Nicole Flattery’s work has been published in the Stinging Fly, the White Review, the Dublin Review, BBC Radio 4, the Irish Times, Winter Papers and the forthcoming 2019 Faber anthology of new Irish writing. Her story ‘Track’ won the 2017 White Review Short Story Prize. She is twenty-nine years old and lives in Galway.
Ralph Fernando is a business leader, consultant and writer. He draws together strategy, operations and technology experience and recognises that the boundaries between functional disciplines are far blurrier in real life than many would have you believe, and that true agility lies in how they interact. He is driven by the need to make this agility a practical, commercial reality within organisations.
Whitney Scharer earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. She has received an Emerging Artist Award in Literature from the St Botolph Club Foundation and a Somerville Arts Council Artist’s grant, and been awarded a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. The Age of Light is her first novel.
In between periods spent living in the UK, Kenya, Gambia, Greece and Louisiana, USA, Jonathan Carr first visited Chicago in 1983. A graduate of Cambridge University, he has worked as a travel correspondent, a book reviewer, and a teacher of English. He holds a PhD from Bath Spa University in Creative Writing. Make Me A City is his first novel.