Many of the stories on Short Fiction Break are written by our stellar team of regular contributors. These writers share a new story with us each month. If you love their writing as much as we do, be sure to visit their websites and check out their other published works.
Sef Churchill is a lifelong writer from the UK. She won a national writing award at age sixteen, and promptly did nothing about it. Nowadays, she writes fantasy and reimaginings of classic tales, and is active in the Write Practice community. On her website she offers wry creative guidance. She is currently working on her first book, a humorous fantasy.
JD Edwin is your average worshipper of strange things. She splits her time between working full time, writing fiction, and creating digital and traditional artwork. Her art can be found here.
Jeff Elkins is a writer living in Baltimore with his wife and five kids. He founded Short Fiction Break in 2014 to help writers share their stories with the world. He is the author of four books, including Mencken and the Monsters. He regularly blogs at Vagrant Misunderstandings.
Erin Halden is a freelance writer and television producer with credits ranging from PBS to the Food Network. But her real passion is making stuff up. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, in a 110-year-old house that’s next door to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s high school. You can read more about Erin on her website, erinhalden.com.
Frances Howard-Snyder teaches philosophy at Western Washington University. She has published short stories at Cirque, Everyday Fiction, Wordhaus, Oxford Magazine, and Short Fiction Break (first place contest winner). When not writing philosophy or fiction, she enjoys spending time with her husband and twin teenage sons, walking, reading, playing chess and watching Shakespeare. Find her work on her website.
Alice Nelson is a regular contributor to Short Fiction Break. She currently co-hosts a flash fiction podcast called A Creative Mind Fiction, where she narrates her original stories. She also co-moderates a flash fiction writing group. She is the author of Hell Is for Puppies, a horror-filled collection of short stories. You can hear more of her writing here.
Phil Town is a teacher (of English as a foreign language) and translator (Portuguese > English) in Lisbon. In his spare time he writes screenplays (features and shorts) and short stories; he’s a regular contributor to Short Fiction Break and participant in the fortnightly flash-fiction competition A Place for Fiction Writers (new participants welcome!). He also writes about Portuguese football (soccer) for the British independent football magazine When Saturday Comes.
Short Fiction Break is maintained by our wonderful editorial staff. These editors have a keen eye for a good story and love discovering brilliant new writers among the submissions we receive.
Alice Sudlow is the managing editor of Short Fiction Break. She loves discovering fantastic new stories, helping writers hone their pieces to craft something truly great, and sharing with readers stories they can’t put down.
Joe Bunting is the executive editor of Short Fiction Break. He’s also a writer and entrepreneur, author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Let’s Write a Short Story! and the co-founder of Story Cartel. You can follow him on Twitter (@joebunting).