Nino Cipri

Nino Cipri

Nino Cipri is a queer and trans/nonbinary writer, editor, and educator. A former resident of Chicago, they are a graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop and the University of Kansas’s MFA program. Nino’s fiction and essays have been published by dozens of different venues. Their short story collection ​Homesick​ won the Dzanc Short Fiction Collection … Continue reading Nino Cipri

Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl is the author of Everfair and dozens of short stories, many of which can be found in the James Tiptree, Jr. Award winning and World Fantasy Award nominated collection Filter House. She is the co-editor of Stories for Chip and Strange Matings: Octavia E. Butler, Feminism, Science Fiction, and African American Voices. She … Continue reading Nisi Shawl

Siobhan Carroll

Siobhan Carroll is a writer of dark fantasy and horror fiction whose work has appeared in magazines such as Lightspeed, Asimov’s, and Tor.com. Her novelette, “For He Can Creep,” is currently a finalist for the Hugo award. A CW grad (’09), she is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware, where she … Continue reading Siobhan Carroll

Rebecca A. Demarest

Rebecca A. Demarest is an award-winning author, book designer, and publisher living in Seattle with her husband and two canine muppets. When she isn’t reading or writing, you can find her teaching writing, publishing underrepresented playwrights, crafting, sewing, tending her indoor jungle, or trying in vain to teach her pups manners. For more information on … Continue reading Rebecca A. Demarest

Eileen Gunn

Eileen Gunn

Eileen Gunn is a short-story writer, essayist, and editor, the author of two story collections: Stable Strategies and Others (Tachyon Publications, 2004) and Questionable Practices (Small Beer Press, 2014).  Her fiction has received the Nebula Award in the US and the Sense of Gender Award in Japan, and been nominated for the Hugo, Philip K. Dick, and World Fantasy awards … Continue reading Eileen Gunn

An image of the author Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson is the author of seven novels for adults and young adults. Her most recent novel for adults, Trouble the Saints, is forthcoming in July 2020 from Tor books. A short story collection, Reconstruction and Other Stories, is forthcoming from Small Beer Press in Fall 2020. Her young adult novel The Summer Prince … Continue reading Alaya Dawn Johnson

James L. Sutter

James L. Sutter is a co-creator of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying Games. For thirteen years, he worked as an editor and game designer at Paizo Publishing, eventually becoming both the Starfinder Creative Director and the Executive Editor of the Pathfinder novel line for Tor/Macmillan. He is the author of two novels: Death’s Heretic, a … Continue reading James L. Sutter

Neil Clarke

Neil Clarke is the creator of the acclaimed online magazine, Clarkesworld. Launched in October 2006, the online magazine has been a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine four times (winning three times), the World Fantasy Award four times (winning once), and the British Fantasy Award once (winning once). Neil is also a seven-time … Continue reading Neil Clarke

Cadwell Turnbull

Cadwell Turnbull

Cadwell Turnbull is the author of The Lesson. He is graduate from the North Carolina State University’s Creative Writing M.F.A. in Fiction and English M.A. in Linguistics. Turnbull is also a graduate of Clarion West 2016. His short fiction has appeared in The Verge, Lightspeed, Nightmare, and Asimov’s Science Fiction and several anthologies. His Nightmare … Continue reading Cadwell Turnbull