Specters and Contributors
Issue Eleven Contributors
Allen Ashley featured in “Speculative 66” issue 9 with “Security Tagged”. He works as a creative writing tutor with five groups running across north London, UK. He is a committee member for the British Fantasy Society. His most recent book is an updated, revised version of his novel “The Planet Suite” (Eibonvale Press, UK, 2016). He is the sole judge for the British Fantasy Society Short Story Competition.
Kenny A. Chaffin writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction and has published poems and fiction in Microfiction Monday Magazine, 365 Tomorrows, Speculative 66, 101 Word Stories, James Gunn’s Ad Astra, Star*Line, nonfiction in The Writer, The Electron, Writers Journal and others. He grew up in southern Oklahoma and now lives in Denver, CO where he works hard to make enough of a living to support two cats, numerous wild birds and a bevy of squirrels. His poetry, fiction and other work is available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B007S3SMY8. He may be contacted through his website at http://www.kacweb.com.
Robert Conklin’s literary hero is the whimsical postmodernist short story writer Donald Barthelme, and he aspires to craft similar stories that reflect the absurdity of the human condition. He lives, writes, and works, in this order, in Columbus, Ohio, where he helps his spouse macromanage their three kids, who are determined to take paths less traveled.
Susan Cornford is a retired public servant, living in Perth, Western Australia. She has pieces published or forthcoming in 50-Word Stories, Antipodean Science Fiction, Ghost Parachute, Subtle Fiction, Switchblade, The Fable Online, The Gambler and The Vignette Review. She now considers herself an emerging flash writer.
Alice Cox is a slime failure located far from the sun. She lives surrounded by plush toys, chocolate, underwear, and occasionally her friends and family. She writes weird things such as intergalactic porno screenplays and also poetry and also not poetry. So far she's been the only one foolish enough to publish her messed up creations. If you wanna see the monstrosity first-hand you can find her at @alice_L_cox or her itch.io page: https://alice-cox.itch.io/
M. Irene Hill lives on the Canadian Prairies doing good things and growing her cat collection. Her stories and poetry have been published in print anthologies and online at 365 Tomorrows, Flash Fiction Magazine, Speculative 66 and Poetry Soup, with an upcoming bite-sized flash in Serious Flash Fiction. Follow her on Twitter @_Irene_Dreams_
Jonah Newton is a UK-based Technical and Creative Writer, with a combined background in the Sciences and the Arts. Over the years, his work has appeared in a number of online and hardback publications (e.g., ‘Writers Muse’ and ‘Dream Catcher’ in the UK and ‘The Journal of Irreproducible Results’ in the USA). He is continually enthused by the wealth of wonderful stories which are told by people every day. Examples of his stories can be viewed on his wesbite: www.jonahnewton.com
Len Saculla lives in London, UK. He has been a Pushcart Nominee. He has previously been published in British publications such as "Theaker's Quarterly", "BFS Journal", "Unspoken Water" and "Wordland"; as well as several American anthologies form Kind of a Hurricane Press. His story “Quiet Neighborhood” was in issue 8 of “Speculative 66”.
Sam Smith is a former Creative Writing and Scriptwriting student, and has previously dabbled in both community radio broadcasting and stand-up comedy. His preferred genres of writing are sci-fi, horror and comedy. His stories will make you laugh and think, and he enjoys experimenting with convention to create offbeat scenarios and characters. His work has been featured in Maudlin House, Lit Cat, Two Words For and Visitant Lit.
Charles Paul Wallace is a stranger in the strange land of rural Kent, UK, where he writes when the mood takes him and the auspices are fair. His peripatetic lifestyle has previously taken him from the mean streets of Chicago to the less mean streets of Tokyo via the not-paved-with-gold-after-all streets of London. Currently he's happy breathing the country air, and has resolved to keep it that way.