Issue #10 Alice in Wonderland

NBR10AllenphotosmallB. Morris Allen
Coup de Tart: A Literary Trifle
Morris has been a biochemist, an activist, and a lawyer, and now works as a foreign aid consultant. When he’s not roaming foreign countries fighting corruption, he works on his own speculative stories of love and disaster.

NBR10BallsmallMagdalena Ball
Malice, Golden Afternoon
Maggie is the editor of The Compulsive Reader, former poetry editor for Thylazine Journal, the author of Black Cow. A new book of poetry titled Unmaking Atoms is due for release by Ginninderra Press in late 2016.

NBR6BarrsmallBrian Barr
Alice Versus the Curiosities of Nostalgia and Reality
Brian writes comic books, novels, and short stories. He has been published in NonBinaryReview and New Realm Magazine. His novel, Carolina Daemonic, is available from J. Ellington Ashton Press.

rosemary-benskoTantra Bensko
Several Pretty Histories
Tantra teaches fiction writing. She has books out, and 200 flashes, short stories, and novelettes and a novella in journals and in anthologies.

NBR10BhattsmallJenny Bhatt
Neeru’s New World
Jenny’s writing can be seen in Femina India, Wallpaper, Storyacious, The Ladies Finger, LitBreak, York Literary Review, The Indian Quarterly, Eleven Eleven Journal, and an anthology, Sulekha Select: The Indian Experience in a Connected World.

carina-bissettCarina Bissett
Carina spends her time crafting twisted fairy tales and cross-pollinated mythic fiction. Her short fiction and poetry can be found at the Journal of Mythic Arts,  NonBinary Review, and Timeless Tales.

NBR10BlantonsmallLaurie Blanton
Laurie writes short fiction and is working on a novel, when she isn’t on her mat or chasing butterflies through Golden Gate Park.

NBR7ChamberlainsmallPhillip Gregg Chamberlain
Pig and Pepper
Philip was a community newspaper reporter, whose fiction credits include: Daily Science Fiction webzine, Apex, Weirdbook, NonBinary Review, and Prose ‘n’ Cons Mystery magazines.

NBR10 Corrigan smallBrittney Corrigan
The Hatter’s Daughter
Brittney is the author of the poetry collection Navigation and the chapbook 40 Weeks. She is the poetry editor for the online journal Hyperlexia: poetry and prose about the autism spectrum.

NBR10DorneysmallErin Dorney
Alice Erasures Suite
Erin is a writer based in Minnesota. Her work has been published in Hobart, Paper Darts, Witch Craft Mag, The Found Poetry Review, The Pinch, and Birdfeast, among other publications.

NBR10Feinstein smallSandy Feinstein
Caterpillar Redux
Sandy has published poems evoking Hamlet and Twelfth Night in A Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare. In Caduceus she plays with Chaucer’s Parliament of Fowles.

NBR9FissendensmallEmma Fissenden
Où est ma chatte?
Emma is Noble / Gas Qtrly’s EIC and a writer of all trades. She has been referred to as “fucking multimedia,” which is probably the greatest compliment she’s ever received.

Alice defaultJeff Fleischer
The Lion, the Unicorn, and the Dragon
Jeff is an author, journalist and editor. His fiction has appeared in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row literary journal, Shenandoah, Steam Ticket–A Third Coast Review, Pioneertown, Crossborder Journal, NonBinary Review, The Saturday Evening Post, Chicago Literati, and Indiana Voice Journal.

Alice defaultJennifer Grant
Panning Wizards and Wonderland
Jennifer’s prose poetry and flash fiction have appeared in Apollo’s Lyre, Bacopa Literary Review, Flashquake, Mixitini Matrix and will be included this fall in Good Form from Negative Capability Press.

NBR10-HopkinsonsmallTrish Hopkinson
Strange Verses
Trish has two chapbooks, Emissions and Pieced Into Treetops, and has been published in The Found Poetry Review, Chagrin River Review, and The Fem. Trish is co-founder of a local poetry group, Rock Canyon Poets.

NBR10HuffmansmallA.J. Huffman
Alice Choked
A.J.’s poetry, fiction, haiku, and photography have appeared in Labletter, The James Dickey Review, and Offerta Speciale, in which her work appeared in English and Italian translation. She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press.

NBR10HumphreyssmallBethanie Humphreys
Bethanie is a writer, editor, mixed media visual artist, and curator for the Sacramento Poetry Center Art Gallery. Her poetry and short fiction have been published in several literary magazines, and her artwork has been in several juried and group shows.

NBR10JordansmallAnessa Jordan
White Rabbit Card
Anessa has been teaching high school art for 11 years. She has expanded into a Sculpture and 3D Studio AP program, and is finishing a Master’s of Secondary Education degree this summer through Texas A&M – Commerce.

NBR9LynchsmallChristina Lynch
Chapter VIII and a Half
Christina is a novelist, television writer and professor of English. She teaches at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, and her story “A Study in Scarlet, CA” was published in a previous issue of NonBinary Review.

