Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki is a Nigerian writer slush reader and editor. He won the Nommo awards for best short story by an African and his works have appeared in Strange Horizons, Tor and other venues. He’s the co-editor of the Dominion Anthology
Simone Snaith is a Los Angeles-based author of Fantasy, Young Adult, and Urban Fantasy. BETWEEN THE WATER & THE WOODS (Holiday House Books), a YA Fantasy featuring illustrations by Sara Kipin, is her first traditionally published novel.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY called Mike Allen’s newest horror collection, AFTERMATH OF AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT, “nightmare fuel” in a starred review. A Nebula, Shirley Jackson and two-time World Fantasy Award finalist, Mike muses on Twitter at @mythicdelirium.
Charles E. Gannon’s Caine Riordan series (all best-sellers; 4 Nebula finalists; many other noms/awards) is soon joined by The Vortex of Worlds series (epic fantasy). Coathor in var. NYT-best IPs, he received 5 Fulbrights while Dist. Prof. of English.
Sold 23 novels @publishers in the UK, US, & Canada, & 90 shorts @pro mkts. Won Arthur Ellis Award; shortlist: Aurora, Nebula, PK Dick, Endeavour (3X), Van Vogt, Neffy. Inductee, Canadian SFF Hall of Fame. “Criminally underrated” – George R.R. Martin
Varak Kaloustian is twenty years old in his sophomore year of college. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his mom, dad, and younger brother. He is the author of “The Legend of V” series.
Susan Forest is an award-winning editor and an author of over 25 short stories. Her novel, Flights of Marigold (Publisher’s Lunch Selection), confronts issues of addictions in an epic fantasy world of intrigue and betrayal.
Morgan Sylvia is an Aquarius, a metalhead, a coffee addict, a beer snob, and a work in progress. A former obituarist, she is now a full-time freelance writer. She is the author of two novels, two poetry collections, and several short stories.
M. Garnet (Muriel Garnet Yantiss) lives in Florida with her family, a daughter who is an IT wizard that her covers. Her 67th book coming out this summer, a crime novel with magic––both good and evil. Next book a SciF will follow with aliens & love.
Aigner Loren Wilson has published in Arsenika, Terraform, Rue Morgue, and more. She is an associate editor and copy editor for Strange Horizons and Nightlight Podcast. In 2019, she was listed on the honors list for the Otherwise Fellowship Award.