Mikaela Shea received her MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago and was recently a writer-in-residence at Ragdale Foundation. She has published stories in Midwestern Gothic, Copperfield Review, Chicago Literati, Hypertext Magazine, and others. Mikaela won the Editor’s Choice Award for Fiction at Waypoints Magazine and Superstition Review’s First Page Contest. She also published a children’s book at the State Historical Society of Iowa. Mikaela is currently writing a novel and lives in Iowa with her husband and two sons.
Megan Collins received an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University. She teaches creative writing at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, as well as literature at Central Connecticut State University. Her work has appeared in many literary journals, including Compose, Linebreak, Off the Coast, and Rattle.
When not writing or teaching, Megan enjoys reading, watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show, collecting miniature items, eating cupcakes, going on Netflix binges, and spending time with her husband, Marc, and her golden retriever, Maisy. Check out Megan’s work on her website.
Senior Fiction Editor
Katherine Ann Davis earned an MFA in fiction from the University of Maryland and a PhD from the University of Tennessee. Her most recent work appears in Gravel and in Broad River Review, and she won Gigantic Sequins‘ 2014 Flash Fiction Contest. Currently, she is living in Wisconsin with a small flock of cockatiels and is completing her first novel.
Kelly Roberts received a BA in English from the University of Iowa. After years of writing creative nonfiction, she decided to give fiction a go. Kelly lives in Iowa with her adoring husband, clever daughter and rescued wire fox terrier. By day she works in Human Resources, which provides her with more writing material than she could ever hope for. Cooking, reading and popping bubble wrap—one bubble, one row at a time—are her passions. Her work has appeared in Lunch Ticket.
Sarah Wylder Deshpande
Sarah Wylder Deshpande has published fiction and poetry in The Dunes Review, Tammy Journal, 3Elements Review, Gravel Magazine, and Fire Tetrahedron. She holds an MFA from the University of Maryland. She lives in Oregon with her husband, son, and border collie.
A nominee for the 2017 Pushcart Prize, Jen Corrigan is a graduate student at the University of Northern Iowa. Formerly she worked as an editorial intern at the North American Review and served as a jury member for Mash Stories. Her prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Apocrypha and Abstractions; The Gambler; Change Seven Magazine; Hypertext Magazine; The Tishman Review; Pithead Chapel; Cease, Cows; and elsewhere. Visit her at jencorrigan.wordpress.com.
Marlon Fowler is 3Elements’ web developer, as well as designer. Marlon enjoys all things technology, making websites “do things,” running, nonfiction, sports, movies, video games, and Chicago food. You can check out Marlon’s portfolio by clicking on this link.
If it wasn’t for Marlon, 3Elements probably wouldn’t have any style…sheet. Marlon received his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a major in Advertising from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.