L. Acadia is a lit professor at National Taiwan University with poetry forthcoming / in New Orleans Review, Pinhole Poetry, Strange Horizons, The Dread Machine, and elsewhere. Twitter and Instagram: @acadialogue
Sophia Adamowicz is a writer, tutor and medievalist based near Cambridge, UK. Her work, both fiction and nonfiction, has appeared in magazines including Cunning Folk, Crow & Cross Keys and Salt & Mirrors & Cats. When she's not tied to her desk, Sophia is a great advocate of karaoke. She collects ghost figurines and enjoys nothing more than spending time with her partner and their cats, Prufrock and Milquetoast.
Colleen Anderson is an Aurora, Rhysling, Dwarf Stars and Elgin award nominee, with work published in seven countries, in such venues as Andromeda Spaceways, Space and Time, and the award-winning Shadow Atlas and Water: Sirens, Selkies & Sea Monsters. Her poem, Machine (r)Evolution is part of Tenebrous Press’s 2023 Brave New Weird. She lives in Vancouver, BC and is a Ladies of Horror Fiction, Canada Council and BC Arts Council grant recipient. She is author of two fiction collections, Embers Amongst the Fallen and A Body of Work, and two poetry collections, I Dreamed a World and The Lore of Inscrutable Dreams. www.colleenanderson.wordpress.com.
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 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 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 https://infomancy.net.
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 www.warrenbenedetto.com and follow @warrenbenedetto on Twitter.
F. J. Bergmann is the poetry editor of Mobius: The Journal of Social Change (mobiusmagazine.com) 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.
Dana Berube is a writer, artist, editor, and erstwhile Mandarin Chinese translator whose short fiction has been published by Zombies Need Brains, the Chicago Tribune, and Luna Station Quarterly, among others. She lives in Boston with her partner and her very orange cat. You can find her on Twitter at @dana_berube and at @dana-berube.bsky.social.
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.