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Lali Chatterjee

Physicist/Writer, storiesbylali
I love people, and my stories connect people to sub atomic particles in the quantum world and the wonders of the cosmos.I write as Lali Gupta Chatterjee and my genre is probably hard science fiction."Where did the hills go" is also a mystery as Edith, her family, and the world grapple... Read More →
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barbara barnett

author
Barbara Barnett is author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated novel The Apothecary’s Curse (Pyr Books). She is Executive Editor of Blogcritics Magazine (blogcritics.org), a general-interest online magazine, for which she has also contributed nearly 1,000 essays, reviews, and interviews... Read More →
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Cory Doctorow

Writer, Boing Boing
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →
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M Todd Gallowglas

Writer
M Todd Gallowglas has been a professional storyteller at Renaissance Faires and Medieval Festivals for roughly twenty years. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University in 2009, he used his storytelling show as a platform to launch... Read More →
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Juliette Wade

Writer, DAW
Juliette Wade's debut novel Mazes of Power will come out in 2020 from DAW books. Her short fiction has appeared in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Clarkesworld and several times in Analog magazine. Her nonfiction has appeared in Analog and in Lightspeed's special issue, Women Destroy... Read More →
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Lee Martindale

Writer, SFWA
As a writer, Lee Martindale's short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and can now be found in the collection BARD’S ROAD. As an anthologist, she edited the groundbreaking SUCH A PRETTY FACE and THE LADIES OF TRADE TOWN. Lee is a Lifetime Active Member, a member of the... Read More →
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Carrie Patel

Narrative Designer / Writer, Obsidian Entertainment
Carrie Patel is an author and narrative designer from Houston, Texas. Her first novel, The Buried Life, is a steampunk-flavored science fantasy filled with murder and intrigue, and it will be published by Angry Robot in July 2014. She currently lives in Irvine, California, where she... Read More →
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Michael R. Underwood

Author & Consultant
Mike is an author, a podcaster, and a publishing consultant. He's the author of over a dozen books, including the comedic fantasy Ree Reyes Geekomancy series and the Stabby Award-finalist GENRENAUTS. Most recently, he was the creator and lead writer of BORN TO THE BLADE, a Serial... Read More →
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Lettie Prell

writer
Lettie Prell is a science fiction writer whose work has appeared on Tor.com, and in Clarkesworld, Analog, and Apex Magazine. Her stories have been reprinted in a number of anthologies, including The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018, and The Year's Best Science Fiction... Read More →
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Susan Forest

Laksa Media Groups
Susan Forest has published over 25 short stories (Analog, Asimov's), and is an award-winning fiction editor for Laksa Media. Her novel, Bursts of Fire, will be out in 2019, followed by Flights of Marigolds. Susan loves travel and has been known to dictate novels from the back of her... Read More →
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Joe Haldeman

writer, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... Read More →
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Tina LeCount Myers

author
Tina LeCount Myers is a writer, artist, independent historian, and surfer. Born in Mexico to expat-bohemian parents, she grew up on Southern California tennis courts with a prophecy hanging over her head; her parents hoped she'd one day be an author. Tina lives in San Francisco with... Read More →
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Barbara E. Hill

Author, Publisher NobleFusion Press
Barbara E. Hill is an author, publisher, consultant and fairy godmother to all creatures great and small. She’s been addicted to horses her whole life – well, pretty much any critter, truth be told – and manages to squeeze in “real life” around their fluffy furry edges... Read More →
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John Scalzi

Author, "The Consuming Fire"
John Scalzi is a fan of pie and oxygen, not necessarily in that order.
avatar for Tina Connolly

Tina Connolly

writer
Tina Connolly's books include Ironskin (Tor), Seriously Wicked (Tor Teen), and the collection On the Eyeball Floor (Fairwood Press). She has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, Norton, and World Fantasy awards. She co-hosts Escape Pod, runs Toasted Cake, and you can find her at... Read More →
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Bobak Ferdowsi

Space Explorer
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Harry Turtledove

