Diana Pharaoh Francis writes urban and traditional fantasy with much adventure, romance, danger, and intrigue. Her books include the Path series, Diamond City Magic series, Crosspointe Chronicles, Horngate Witches, and Mission: Magic.
J.L. Forrest writes from the wet techno-jungles of the Pacific Northwest, the high deserts of the Rocky Mountains, or the Old Country in Roma, Italia. His work appears in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Crossed Genres, Third Flatiron, and others.
I’m a southern boy who would prefer to remain a teenager but whose body isn’t cooperating. I wrote my first (unpublished, aka bad) novel 35 years ago. My second has done better. Military SF, military history and sword & sorcery pour from my fingers.
The current President of SFWA, Cat Rambo’s most recent collection is Neither Here Nor There, while fantasy novel Hearts of Tabat appears this April from Wordfire Press. Check her website for links to her fiction and info on her online classes.
Salon.com described Daniel Marcus’ work as “a cross between Raymond Carver and William Gibson.” He has taught creative writing at UC Berkeley and has worked as a musician, mathematician, systems architect, and ops dude.
Barbara A. Barnett is a Philadelphia-area writer, musician, orchestra librarian, Odyssey Writing Workshop graduate, coffee addict, wine lover, and all-around geek with over 40 short stories published.
Fonda Lee is the award-winning author of Zeroboxer (Flux) and Exo (Scholastic). A recovering corporate strategist, when she is not writing, she can be found training in kung fu or searching out tasty breakfasts. Fonda lives in Portland, OR.
Andrew P. Weston lives with a large amount of cats in a medium sized house on a small Greek island. He is the author of the IX Series and creator of Daemon Grim, a prominent character within Janet Morris’ Heroes in Hell Universe.
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, CURTIS C. CHEN now writes fiction near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel WAYPOINT KANGAROO is a science fiction spy thriller about a superpowered secret agent facing his toughest mission yet: vacation.
Brian Burt writes short and novel-length speculative fiction. His short story “The Last Indian War” won the Writers of the Future Gold Award. His debut novel, “Aquarius Rising: In the Tears of God,” won EPIC’s 2014 eBook Award for Science Fiction.