Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas. She was nominated for a 2018 Nebula Award in the novella category for Alice Payne Arrives, and in game writing for The Road to Canterbury. She lives in Canada.
J.D. Lakey is the author the Black Bead Chronicles (winner of Winner of IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin digital award), and Taurok’s Vengeance (2018 B.R.A.G. medallion winner). Readers love her lyrical writing style and expertly-crafted worlds.
Incense Rising is N. J. Schrock’s debut novel. She spent 25 years in corporate R&D before going back to school to earn her master’s degree in English. Now, Schrock writes and teaches chemistry and English classes at the University of West Florida.
David Mack is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure. His writing credits span many media, including television, short fiction, and comic books. He lives in NYC.
Lou Antonelli a full-time journalist and owner of The Clarksville (Tx.) Times. He was a finalist for the Sidewise and Dragon awards (both in alternate history) and the Hugos (twice). He’s authored 124 short stories, five collections, and one novel.
Jonathan is a retired Marine infantry colonel, now a full-time writer living in North Las Vegas with Kiwi and three rescue cats. A hybrid writer, he has 55 titles published and was a 2017 Nebula Finalist with his novelette, “Weaponized Math.”
Laura’s recent epic fantasy, SOULS FOR THE PHRENII, is a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards SF/Fantasy category. This book is second in her BROKEN KASKEA series; she has published a military SF series as well (the MAJOR ARIANE KEDROS NOVELS).
Edward Lazellari is the author of the Guardians of Aandor series from TOR Books. He is a winner of Playboy’s College Fiction Contest as well as a former Marvel Comics writer/artist. His third novel, Blood of Ten Kings, drops in December 2018.
Peng is a speculative fiction writer whose work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and appeared in the Weird Lies anthology, Liars’ League, Litro Magazine, and Cent Magazine, among others. The Book of M is her first novel.
Kelly A. Harmon is an award winning author best known for her Charm City Darkness Series: Stoned in Charm City, A Favor for a Fiend, A Blue Collar Proposition and In the Eye of the Beholder. Her short story Lies was shortlisted for the Aeon Award.