Guest of Honor: Harry Turtledove is one of Gaslight Gathering Guests of Honor. Harry Norman Turtledove was born in Los Angeles, CA on 14 June 1949. After failing out of his freshman year at Caltech, he attended UCLA, where he received a Ph.D. in Byzantine history in 1977. His dissertation... Read More →
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Eileen Gunn

Writer/Editor
Eileen Gunn is a short-story writer. She is currently working on a novel about race and gender, set in 19th-century America. Her fiction has received the Nebula Award in the US the and Sense of Gender Award in Japan, and been nominated for the Hugo, Philip K. Dick, and World Fantasy... Read More →
avatar for Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde

author
Fran Wilde’s novels and short stories have been nominated for four Nebula awards, a World Fantasy Award, and a Hugo, and include her Nebula- and Compton-Crook-winning debut novel, Updraft (Tor 2015), its sequels, Cloudbound (2016) and Horizon (2017), her debut middle grade novel... Read More →
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Daniel Potter

Author, Fallen Kitten Productions
Dan Potter is a writer of both Fantasy and Science Fiction. His first novel, Off Leash was released in July of 2015, and prepping to publish the sequel in July 2016. When not writing Dan is a vascular biology researcher, working on projects involving hemorrhagic shock and traumatic... Read More →
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Sarah Pinsker

Director at Large, SFWA
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Lawrence M. Schoen

Author, Paper Golem LLC
Lawrence M. Schoen has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and six Nebula awards. He's won the Cóyotl Award for Best Novel. He holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, is a world authority on the Klingon language, operates the small press Paper Golem, is a certified hypnotherapist... Read More →
avatar for Kelly Robson

Kelly Robson

Writer, SFWA
Kelly Robson’s novella “Waters of Versailles” won the 2016 Aurora Award, and in 2016 she was a finalist for the Nebula Award, World Fantasy Award, Theodore Sturgeon Award, and Sunburst Award. Her time travel book Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach is now out from Tor.com Publishing... Read More →
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Henry Lien

Author, Holt/Macmillan
Henry Lien is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West. His works have appeared in publications including Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, and earned multiple Nebula Award nominations. He is the author of the Peasprout Chen fantasy series, which he workshopped... Read More →
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Sam J. Miller

Sam J. Miller is the Nebula-Award-winning author of The Art of Starving (an NPR best of the year) and Blackfish City (a best book of the year for Vulture, The Washington Post, Barnes & Noble, and more – and a “Must Read” in Entertainment Weekly and O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine... Read More →
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Daryl Gregory

Writer
Daryl Gregory is an award-winning writer of genre-mixing novels, stories, and comics. His novels include Spoonbenders (upcoming from Knopf), Harrison Squared, Afterparty, Pandemonium, Raising Stony Mayhall, The Devil’s Alphabet, and the World Fantasy Award- winning short novel We... Read More →
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John Joseph Adams

Editor, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
John Joseph Adams is the editor of John Joseph Adams Books, an SF/Fantasy imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He is also the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, including Robot Uprisings, Dead Man’s... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Gailey

Sarah Gailey

Author
Hugo, Campbell, and Nebula award finalist Sarah Gailey lives and works in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Their nonfiction has been published by Mashable and the Boston Globe, and their fiction has been published internationally. They are a regular contributor for Tor.com and Barnes... Read More →
avatar for Liz Argall

Liz Argall

Writer, Argall Creative
Liz Argall is a speculative fiction author, and creator of the all ages webcomics series Things Without Arms and Without Legs, a comic about creatures who are kind. Her fiction can be found in places like Uncanny Magazine, Strange Horizons, This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable... Read More →
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Neil Clarke

Editor, Clarkesworld Magazine
Neil Clarke (neil-clarke.com) is a Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning editor and publisher. He is the owner of Wyrm Publishing and editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, Forever Magazine, and several anthologies, including the Best Science Fiction of the Year series for Night Shade B... Read More →
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Brooke Bolander

Writer
Brooke Bolander is a chaos-sowing trickster girl of indeterminate employment, half-tornado, half-writer. Originally from the deepest, darkest, swampiest regions of the southern US, she attended the University of Leicester from 2004 to 2007 studying History and Archaeology and is a... Read More →
avatar for Meg Elison

