Dawn Davies is the author of Mothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces (Flatiron Books, 2018), which recently won the Florida Book Award Gold Medal for Nonfiction and the GLCA New Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction. It was also a 2018 and 2019 Indies Next List book. Her numerous essays and stories have been Pushcart Special Mentions and Best American Essays notables. Her work can be found in McSweeny’s Quarterly Concern, The Missouri Review, Poetry Northwest, Arts & Letters, Narrative, Fourth Genre and elsewhere. She lives in weird Florida. You can find out more about her at dawndaviesbooks.com.
Author of Sweet Rot (Finishing Line Press, 2019), Ohio native Justine McNulty received her Master of Arts in Fiction in the Spring of 2014 from the University of Cincinnati, where she taught English Composition and was a volunteer editor for The Cincinnati Review. She has stories published in Confrontation Magazine, The Masters Review: New Voices, Juked, Miracle Monocle, The Hilltop Review, Pif Magazine, Qua Magazine, Pen + Brush and others, as well as poetry published in Canary Literary Journal. Justine currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her husband Luke, son Link, and cats Marceline and Mortimer. She is currently a volunteer editor for Third Coast magazine and in her spare time enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and visiting nature centers.
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