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First Name Last Name Website Bio Available as a speaker?
Glasser
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LJ Cohen http://www.ljcohen.net Yes
Bruce
Cantwell
Tipton
Speer
Willis
Flowers
Leverett
Hennig
Priestley
Peters
Murphy
Bryant
Wallace
Arden
Carter
Burnett
Ani
Miller
Pajonas
Romanko
Moleti
Alexa Grave
Northcott
Ulbrich Almazan
Wooldridge
Dawn
Grotta
Oliver
Shapter
Lundoff
Jean Marie Ward http://JeanMarieWard.com Yes
Deal
Jill Shultz https://www.JillShultz.com Yes
Kitanidis
Miranda
Kelso
Nye
Petersen Schoonover
Carre
Ada Milenkovic Brown https://www.facebook.com/ada.brown.9
Rogow
Carter
Rachel Kenley http://www.rachelkenley.net Yes
Albano
John Hartness http://johnhartness.com
Locke
Beecroft
Barany
Hendrick
Sanchez
Thompson
McDonald
Jankowski
Loudin
DiSanto
Taylor
Alexander
Ballantine
Stewart
Offutt
McArthur
Jordan
Lynch
Tudor
Bryson
LeCount Myers
Herald
​Elektra Hammond
Patten
Green
Carrabus
Godfrey
Amy Paul
Harrington
Jackson
Sonnier
Gribble
Archer
Briste
Crumpler
Fedak
Skains
Mooney
Kepner
Blaine
Collins
Robertson
Peterson
Arrelle
Sarah Grey https://www.sarahgrey.net
Jane Kindred http://www.janekindred.com No
Julie Levy No
Laura Kelly No
Aiko Smith
Diana Davis 2017 Futurescapes, 2016 Viable Paradise, 2015 Taos Toolbox. Yes
Marianna Martin http://www.genretastic.com A PhD in Cinema and Media Studies and founder of Genretastic.com, Marianna Martin got her start as a hopeless Star Trek nerd in suburban Boston. Her lifelong fascination with the structures of genre storytelling led to a dissertation on the same. After an interlude working in Development in the US film and television industry, she decided that while helping other writers bring their stories to life was rewarding, finally writing her own would be even more so, and she now splits her time between her editorial duties at Genretastic.com and completing her debut SF YA novel. She can often be found as a panelist/presenter at comics and genre-oriented fan conventions in the Northeast. Yes
Meg Pontecorvo http://megpontecorvo.com/ A writer and artist dedicated to multiple genres, Meg Pontecorvo earned an MFA in Poetry Writing from Washington University in St. Louis and is a 2010 graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop and a 2017 graduate of Taos Toolbos. Meg has published a novelette, Grounded, in Asimov's, a novella, Murder in the Generative Kitchen (World Weaver Press), and her artwork in collage and pen has been featured in experimental video performances in the Bay Area. A native of Philadelphia, she grew up in the Midwest and now shares a small apartment with her partner and cats in San Francisco. Yes
Venessa Giunta http://www.VenessaGiunta.com A writer of weird things, an editrix extraordinaire, and a little bit of a nerd. The kind of evil that inspires hugs. Yes
A. L. Kaplan https://alkaplanauthor.com A. L. Kaplan’s love of books started as a child and sparked a creative imagination. Born on a cold winter morning in scenic northern New Jersey, her stories and poems have been included in several anthologies and magazines. Her most recent publications are her debut novel, Star Touched, and Wolf Dawn, a short story. She is the Maryland Writers’ Association’s Vice President, a member of Broad Universe, and holds an MFA in sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art. When not writing or indulging in her fascination with wolves, A. L. is the props manager for a local theatre. This proud mother of two lives in Maryland with her husband and dog. Read A. L.’s short works and poems at alkaplanauthor.com Twitter: @alkaplanauthor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorA.L.Kaplan/ Yes
Susan Griffith http://www.clayandsusangriffith.com/ ABOUT US We are a married couple who have written together for nearly two decades. Our credits include novels such as the VAMPIRE EMPIRE series (Pyr Books) and the CROWN & KEY trilogy (Del Rey). We've written numerous short stories for anthologies, some featuring noted genre characters such as Kolchak the Night Stalker and The Phantom. We have also scripted comics including The Tick, The Simpsons, Allan Quatermain, and Vincent Price Presents. And we've written scripts for the television/web series Monster Creature Feature. We met one day at a bookstore over a copy of The Uncanny X-Men #201. Later we were married in Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. We share a love of romantic pulp adventure and classic movies. Susan is a native of upstate New York and a graduate in SUNY-Albany in English. Clay is from North Carolina and has a master's degree in African History from NC State University. Yes
