Marissa Lingen

Marissa Lingen writes science fiction, fantasy, poems, and essays. She lives in Minnesota atop some of the oldest bedrock in North America. She promises that she is really a very nice person and the consistent return to monsters in her work is probably a coincidence of some sort.

Monica Louzon

Monica Louzon (she/her) is a queer, Maryland-based writer, translator, and editor. Her words have appeared in Apex Magazine, After the Storm, Dark Recesses, Paranoid Tree, Shoreline of Infinity, and others. She is Acquiring Editor for The Dread Machine. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram @molo_writes.

Goran Lowie

Goran Lowie is an award-winning aro/ace poet from rural Belgium with poems in Strange Horizons, Heartlines Spec, Radon Journal and others. He writes poetry in his second language and is a high school teacher in his day job. You can follow him on Twitter @goranlowie.

Anne Marie Lutz

Anne Marie Lutz is the author of three fantasy novels. Her Color Mage novels were re-issued in 2019 as Black Tide and Sword of Jashan. Her newest novel, Taylenor, was released in 2019. She has also written several short stories, appearing most recently in the Blood on the Blade sword & sorcery anthology, the Dark Recesses Press webzine, and the Sleepless Decompositions podcast. For more about Anne Marie’s work, you can check out her blog at

Anna Madden

Anna Madden is a writer and Acquisitions Editor for Dark Matter Magazine and Dark Matter INK. Her fiction has appeared in Apex Magazine, Orion’s Belt, PseudoPod, and elsewhere. In free time, she makes birch forests out of stained glass. Follow her on Twitter/X @anna_madden_ or visit her website at

Avra Margariti

Avra Margariti is a queer author, Greek sea monster, and Rhysling-nominated poet with a fondness for the dark and the darling. Avra’s work haunts publications such as Vastarien, Asimov's, and F&SF. The Saint of Witches, Avra’s debut collection of horror poetry, is available from Weasel Press. You can find Avra on twitter (@avramargariti).

Elizabeth R McClellan

Elizabeth R. McClellan is a white disabled neurospicy gender/queer sapphic demisexual poet writing on unceded Quapaw and Chickasha Yaki land. Kans work has appeared in many venues including Nightmare Magazine, Dracula: Beyond Stoker, Strange Horizons, Utopia Science Fiction and many others including the Bram Stoker Award-nominated anthology MOTHER: TALES OF LOVE & TERROR. Ka has work forthcoming in Worlds of Possibility, Corvid Queen and the SALT, SAND, BLOOD anthology. Ka can be found on most social media as @popelizbet and on Patreon as ermcclellan.

Claire McNerney

Claire McNerney is an actor, student, and writer from California, where she currently attends UCSD. She enjoys, among other things, sitting outside in the evenings. Follow her on Twitter @claire_mcnerney or Instagram @o.h.c.l.a.i.r.e to say hello and see what she does next!

Devin Miller

Devin Miller is a queer, genderqueer cyborg and lifelong denizen of Seattle, with a love of muddy beaches to show for it. Their short fiction has appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Metaphorosis; previous poetry can be found in Mermaids Monthly and The Future Fire, and on select King County Metro bus terminals. You can find Devin and their cat on Twitter @devzmiller.

Anuja Mitra

Anuja Mitra lives in New Zealand. Her strange, sometimes surreal poems have been published in journals including Poetry New Zealand, takahē, Sweet Mammalian and Starling, while her stories with a speculative slant have appeared in Lamplight and the anthology Year's Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction and Fantasy. In her spare time, she enjoys patting her cats and browsing indie bookstores for beautiful editions of books she already owns. Her Twitter and linktree can be found @anuja_m9.