Carol Berg writes of warriors who battle demons inside souls, artists whose portraits reflect truth, musicians who sing visions, librarians who have past lives, and as Cate Glass, a team of sorcerer spies. She won the 2009 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award.
Sharon Lynn Fisher, a RITA Award finalist, writes stories for the geeky at heart—meaty mash-ups of sci-fi, fantasy, suspense, and romance. Sharon’s new fantasy historical romance series is being published by Blackstone. (The Absinthe Earl, Oct. 2019)
M. Darusha Wehm is the Nebula-nominated author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, seven science fiction novels, several poems, and many short stories. Originally from Canada, Darusha currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas. She was nominated for a 2018 Nebula Award in the novella category for Alice Payne Arrives, and in game writing for The Road to Canterbury. She lives in Canada.
J.D. Lakey is the author the Black Bead Chronicles (winner of Winner of IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin digital award), and Taurok’s Vengeance (2018 B.R.A.G. medallion winner). Readers love her lyrical writing style and expertly-crafted worlds.
Incense Rising is N. J. Schrock’s debut novel. She spent 25 years in corporate R&D before going back to school to earn her master’s degree in English. Now, Schrock writes and teaches chemistry and English classes at the University of West Florida.
David Mack is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure. His writing credits span many media, including television, short fiction, and comic books. He lives in NYC.
Dan Stout lives in Ohio, where he writes about fever dreams and half-glimpsed shapes in the shadows. His fiction has appeared in numerous venues in print and online, and his debut novel Titanshade is a noir fantasy thriller from DAW Books.
Kevin L. O’Brien is a hybrid author who has been granted an Honorable Mention by the Writers of the Future award for 2018. He has been published in Sword and Sorceress and through Kindle. He is the creator of Team Girl and Differel Van Helsing.
Julie C. Day has published over 30 stories in magazines such as Interzone, Podcastle & Black Static. Her collection UNCOMMON MIRACLES is forthcoming from PS Publishing this October. Julie’s fiction reflects her relish for the surreal and esoteric.