NBR10MannonesmallJohn C. Mannone
At a Waffle House, Alice Simply Wanted Grits
John, three-time Pushcart nominee, has work in Inscape Literary Journal, Artemis, Town Creek Poetry and others. He has two literary collections, including Disabled Monsters. He edits poetry for Silver Blade and Abyss & Apex. “At a Waffle House, Alice Simply Wanted Grits” originally appeared in Abbreviate Journal.

NBR10Mhishi headshotsmallTanaka Mhishi
Tanaka is a playwright, poet and performer based in London. He has written a number of works for page and stage, and has work recently published or forthcoming in Black Heart Magazine, the delinquent, and Rogue Agent Journal.

NBR10MishraheadshotsmallSoumya Mishra
A Dip Into the Lapis Lazuli
Soumya lives in India where she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, and a Diploma in Creative Writing. She specialises in poetry and speculative fiction.

NBR10 Moran headshotsmallSarah Frances Moran
Become a Deadly Weapon Now
Sarah is a writer, editor, animal lover, videogamer, queer Latina. Her chapbook Evergreen was released this summer from Weasel Press. She is Editor/Founder of Yellow Chair Review.

Alice defaultT.A. Noonan
Don’t Come Around Here No More
T. A. is the author of four sparks fall: a novella and, with Erin Elizabeth Smith, Skate or Die. Her work has appeared in Lunch Ticket, Reunion: The Dallas Review, West Wind Review, Hobart, Ninth Letter, and Phoebe, among others.

NBR10OBrienheadshotsmallToti O’Brien
Alice Past the Mirror
Toti’s mixed media have been exhibited in group and solo shows, in Europe and the US, since 1995. Her artwork has appeared in The Adroit, Speechless, Maudlin, and Rogue Agent, among many other journals and magazines.

Steph Post
Steph is the author of A Tree Born Crooked and the forthcoming novel Lightwood. She lives, writes and teaches writing in St. Petersburg, Florida.

NBR10 Reeser headshotJulie Reeser
Boys Will Be Boys But Girls Will Be Queens
Julie has been published in NonBinary Review: Frankenstein, Black Denim Lit, Grendel-Song and Timeless Tales Magazine.

NBR10ScheinsmallLorraine Schein
Auto-Cento of Looking Glass Shards
Lorraine’s work has appeared in New Letters, Hotel Amerika, Vallum, Mad Scientist Journal, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Semiotexte, and Gargoyle and in the anthologies Gigantic Worlds, Phantom Drift, and Aphrodite Terra.

erin-elizabeth-smithErin Elizabeth Smith
The Carroll Illustrations
Erin is the author of The Fear of Being Found and The Naming of Strays. Erin teaches in the English Department at the University of Tennessee and serves as the managing editor of Sundress Publications and Stirring.

NBR10TessmerheadshotsmallGretchen Tessmer
Twin Speech & Forest Fires
Gretchen’s work has appeared in literary journals in both the US and UK, including North American Review, New Welsh Review and 100 Word Story (forthcoming).

NBR10TinglephotosmallCasey Tingle
The Knave of Hearts’ Innocence
Casey has been featured in several online and in print magazines, most recently, her short story “The Urchin” was published in Smashed Cat Magazine.

PPT - PabloPablo Valcarcel
The Hatter’s Last Visitor
Pablo’s stories have been published, among others at Thirteen O’Clock Press and Imagine.


NBR10VandeWoudesmallOlivia Vande Woude
$20 Taxi Ride
Olivia’s work has been featured in Literary Orphans, Stepping Stones Magazine, Poetry Space U.K., and Canvas literary magazine. Olivia is an intern at Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center, where she is co-editor of the Crossroads Anthology.

NBR10VicksmallEdd Vick
Expeditionary Force
Edd’s stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Baen’s Universe, and Analog, and the anthologies First Contact Cafe, Fundamentally Challenged, and Northwest Passages.


NBR10ViguesmallAlex Vigue
The Thing
Alex is a poet and storyteller from Washington State with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing. He is the fiction editor for Dirty Chai Magazine and hopes to have a collection of his work out soon.

NBR10VolzAlia Volz
The Red Queen
Alia’s writing appears in Tin House, Threepenny Review, The New York Times, New England Review, Utne Reader, ZYZZYVA, Narratively, The Rumpus, Huizache, The Writing Disorder’s Best Nonfiction of 2012 anthology and elsewhere.

NBR10WhitesmallLynn White
Hiding in My Dream
Lynn lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She is especially interested in exploring the boundaries of dream, fantasy and reality.

NBR10WimmersmallWendy Wimmer
Wendy has a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Her writing has appeared in Barrelhouse, Drunken Boat, Per Contra, Blackbird and other great literary journals.

NBR10-WolfgangSmithsmallOlivia Wolfgang-Smith
Sailing Alone Around the World
Olivia writing has appeared in Ninth Letter, The Common, Flyway, Fourth Genre, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been longlisted for Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

NBR10ZiolkowskismallTheodora Ziolkowski
Alice’s Appetite
Theodora’s work has appeared in Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, Arts & Letters, and Short FICTION (England), anthologies, and exhibits. A chapbook of her prose, Mother Tongues, won The Cupboard’s 2015 contest.