Dana Berube

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

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.

Elizabeth Broadbent

Elizabeth Broadbent escaped the wilds of the Deep South for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where she lives with her three sons and husband. Her speculative fiction has appeared with, or is upcoming in, HyphenPunk, Tales to Terrify, Penumbric, If There's Anyone Left, and The Cafe Irreal. In summer of 2023, ELJ Edition published her novelette, “Naked & Famous,” about teenagers faking appearances of the South Carolina Lizardman. Her nonfiction has appeared in The Washington Post, Insider, and Time. In 2025, her novella, Blood Cypress, is set for publication with Raw Dog Screaming.

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.

Anton Cancre

Anton Cancre's mother wasn't really pregnant with them when she went to see The Exorcist, but they tell people that anyways because it sounds cool. Their poetry collections, Meaningless Cycles in a Vicious Glass Prison and This Story Doesn't End the Way We Want All The Time are available from Dragon's Roost Press. They're also a luddite who still has a blogspot website (

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 website 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.

Tania Chen

Tania Chen is a Chinese-Mexican queer writer. Their work was selected for Brave New Weird Anthology by Tenebrous Press and has also appeared in Unfettered Hexes by Neon Hemlock, Apparition Lit, Strange Horizons, Pleiades Magazine, Baffling Magazine and Longleaf Review, among others. They are a graduate of the Clarion West Novella Bootcamp workshop of 2021 and a recipient of the HWA’s Dark Poetry Scholarship. Currently, they are assistant editor at Uncanny Magazine and can be found on twitter @archistratego or mastodon at

Jessica Cho

Jessica is a Rhysling Award winning writer of SFF short fiction and poetry. Born in Korea, they currently reside in New England where they balance their aversion to cold with the inability to live anywhere without snow. Previous work has appeared in Fantasy Magazine, khōréō, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction and elsewhere. They can be found online at