Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki is a Nigerian writer, editor & publisher. He’s won the Nebula, Otherwise, British, and World Fantasy awards & been a Hugo & Locus, Sturgeon & British Science Fiction award finalist. He was CanCon & ICFA guest of honour
N. R. M. Roshak is an award-winning Canadian author and translator. Their fiction has been published in four languages, and has appeared in various anthologies and magazines. They live in Ontario, Canada, with a small family and a loud cat.
Rebecca’s Wings Rising epic fantasy duology is published by Meerkat Press. Her shorter works have appeared over thirty times including in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, It Calls From the Sky, PULP Literature, and A Quiet Afternoon 1 & 2.
Katherine lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and has a day job in IT. She’s been publishing short fiction since 2005. Her work has appeared in Electric Velocipede and Escape Pod. She’s currently working on a novel, and has a short fiction collection.
Sarena Straus is a lawyer turned author. She writes novels for the curious and adventurous, for people who are intrigued by a “what happens if” scenario, and who like to explore the outcomes. She’s also been a tv and radio criminal case commentator.
P.A. Cornell is a Chilean-Canadian speculative fiction writer and 2002 Odyssey grad, with publications in Cossmass Infinities, Flame Tree Press’ Compelling Science Fiction Short Stories, and ZNB Presents, among others.
Ash Bishop is a lifetime reader and a lifetime nerd, loving all things science fiction and fantasy. He has been a high school English teacher and worked in the video game industry, as well as in educational app development.
Renan Bernardo is a science fiction and fantasy writer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His fiction appeared or is forthcoming in Apex Magazine, Podcastle, Escape Pod, Daily Science Fiction, and others. His fiction has also appeared in several languages.
Award-winning author, editor, and publisher Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. In 2014 she joined forces with Mike McPhail and Greg Schauer to form eSpec Books (www.especbooks.
As a professional author, Mike McPhail is best known as the creator and series editor of the award-winning Defending the Future military science fiction anthologies—now in their second decade of publication, and his contributions to military sf.