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. His work has been featured in New World Writing, Juked, Post Road, Green Mountains Review, and elsewhere, and has been longlisted for the Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions. He was a semi-finalist for the 2021 River Styx Microfiction Contest and was longlisted for the 2022 Reflex Press Novella Award. He is the author of Standish Blue (Ghost City Press) and is the prose editor for Malasaña.