Fiction 19.1

RODENTS AND OTHER SMALL UNWANTED THINGS by Heather Debel

Heather DeBel holds an MFA from the University of Maryland. Her stories have appeared in Salamander, New South, The Masters Review, Contrary, Hobart, and elsewhere. She writes and teaches in New Jersey. You can find her work atheatherdebel.com.

MARIE ANTIONETTE AWAITS THE GUILLOTINE by Aleyna Rentz

Aleyna Rentz is a writer and photographer from rural Southwest Georgia, where she grew up with her six brothers and sisters. She now lives in Baltimore, where she finished her MFA in creative writing at Johns Hopkins University. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in publications including the Iowa Review, Cincinnati Review, Glimmer Train, Monkeybicycle, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She serves as senior fiction reader for Salamander.

I LOVE YOU by Yen Ha

Yen Ha is an architect, artist and writer. Born in Saigon, she now lives in New York City, where she co-founded Front Studio, an architecture firm. Her short stories were finalists for the New Rivers Press American Prize and in Glimmer Train’s New Writers contest, and appear in Waxwing, Hypertext, and the Chicago Quarterly Review. Yen has been awarded residencies by the Arctic Circle, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and MASS MoCA.