Chelsea Voulgares grew up in a football town in Ohio, trapping lightning bugs, watching bad horror movies, and singing in the show choir. Now she lives in the Chicago suburbs, where she is working on a collection of short stories and a comic literary novel. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Passages North, The Nottingham Review, Cheap Pop, Midwestern Gothic, and Literary Orphans, and has been recognized with grants from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the Illinois Arts Council. She was the Runner-Up for the Split Lip Press Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest for her flash fiction manuscript The Drop, and is the editor of the online literary journal Lost Balloon.
I got a very nice email from River Styx on Thursday saying that I had made it into the final round of judging for the Schlafly Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest. It’s always nice to know when you are close as a writer even if you don’t win, so I’ll take finalist any day over all-out rejection. … More Congratulations to the Winners of the Schlafly Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest!