Al Kratz!!!

Al lives in Indianola, Iowa with his wife Kristy and their cat Tom Petty. He is a Senior Fiction Editor at New Flash Fiction Review. His work has been in Smokelong, Hobart, Pithead Chapel, Bull, Bending Genres, Cheap Pop, Jellyfish Review, Spelk, and others. He’s on twitter @silverbackedG.

A.E. Weisgerber!!!

A.E. Weisgerber is from Orange, NJ. She is a 2018 Chesapeake Writer, 2017 Frost Place Scholar, 2014 Reynolds Fellow, and Assistant Series Editor for Wigleaf‘s Top 50. Recent work in Many Loops, DIAGRAMYemassee, Smokelong Quarterly3:AM Magazine, and The Alaska Star. @aeweisgerber or visit

Francine Witte!!!

Francine Witte is the author of four poetry chapbooks and two full-length collections, Café Crazy and The Theory of Flesh from Kelsay Books. Her flash fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologized in the most recent New Micro (W.W. Norton) Her novella-in-flash, The Way of the Wind was published by Ad Hoc Fiction, and her full-length collection of flash fiction, Dressed All Wrong for This was  published by Blue Light Press. She lives in New York City. (Photo by Mark Strodl)

Leonora Desar!!!

Leonora Desar is a fiction writer, bumper car enthusiast, and flash monster. Her writing has appeared in places such as River StyxPassages NorthThe Cincinnati Review, Black Warrior Review, and Columbia Journal, where she was chosen as a finalist by Ottessa Moshfegh. Her work has been selected for The Best Small Fictions 2019, the Wigleaf Top 50 (2019 and 2020), and Best Microfiction 2019 and 2020. She is an unrepentant fan of glittered notebooks. Currently, she has forsaken writing to watch The Babysitter’s Club, which makes her glow inside. 

Lucien Désar!!!

Lucien Désar is an author, composer and actor. He lives in New York with his wife Leonora.

Pat Foran!!!

Pat Foran is a writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories and things in or forthcoming in Wigleaf, Bad Pony, Little Fiction, Gone Lawn, Milk Candy Review and elsewhere.

He can be found at Your Pat Foran.

Pat is a contributing editor for Best Microfiction 2021. Knows he’s dead to you. Tweets at @pdforan.

Patricia Q. Bidar!!!

Patricia Q. Bidar is a native Californian with roots in New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona. Her stories have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Sou’wester, Wigleaf, Jellyfish Review, Citron Review, and Pithead Chapel. Apart from fiction, Patricia writes for progressive nonprofit organizations and lives with her DJ husband in the San Francisco Bay Area.Visit Patricia at or on Twitter @patriciabidar.