Cole Phillips (he/him) is a writer and educator living in coastal Maine and teaching in New Hampshire at Manchester Community College. He holds an MFA from New England College and is a PhD student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His work has been featured in FenceHobartNew World Writing, Juked, Post Road, HADGreen Mountains Review, and elsewhere. His work has been longlisted or a finalist for the Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions, the River Styx Microfiction Award, and the Reflex Press Novella Award, among others. He is the author of Standish Blue (Ghost City Press) and Love as the Difference Separating Us (Bottlecap Press). He has edited and read prose for Malasaña Literary and Arts Journal and The Adroit Journal, respectively.