James E. Guin’s fiction has appeared in Every Day Fiction, Black Ice Magazine Vol. 1, Perihelion Online Science Fiction Magazine, Jerry Jazz Musician, Daily Science Fiction, , T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog, and The Story Shack. He received an Honorable Mention in the 2nd Quarter of the 2014 L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future contest and second place in Jenny Magazine Speculative Fiction Contest 008. For more information about James E. Guin please visit jameseguin.wordpress.com
Simon Kewin is the author of over 100 published short and flash stories. His works have appeared in Analog, Nature, Daily Science Fiction, Abyss and Apex and many more. He lives in England with his wife and their daughters. He has recently completed the third volume in his Cloven Land fantasy trilogy. Find him at simonkewin.co.uk.
Eddie D. Moore travels extensively for work, and he spends much of that time listening to audio books. The rest of the time is spent dreaming of stories to write and he spends the weekends writing them. His stories have been published by Jouth Webzine, The Flash Fiction Press, Every Day Fiction, Theme of Absence, Devolution Z, and Fantasia Divinity Magazine. Find more on his blog: https://eddiedmoore.wordpress.com/.
Munib is a paediatrician, medical editor, writer and runner. He lives in Yorkshire where he is trying to tame a wild imagination.
First appeared on Perihelion SF, March 2017.
Russell Hemmell is a statistician and social scientist from the U.K, passionate about astrophysics and speculative fiction. Recent stories in Helios Quarterly Magazine, Not One of Us, Third Flatiron, and others. Finalist in The Canopus 100 Year Starship Awards 2016-2017.
Jennifer Flath lives in the rainy Pacific Northwest with her family and her cats. The land of rain and mountains and moss and rivers and oceans is constant fodder for her writing. Her first love is a young adult fantasy series called The Black Pearl. She’s self-published the first two books in the series so far (along with their companion short stories) and is working on a third. As a writer, she loves to take serious things lightly and light things seriously. In her past life, she was an elementary school teacher, so she has a particular fondness for the antics of young people.
Nick lives at the Jersey Shore and works as an IT Systems Administrator. He spends his few free minutes writing short science fiction and fantasy stories.
Jeremy Szal is a Mediterranean-blooded mongrel who was born in 1995 in the outback of Australia, where he was raised by wild dingoes. His science-fiction, horror and nonfiction have appeared in Nature, Abyss & Apex, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Tor.com, The Drabblecast, and has been translated into multiple languages. He is the fiction editor for a the Hugo-winning StarShipSofa and is represented by literary agent John Jarrold, and hopes to sell a novel soon. He carves out a living in Sydney, Australia with his family where he drinks too much gin, watches too many cult films, and makes too many dark jokes. Find him at http://jeremyszal.com/ or @JeremySzal
Tim Major's first novel, You Don’t Belong Here, was published by Snowbooks in 2016. He has also released two novellas, Blighters (Abaddon, 2016) and Carus & Mitch (Omnium Gatherum, 2015) – the latter was shortlisted for a This Is Horror Award. His short stories have featured in Not One of Us, Interzone, the British Fantasy Society’s Horizons and numerous anth
Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia University. She became an accidental science fiction indie writer about a decade ago, with her first book, “Suddenly Paris,” which was based on then fairly novel idea of virtual universes. She writes about characters that rarely get represented in science fiction stories — homeless kids, refugees, handicapped, autistic individuals — the social underdogs of our world. Her stories are based in real science, which is admittedly stretched to the very limit of possible.
Born during the end to an era of institutional oppression, raised through the journey towards equity and freedom, Anike Kirsten has emerged a science fiction author who writes to highlight the issues that yet plague society. In struggles with intersectionality at the hands of inequality and privilege still present in South Africa, Anike uses her writing to provide a medium through which readers can relate, reflect on, and find hope in.
M L Moos writes YA fantasy and is currently working on a magical trilogy featuring three young heroines and an undersea treasure hunt adventure. To learn more, go to her Facebook page. She lives in Washington with her husband, two boys and one country cat with a cougar alter ego. When she's not writing or reading, she's either baking, volunteering at her church or watching Jane Austen movies to make up for the overabundance of testosterone. On the rare occasion she makes it out into public, though, she's always sure to be glamorous in her mom hair and yoga pants. You can find her on Facebook @mlmoos or at her blog or on twitter.
Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 90 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy's Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction and was a two-time finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction (2015 and 2017). He is the editor of the Unidentified Funny Objects annual anthology series of humorous SF/F.
First appeared in Splickety.
Donald Jacob Uitvlugt lives on neither coast of the United States, but mostly in a haunted memory palace of his own design. His short fiction has appeared in numerous print and online venues, including Cirsova magazine and the Flametree Publishing anthology Science Fiction Stories. He is also releasing a series of self-published stories for Kindle. Donald strives to write what he calls "haiku fiction," stories that are small in scope but big in impact. If you enjoyed "Space Opera," please let him know via his blog or via Twitter: @haikufictiondju.
Fanni Sütő is a writer in her mid-twenties. She writes in Hungarian and English; poems, flash fiction and countless unfinished novels. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants.
Read more from Fanni on her blog Ink Maps and Macarons or follow her on Instagram and Twitter @Fanni_Pumpkin.
Russell Hemmell is a statistician and social scientist from the U.K, passionate about astrophysics and speculative fiction. Recent stories in Not One of Us, SQ Mag, Strangelet, and others.
Read more on earthianhivemind.net or @SPBianchini.