Paul Michael Anderson

Paul Michael Anderson is the author of STANDALONE and the upcoming THE ONLY WAY OUT IS THROUGH, as well as the collections BONES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN and EVERYTHING WILL BE ALL RIGHT IN THE END: APOCALYPSE SONGS.

Rebecca Angelo

Rebecca Angelo is a writer based in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing speculative and horror fiction, she’s wrangling three wonderful children and three mischievous felines. She enjoys spending time in her flower garden, bird watching, listening to true crime podcasts, and watching stand-up comedy with her partner. When she’s not doing any of the above, you’ll find her buried under a pile of blankets reading a good book. Follow her on twitter @beckybee30.

Stewart C Baker

Stewart C Baker is an academic librarian and author of speculative fiction and poetry, along with the occasional piece of interactive fiction. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Nature, Lightspeed, and Flash Fiction Online, among other places. Stewart was born in England, has spent time in South Carolina, Japan, and California (in that order), and now lives in Oregon with his family—although if anyone asks, he’ll usually say he’s from the Internet, where you can find him at

Warren Benedetto

Warren Benedetto writes short fiction about horrible people doing horrible things. He is a full member of the SFWA and has published stories in publications such as Dark Matter Magazine, The Dread Machine, and Haven Spec; on podcasts such as The NoSleep Podcast, Tales to Terrify, and The Creepy Podcast; and in anthologies from Apex Magazine, Scare Street, Eerie River Publishing, and more. He is also the developer of StayFocusd, the world's most popular anti-procrastination app for writers. He built it while procrastinating. For more information, visit and follow @warrenbenedetto on Twitter.

F. J. Bergmann

F. J. Bergmann is the poetry editor of Mobius: The Journal of Social Change ( and freelances as a copy editor and book designer. She lives in Wisconsin and fantasizes about tragedies on or near exoplanets. She was a Writers of the Future winner. Her work has appeared in Abyss & Apex, Analog, Asimov’s SF, and elsewhere in the alphabet. While lacking academic literary qualifications, she is kind to those so encumbered. She used to work with horses. She thinks imagination can compensate for anything.

Gary Bloom

Gary Bloom grew up in Minneapolis and attended what is now Minnesota State University-Mankato, where he studied sociology. He has been a teaching assistant in a psychiatric hospital, a driving instructor for spinal cord injury patients, and a computer programmer for the U.S. Navy. His articles, photography, and poetry have been widely published in newspapers, magazines and websites, including Literary Hatchet, Liquid Imagination, Milwaukee Magazine, The Buffalo News, The Grand Rapids Press, Art Times Journal, and Black Diaspora. He lived in New Orleans for many years and now lives on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Andi C. Buchanan

Andi C. Buchanan lives and writes just outside Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Winner of Sir Julius Vogel Awards for From a Shadow Grave (Paper Road Press, 2019) and their short story “Girls Who Do Not Drown” (Apex, 2018), their fiction is also published in Fireside, Mermaids Monthly, Cossmass Infinities, and more. Their novel Sanctuary (Robot Dinosaur Press, 2022) tells the story of a queer, neurodivergent found-family who live in a haunted house. You can find Andi at or @andicbuchanan on Twitter.

Sarah Cannavo

Sarah Cannavo is a writer haunting southern New Jersey, the home of the Jersey Devil (full disclosure: she hasn't run into him yet). Her work has appeared in anthologies and magazines such as Star*Line, The Litarary Hatchet, JOURN-E, and Dreams and Nightmares, and is forthcoming in Pulp Modern and parABnormal. Her poetry has been nominated for the 2020 and 2021 Rhysling Awards and the 2022 Dwarf Stars Awards. Her story “Unreality” and novella Wolf of the Pines are available now on Amazon. She's been reported to post on her site and been sighted tweeting @moodilymusing.

Elou Carroll

Elou Carroll is a graphic designer and freelance photographer who writes. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Hexagon SF Magazine, Apparition Lit, Underland Arcana, Luna Station Quarterly, In Somnio: A Collection of Modern Gothic Horror (Tenebrous Press), Spirit Machine (Air and Nothingness Press), Ghostlore (Alternative Stories Podcast) and others. When she’s not whispering with ghosts, she can be found editing Crow & Cross Keys, publishing all things dark and lovely, and spending far too much time on twitter (@keychild). She keeps a catalogue of her weird little wordcreatures on

Beth Cato

Nebula Award-nominated Beth Cato is the author of A THOUSAND RECIPES FOR REVENGE from 47North (summer 2023) plus two fantasy series from Harper Voyager. She's a Hanford, California native transplanted to the Arizona desert, where she lives with her husband, son, and requisite cats. Follow her at and on Twitter at @BethCato.