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Vestal Review. Don't flash without it.


Mark Budman was born in the former Soviet Union and is fluent in Russian. His fiction, poetry and book reviews have appeared in such magazines as Mississippi Review, Virginia Quarterly, The London Magazine (UK),  McSweeney's, American Book Review, The Bloosmbury Review, Sonora Review, Another Chicago, Sou'wester, Turnrow, Southeast Review, Mid-American Review, The Literary Review, the W.W. Norton anthology Flash Fiction Forward, Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure, Short Fiction(UK), The Warwick Review (UK), Flash (UK), Neo (Portugal) and elsewhere. He is the publisher of Vestal Review, the longest-running flash fiction magazine in print. His novel My Life at First Try  was published by Counterpoint Press to wide critical acclaim. He co-edited the anthologies You Have Time for This (Ooligan Press) and Sudden Flash Youth (Persea Books/WW Norton). He is at work at another anthology and two new novels.  He writes flash fiction, of course. This is his Web Site.

Sue O'Neill is the co-editor. She has worked as a reporter/photographer/columnist for two weekly newspapers. Sue has been published over the years in a few national magazines, a couple of regional glossies and many, many local newspapers. Her collection of short stories, Don't Mean Nothing, was published in November of 2001 by Ballantine Books. Here is her Web page.

Cheryl Chambers, Antonios Maltezos and Ania Vesenny are the associate editors.  Caroline Swanson is an associate editor and PR manager.