Jon Chaiim McConnell

Jon Chaiim McConnell Split Lip Magazine

Fiction Editor

Jon Chaiim McConnell (@JonMcConn) lives in Los Angeles and is a graduate of the Emerson College MFA program. His short fiction has appeared in fantastic journals like SmokeLong Quarterly, Blackbird, Requited, Timber, The Knicknackery, and Moon City Review. He is the former Associate Editor of Whole Beast Rag (RIP), a former Fiction Editor of Redivider, and read stories for Lake Effect while getting his BFA at Penn State Behrend. Send him something surprising.


Read some McConnell and see why he's our main man for curating each issue's sucker punch fiction selections. 


Learned in the Old Ways - Blackbird

July in Montana - Timber Journal

Electricity - Requited Journal

Everyone in Cities - SmokeLong Quarterly