William Alexander wrote Goblin Secrets (National Book Award winner), Ghoulish Song (Mythopoeic Award finalist), Ambassador (International Latino Book Award finalist and Eleanor Cameron Award winner), and, most recently, Nomad (sequel to Ambassador).
Marshall Ryan Maresca is a fantasy and science-fiction writer, as well as a playwright, living in South Austin with his wife and son. He is the author of The Thorn of Dentonhill and A Murder of Mages.
Rob Dircks is author and narrator of the bestselling science fiction comedy novel Where the Hell is Tesla? This debut novel has already hit Amazon’s #1 for Time Travel, and Audible #8 Overall Audiobook Bestsellers List. Get in touch at RobDircks.com.
Henry graduated from Clarion West in 2012; sold his work to Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, Lady Churchill’s, and Interfictions; got a Nebula nom; became Arts Editor of Interfictions and Art Director of Lightspeed; and wrote the anthem “Radio SFWA”.
Michael writes across the speculative fiction world, from urban fantasy (Geekomancy), to fantasy superhero novel Shield and Crocus, and the SF series in novellas, Genrenauts. He is a co-host on podcasts The Skiffy & Fanty Show and Speculate.
Bishop O’Connell is the author of the American Faerie Tale series, a consultant, writer, blogger, lover of kilts, and beer, pirate ninja, and maker-upper of things. His book, The Stolen, launched the Harper Voyager Impulse imprint.
Edward M. Lerner worked in high tech for 30 years, supporting (among many) NASA, the DoD, and the FBI. When not prospecting beneath his sofa cushions for small change for his first spaceflight, he now writes SF, technothrillers, and popular science.
An MIT trained civil engineer with a second degree in Art & Design, Christine decided writing was a higher calling. After 75 published books, she sold her first young adult series, The Lost Tribes. She lives in Kansas City and is working on book 2.
Sarina Dorie has sold over eighty-five short stories to markets like Daily Science Fiction, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card’s IGMS, and Cosmos. Her novels include: SILENT MOON, DAWN OF THE MORNING STAR, and URBAN CHANGELING.
Fonda Lee is the author of the novel Zeroboxer (Flux). A recovering corporate strategist, when she is not writing, she can be found training in kung fu or searching out tasty breakfasts. Born and raised in Canada, Fonda now lives in Portland, OR.