Star*Line contributor bios
Star*Line, the official journal of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association, has been published since 1978. See the Star*Line archives and history. Some early issues also served as Rhysling Anthologies and are listed on the Rhysling bio page. Editors, illustrators, and contributors of official SFPA announcements are omitted from this list.

Eric Brown is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Maine Farmington and current Executive Director of the Maine Irish Heritage Center.  His work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in Enchanted Living, The Ekphrastic Review, Mississippi Review (first prize, Hamlet issue), Carmina Magazine, The Galway Review, Constellations, Eternal Haunted Summer, Black Poppy Review, Lothlorien Poetry Journal, and The Frogmore Papers (shortlisted for the 2023 Frogmore Poetry Prize).
Star*Line 47.3Ryan Tan studies English Literature at the National University of Singapore. His reviews have appeared in Wyldblood, Aurealis, and Rain Taxi.
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Sheikha A. is from Pakistan and United Arab Emirates. Her work appears in over 100 literary journals, most recently Mobius, Pedestal Magazine, Abyss and Apex, The Metaworker, Fourth & Sycamore, and elsewhere. More can be found at
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X. S. Aaron is a harpist, a medieval literature enthusiast, and an adjunct writing instructor who strives to inspire her students to share their stories and truths through words. Her work also appears in Fudoki Magazine.
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Anne Carly Abad received the Poet of the Year Award in the 2017 Nick Joaquin Literary Awards. She has also received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and the Rhysling Award. Her work has appeared in Apex, Mythic Delirium, and Strange Horizons, to name a few. Her first poetry collection, We've Been Here Before, is forthcoming this February 2022 from Aqueduct Press.
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Bill Abbott is the author of Let Them Eat MoonPie, the history of poetry slam in the Southeast, and the poetry collection, (My Life and Other) Famous Train Wrecks of Ohio. He has been published in Front Porch Review, Radius, The November 3rd Club, Flypaper Magazine, and The Sow's Ear. Mr. Abbott lives in Ohio and teaches creative writing at Central State University.
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Jonel Abellanosa resides in Cebu City, the Philippines. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, his speculative poetry in Pedestal Magazine, Star*Line, Eye to the Telescope, Inkscrawl, Liquid Imagination and Ghost City Review. His poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net and Dwarf Stars award. His poetry collections include Songs from My Mind’s Tree and Multiverse (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York), 50 Acrostic Poems (Cyberwit, India), In the Donald’s Time (Poetic Justice Books and Art, Florida). His first speculative poetry collection, Pan’s Saxophone, is forthcoming from Weasel Press.
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L. Acadia is an assistant professor at National Taiwan University, visiting professor at Heidelberg University, Taiwan Literature Base 2024–2025 writer-in-residence, and best-of-the-net-nominated member of the Taipei Poetry Collective and Codex, with speculative poetry in Dreams & Nightmares, Eye to the Telescope, Star*Line, Strange Horizons, and elsewhere. Connect on X and Instagram: @acadialogue
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Diane Ackerman
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Cathy Ackerson
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Duane Ackerson
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Angela Acosta (she/her) is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Davidson College. She is a 2022 Dream Foundry Contest for Emerging Writers Finalist, 2022 Somos en Escrito Extra-Fiction Contest Honorable Mention, and Rhysling finalist. Her Rhysling nominated poetry has appeared in Shoreline of Infinity, Apparition Lit, Radon Journal, and Space & Time. She is author of the Elgin nominated collections Summoning Space Travelers (Hiraeth Publishing, 2022) and A Belief in Cosmic Dailiness: Poems of a Fabled Universe (Red Ogre Review, 2023).
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Danny Adams
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Lane Adamson
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Linda D. Addison is the award-winning author of five collections, including The Place of Broken Things written with Alessandro Manzetti& How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend and recipient of the HWA Lifetime Achievement Award. She is co-editor of Sycorax's Daughters, anthology of horror fiction & poetry by African-American women, and a member of HWA, SFWA and SFPA.
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Opal Palmer Adisa is a poet/writer, cultural activist and gender speciality at The UWI, Mona. She writes in all genres and has published twenty collections; forthcoming, the authorized children biography of Portia Simpson Miller, the first female Prime Minister, titled Portia Dreams.
Mary Alexander Agner writes of dead women, telescopes, and secrets in poetry, prose, and Ada. Her book of poems in the voices of female scientists, equations, and planetary bodies came into the world as 2011 left it. She can be found online at
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Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had four hundred fifty stories and poems published so far, and six books. Ed works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he manages a posse of eight review editors.
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Connor Ahluwalia is a student in Ottawa, Canada. He has a short story in Strange Constellations.
