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.
E.D. Walker is the author of The Beauty’s Beast Series of fairy tale retellings that begins with Enchanting the King. She’s a total geek, a movie buff, and a mediocre swing dancer. E.D. lives with her husband and two spoiled housecats in LA.
The shady underworld of the high school essay black market was indie author Amy J. Murphy’s introduction to writing for profit. She went legit in 2015 with the launch of the Allies and Enemies series. It’s reached the Top 50 in space opera on Amazon.
Dr. Lawrence M. Schoen has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and Nebula awards, is a world authority on the Klingon language, a hypnotherapist specializing in authors’ issues, and writes about life, death, and the continua between the two.
David D. Levine is the author of novel Arabella of Mars (Tor 2016) and over fifty science fiction and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo Award, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon.
Jim has won the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards and his work has been translated into eighteen languages. He writes a column for Asimov’s and is on the faculty of the Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine.
Constance Cooper recently published her debut YA fantasy novel GUILE. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and two Best Of anthologies. She has a background in software engineering and linguistics.