ISSUES | Contributing Authors
Matty Layne Glasgow
Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of the collection deciduous qween, selected by Richard Blanco as the winner of the 2017 Benjamin Saltman Award & forthcoming from Red Hen Press
Susan Kellam’s work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Washingtonian, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, New York Times, and elsewhere. She received her Master of Arts in Writing from The Johns Hopkins
Ember Johnson lives and writes in Center City, Minnesota. She was a winner of the 2013-14 Loft Mentor Series in nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Georgetown Review and Fourth
Terrance Manning Jr.
Terrance Manning, Jr is a graduate from Purdue’s MFA program in creative writing. Recent work has won the Narrative Spring Story Contest, the Iowa Review Award for Fiction and Nonfiction,
Kay Cosgrove is the recipient of awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Westchester Review, and Inprint Houston. Her work has appeared in the Southern Review, the Massachusetts Review,
Isabelle Shifrin is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a recent attendee of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop summer session and the Underground Workshop. “Motherland” is adapted
Thomas Dodson is a librarian and assistant professor at Southern Oregon University in Ashville, Oregon. His fiction has appeared in Gulf Coast, Chicago Quarterly Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, and elsewhere.
Elise Juska’s short fiction has appeared in the Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, the Hudson Review, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Post Road, and several other publications. She is the recipient of the Alice Hoffman Prize from Ploughshares, and
Kate McIntyre is the author of the story collection Mad Prairie, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award and is forthcoming in September 2021 from University of Georgia Press. She is
Speer Morgan (Ph.D, Stanford University) has been associated with the Missouri Review from its inception, and has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Missouri Review since 1979. A professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia