Claire Marie Anderson

Fiction Reader

Claire Marie Anderson is an Art History student, writer, and wannabe bohemian from Houston, Texas. Her prose and poetry has appeared in The Fabulist, The Decadent Review, KAIROS Literary Magazine, and Bridge Eight, among other publications. She has also written audio drama for Cone Man Running’s War of the Words podcast.


Miranda Williams


Miranda Williams writes fiction and poetry about how weird and sometimes difficult it is to be sentient. Her work appears in Breakwater ReviewThird Point PressGordon Square Review, and Menacing Hedge, among others. She received her Bachelors Degree in English Literature from Arizona State University and is working toward her Masters in Women’s Literature. When not studying or writing, you can find her taking care of her many house plants, gushing about Jupiter’s moons, and continuing her quest to find the world’s best veggie burger. Find her on Instagram @mirandaiswriting.


Nathan Buckingham


When Nathan isn’t suffering through the Arizona heat or a severe lack of inspiration, he can usually be found re-watching Portrait of a Lady on Fire, playing The Last of Us, or accidentally winning writing competitions. He’s the 1st Place Recipient of the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Award in Creative Writing, has won 1st Place in the MCC Creative Writing Contest for fiction, 2nd Place in the Maricopa District Writing Contest for poetry, and his work has been published in Exposition Review, Sixfold and Passages. He’s currently editing the second draft of his first novel, a YA Romance/Literary Fiction centered around autism, awkward romance, and astronomy, as well as a poetry chapbook centered around the macabre aspect of life that is devouring, titled “We All Need to Eat.” You can find him on Instagram @theshapeofletters.