Meg Elison

Author, Meg Elison
Meg Elison is a Bay Area author and essayist. Her debut novel, The Book of the Unnamed Midwife won the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award and was listed as a Tiptree Committee recommendation. Her second novel, The Book of Etta, was published in 2017 by 47North. She writes like she's running... Read More →
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Dyrk Ashton

Author, Paternus Books Media
Author of the urban fantasy/mythic fiction The Paternus Trilogy. PhD in Film Studies. Professor of Screenwriting and Cinema Studies. Former SAG/AFTRA actor. Published scholar on The Lord of the Rings and Gilles Deleuze. Specialties include philosophy, mythology & folklore, cultural... Read More →
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Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

Author & Disability Activist
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S.B. Divya

Author, Editor
S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She is the Hugo and Nebula nominated author of Runtime and co-editor of Escape Pod, with Mur Lafferty. Her short stories have been published at various magazines including Analog, Uncanny, and tor.com, and her... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Brazee

Jonathan Brazee

Writer
Jonathan Brazee is a retired Marine infantry colonel and now a full-time writer living in North Las Vegas, Nevada, with his wife Kiwi and twin baby girls Danika Dawn and Darika Marie. His writing career started in 1978 with “Secession,” a science fiction story published in Labyrinth... Read More →
avatar for Derek Künsken

Derek Künsken

Volunteer Coordinator, SFWA
Hi! I write science fiction and fantasy in Canada. I've been published in Asimov's, BSC, Clarkesworld, Analog, etc. My first novel, The Quantum Magician, appeared in English and Chinese in 2018 (and French in 2020), and its sequel, The Quantum Garden will appear in Chinese (June... Read More →
avatar for Marie Andreas

Marie Andreas

writer, Marie Andreas Author
Published fantasy and Space Opera novelist- major geek
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Sally Wiener Grotta

Author
Sally Wiener Grotta is a full-time award-winning freelance writer, photographer and speaker. Among her numerous books are the novels "The Winter Boy" (a 2015 Locus Award nominee) and "Jo Joe" (selected as a Jewish Book Council Network book). Her short story "One Widow's Healing" is... Read More →
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Rosemary Claire Smith

Writer
My interactive choose-your-own-adventure game, T-Rex Time Machine, is available from Choice of Games. My story, “Diamond Jim and the Dinosaurs” (April 2016), placed third in Analog's AnLab Readers' Poll. I draw on my background as an archaeologist to write fantasy, science fiction... Read More →
avatar for Shanna Swendson

Shanna Swendson

Shanna Swendson earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas but decided it was more fun to make up the people she wrote about. She’s written a number of fantasy novels for teens and adults and spends her spare time on knitting and music.
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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Rebecca Gomez Farrell's debut epic fantasy novel, Wings Unseen, was published in August 2017 by Meerkat Press. Over 20 of her shorter works can be read in magazines and anthologies such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, the Future Fire, and Fright into Flight from Word Horde. Becca blogs... Read More →
avatar for Andy Duncan

Andy Duncan

Associate Professor, Frostburg State University
I have been publishing science fiction and fantasy at the short story, novelette and novella lengths since 1997, receiving a Nebula Award, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and three World Fantasy Awards. I have taught undergraduate writing since 1993. I attended Clarion West in... Read More →
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Caitlin Seal

writer, Self Employed
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Kjell Lindgren

Astronaut, NASA
Dr. Kjell N. Lindgren was selected by NASA in 2009. He spent most of his childhood abroad and returned to the U.S. to complete his education and earn a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Colorado. He is board certified in emergency and aerospace medicine. After serving as... Read More →
avatar for David D. Levine

David D. Levine

David D. Levine is the author of Andre Norton Award winning novel Arabella of Mars (Tor 2016), sequels Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Tor 2017) and Arabella the Traitor of Mars (Tor 2018), and over fifty SF and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo, and he... Read More →
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Jenn Reese

Author & Cover Designer
JENN REESE (she/her) writes speculative fiction for readers of all ages. Her next middle grade book, A Game of Fox & Squirrels, is coming from Henry Holt BYR in April 2020. Her short fiction has appeared in F&SF, Fireside, Analog, DSF, Strange Horizons, and the World Fantasy Award-winning... Read More →
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Yudhanjaya Wijeratne

