Authors

  1. Tim Major’s novels include Snakeskins and the upcoming Hope Island, both published by Titan Books. Other books include short story collection And the House Lights Dim and a non-fiction book about the 1915 silent crime film, Les Vampires, which was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award. His short stories have appeared in Interzone, Not One of Us and numerous anthologies, including Best of British Science Fiction and Best Horror of the Year.


  2. Toshiya Okamoto was born in Hyogo and now lives in Kyoto. He has been active in the science fiction community since 1973 when he joined the SF Society at Kobe University. He has reviewed science fiction for various publications such as SF Hoseki (1979-1981) and SF Adventure (1979-1992). Since 2015, he has published short fiction in Cha-Cha Young Short-Short Magazine and Thatta Online. His latest short story collection, Neko no ou, was published in 2020.


  3. Umiyuri Katsuyama is a multiple-award-winning writer of fantasy and horror, often based on Asian folklore motifs. A native of Iwate in the far north of Japan, she later moved to Tokyo and studied at Seisen University. In 2011, she won the Japan Fantasy Novel Award with her novel Sazanami no kuni. Her most recent novel, Chuushi, ayashii nabe to tabi wo suru, was published in 2018. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous horror anthologies in Japan.


  4. Victory Witherkeigh is a new upcoming author originally from Los Angeles, CA. She is based in the Pacific Northwest and finishing her first novel. Victory has a short story published in a literary magazine, Allegory Ridge titled, “HysterSister.” She has her debut publication in a horror anthology, The Hollow Horror Anthology Book #3, for sale beginning May 2020 containing her fiction short story, “Passion,” under Breaking Rules Publishing.


  5. W M Chan experiments with life and writing in London, UK. She enjoys writing flash-fiction stories fuelled by tea, cake and laughter with Tyler. Her poetry appears in the Trouvaille Review.


  6. Born in South-Africa and raised in a small farming community, Wiebo only had his imagination to keep him occupied, till he discovered the magic of books. He fell in love with the characters within from an early age. Soon he started to create his own worlds and stories in his head. These stories developed voices, which clamored to be heard. So, he writes. Shortlisted for his Flash Fiction and Poetry for the Fish Publishing Prize he had various stories published in Molotov Lit, National Flash Fiction Day, Reflex Fiction and more.


  7. After earning an English lit PhD from Duke and teaching English at both the high-school and college level up and down the U.S. Eastern seaboard, William Slayton recently relocated from the South Carolina low country to the Rockies. At this altitude he’s finished a novel, Under the Banyan Tree, set in the South Pacific during the last days of World War Two.


  8. Wren is an Italian Literature graduate living in Rome with their numerous, devilish cats. They love speculative fiction and nature.


  9. Z. D. Dicks holds an MA in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of Gloucestershire. In 2016 he founded the Gloucestershire Poetry Society and the Gloucester Poetry Festival. He currently has three collections ‘Malcontent’ and ‘Intimate Nature’ with Black Eyes publishing (2019) and one ‘Vexed’ with Hedgehog Poetry Press (2020). Helen Ivory described his work as ‘muscular language’ and is himself ‘a gothic Seamus Heaney’ according to Anna Saunders.