Malina Douglas is inspired by the encounters that shape us. She was nominated as the Gold Writer of the ArtAscent Bliss issue and made the Official Selection for the London Independent Story Prize, Fourth Quarter 2020. Her publications include Typehouse, Wyldblood, Opia, Flash Fiction Online, Consequence Magazine, Sobotka Literary Magazine, Rhythm & Bone, Metamorphose V2, and Because That’s Where Your Heart Is from Sans Press. Two of her stories were highly commended in the Michael Terence Summer Short Story Competition and published in their anthologies, When it is Time and All Those Things You Thought Never Mattered. She was a finalist in the Blackwater Press Story Contest and published in their anthology in 2021. She tweets @iridescentwords.