Authors

  1. Bill Cox started writing in 2014 and currently lives in Aberdeen, Scotland with his partner Hilary and their daughter Catherine, who constantly remind him that he’s not as funny as he thinks he is.


  2. Claudia Wair is a Virginia-based writer and editor whose fiction has appeared in such publications as Writers Resist, Dread Naught but Time and Fantasia Fairy Tales. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her reading, camping, or catering to the demands of her feline overlord.


  3. D.H. Mamet has lived most of her forty-four years on Australia’s East Coast and draws inspiration from the natural beauty of Queensland’s shorelines and its wilderness. She is a member of the Queensland Writers Centre and the writing group Scribes United. In the wake of the catastrophic fires across the country, Aussie Speculative Fiction are launching an anthology to raise funds for the bush fire appeal and D.H. Mamet is incredibly proud that one of her stories will be featured in this collection. Her other works can be found in Stringybark Publishing anthologies, including 'A Nice Boy', 'The Gift of a Casserole', 'Timber!' and 'Red Gold'.


  4. David Cook’s stories have been published in Spelk Fiction, Ellipsis Zine, the Sunlight Press and more. He’s a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee. He lives in Bridgend, Wales, with his wife and daughter.


  5. Dawn DeBraal lives in rural Wisconsin with her husband Red, two little dogs, and a cat. She has discovered that her love of telling a good story can also be written. She has published over 200 stories in many online magazines and anthologies. Palm-sized press, Spillwords, Mercurial Stories, Potato Soup Journal, Edify Fiction, Zimbell House Publishing, Black Hare Press, Clarendon House Publishing, Blood Song Books, Fantasia Divinity, Cafelit, Reanimated Writers, Guilty Pleasures, Unholy Trinity, The World of Myth, Dastaan World, Vamp Cat, Runcible Spoon, Siren’s Call, Setu, Kandisha Press, Terror House Publishing, Falling Star Magazine’s 2019 Pushcart Nominee.


  6. Ed Higgins' poems and short fiction have appeared in various print and online journals including recently: Triggerfish Critical Review, Statement Magazine, and Tigershark Magazine, among others. Ed is Professor Emeritus, English Dept., and Writer-in-Residence at George Fox University. He is also Asst. Fiction Editor for Brilliant Flash Fiction. Ed has a small organic farm in Yamhill, OR, raising a menagerie of animals—including a rooster named StarTrek.


  7. Emma K. Leadley is a UK-based writer, creative geek, and devourer of words, images and ideas. She began writing both fiction and creative non-fiction as an outlet for her busy brain, and quickly realised scrawling words on a page is wired into her DNA.


  8. Grove Koger is the author of When the Going Was Good: A Guide to the 99 Best Narratives of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure (Scarecrow Press, 2002) and Assistant Editor of Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal. He has written extensively on art, history, literature, and travel, and has published fiction in such periodicals as Prometheus Dreaming, Danse Macabre, Punt Volat, The Bosphorus Review of Books, and La Piccioletta Barca.


  9. Jen Mierisch draws inspiration from science fiction, ghost stories, and the wacky idiosyncrasies of human nature. Her work has appeared in Horla, Dream Noir, 50-Word Stories, Fudoki Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives, works, and writes just outside Chicago, Illinois.


  10. Kathryn Wilmotte is an English major and an aspiring medievalist. She enjoys exploring the relationship between history and literature across time and is at work on her first novel. Currently, she is an M.A. candidate in Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University and lives a quiet, contemplative life with her cat.