Tom Hoffman is the author of fifteen MG/YA fantasy/sci fi/metaphysical adventure novels, including The Translucent Boy, The Comet Kid Chronicles, and Orville Mouse. Tom has a degree in psychology from Georgetown University and lives in Alaska.
Jason Marc Harris teaches at Texas A&M College Station. His novella Master of Rods and Strings (2021 Vernacular Books) is on the HWA Recommended Reading List. He’s currently guest editing a folklore issue: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/humanities/
Ava Lock writes satirical cyberpunk and sci-fi horror novels that feature badass women and wild technology. She lives in Philadelphia with her human husband and two felines, Bender and Bixby, none of whom have a mean bone in their bodies.
Dave Creek is the author of the novels CHANDA’S HOMECOMING, WATCHER OF THE SKIES, ALL HUMAN THINGS, CHANDA’S AWAKENING, and SOME DISTANT SHORE, and short story collections A GLIMPSE OF SPLENDOR, THE HUMAN EQUATIONS, and KAYONGA’S DECISION.
Leo Otherland is a queer author from the arctic north woods of Wisconsin with a passion for weaving stories of dark and broken things.
Andrew Gillsmith is a science fiction writer living in St. Louis, Missouri.
Gillsmith grew up in the Golden Age of Cyberpunk. Fittingly, his first job out of school was delivering mail for Jeff Bezos when he was still selling books via Listserv.
Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She is the author of over four hundred books, including children’s fiction, poetry, short stories, graphic novels, nonfiction, fantasy, & SF.
T. C. Weber is the author of the near-future cyberpunk thrillers Sleep State Interrupt, The Wrath of Leviathan, and Zero-Day Rising. Other works include Born in Salt, an alternate history novel, and The Survivors, a post-apocalyptic horror novella.
Author of the Halberd series (Gallantry in Action, In Harm’s Way, True Allegiance, and Surrender Demand) and the Sandy Pike series (Pike’s Potential–Cygnus Award semifinalist, Pike’s Passage–BookLife Prize finalist, and Pike’s Progress).
T.M. Blanchet is the author of HERRICK’S END (May 2022) and HERRICK’S LIE (due out in March, 2023), the producer and host of A Mighty Blaze Podcast (weekly author interviews), and the founder of Operation Delta Dog: Service Dogs for Veterans.