Archita Mittra (she/they) is a writer, editor, and artist. Her poetry has been published in Thought Catalog, Star*Line, Eye to the Telescope, Mithila Review, and others, while her fiction and non-fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Tor.com, Locus Magazine, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and The Portalist, among others. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart and best of the net prizes and long-listed for the Toto Award. She lives in Kolkata, India with her family and rabbits, and may be found haunting Twitter and Instagram @architamittra.
Elis Montgomery is a speculative fiction writer from Vancouver, Canada. She is a member of SFWA and Codex. When she’s not writing, she’s usually hanging upside down in an aerial arts class or a murky cave. Find her there or at elismontgomery.com.
Mike Morgan was born in London, but not in any of the interesting parts. He moved to Japan at the age of 30 and lived there for many years. Nowadays, he's based in Iowa, and enjoys family life with his wife and two young children. If you like his writing, be sure to check out his website.
Tiffany Morris is a Mi'kmaw/settler writer of speculative fiction and poetry from Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia. She is the author of the horror poetry collection Elegies of Rotting Stars (Nictitating Books, 2022). Her work has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Uncanny Magazine, and Apex Magazine, among others, and has been nominated for Aurora, Elgin, and Rhysling Awards. Find her online at tiffmorris.com or on twitter @tiffmorris.
Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. Raised in Richmond, California, he gave up all his stuff in 2011 and now lives out of a backpack with his wife, vagabonding around the world ever since. Look for him at russellnichols.com.
Christi Nogle's debut novel, Beulah, was published in January 2022 by Cemetery Gates Media. Her short stories have appeared in over fifty publications, including PseudoPod, Vastarien, and Dark Matter Magazine, along with anthologies such as C.M Muller's Nightscript and Flame Tree's American Gothic. Christi is a member of the Horror Writers Association, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, and Codex Writers' Group. She lives in Boise, Idaho, with her partner Jim and their gorgeous dogs. Follow her at christinogle.com or on Twitter @christinogle.
Anya Ow is the author of Ion Curtain, The Firebird's Tale and Cradle and Grave, and is an Aurealis Awards finalist. Her short stories have appeared in Asimov's, Uncanny, Fantasy Magazine, The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2019 anthology and more. Born in Singapore, Anya has a Bachelor of Laws from Melbourne University and a Bachelor of Applied Design from Billy Blue College of Design. She lives in Melbourne with her two cats, working as a graphic designer, illustrator, and chief studio dog briber for a creative agency. She can be found at anyasy.com or on twitter @anyasy.
Overcomer Ibiteye is a Nigerian poet and writer. She's an alumnus of the SprinNG Writing Fellowship. Her works have appeared in anthologies and magazines like Land Luck Review, Iskanchi, Scrawl Place Magazine, Starline Science Fiction and Poetry, African Writers Space and others. She was shortlisted for the African Writers Awards (2021), the Spectrum Poetry Contest (2022) and the Calanthe Collective Prize for Unpublished Poetry (2022).
Sodïq Oyèkànmí holds a B.A in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan. A Pushcart Prize nominee, his works have been published/is forthcoming in Passages North, Poetry Wales, Lucent Dreaming, Strange Horizons, and North Dakota Quaterly. A 2022/23 Poetry Translation Centre UNDERTOW cohort, he won the 2022 Lagos/London Poetry Competition.
Mahmoodah Oyeleye (she/her) is the sixteen-year-old Nigerian author of Faded Blues and a member of Hilltop Creative Arts Foundation. She has been shortlisted for literary prizes including the Writefluenza horror/suspense/thriller contest (2021), Abubakar Gimba prize for short story (February 2021), Wakaso Poetry prize (May 2021), Chinua Achebe Poetry Anthology Prize (2021) and BKPW poetry contest (February 2022). She is a Muslim, a foodie and a fan of Mobile games.