Elwin Cotman (left) was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of two collections of fantasy fiction, The Jack Daniels Sessions EP and Hard Times Blues. He was member of the Cyberpunk Apocalypse Writers Cooperative in Pittsburgh, where he curated many readings, and is the founder of the Hydra Reading Series in Oakland, CA. As a performance artist and touring writer, Elwin has read across North America and Europe.
Nancy Stohlman’s (right) books include the flash fiction collection The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (2014), The Monster Opera (2013), Searching for Suzi: a flash novel (2009), Live From Palestine (2003), 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 F-Bomb Flash Fiction Reading Series in Denver, the creator of FlashNano in November, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and is forthcoming in the Norton anthology New Microfictions.