Researcher, LIRNEASIA
Data scientist by day. Public policy and tech, South Asia. Author of Numbercaste (2017), the Inhuman Race (2018) and the rest of the Commonwealth Empires trilogy.
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Laura Anne Gilman

d.y.m.k. productions
Relapsing Editor, Recurrent Novelist, Occasional Short Story Writer. Proud Hybrid. Never met a sub-genre she didn't flirt with.
avatar for Caroline M. Yoachim

Caroline M. Yoachim

Author
Hugo and three-time Nebula Award finalist Caroline M. Yoachim is a prolific author of short stories, appearing in Asimov’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed, among other places. Her work has been reprinted in multiple year’s best anthologies and translated... Read More →
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James Patrick Kelly

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I write novels, short stories, plays and a column for Asimov's. I know a lot about writers' workshops. A little about writing. Despite this, they let me teach Creative Writing at an MFA program. I used to podcast a lot and maybe should get back into it. I have extensive experience... Read More →
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Jeffe Kennedy

Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning, best-selling author who writes fantasy with romantic elements and contemporary romance. She serves on the Board of Directors for SFWA as a Director at Large. Her most recent works include the high fantasy trilogy from Rebel Base books, The Chronicles... Read More →
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Peng Shepherd

Writer, HarperCollins
Peng was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she rode horses and trained in classical ballet, and has lived in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and New York. Her debut novel, The Book of M, was chosen as an Amazon “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy... Read More →
avatar for Jenn Lyons

Jenn Lyons

I'm a fantasy author and artist. My first book, The Ruin of Kings, is expected in Winter 2019, by Tor Books. I have 20+ years of experience as an illustrator and graphic artist, and am also a veteran of the video game industry. I have an embarrassing number of hobbies.
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A. J. Hackwith

Author
A. J. Hackwith is (almost) certainly not an ink witch in a hoodie. She’s a queer writer of fantasy and science fiction living in Seattle. THE LIBRARY OF THE UNWRITTEN, the first in her fantasy trilogy, is coming October 1 2019 with Ace. She also writes sci-fi romance as Ada Harper... Read More →
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L.S. Johnson

L.S. Johnson writes speculative fiction, with work appearing in Year's Best Weird Fiction, Strange Horizons, Interzone, and other venues. Her first collection, Vacui Magia: Stories, won the 2nd Annual North Street Book Prize and was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award.
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Marc Scott Zicree

Writer-Producer-Director, Space Command Studios
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Ellen Klages

Writer
I write historical fiction for middle grade readers and SF/F for adults. I have won multiple awards in both fields. I love research. I have played poker every Tuesday night for 35 years. I collect lead civilians and other odd, old toys. I often give UV tours of my dining room at dinner... Read More →
avatar for José Pablo Iriarte

José Pablo Iriarte

José Pablo Iriarte is a Cuban-American writer and teacher who lives in Central Florida. José’s fiction can be found in magazines such as Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, and others, and has been featured in best-of lists compiled by Tangent Online, Featured Futures... Read More →
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Rebecca Roanhorse

Writer
Rebecca is Nebula and Hugo award-winning writer. She also won the Campbell award for best new writer. She drinks a lot of coffee. Like, a lot. She lives in Northern New Mexico with her husband, daughter and doggos.
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Meghan Ciana Doidge

Writer, Old Man in the CrossWalk
Indie publishing, branding, urban fantasy
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Caitlin Starling

Author, HarperCollins
Caitlin Starling is a writer of horror-tinged speculative fiction of all flavors. Her first novel, The Luminous Dead, came out from HarperVoyager on April 2, 2019. It tells the story of a caver on a foreign planet who finds herself trapped, with only her wits and the unreliable voice... Read More →
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Larry Niven

writer, sfwa
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E. D. Walker

Author
E.D. Walker, a native of Los Angeles, is the author of The Fairy Tales of Lyond Series that begins with Enchanting the King. Her short fiction has appeared in the USA Today bestselling anthology Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3 and she will also participate in the upcoming Pets... Read More →
avatar for Dan Cray

