, When I’m Grey” was the winner of the 2015 Friends of Merril Short Story Contest and was published in Summer 2016 by Found Press. His first novel, The Death Scene Artist, will be released in Fall 2018.


Fredrick Obermeyer, “The Floors of Memory”, Issue 1

Fredrick Obermeyer enjoys writing science-fiction, fantasy, horror and crime stories.  He has had work published in NFG, Electric Spec, Newmyths, Perihelion SF, Acidic Fiction, the Destination: Future anthology, and other markets.