Courtney Clute lives in St. Petersburg, FL. Her work has appeared in Passages North, Fractured Literary, Ghost Parachute, Flash Frog, New Flash Fiction Review, and more. Courtney’s chapbook, The Fermi Paradox, was published with Alien Buddha Press. Her flash fiction has been nominated for Best Small Fictions, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize. She is a recipient of the 2023 Creative Pinellas Professional Artist Grant. Courtney received her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of South Florida. She co-coordinates a local monthly literary reading series called Read Herring. Courtney is a reader for the flash fiction literary magazine Fractured Literary.