Adam, a former captain in the United States Army, has been writing fiction most of his life. He is a contributor to several online periodicals, and absorbs as much science as his mortal body can take. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, and plans to keep writing until his fingers fall off.
Beth Woodward was the books editor of the pop-culture website CC2KOnline.com for almost a decade, during which she reviewed hundreds of titles. She remains a voracious reader and a regular on the sci-fi/fantasy convention circuit. She lives near Washington D.C.
Drew Minh is a digital advertising executive in Los Angeles, with firsthand knowledge of our current social media revolution. He's lived in Barcelona and Paris, where he worked as a freelance writer, ghostwriter, and digital consultant. He's had fiction published in 3AM magazine, Word Riot, Litro Magazine, and other publications. He also wrote a fictional crime column for weekly newspapers in Spain.
Imraan Coovadia (born 1970) has become one of the most prominent and innovative writers in South Africa. He has won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, The University of Johannesburg Prize, the M-Net Prize and has been shortlisted for the Ama-Boeke Prize (2003) and the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award. He is the director of the creative writing program at the University of Cape Town and is a regular contributor to various newspapers, journals and magazines such as N+1, Agni, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Times of India, and South Africa's The Mail and Guardian and Sunday Independent. His writing has been the focus of a 2016 special issue of the scholarly journal Current Writing.
Mark Falkin is the author of the novels Days of Grace and Contract City, which was nominated for the Whiting, Shirley Jackson, Alex, Morris, Edgar, PEN/Bingham, PEN/Hemingway, LA Times, Anisfield-Wolf, and Flaherty-Dunnan awards. Though he remains a card-carrying member of the Texas Bar, he is a literary agent by day and oftentimes by night. He lives with his wife and daughters in Austin, Texas.
Meg Eden's work is published or forthcoming in magazines including Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Crab Orchard Reivew, RHINO and CV2. She teaches creative writing at Anne Arundel Community College. She has five poetry chapbooks. Find her online at megedenbooks.com or on Twitter at @ConfusedNarwhal.
Natasha Tynes is a Jordanian-American journalist, writer, and media development professional based in Washington, DC. An expert on the Middle East, she's appeared on a number of national and international TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange with Daljit Dhaliwal, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning show, Scarborough Country, and BBC’s Up all night. Her byline has appeared in the Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, and the Jordan Times, among many other outlets.
Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He's written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram's Lodge. He's appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.