PA Wikoff https://pawikoff.wordpress.com After surviving an almost fatal car accident directly in front of a bookstore, P.A. Wikoff decided not to ignore the sign and proceeded to self-publish his work. Mr. Wikoff kick-started his writing career by releasing the epic fantasy novel “Feylin Lore: Reflections.” When P.A. is not writing, he spends all of his free time with his beautiful wife and two fabulous kids who inspire him every single day. Yes
Alexis Glynn Latner http://www.alexisglynnlatner.com/ Alexis Glynn Latner's science fiction novel Hurricane Moon was published by Pyr in 2007 and again by Avendis Press in 2014 with a sequel, Downfall Tide, in December 2015. Her science fiction, fantasy, horror and mystery stories have appeared in the magazines Analog and Amazing and various anthologies and now as e-books. She teaches creative writing and lives in Houston, Texas. Yes
Angela Shelley http://www.angelashelley.net Angela Shelley was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1973 and grew up in rural Southern British Columbia. Her love for children's fantasy stems from reading CS Lewis, Tolkien, George MacDonald, JK Rowling, Terry Brooks, Neil Gaiman, and many, many more wonderful authors. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and their twins. Visit her at angelashelley.net or contact ang@angelashelley.net. Yes
Elizabeth Crowens http://www.elizabethcrowens.com Author of award-winning The Time Traveler Professor, Books One and Two. Worked in the film and television for over twenty years and as a journalist and a photographer. She’s a regular contributor of author interviews to an award-winning online speculative fiction magazine, Black Gate. Short stories of hers have been published in the Bram Stoker Awards nominated anthology, A New York State of Fright and Hell’s Heart. She’s a member of Mystery Writers of America, The Horror Writers Association, Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild, Broad Universe, Sisters in Crime and a member of several Sherlockian societies. She is also writing a Hollywood suspense series. Yes
Catherine McLean http://www.CatherineEmclean.com Author, Writing Instructor, Workshop Speaker - See Hub Website at http://www.CatherineEmclean.com or http://www.WritersCheatSheets.com Novels JEWELS OF THE SKY and KARMA AND MAYHEM - short story anthology ADRADA TO ZOOL - novella HEARTS AKILTER Yes
Danielle Ackley-McPhail http://www.sidhenadaire.com Award-winning author and editor Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. In 2014 she joined forces with husband Mike McPhail and friend Greg Schauer to form her own publishing house, eSpec Books (www.especbooks.com). Her published works include six novels, Yesterday's Dreams, Tomorrow's Memories, Today’s Promise, The Halfling’s Court, The Redcaps’ Queen, and Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn, written with Day Al-Mohamed. She is also the author of the solo collections A Legacy of Stars, Consigned to the Sea, Flash in the Can, and Transcendence, the non-fiction writers’ guide, The Literary Handyman, and is the senior editor of the Bad-Ass Faeries anthology series, Gaslight & Grimm, Dragon’s Lure, and In an Iron Cage. Her short stories are included in numerous other anthologies and collections. She is a member of Broad Universe, a writer’s organization focusing on promoting the works of women authors in the speculative genres. In addition to her literary acclaim, she crafts and sells original costume horns under the moniker The Hornie Lady, at literary conventions, on commission, and wholesale. Danielle lives in New Jersey with husband and fellow writer, Mike McPhail and three extremely spoiled cats. She can be found on Facebook (Danielle Ackley-McPhail) and Twitter (DMcPhail, BadAssFaeries, eSpecBooks, and TheHornieLady). To learn more about her work, visit www.sidhenadaire.com, www.especbooks.com or www.badassfaeries.com. Yes
Christie Meierz http://christiemeierz.com Award-winning author Christie Meierz writes best-selling space opera and science fiction romance set in a civilization of empaths on the edge of a dystopic Earth empire. Her published works include her bestselling debut novel, The Marann, its sequels, and two prequel short stories published in Into Tolari Space ~ The First Contact Stories. Her most recent novel, Farryn’s War, released on September 22, 2015. Christie has spent a night and/or eaten a meal in all 50 U.S. states, plus Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Currently, she lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her mathematician husband and an assortment of stuffies. When she’s not writing, she writes about writing on her blog, Meierz Musings (christiemeierz.com/blog), and Facebook (facebook/christie.meierz and facebook/tolarispace), where she welcomes comments and friend requests. No
