Camille Alexa is a Canadian and American editor, reviewer, author, and poet. Her fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazines, Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, and dozens of other places in print, audio, and online. She co-edited the anthology MASKED MOSAIC: CANADIAN SUPER STORIES, and her own collection, PUSH OF THE SKY, was an Endeavour Award finalist and an official reading selection of Portland’s Powell’s Books SF Book Club. She currently splits her time between Oregon, Texas, Quebec, and British Columbia.
Patrick Swenson edited Talebones magazine for 14 years, and still runs Fairwood Press, a small press book publishing company, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, he has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others. Patrick recently sold his novel The Ultra Thin Man to Tor, with a release date set for sometime in 2014. He runs the Rainforest Writers Village retreat every spring at Lake Quinault, Washington. Patrick has been a high school teacher for 27 years. He lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his ten-year-old son Orion.
Mark Teppo suffers from a mild case of bibliomania, which serves him well in his on-going pursuit of a writing career. Fascinated with the mystical and the extra-ordinary, he channels this enthusiasm into fictional explorations of magic realism, urban fantasy, and surreal experimentation. Recently, he’s been building franchises and writing historical fiction.
Randy Henderson is a published writer, a milkshake connoisseur, a Clarion West graduate, a relapsed sarcasm addict, and a first place winner of Writers of the Future.
His humorous urban fantasy novel, FINN FANCY NECROMANCY, is forthcoming from TOR in February, 2015. http://www.randy-henderson.com