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Téa Franco

Writer, Editor

Téa Franco is a writer based in Ohio. She is the Fiction Editor at Mid American Review. She has work published or forthcoming in Barrelhouse Magazine, Barren Magazine, Foglifter Press, and others.

Téa has experience in print journalism, media and public relations, editorial work, and teaching. She loves cats, crocheting, and reading a book while drinking a large mug of earl grey tea that she subsequently forgets about until it gets cold.



“Up Next: I dye My Hair Blond”// Barren Magazine (Pushcart-nominated) (August 2020)

“Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Reimagined”// Barrelhouse Magazine (Best Small Fictions Nominated) (October 2020)

“La Noche De San Juan”// Foglifter Press (April 2021)

“Five Methods of Coming Out to Your Parents”// Rejection Letters (November 2021)

“Fiona Apple Joins Our Crochet Club”// HAD (February 2022)

“Everyone Likes Taylor Swift”// Hellebore Press (Forthcoming)


“Por Mi Hermanito Mateo” (Pushcart-nominated) and “What My Mother Doesn’t Understand”// Redactions: Poetry & Poetics (April 2019)

“My Father Used to Sleep in the Binding of a Merriam-Webster Spanish to English Dictionary”// Perhappened (April 2021)


“Swiping Right on Democracy”// Mixed Mag (November 2020)


The Patron Saint of Lost Girls by Maureen Aitken// Heavy Feather Review (December 2018)

A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed by Jason Brown// Heavy Feather Review (December 2019)

Collective Gravities by Chloe N. Clark// Entropy Magazine (July 2020)

The Complete Writings of Art Smith the Bird Boy of Fort Wayne by Michael Martone// Mid American Review (forthcoming)

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