Uncanny Authors

Joyce Chng

Joyce Chng writes science fiction and YA. She likes steampunk and tales of transfiguration/transformation. Her stories have has appeared in The Apex Book of World SF II, We See A Different Frontier, Cranky Ladies of History, and Accessing The Future. Joyce has also co-edited a Southeast Asian steampunk anthology titled THE SEA IS OURS: Tales of Steampunk Southeast Asia with Jaymee Goh. She tweets at @jolantru.

Zen Cho

Zen Cho is the author of Crawford Award-winning short story collection Spirits Abroad and editor of anthology Cyberpunk: Malaysia. Her debut novel Sorcerer to the Crown (Ace/Macmillan), about magic, intrigue, and politics in Regency London, won a British Fantasy Award and was a Locus Awards finalist. She lives in the UK.

Photograph by Jim C. Hines

Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi is The New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen and A Crown of Wishes. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Shimmer, and The Book Smugglers. She was a nominee for the 2016 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. She lives in the South, and has no twang.

John Chu

John Chu is a microprocessor architect by day, a writer, translator, and podcast narrator by night. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming at Boston Review, Uncanny, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Tor.com among other venues. His translations have been published or are forthcoming at Clarkesworld, The Big Book of SF, and other venues. His story “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.

Chloe N. Clark

Chloe N. Clark’s work appears in Apex, Flash Fiction Online, Gamut, Hobart, and more. She writes for nerds of a feather and Ploughshares, teaches multimodal composition and creative writing, and can be found online tweeting about cakes, monsters, and basketball @PintsNCupcakes.

Sara Cleto & Brittany Warman

Sara Cleto and Brittany Warman are both creative writers and PhD candidates in English and Folklore at The Ohio State University. Together they run the Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic and help co-run the folk narrative hub Through the Twisted Woods. Their creative work has been published by Mythic Delirium, Apex Magazine, Goblin Fruit, Ideomancer, Stone Telling, Faerie Magazine, and others. You can find their individual websites at saracleto.com and brittanywarman.com respectively.

Tina Connolly

Tina Connolly’s books include the Ironskin trilogy (Tor), the Seriously Wicked series (Tor Teen), and the collection On the Eyeball Floor and Other Stories (Fairwood Press). Her books have been finalists for the Nebula, Norton, and World Fantasy awards. She is one of the co-hosts of Escape Pod, narrates for Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Podcastle, and intermittently runs the Parsec-winning flash fiction podcast Toasted Cake. Find her at tinaconnolly.com.

C. S. E. Cooney

C. S. E. Cooney (csecooney.com/@csecooney) is an audiobook narrator, the singer/songwriter Brimstone Rhine, and author of the World Fantasy Award-winning Bone Swans: Stories (Mythic Delirium 2015). Her work includes the Dark Breakers series, Jack o’ the Hills, The Witch in the Almond Tree, and poetry collection How to Flirt in Faerieland and Other Wild Rhymes, which features Rhysling Award-winning “The Sea King’s Second Bride.” Her short fiction and poetry can be found at Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Apex, Uncanny, Lakeside Circus, Black Gate, Papaveria Press, GigaNotoSaurus, Goblin Fruit, Clockwork Phoenix 3 & 5, The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, Rich Horton’s and Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy anthologies, and elsewhere.

Paul Cornell

Paul Cornell is a writer of SF/F across media. He’s written episodes of Doctor Who and Elementary. His comics include Saucer State and This Damned Band, and he’s written all manner of heroes for Marvel and DC. He’s the author of the Shadow Police and Lychford series of books. He’s won the BSFA Award, the Eagle Award, and shares in a Writer’s Guild Award.

Jennifer Crow

When she’s not writing poetry and fiction, Jennifer Crow blogs about the intersection of creativity and spirituality as the Unrepentant Scribbler. She’s learning to crochet, and has progressed past the stage where everything is a tangle of yarn and profanity. Her latest short story, “Cover Her Ghost in a Feathered Cape,” can be found in Hadley Rille Books’ new anthology, Ruins Excavation. She lives beside a waterfall in the wilds of western New York state.