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TATIA NICHOLS-ARLÈS
‘Eclipsing the Other’ and ‘Gymnast’ in Journey to Crone

Tatia is a feminist writer of both prose and poetry. She was born in the Pacific Northwest of the USA but has lived in the Cotswolds for the last 12 years. She is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire while working and being a mother to two daughters. For her dissertation, she is working on a collection of short stories and poems exploring the themes of ambivalence, transgression and social taboo in motherhood. Three of her poems and a short story were recently published in the University of Gloucestershire’s Anthology: Smoke. Follow @poetpulse on Twitter.

TONY NOLAND
‘The Roast Duck of Amiens’ in Sunday Snaps: the Stories

Tony is a writer, blogger and poet living in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. He writes short fiction in several genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror and literary fiction. Recent publications include contributions to anthologies published by eMergent and Absolute X-Press, and e.zines such as Escape Into Life, Zombie Romance and Evolve. His most successful poem to date is ‘An Ode to the Semicolon’, a wonky bit of praise for his favourite punctuation mark which has been reprinted by multiple grammar instructional websites. In addition to writing fiction and poetry, Tony served as an associate editor for the ChooseYourOnlineAdventures.com web fiction site (CYOA), and for the anthologies 100 Stories for Queensland and Best of FridayFlash Vols. 1 and 2. His anthology of flash fiction, Blood Picnic and other stories was published in 2011. He is currently working on his third novel. Follow him on Twitter as @TonyNoland, or at his writing blog, http://www.TonyNoland.com.