Robert Beveridge makes noise (XTerminal) and writes poetry in Akron, Ohio. Recent/upcoming appearances in Nixes Mate Review, Violet Rising, and The Road Less Traveled, among others.

Robert J. Bradley has published a book of questions and answers called The Book of Bradley excerpted from an online press. You can request it here. It’s a self-help book for people who don’t really need any help but still like to ask questions. It comes (with pictures) as an ebook or in paperback. Feel free to contact me with questions of your own.

Gabriella Garofalo, born in Italy some decades ago, fell in love with the English language at 6, started writing poems (in Italian) at 6, and is the author of Lo sguardo di Orfeo, L’nverno di vetro, Di altre stelle polari, and Blue Branches.

Melissa Goode’s work has appeared in Wigleaf, SmokeLong Quarterly, WhiskeyPaper, Split Lip Magazine, Forge Literary Magazine, and matchbook, among others. Her story “It falls” (Jellyfish Review) was recently chosen by Aimee Bender for Best Small Fictions 2018 (Braddock Avenue Books). She lives in Australia. You can find her at Melissa Goode and at Twitter.

Justin Hyde lives in Iowa.

Keith Lesmeister is the author of the story collection We Could’ve Been Happy Here (MG Press 2017). His most recent work has appeared in BULL, Free State Review, North American Review, Sycamore Review, and elsewhere. He lives and works in rural Iowa.

Scarlett Peterson is a Georgia native who received her B.A. in English and professional writing from Kennesaw State University. She’s currently working on an M.F.A. in poetry at Georgia College. She is editor in chief of Exhume Literary Magazine. Her poetry has appeared or is upcoming in Pamoja, Five2One, Serendipity, Pennsylvania English, Ink and Nebula, FRiGG, 8-West Press, and The Magnolia Review. Her nonfiction has appeared in Pamoja, Madcap Review, and Counterclock Journal. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.

Jason Primm was born in Tennessee and had his formative years in Louisiana. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters in a small apartment by a big park. When he isn’t working, he can be found sharpening his slice backhand. His poetry and fiction have most recently appeared in Juxtaprose Magazine, The Columbia College Literary Review, Literary Orphans, Gravel, and Rust + Moth. He maintains a blog, After the Ellipsis But Before the Sunset.

Kevin Spaide is from Auburn, New York. His stories have appeared in Witness, Sententia, New World Writing, Atticus Review, and many other places. He recently finished a novel called Karin, which takes place mostly on the New York State Thruway and is written in the voice of a 15-year-old girl who doesn’t have a phone. He lives in Madrid with his wife and son. He and his wife run a restaurant there called La Soupery.

Kristina Ten is a Russian-American writer of short stories and poetry. Her work can be found in b(OINK), Jellyfish Review, The Awl, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, Pantheon Magazine, and elsewhere. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Kristina lives in Oakland, California, with her dog, Shapka. You can find her at and on Twitter.

Cathy Ulrich has been obsessed with Japanese culture since the turn of the century, when she read her first manga. She has visited Japan several times, and dreams of someday living there. Other stories from this series have been published in various journals, including Wigleaf, Booth, apt, and Menacing Hedge.

Richard Weaver resides in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor where he volunteers with the Maryland Book Bank, acts as the archivist-at-large for a Jesuit college, and is a seasonal snowflake counter (unofficially). Recent acceptances: iHamilton Stone Review, The Cape Rock, Conjunctions, Kestrel, Drunk Monkeys, Sequestrum, and SPANK the CARP.

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 51 | Spring/Summer 2018