Vylar Kaftan has published about 40 short stories in places such as Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed. She was nominated for a Nebula in 2011. She’s the founder of FOGcon, a new sf/f literary convention in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Larry Hodges is an active member of SFWA with 60+ story sales. His first novel “Sorcerers in Space” came out in 2013 from Class Act Books. He’s an Odyssey Writers Workshop graduate and full-time writer with seven books and 1400+ published articles.
Laura Anne Gilman is the Nebula-nominated author of the Vineart War trilogy, the “Cosa Nostradamus” urban fantasy series, and a few other works, including the occasional short story. Under the name L.A. Kornetsky, she also writes mysteries.
Lisa Mason’s new collection, Strange Ladies: 7 Stories features science fiction and fantasy shorts published in top magazines and anthologies worldwide. The San Francisco Book Review said, “This is a must-read collection.”