Barbara A. Barnett http://babarnett.com Barbara A. Barnett is a writer, musician, orchestra librarian, Odyssey Writing Workshop graduate, coffee addict, wine lover, and all-around geek. Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, and Flash Fiction Online. Barbara lurks about the Philadelphia area, where she lives with her husband and a pantsless stuffed monkey named Super Great. You can find her online at www.babarnett.com. Yes
Jessica Meats http://plot-twister.co.uk By day, a mild mannered IT professional, by night a science fiction and fantasy author. Jessica Meats has a degree in Maths and Computer Science from the University of York, and brings her love of technology into her fictional worlds. Her first novel, Child of the Hive, was published in 2009 and since then she has had a number of works published. Her latest, Wolf Unleashed, was published April 2018. Yes
Susan Hamilton https://www.susankhamilton.com/ By day, Susan is a mild-mannered employee communications manager. By night (or any other time she can grab a few minutes to write) she is a fantasy and fiction author. Her most recent novel, Shadow King, was released in October 2018 from Inkshares and her next book, The Devil Inside, is in production and should release by the end of 2019. She also recently had her first short story published in the ESCAPE! Anthology from Writers Bloc. Susan lives outside of Boston, MA with her husband, cat, and borrowed horse. When she's not writing, chances are, you'll find her at the barn. Yes
Cara McKinnon http://www.caramckinnon.com Cara McKinnon is the author of the Fay of Skye gaslamp fantasy romance series and the host of the Feminist Romantic podcast. Cara has an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University and before that studied mythology and folklore at the University of Maryland. She lives on the East Coast of the US with her husband, two kids, and an oversized lapdog named Jake. Visit her on her website caramckinnon.com or email her at cara@caramckinnon.com. She loves to hear from readers! Yes
Carol A. Park https://carolapark.com/ Carol A. Park is a fantasy author who lives in the Lancaster, PA area with her husband and two young and active boys–which is another way of saying, “adorable vampires.” When not writing or doing other author-y tasks, you can find Carol working at her day job (Support Lead/Docketing Assistant at a patent law firm), chasing her children, dreaming about playing video games again, or reading. Her debut novel, Banebringer, released May 1st 2018. No
Carol Anne Douglas httP://www.CarolAnneDouglas.com Carol Anne Douglas is the author of a young adult fantasy novel, Merlin's Shakespeare, and two other fantasy novels, Lancelot: Her Story and Lancelot and Guinevere. She's working on fantasy YAs. She worked on the feminist pub off our backs for many years. No
Carrie Gessner http://www.carriegessner.com Carrie Gessner received a BA in English from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. She writes fantasy and science fiction, and her novels include The Stroke of Thirteen and The Dying of the Golden Day, the first installment in an epic fantasy trilogy. She’s the owner of Sky Forest Press, a micropress that publishes science fiction and fantasy novels with female protagonists. Yes
Cat Scully http://www.catherinescully.com Cat Scully is the author-illustrator of JENNIFER STRANGE, a comic-novel Young Adult horror. She's the illustrator of over thirty world maps with publishers such as Random House, Simon and Schuster, Sourcebooks, and Scholastic. She writes Adult, YA, and Middle grade in horror, dark fantasy, historical, urban fantasy, and science fiction. Yes
Cate Glass https://www.categlass.com/ Cate Glass is a pen name for Colorado author Carol Berg. Carol is a former software engineer whose hobby of writing fantasy novels has taken her in directions she never expected. Since her first novel Transformation was published in 2000, she has garnered international acclaim for her intelligent stories, complex characters, and lyrical prose. Most recently she published An Illusion of Thieves, a novel of the Chimera. Yes