Dan Cray

Writer
Dan Cray is the author of MOTHER TONGUE and PIERCING MAYBE, which was named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018. In nonfiction, he wrote SOARING STONES: A KITE-POWERED APPROACH TO BUILDING EGYPT'S PYRAMIDS and spent twenty-three years covering science for Time, where he reported... Read More →
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Gregory Benford

professor, UC Irvine
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Alyc Helms

Author
Alyc Helms fled their doctoral program in anthropology and folklore when they realized they preferred fiction to academic writing. They dabble in corsetry and costuming, dance Scottish Highland and Irish Ceili at Renaissance and Dickens fairs, and game in all forms of media. They... Read More →
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John Peyton Cooke

Writer
I've been an Active Member of SFWA since 1989, primarily on the basis of some horror novels and short stories. I've always written genre fiction with gay protagonists, and needless to say this is not cultural appropriation. I've also written crime/suspense fiction. My vampire novel... Read More →
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Mike Chen

Author, HarperCollins
Mike Chen is the author of HERE AND NOW AND THEN (MIRA, 2019) and A BEGINNING AT THE END (MIRA, 2020). He has contributed to major geek websites (The Mary Sue, The Portalist, Tor), covered the NHL for mainstream media outlets, and is super proud of his Star Trek: TNG fan fiction... Read More →
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Christie Yant

Writer/Editor, Freelance
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Michael Anderle

Chief Executive Officer / President, LMBPN Publishing
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Curtis C. Chen

Secretary, SFWA
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, Curtis C. Chen (陳致宇) now writes speculative fiction and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel WAYPOINT KANGAROO (a 2017 Locus Awards Finalist and Endeavour Award Finalist) is a science fiction thriller about a superpowered... Read More →
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Lauren C. Teffeau

Writer
Lauren C. Teffeau is the author of Implanted (2018, Angry Robot), a cyberpunk/solarpunk adventure shortlisted for the 2019 Compton Crook award for best first SF/F/H novel. Her short fiction can be found a variety of professional and semi-pro speculative fiction magazines and anthologies... Read More →
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Douglas Phillips

Author
Douglas Phillips is the best selling author of the Quantum Series, a trilogy of science fiction thrillers set in the fascinating world of particle physics where bizarre is an everyday thing. In each story, the pace is quick and the protagonists - along with the reader - are drawn... Read More →
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Nicole Valentine

Author
Nicole Valentine has an MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her debut novel, A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity is coming this October from Lerner/Carolrhoda. She teaches writing at the Highlights Foundation in Honesdale, PA. Previously, Nicole was a... Read More →
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Christine Taylor-Butler

Author
CHRISTINE TAYLOR-BUTLER has written more than forty books for children, including biographies, state histories, and several science and fiction series. An avid reader since she was a child, Taylor-Butler believes that for many children books are their introduction to the vast diversity... Read More →
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Rob Buckman

Owner Publisher, Rob Buckman Publications
Having written so many stories for myself, just for fun, and to improve my writing skills, I thought it was time for other people to assess how well I did… or not. Writing is so much fun, as you can subject your characters to so many possible, and near impossible feats of daring... Read More →
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R.R. Virdi

R.R. Virdi is a two-time finalist for the Dragon Award (best fantasy - paranormal) alongside Jim Butcher, and N.K. Jemisin. He's published eight novels, four short stories in The Longest Night Watch, a charity anthology benefiting Alzheimer's research, and one for Stardust, Always... Read More →
avatar for Richard Fox

Richard Fox

writer
Richard Fox is a Nebula Award nominated author, and winner of the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy novel, author of The Ember War Saga, a military science fiction and space opera series, and other novels in the military history, thriller and space opera... Read More →
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Michael Cassutt

writer-producer, Hulu, Apple+, Netflix, Syfy
In addition to novels, short stories and non-fiction, I've written, produced or developed a great deal of SF/fantasy for television: THE TWILIGHT ZONE, MAX HEADROOM, EERIE INDIANA, THE DEAD ZONE, Z NATION, BLACK SUMMER and now WILD CARDS and FOUNDATION.
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Xia Jia

