Alexis Ames first picked up a pen when she was eleven years old and hasn’t put it down since. Science fiction is her preferred genre–more specifically, exploring the intersection of humanity and artificial intelligence. Her stories have previously been published in publications such as The New Accelerator, The Corvus Review, and Prismatica Magazine. You can follow her on Twitter at @alexis_writes1, or find links to her other stories on her blog at alexisames.home.blog.
Alison McBain is an award-winning author with nearly 100 short works published, including prose/poetry in Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine, On Spec, and Abyss & Apex. Her debut fantasy novel The Rose Queen was named one of the best books of 2018 by the reviewer website Bookshine and Readbows. In her spare time, she is the Book Reviews Editor for Bewildering Stories, and lead editor of the small press publisher Fairfield Scribes.
Carole de Monclin is a wanderer both in the real world and imaginary ones. She writes to invite people on a journey. Her imagination refuses to stay put in the present and enjoys meandering into the future. She has lived in France, Australia, and the USA; visited 25+ countries; and explored Mars, Ceres, and many other distant planets. Stories have found her for as long as she can remember, be it in a cave in Victoria, the smile of a baby, or a museum in Florida. Her stories are published in Worlds, a Dark Drabbles Anthology, and are forthcoming in the Dark Drabbles Anthologies Angels, Monsters, and Beyond.
Charlie-Anne Butterworth is a speculative fiction author and urban cryptid from Dagenham. Her fiction ranges from eco-horror to alternative histories and explores the ramifications of advancing human ideologies on those most vulnerable in our society. She currently lives in Brixton, freelancing and spitting out short stories like a well-fed broodmother. You can find her on Twitter & Instagram @cabwrites.
Eddie Fogler is originally from Ohio and currently lives in Cambodia with his husband and two spoiled dogs. While overseas, he received his MFA in Writing from Lindenwood University. His work has been featured in From Whispers to Roars, Haunted Waters Press, Literally Stories, and The Sirens Call. You can see his antics on Instagram @eddiewritesthings
Jamie Sheffield lives with his wife, son, and dogs in the woods of New Hampshire, writing about his favorite wild places and people. When he’s not writing, he’s probably camping or exploring the few remaining wildernesses on the face of the planet. Besides writing, Jamie loves cooking and reading and dogs and dozens of outdoor pursuits. You can find more about him on his website or amazon, and you can follow him on facebook or Instagram.
Joachim Heijndermans’ story, ‘Sunrise on Menelaus’ appeared in Exoplanet Issue One. His work has also been featured in a number of other publications, including Mad Scientist Journal, Asymmetry Fiction, and the StarShipSofa podcast.
Sheldon Birnie is the author of Missing Like Teeth: An oral history of Winnipeg underground rock. His fiction has appeared recently in The Wicked Library and Parallel Prairies: Stories of Manitoba Speculative Fiction. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and tweets @badguybirnie
Brooke Fawley is a multi-media artist and art instructor who currently lives in Buffalo, New York.