Featured Essay:   

"Set in Stone" by Cathy Warner

Recent Essays: Susan E. Lindsey, Anna Mantzaris, John Messick.

Sharing the Extraordinary in Ordinary Lives.

New Anthology Released

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Mothers and Other Creatures is now available as a trade paperback and as an ebook. Fifteen eclectic essays about mothers, grandmothers, and other matriarchs.

bioStories is conceived in the belief that every life can prove instructive, inspiring, or compelling, that every life holds moments of grace. We believe stories harbor the essential architecture of biography and that slices of a life properly conveyed can help strangers peer briefly within its whole, hold that life momentarily in their eye, and quite possibly see the world anew through that lens.

bioStories publishes a new feature essay every week.

"Elders" Contest Winner Announced:

John Messick of Homer, Alaska has won the Spring 2015 contest with his essay "The Fisherman and a .410 Shotgun". Honorable mention selections went to: Sharon Frame Gay, Susan Lindsey, and John Scrimgeour. Many thanks to all those who submitted.

Fall Contest Theme Announced: "War & Peace"

Full details and guidelines here.