The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: ActivAmerica by Meagan Cass

This selection comes from ActivAmerica, available from UNT Press. Order your copy here. Our curator for December is Samantha Edmonds.

Meagan Cass first full-length collection, ActivAmericawon the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction and was published by UNT Press. She is author of the chapbook Range of Motion (Magic Helicopter Press) and her stories have appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Pinch, DIAGRAM, Joyland, and Puerto del Sol, among others. Her flash fiction was chosen for the Wigleaf Top 50 Flash Fictions of 2012, and was selected for SmokeLong Quarterly’s The Best of the First Ten Years anthology. She is founder of the Shelterbelt Reading Series at the University of Illinois Springfield, where she teaches, and she is assistant editor and board member for Sundress Publications. She lives in St.Louis, MO.

Samantha Edmonds‘ work appears or is forthcoming in Mississippi Review, Black Warrior Review, Pleiades, The Pinch, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among others. She serves as the Fiction Editor for Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts, the Community Outreach Director for Sundress Academy for the Arts, and is an MFA candidate at the University of Tennessee. She currently lives in Knoxville. Visit her online at:

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