When Tracy S. Morris was four years old, she wrote her first “novel” in crayon on the back of a newspaper and gave it to the postman along with an antique silver dollar so that someone could turn it into a novel. She is still waiting to hear back.
Chuck Gannon’s novels include National&Wall Street Journal Bestsellers, with shorter works appearing in magazines/anthologies. A Distinguished Prof. of English and 3-time Fulbrighter, his “Rumors of War and Infernal Machines” won the ALA Choice Award
Anna Kashina is a Russian-born fantasy author of the Arabian-style “Spirits of the Ancient Sands” series (silver medalist in the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year contest, and “The Majat Code” series upcoming from Angry Robot in 2014.
Suzanne Church writes Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror because she enjoys them all and hates to play favorites. Her book “Elements: A Collection of Speculative Fiction” is published by EDGE SF & F Publishing.
Mark Niemann-Ross is a Portland-based writer of hard science-fiction and has appeared in Stupefying Stories and Analog; his upcoming novel is a murder mystery solved by a refrigerator.
Barbara A. Barnett is a writer, musician, librarian, Odyssey Writing Workshop alum, coffee addict, wine lover, bad movie mocker, and all-around geek with over 40 short stories published.
Craig DeLancey is a writer and philosopher. His novel, Gods of Earth, is published by 47 North Press. He teaches philosophy at SUNY Oswego.
Vera Nazarian is a two-time Nebula Award Nominee, award-winning artist, and the author of the Cobweb Bride Trilogy and the Supernatural Jane Austen Series, in addition to numerous other novel-length and short works of fiction and fancy.
Amanda C. Davis is a combustion engineer and short-fiction author who bakes excellent macarons and watches terrible slasher movies. She tweets enthusiastically as @davisac1.
Adam Christopher is the Sir Julius Vogel Award-winning author of Empire State (SciFiNow magazine Book of the Year 2012 and a Financial Times Book of the Year 2012), Seven Wonders, The Age Atomic, Hang Wire, and The Burning Dark.