Mark Niemann-Ross is a Portland-based writer of hard science-fiction and has appeared in Stupefying Stories and Analog; his upcoming novel is a murder mystery solved by a refrigerator.
Vera Nazarian is a two-time Nebula Award Nominee, award-winning artist, and the author of the Cobweb Bride Trilogy and the Supernatural Jane Austen Series, in addition to numerous other novel-length and short works of fiction and fancy.
Susan’s been working on the Jurisdiction series for more years than she cares to specify. Now that she’s retired from her day job she’s calling herself a full-time author in shameless disregard of the facts.
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.”