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Tag: Prole

  • Alex Clark

    Alex Clark’s short stories have appeared in various print publications and online journals, including Prole, Litro Online, MIR Online, Shooter Literary Magazine, and anthologies by The Fiction Desk. She is currently editing her first novel. She runs the Writers’ HQ Cheltenham retreats, and Cheltenham-based live flash fiction night Flashers’ Club. She has two small children and nowhere near enough time. Alex wrote a lot as a child, and as a teenager penned an embarrassing 20,000-word Read more [...]

  • Paul B Cohen

    Paul B. Cohen read English at Leeds University, and holds graduate degrees from Vanderbilt University and the University of Southern California where he studied for a master’s in Creative Writing. Formerly a freelance theatre and film reviewer, his plays have been seen in various cities in the United States. His short stories have appeared in a number of journals, including Prole, Conclave, Pure Slush and Gold Dust. Lecha Dodi was a first-place winner in Moment Read more [...]