Author, Researcher
Xia Jia (a.k.a Wang Yao) is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at Xi’an Jiaotong University. She has been publishing speculative fiction since college. Seven of her stories have won the Galaxy Award, China's most prestigious science fiction award. So far she has published... Read More →
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A. K. DuBoff

Author
A.K. (Amy) DuBoff is a Nebula Award finalist, full-time indie author specializing in space opera and science-fantasy. Dubbed by her readers a modern “Queen of Space Opera”, she has authored more than fifteen published novels, many of which are set in her acclaimed Cadicle universe... Read More →
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Rachel Hartman

Writer
Rachel Hartman is the author of the NYT bestselling YA fantasy SERAPHINA and its sequel SHADOW SCALE. Her most recent book, TESS OF THE ROAD, was just nominated for the Andre Norton and Lodestar Awards. Rachel lives with her family in Vancouver, Canada. In her free time she sings... Read More →
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Rhett C. Bruno

Author / Publisher, Aethon Books
I'm the USA Today Bestselling author of The Circuit Trilogy (Diversion Books, Podium Audio) the Buried Goddess Saga (Audible Studios) & The Children of Titan Series (Audible Studios), rep'd by Evan Gregory of the Ethan Ellenberg Agency. I'm also a founder of the Sci-fi Bridge promotional... Read More →
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Joe Zieja

Author, Voice Actor, Renaissance Man Studio LLC
Joe Zieja is a veteran of the USAF, a voice actor, and an author. His current series, the EPIC FAILURE series, combines military space opera with comedy, a la Catch 22 in space. His voice has been heard in thousands of commercials, games, anime, and cartoons, including as Fox McCloud... Read More →
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W.L. Goodwater

Author
Author of BREACH and REVOLUTION from Ace Books. Repped by Jen Udden with Barry Goldblatt Literary.
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Melinda M Snodgrass

Writer/Producer, Lumina Enterpises
Breaking into Hollywood, Script Writing, plotting and structure, Horses.
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Mary Anne Mohanraj

Director, Speculative Literature Foundation
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Jeffrey Kohanek

Author, Jeffrey L. Kohanek
Jeffrey L. Kohanek grew up in rural Minnesota where comic books sparked his young imagination, inspiring fantasies of heroes with super-powers saving the day. His tastes later evolved to fantasy epics featuring unlikely heroes overcoming impossible odds to save worlds born from the... Read More →
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Darusha Wehm

Author
M. Darusha Wehm is an author, long-distance sailor, and cyborg. They are the author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, as well as the science fiction novels Beautiful Red, Children of Arkadia, The Voyage of the White Cloud, and the Andersson Dexter cyberpunk detective... Read More →
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Natalia Theodoridou

Author
Natalia Theodoridou is the winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction and a Finalist for the Nebula Award for Game Writing, an editor of sub-Q interactive fiction magazine, and a Clarion West graduate (class of 2018). Natalia's stories have appeared in Clarkesworld... Read More →
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Jeffrey A. Carver

Author
Science fiction writer, teacher, traditionally published and indie published; member of SFWA and Book View Cafe.
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R. F. Kuang

Author, HarperCollins
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Mel Gilden

Writer, Lit iz R Biz
I have been writing fiction since junior high school, and have been selling it off and on since attending the Clarion Writer’s Workshop in 1970. Though I admire all sorts of writing, I most enjoy reading old time adventure stories such as Treasure Island, science fiction, and some... Read More →
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Kate Heartfield

Author
Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas. She was nominated for a 2018 Nebula Award in the novella category for Alice Payne Arrives, and in game writing for The Road to Canterbury. A former newspaper journalist, Kate lives in Ottawa... Read More →
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Howard Hendrix

Writer/Professor, California State University Fresno

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C. L. Polk

C.L. Polk is in a love triangle with fantasy and romance. After short story sales and contributing to the web serial Shadow Unit, she’s written fantasy and contemporary romance novels. She lives in southern Alberta and spends too much time on twitter.Her debut novel, Witchmark... Read More →
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Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of the Nebula and Hugo nominated novel The Calculating Stars. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel, and has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. Her... Read More →


Saturday May 18, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom

Attendees (110)