Braddock Avenue Books is pleased to welcome three soul mates to its advisory panel. Thank you for all you’ve done.

Sherrie Flick

Sherrie Flick, the author of the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting (Flume) and the novel Reconsidering Happiness (Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press), which was a semi-finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Her flash fiction appears in many anthologies including Norton’s Flash Fiction Forward and New Sudden Fiction. Her stories have been published in North American Review, Ploughshares, Quarterly West, Northwest Review, Prairie Schooner, Puerto del Sol, and Booth Journal, among others. Recently, Dan Chaon selected her story “Gravity” for Wigleaf’s 2011 50 Very Short Story List. She has received grants and fellowships from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, PA Council on the Arts, PA Partners in the Arts, Ucross Foundation, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the Heinz and Pittsburgh foundations. She lives in Pittsburgh and teaches in Chatham University’s MFA program.

Luke Lozier

Luke Lozier, who is dedicated to 'connecting discerning buyers to booksellers online without middlemen crashing the party' as Chief Executive of Bibliopolis (, a technology firm devoted exclusively to helping independent booksellers and publishers maintain their independence in an era of fast-changing technology. Also a poet and photographer, his work has appeared in such places as Lyric&, Calliope and the New Yinzer ( He is currently at work on a poetry collection, provisionally titled "House".

Marc Nieson

Marc Nieson, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and NYU Film School. His background includes filmmaking, children’s theatre, building construction, and a season with a one-ring circus. Excerpts from Schoolhouse: A Memoir in 13 Lessons have appeared in Literary Review, Iowa Review, Green Mountains Review, and Chautauqua. Recent fiction is in Conjunctions, Hawk & Handsaw, the 2011 Wordstock Ten and Stripped anthologies. His prose has won two Pushcart Prize nominations, the Literal Latte Fiction Award, and Raymond Carver Short Story Award. His award-winning feature-length screenplays include Speed of Life, The Dream Catcher, and Bottomland. He serves on the faculty of Chatham University, and is working on a new novel, Houdini’s Heirs. Link: You can read one of his prize-winning short stories, “The Last Hours of Pompeii” @