Jelena Dunato

Jelena Dunato is an art historian, curator, speculative fiction writer and lover of all things ancient. She grew up in Croatia on a steady diet of adventure stories and then wandered the world for a decade, building a career in the arts. Jelena’s stories have appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, The Dark, Future SF and Cossmass Infinities, among others. Jelena lives on an island in the Adriatic with her husband, daughter, and cat. You can find her at and on Twitter @jelenawrites.

Melissa Ridley Elmes

Melissa Ridley Elmes is a Virginia native currently living in Missouri in an apartment that delightfully approximates a hobbit hole. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Star*Line, Eye to the Telescope, Illumen, Spectral Realms, Reunion: The Dallas Review, In Parentheses, Gyroscope, and various other print and web venues, and her first collection of poems, Arthurian Things, was published by Dark Myth Publications in 2020.

Alexander Etheridge

Alexander Etheridge has been developing his poems and translations since 1998. His poems have been featured in Wilderness House Literary Review, Ink Sac, Cerasus Journal, The Cafe Review, The Madrigal, Abridged Magazine, Susurrus Magazine, The Journal, and many others. He was the winner of the Struck Match Poetry Prize in 1999.

Eric Farrell

Eric Farrell (he/his) lives in Long Beach, California, where he works as a beer vendor by day and speculative fiction author by night. His writing credits stem from a career in journalism, where he reported for a host of local and metro newspapers in the greater Los Angeles area. He runs the website and posts on Twitter @stygianspace. He has recent fiction in Etherea Magazine, Pulp Modern, and Synthetic Reality.

Corey Farrenkopf

Corey Farrenkopf lives on Cape Cod with his wife, Gabrielle, and works as a librarian. His short stories have been published in Tiny Nightmares, The Southwest Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Catapult, Reckoning, Bourbon Penn, Uncharted, and elsewhere. He is the Fiction Editor for The Cape Cod Poetry Review. To learn more, follow him on twitter @CoreyFarrenkopf or on the web at

David Farrow

David Farrow is the author of the bestselling Neverglades series. His work has appeared in Mythaxis Magazine, the LGBT+ horror anthology Black Rainbow, and is forthcoming on the NoSleep Podcast. He holds an MFA in Fiction from Lesley University and teaches with the creative writing non-profit GrubStreet in Boston, MA. You can find him at or @davidfarrow5734 on social media.

Vanessa Fogg

Vanessa Fogg dreams of selkies, dragons, and gritty cyberpunk futures from her home in western Michigan. She spent years as a research scientist in molecular cell biology and now works as a freelance medical writer. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Lightspeed, Podcastle, GigaNotoSaurus, The Future Fire, and Neil Clarke’s The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 4. Her short fantasy novelette, The Lilies of Dawn, is available from Annorlunda Books. A complete bibliography and more can be found at her website Vanessa is fueled by green tea.

Ashley Gilland

Ashley Gilland is a writer, musician, and multimedia artist from Missouri. Her work is published or forthcoming in Dishsoap Quarterly, Defunkt Magazine, Patchwork Lit Mag, and KALEIDOSCOPED MAG, among others. When not writing poetry and philosophical flash fiction, she also loves composing music and embroidering mixed media art projects. Find her music on Spotify and Bandcamp, her art on Instagram and Etsy (@pocketsnailart), and her tweets at @earlgreysnail.

Jenna Glover

Jenna Glover is a science fiction and fantasy author of short fiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Martian Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, Luna Station Quarterly, and Flash Point SF. When she's not writing or reading, she enjoys haunting her local library, trying new recipes, playing video games, and crafting. You can read her work and learn more about her at or follow her on Twitter and Instagram @JennaCGlover.

Taylor Grothe

Taylor is a queer, non-binary, Autistic writer of horror fiction, on submission with major publishers. Shorts of theirs can be found in Coffin Bell Journal, Bag of Bones Press, and Shortwave Magazine, and Brevity's blog. Taylor is the graduate Assistant Managing Editor of Brevity and an MFA ('24) student at Fairfield University, as well as an Author Mentor Match Round 9 Adult Horror Mentor. They are represented by Larissa Melo Pienkowski of Jill Grinberg Literary Management. In their free time, Taylor slowly kills their family's many houseplants, and lives to serve their black cat, Hekla.