Born and raised in Chicago, graduated from Notre Dame University (BA) and Miami University (MFA). Lived 35 years in Alaska with side trip to Antarctica as bartender, truck driver, teacher, state legislator. Published one book of short stories, ALASKA UNSALTED.
Alicia Shandra Holmes
Alicia Shandra Holmes lives in Michigan. Her fiction has appeared in Slice, Quiddity, The Bitter Oleander, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, A Small Uprising, was published by Bloom Books.
Kelly Luce’s story collection, Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail, won the 2013 Foreword Review’s Editors Choice Prize in Fiction. Her work has been honored by fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Jentel Arts, Ragdale Foundation, and Michener Center for Writers, and has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Salon, O Magazine, Electric Literature, Crazyhorse, and other magazines. She’s the editorial assistant for the O. Henry Prize anthology and editor-in-chief of Bat City Review.