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  • Michael A. Morrison

    Michael A. Morrison is David Ross Boyd Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma. A Fellow of the American Physical Society, he has written over one hundred research papers on theoretical physics, several textbooks, and countless book reviews and essays about the literature of the fantastic. Forthcoming books include The Joy of Quantum Physics and Effective Scientific Writing, both from Oxford University Press.

  • Alan Morrison

    Alan Morrison ( is a British poet with several collections: The Mansion Gardens (2006), Picaresque (2008), A Tapestry of Absent Sitters (2009), Keir Hardie Street (2010), Captive Dragons / The Shadow Thorns (2011), Blaze a Vanishing / The Tall Skies (2013), and the forthcoming Odour of Devon Violet (2013). He edited the Caparison anthologies Emergency Verse: Poetry in Defence of the Welfare State (2011) and The Robin Hood Book: Verse Versus Austerity (2012/13) and edits The Recusant.

  • Gabriel Motola

    Gabriel Motola has published essays, articles, and book reviews in such journals as The Nation, New York Times Book Review, American Scholar, and Sewanee Review. After retiring from Bronx Community College, he taught at The New School, where he created the syllabus for “Literature and Film of the Holocaust.”

  • Warren Motte

    Warren Motte is College Professor of Distinction at the University of Colorado. He specializes in contemporary French literature, with particular focus upon experimentalist works that put accepted notions of literary form into question. His most recent books include Fables of the Novel: French Fiction since 1990 (2003), Fiction Now: The French Novel in the Twenty-First Century (2008), and Mirror Gazing (2014).

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    Lydie Moudileno

    Lydie Moudileno is professor of French, francophone studies, and comparative literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Her publications and research focus on issues of authorship in postcolonial literary contexts.

  • Malika Moustadraf

    Malika Moustadraf (1969–2006) was a preeminent arabophone writer from Casablanca, Morocco. She died at just thirty-seven, leaving behind a semi-autobiographical novel and a collection of short stories. An exacting social critic, Moustadraf was admired for her distinctive and experimental style.

  • Joel Mowdy

    Joel Mowdy is a writer and educator from New York living in Lithuania. He is the author of the story collection Floyd Harbor, published by Catapult.

  • Dipika Mukherjee

    Dipika Mukherjee is the author of the novels Shambala Junction and Ode to Broken Things as well as the short-story collection Rules of Desire. Her creative work is included in The Best Small Fictions 2019 and appears in World Literature Today, Asia Literary Review, Del Sol Review, and Chicago Quarterly Review, among others. She’s written nonfiction for Newsweek, Los Angeles Review of Books, Hemispheres, Orion, Scroll, The Edge, and more. She is a contributing editor for Jaggery and teaches at StoryStudio Chicago and at the Graham School of the University of Chicago.

  • Nick Mulgrew

    Nick Mulgrew was born in Durban, South Africa, in 1990 to British parents. He is the founder of the poetry publisher uHlanga, is the deputy chairman of Short Story Day Africa, and a Mandela Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of two books, the latest a suite of short fiction, Stations (David Philip, 2016). He currently lives in Cape Town.

  • Lisa Mullenneaux

    Lisa Mullenneaux has contributed reviews of Elena Ferrante’s novels and Italian poetry in translation to WLT. She is the author of Naples’ Little Women: The Fiction of Elena Ferrante (2016), and her own poetry appears in print and online journals. She lives in Manhattan and teaches writing for the University of Maryland GC.

  • Sabina Murray

    Sabina Murray is the author of six works of fiction, including the recent novel Valiant Gentlemen and the short-story collection The Caprices, which won the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award. She has been awarded fellowships from the NEA, Guggenheim Foundation, and Radcliffe Institute. She teaches writing at UMass Amherst.

  • Ruby Hansen Murray

    Ruby Hansen Murray (enrolled Osage) is a writer and photographer living in the lower Columbia River estuary. Her work appears in Yellow Medicine Review, Apogee, About Place Journal, and Indian Country Today. She is a Hedgebrook and VONA fellow who studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts and Warren Wilson College. 

  • Kristine Ong Muslim

    Kristine Ong Muslim is the author of eight books of fiction and poetry, most recently the short-story collections Age of Blight (2016) and Butterfly Dream (2016) as well as the poetry collections Meditations of a Beast (2016) and Black Arcadia (2017). Her stories have appeared in Confrontation, Weird Fiction Review, Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk & Eco-Speculation (2017), The State, and elsewhere.

  • Sahar Mustafah

    Sahar Mustafah is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, an inheritance she explores in her fiction. Her first novel, The Beauty of Your Face, was named a 2020 Notable Book and Editor’s Choice by the New York Times Book Review. She writes and teaches outside of Chicago. (

  • Álvaro Mutis

    Álvaro Mutis (b. 1923) is a Colombian poet, novelist, and essayist. Though he was born in Colombia, he lived in Brussels until he was eleven years old. His first collection of poetry was published in 1948 and his first short stories appeared in 1978. Mutis is best known for his award-winning novellas published in the United States in two collections, Maqroll andThe Adventures of Maqroll.

  • Gathondu Mwangi

    Gathondu Mwangi is a geography PhD student and writer who spends his time between Massachusetts and Kenya, his home country. He enjoys listening to Congolese rumba, the inspiration for this poem. His work has previously appeared in The Fourth River, Kalahari Review, and Kwani?.

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