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Casey Aimer is a science fiction poet who holds master’s degrees in both poetry and publishing. He works for a non-profit publishing science research articles and is founder of Radon Journal, an anarchist science fiction semiprozine. His poetry has been featured in Space and Time Magazine, Apparition Lit, Star*Line, Heartlines Spec, and many more. An SFWA and SFPA member, his work has been a Rhysling Award finalist and Soft Star Magazine contest winner. He can be found on Bluesky and
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Oluwatomiwa Ajeigbe is a writer, poet and mathematician. His works have been shortlisted for the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contests and Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize. He has works published or forthcoming in Eye To The Telescope, Ngiga Review, Kalahari Review and elsewhere. He tweets @OluwaSigma and writes from Lagos, Nigeria. .
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Akis is a shapeshifter disguised as an AI scientist to steal tech secrets from humans, and maybe help them make their innovations less dystopian for everyone. When his mission is complete, he will settle forever in his greek cave where he conjures dark stories, some of which can be found at Apex, Dread Machine, Flame Tree, Gamut, Heartlines Spec and other bloodied places. Friends may visit his lair for more unhinged stories:
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Alfredo Álamo
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Brian W. Aldiss OBE, (1925–2017), was an English writer and anthology editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories, and associated with the British New Wave.
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Camille Alexa (A. Camille Renwick)
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Francis W. Alexander is a seven-time Rhysling nominee and three-time Dwarf Stars nominee. He is the author of When the Mushrooms Come and I Reckon. Wes is a coeditor with Theresa Santitoro of the Drabbun Anthology. Recently, he has been published in Hungur Chronicles, Tales from the Moonlit Path, Valley Voices, Cattails, The Pan Haiku Review, and Horror Senryu Journal.
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Will Alexander
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Blair H. Allen
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Douglass Allen is an octogenarian poet, lifelong student and teacher. His work has appeared in many journals the past 50 years. He writes mostly science and philosophy commentary and lyrical poetry. 
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Mike Allen is a two-time World Fantasy Award finalist, a two-time Shirley Jackson Award finalist, and a three-time winner of the Rhysling Award. He's also the editor and publisher of Mythic Delirium Books. You can follow Mike’s exploits as a writer at, as an editor at, and all at once on Twitter at @mythicdelirium.
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R. A. Allen’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the New York Quarterly, B O D Y, The Penn Review, RHINO, The Los Angeles Review, The Hollins Critic, and elsewhere. He has nominations for The Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net 2020. He has short stories in publications such as The Literary Review, The Barcelona Review, PANK, and Best American Mystery Stories. R. A. lives in Memphis and was born on the same day the Donner Party resorted to cannibalism: December 26th.
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Stephanie Andrea Allen, Ph.D. is a Black lesbian writer, scholar, and publisher. Her work can be found in various online and print publications, including Big Echo: Critical Science Fiction Magazine, Sinister Wisdom, Black From the Future: A Collection of Black Speculative Writing, and in her collection of essays and short fiction, A Failure to Communicate. Her collection of speculative short fiction, How to Dispatch a Human: Stories and Suggestions, is forthcoming March 2021 from BLF Press. 
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Born in Quetzaltenango, Carmen Lucía Alvarado currently lives in Guatemala City. She is the author of Imagen y Semejanza (2010), Poetas Astronautas (2012), and Edad geológica del miedo (2018).
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Hiroyasu Amase (Susumu Watanabe, b. 1931) is a writer, critic, and physician from Hiroshima, the editor of Science-Fiction/Science-Fantasy Haiku (Esuefu-kagaku fantajii kushuu, 2016), and founder of the science-fiction group Imaginian. His translated speculative poetry in English appears in Star*Line and Silver Blade.
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Chris Ambrose
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John Amen is the editor of Pedestal Magazine.
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Angelo B. Ancheta lives in the Philippines.
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Anastasia Andersen received her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Mexico. Her work has appeared in various publications and journals including Dreams and Nightmares, Star*Line, Puerto del Sol, Poet Lore, and Southwestern American Literature. Her work has also been included in two Rhysling Anthologies and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
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Colleen Anderson lives in Vancouver, BC, and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Aurora Award, the Rhysling and Dwarf Stars Awards, and longlisted for the Stoker Award in fiction. She is a BC Arts Council and Canada Council grant recipient. Her writing has been published in multiple venues, including Polu Texni, Cascadian Subduction Zone, HWA Poetry Showcase and Space & Time. Her fiction collection, A Body of Work (Black Shuck Books) is available online.
