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.
Haddayr Copley-Woods is a scifi/fantasy writer, radio commentator, and essayist with pieces and performances in places such as Minnesota Public Radio, Apex, Story Club Minneapolis, Science Fiction & Fantasy, and Best American Erotica.
Her radio commentaries, essays, and spoken-word performances cover disability issues, community, queerness, and politics.
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 is grateful for friends whose words, artwork, and photography inspire both poetry and hope. Her work has appeared in a number of print and online venues, most recently in Asimov’s Science Fiction and Mythic Delirium. You can find out more about her current projects by following @writerjencrow on Twitter.
Angel Cruz is a writer and boy band scholar living in Toronto. She is a staff writer at Women Write About Comics and Book Riot, and a 2017 Contributing Writer at The Learned Fangirl, with additional bylines at the Chicago Review of Books and Brooklyn Magazine. Find more of her work at angelcruzwrites.contently.com, or follow her on Twitter @angelcwrites.
Nitoo Das is a birder, caricaturist, and poet. Her first collection of poetry, Boki, was published in 2008, and her second, Cyborg Proverbs, was brought out by Poetrywala in 2017. Das’s PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University dealt with constructions of the Assamese Identity under the British. Her poetry has been published in journals like Poetry International Web, Pratilipi, Muse India, Eclectica, Seven Sisters Post, North East Review, Four Quarters Magazine, Poetry with Prakriti, Vayavya, etc. Her interests include birding and bird photography, fractals, comic books, horror films, poetry as hypertext, and translation from Assamese to English. Das teaches literature at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.
Delilah S. Dawson is the NYT-bestselling author of Star Wars: Phasma as well as the Blud series, the Hit series, Servants of the Storm, Wake of Vultures and the Shadow series (written as Lila Bowen), and Kill the Farm Boy and the Tales of Pell series written with Kevin Hearne. Her comics credits include the creator-owned Ladycastle as well as Star Wars Adventures and Forces of Destiny, The X-Files Case Files, Adventure Time, Labyrinth, and Rick and Morty. Find her online at whimsydark.com.
Genevieve DeGuzman was born in the Philippines, raised in Southern California, and graduated from Columbia University. Her most recent speculative work also appears in Abyss & Apex, Flyway, Liminality, LONTAR, Reed Magazine, and Strange Horizons. She is a finalist for the 2018 Sonia Sanchez-Langston Hughes Poetry Prize, a finalist for the 2017 Lauren K. Alleyne Difficult Fruit Poetry Prize, and a winner of the 2017 Oregon Poetry Association’s New Poets Contest. She lives in Portland, Oregon where she works on perfecting her hygge. You can find her on Twitter @gen_deg.
Tanya DePass is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, an #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX, and often speaks on issues of diversity, feminism, race, intersectionality and other topics at conventions.
I’ve been published in the U.S., the U.K., Italy, and Israel, under 3 pen names (including Emily Devenport). My novels are Shade, Larissa, Scorpianne, Eggheads, The Kronos Condition, Godheads, Broken Time (which was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award), Belarus, and Enemies. Look for my new novels, The Night Shifters, Spirits of Glory, and Pale Lady on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. I’m married to artist/writer Ernest Hogan, and we live in Arizona. I am a geology fiend, and some day I hope to volunteer at a national or state park out west.