Paul Alex Gray enjoys writing linear and interactive fiction starring sentient black holes, wayward sea monsters, curious AIs and more. His work has been published in Nature Futures, Andromeda Spaceways, PodCastle and others. Paul grew up by the beaches of Australia, then traveled the world and now lives in Canada with his wife and two children. On his adventures, Paul has been a startup founder, game designer and mentor to technology entrepreneurs. Chat with him on Twitter @paulalexgray.
Some of Elliot's writing can be found in Prick of the Spindle, Alice Blue Review, Defenestration Magazine, and Joyland Magazine. He is a mathematician living near Atlanta.
Austine Osas is a Nigerian, an executive of Peda Studio, creator of the kickstarter backed Chronicles of the New Born and co-organizer of the Lagos Comic Con 2016, whose writings has appeared on Africa.com, Africanwriter.com and Kalahari Review. You can catch him trekking the landscape of Lagos and Abuja documenting the lives of everyday people through his lenses.
Jaslyn Heaphy is a queer femme from New Zealand. She is co-host of High Expectations Podcast, which about relationships, pop culture, friendship, films, books, sex positivity, music, and whatever they feel like talking about!. She is also a standup comedian, pun battle champion, zine maker, and a bullet journal enthusiast.When she’s not being creative she can be found on a bicycle or enjoying pizza. She has always had a fascination with time travel, space travel, and parallel universes. Any time they combine with her other love of cheesy rom coms, she is happy.
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Fanni Sütő writes poetry, short stories and a growing number of novels-in-progress. She publishes in English and Hungarian and finds inspiration in reading, paintings and music. She writes about everything which comes in her way or goes bump in the night. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants.
Previous publications include: The Casket of Fictional Delights, Tincture Journal, Enchanted Conversation. Fundead Publications.S3.1 A Last Dance
Erin graduated from Cornell College in 2009 with degrees in English and Secondary Education. She decided to expand upon her teaching knowledge by leading writing sessions for The Writers' Rooms (TWR). This is a literary organization that strives to encourage and foster community-based knowledge to help lead literary sessions and provide a safe, positive writing environment. She is currently one of the co-directors of the organization as well as the Communications and Student Relationships Manager of The Iowa Writers’ House, the parent organization of TWR that helps writers on their craft, career, and community. She attended the Denver Publishing Institute in 2009 and has been a recruiter ever since.
When not volunteering and working, she's writing her LGBT YA fantasy story, as well as a mix of medieval fantasy and urban fantasy books. She recently started marketing an urban fantasy novella that she will be releasing on patreon in 2018.
Check out more from Erin on Facebook, Patreon, Twitter, The Writers' Rooms, The Iowa Writers' House
Paul Alex Gray enjoys writing linear and interactive fiction that cuts a jagged line to a magical real world. His work has been published in Nature Futures, McSweeney's, 365 Tomorrows and others. Paul grew up by the beaches of Australia, then traveled the world and now lives in Canada with his wife and two children. Over the years, Paul has been a startup founder, game designer and mentor to technology entrepreneurs. Chat with him on Twitter @paulalexgray
Read more at: www.paulalexgray.com
Dafydd McKimm was born and raised in Wales, but now lives in the Far Eastern city of Taipei, where he spends most of his free time reading and writing speculative fiction. His stories have previously appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Stupefying Stories SHOWCASE, and Deep Magic. You can find him online at https://dafyddmckimm.com/.
Would you change the laws of time and space for someone you love?
JW Troemner was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States. Since then, she's spent most of her life orbiting around Indianapolis, where she can be often found gazing longingly at caverns and abandoned buildings. Her works include the Urban Dragon series, and more recently, a love letter to fairy tales by the name of Tatter and Shine.
Tori V. Rainn resides in Texas where she collects knives, or anything sharp, and pretends to be a ninja. She's a music junkie, loves video games, a member of ACFW, and popcorn addict. She’s currently editing a completed fantasy that she’s darn proud of, well, at least until she goes back and rereads it. Other ongoing projects include yet another fantasy, a paranormal novella boiling hot under her fingers, and various short stories.
Tori writes YA fantasy, horror, sci-fi, paranormal, and speculative, and is always open to branching out to different types of stories, where ever the wind takes her. She has been on this amusing writing journey for nearly seven years, leading to two publications, a children’s story, “The Unseen” featured in The Caterpillar Magazine, and a small story won in a contest, "Pheoclex".
Stacy Bennett grew up on the East Coast always knowing she was the ugly duckling in the flock of engineers she called a family. But never did she imagine she'd end up writing fiction. When she wrote her first full story, she thought she only had one story to tell. She soon realized that the rabbit hole ran much deeper. Now she writes everything from flash fiction to full-length titles in the genres of fantasy, paranormal and science fiction. Who knows maybe there's a romance in there, too. This piece was written in tribute to the passing of her mother, her father having crossed over years before. Theirs was the love of a lifetime.
George Nikolopoulos is a speculative fiction writer and poet from Athens, Greece and a member of Codex Writers' Group. His short stories have been published in Galaxy's Edge, Best Vegan SFF 2016, Grievous Angel, and many other magazines and anthologies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. When not writing he is, among other occupations, a father, a husband, a reader, an actor and an engineer.
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.
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.
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.