Paul Asta Fear No LitPaul Asta / Your New Best Friends Podcast

Paul Asta was born in South Korea. He is a bookbinder and writer from the Chicago Suburbs, currently he resides in Cork, Ireland studying Creative Writing at University College Cork on a Fulbright. You can find out more at: and follow him on twitter @impossipaul.

Megan Giddings Fear No LitMegan Giddings / Your New Best Friends Podcast

Megan Giddings is co-Fiction Editor of The Offing. Her work has been recently published or is forthcoming in Arts & Letters, Black Warrior Review, Columbia Journal, and Pleiades. More about her can be found at

James Figy Fear No LitJames Figy / Fail Better

James Figy is a writer from Indianapolis and MFA candidate at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He has three cats, two rabbits, and one amateurish collection of Duke Ellington LPs. Find his creative work at Hobart, Midwestern Gothic, Cheap Pop, and the anthology Bad Jobs & Bullshit. Follow him @JAFigy.

Molly Mary O'BrienMolly Mary O’Brien / Tweet Genius

Molly Mary O’Brien is a writer / video producer / human bagel from Vermont, living in Brooklyn. She’s had fiction published in places like PANK, Paper Darts, and Maudlin House, and she writes custom fiction for friends and strangers at Dedication Magazine.

a photo of writer Jim WarnerJim Warner / Fear No Vinyl

Jim Warner is a reformed music snob who’s writing has been featured in numerous journals including the North American Review, New South, and RHINO. His latest poetry collection Actual Miles will be released in 2018 by Sundress Publications. He is the host of Citizen Lit and married the show’s executive producer Aubrie Cox at a record store (Main Street Music Manayunk, PA).

a photo of fear no lit cofounder erin dorneyErin Dorney / Co-founder + Visual Interviews

Erin Dorney is a co-founder of FEAR NO LIT and a volunteer with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Her debut collection of poetry, I Am Not Famous Anymore, is forthcoming from Mason Jar Press in spring 2018. Follow Erin at @edorney or learn more at

tyler barton fear no litTyler Barton / Co-founder + Show Your Work Podcast + Learning How To Reading + Loose Change

Tyler Barton is the assistant to the director of the Native American Literature Symposium. He also leads writing workshops for elderly writers and hosts the Weekly Reader radio show on KMSU 89.7 in Mankato, MN. His work has been published in The Iowa Review, Gulf Coast, Passages North, and more. Find more at or @goftyler.

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Tasha Coryell Fear no litTasha Coryell / Writers Watching Sports

Tasha Coryell is originally from Minnesota, home of some of the worst sports losses in history. She now lives, writes, and runs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where she rolls with the Crimson Tide every Saturday in the fall. More from Tasha can be found at