Bernard M Cox is a graduate of 2015 Class of Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop, and received an MFA Creative Writing from Roosevelt University. 

They have taught fiction writing, screenwriting, literature, and composition; curated an experimental music concert series called FeedBack; ran a staged reading series for screenwriters; served as Assistant Artistic Director for the Tamale Hut Café Reading Series in North Riverside, IL; served on the Board of Directors of the University City Arts League in Philadelphia; and volunteered at the Lambda Archives of San Diego.

Bernie’s writing has appeared in Reckoning, Five on the Fifth, A cappella Zoo, Blood and Lullabies, Collective Fallout, Crack the Spine, Red Lightbulbs, and Up the Staircase Quarterly.


Say hello to Ivan and Kira. These are not Bernard's cats.