Chrysoula Tzavelas http://www.dreamfarmer.net/ Chrysoula Tzavelas went to twelve schools in twelve years while growing up as an Air Force brat, and she never met a library she didn't like. She now lives near Seattle with cats, dogs, adults and children. They graciously allow her a few hours to write everyday and one day she'll have time to do other things again, too. She likes combed wool, bread dough, and gardens, but she also likes technology, games and space. This probably goes hand in hand with liking Jane Austen, Terry Pratchett and Iain Banks. Yes
D. H. Timpko http://www.dhtimpko.com D. H. Timpko is the author of “The Firma Twins and the Purple Staff of Death” and "The Firma Twins and the Flute of Enchantment," science fantasy novels for middle grade children (aged 8-12) in which identical twins learn they have fantastical powers far beyond anything they could have imagined. Both novels received 5-star awards from Readers' Favorite. She is writing the third novel in the Firma twins adventures, "The Firma Twins and the Paisley Egg." A retired journalist and technical writer, Timpko is a member of SCBWI, the Writers-Editors Network, Broad Universe, and Theoretical Ghosts, an online critique group for children’s writers. She has won awards for several children’s and adult short stories. Her family newsletter, “Chez Timpko News,” won the APEX award for publication excellence in 2013-2016. She also wrote the nonfiction book, "Knee Replacement Advice, Checklists, and Journal: 5 Steps for Successful Recovery Even If You Have Complications," under the pseudonym, Alexis Dupree. The book received a 5-star review from Readers' Favorite, which called it "a must have for all those who are planning to undergo knee replacement surgery." Yes
Dana Rail http://danarail.com Dana's main WIP is a series of speculative fiction thrillers set in the near-future of the Pacific Northwest. No
Dawn Vogel http://historythatneverwas.com Dawn Vogel writes and edits both fiction and non-fiction. Her academic background is in history, so it’s not surprising that much of her fiction is set in earlier times. By day, she edits reports for historians and archaeologists. In her alleged spare time, she runs a craft business, co-edits Mad Scientist Journal, and tries to find time for writing. She is a member of Broad Universe and an associate member of SFWA. Her first novel, Brass and Glass: The Cask of Cranglimmering, is available from Razorgirl Press. She lives in Seattle with her awesome husband (and fellow author), Jeremy Zimmerman, and their herd of cats. Yes
Day Al-Mohamed http://www.DayAlMohamed.com/wordpress Day Al-Mohamed is an author, filmmaker, and disability advisor. She is co-author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn from DarkQuest Books, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and is a regular host on Idobi Radio's Geek Girl Riot with an audience of more than 80,000 listeners. Her stories have appeared in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, and GrayHaven Comics. Her murder mystery novella "The Blind Archivist" comes out Summer 2019 from Falstaff Press. Day is a Docs in Progress Film Fellowship alumna and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. The Invalid Corps, her first film in the role of director, has been accepted for screening both in the United States and abroad. Her short story, The Lesser Evil was nominated for the WSFA Small Press Award for Best Short Fiction of 2015. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016. A disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience, she presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently for the National Bar Association, at New York Comic Con, and at SXSW. She lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. You can find her online at DayAlMohamed.com and on Twitter @DayAlMohamed. Yes
E.M. Markoff http://www.ellderet.com E.M. Markoff is the award-winning Latinx author of THE DEADBRINGER and TO NURTURE & KILL. Growing up, she spent many days exploring her hometown cemetery, where her love of all things dark began. Upon coming of age, she decided to pursue a career as a microbiologist, where she spent a few years channeling her inner mad scientist. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association and Broad Universe. Currently, with the aid of her feline companion, she is working on the sequel to THE DEADBRINGER. Send coffee. Yes
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