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E. Kristin Anderson is the author of seven chapbooks including A Guide for the Practical Abductee (Red Bird Chapbooks 2014) Pray, Pray, Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night (Porkbelly Press, 2015), 17 Days (ELJ Publications) Acoustic Battery Life (ELJ 2016), Fire in the Sky (Grey Book Press 2016), and She Witnesses (dancing girl press, 2016). Her nonfiction anthology, Dear Teen Me, based on the popular website of the same name, was published in 2012 by Zest Books (distributed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and her memoir in verse, The Summer of Unraveling, is forthcoming from ELJ. She has worked at The New Yorker magazine, has a B.A. in Classics from Connecticut College and was a poetry editor for Found Poetry Review and also edits at Nonbinary Review and Lucky Bastard Press. She has published poetry in many magazines worldwide, including Juked, Hotel Amerika, [PANK], Asimov’s Science Fiction, Cicada, Alyss, and The Quotable. She lives in Austin, TX, and blogs at
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Jack Anderson
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James Arthur Anderson is a retired English Professor who currently teaches as an adjunct professor at East Georgia State College. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island and has published poetry in numerous literary journals, including Gulfstream, The Bryant Literary Review, and Aries. He has had speculative poetry accepted by Scifaikuest and won first prize in the rhymed poetry category of the 76th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. He is the author of The Linguistics of Stephen King: Layered Language and Meaning in the Fiction (McFarland, 2017) and Excavating Stephen King: a Darwinist Hermeneutic Study of the Fiction (Lexington, 2020). He lives in Garfield, Georgia, with his wife Lynn, and his dog and horses.
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Jarod K. Anderson
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Leslie J. Anderson’s writing has appeared in Asimov’s, Uncanny Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and Apex. She currently lives in a small white house beside a cemetery with three good dogs and a Roomba. More of her work at
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Natsumi Ando
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Randall Andrews is the author of two books, one of which won the National Indie Excellence Award for best fantasy novel. His shorter works have been nominated for a Locus Award, won the Write Michigan Short Story Contest, and been included in publications like Abyss & Apex and Space & Time. When not writing, he can be found wearing the soles off a pair of running shoes, listening to his favorite John Williams soundtracks, or hand-feeding his loyal flock of wild songbirds.
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Arlene Ang
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Rich Ansell Pearson
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Helga Anton-Beitz is German and lives at the Baltic Sea. She is happy to have spent two years in the US where her affection to the English language grew. She earned her doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and enjoys transforming her scientific interest into creative writing.
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Billy Antonio lives in the Philippines.
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Katrina Archer is a Viable Paradise alumna and lives in Canada.
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Peter Archer works in an academic library and his poetry has appeared in US and UK magazines. One of his poems was selected for a forthcoming anthology on fatherhood and he is currently completing a comic sci-fi novel.
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Ivan Argüelles
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Megan Arkenberg lives and writes in California. Her work has recently appeared in Asimov's, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 5, and has tried for best short story of 2012 in the Asimov's Readers' Award. Megan procrastinates by editing the fantasy e-zine Mirror Dance.
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Patrick Armstrong
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Michael A. Arnzen is a professor of English at Seton Hill University, home of the MFA in Writing Popular Fiction. He has won four Bram Stoker Awards for his horror writing, and has published several poetry collections, including Freakcidents, Rigormarole, and The Gorelets Omnibus. He's been an SFPA member for thirty years and continues to publish work in journals and anthologies, and most recently co-edited the Poetry Showcase  anthology (vol. 5) for the Horror Writers Association. He often also tweets poems—follow him at @MikeArnzen on twitter, or see what else he's up to now at He’s also the author of SFPA’s T-shirt tagline, In Space No One Can Hear You Rhyme.
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Virginia Aronson
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Stuart M. Arotsky
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John Arthur
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Toni Artuso is an emerging/aging transfemale writer based in Salem, MA. Her work has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The Aurorean, Ibbetson Street Press, Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine, and All Worlds Wayfarer.
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assu (David C. Kopaska-Merkel)
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lae astra
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Hope Athearn
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Elspeth Aubrey
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Daniel Ausema poems have appeared in Strange Horizons, The Pedestal and Mythic Delirium, among many other publications, and been nominated for a Rhysling Award. He is a member of the SFPA. Daniel lives in Colorado, at the foot of the Rockies.
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Alec Austin
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Davian Aw is a Rhysling Award nominee whose poetry has appeared in Star*Line, Mythic Delirium, Abyss & Apex, Not One of Us and Strange Horizons, among others. He lives in Singapore with his family and a niggling sense of doom named Phil.
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Blythe Ayne
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D. (Deborah) A. Bach (1960– )
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Sara Backer, winner of the 2015 Turtle Island Poetry Award, has recently published sf poems in Bracken, Mithila Review, Shooter Literary Magazine, Illumen, Silver Blade, and Strange Horizons. “Jack” first appeared in Poetry Magazine. In her dreams, she is sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, and sometimes a crow.
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Ken Bailey (1914–2005) was.
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Harvey J. Baine was born in the Mississippi delta, but has spent all his adult years bouncing between Mississippi, Virginia, and Florida, currently residing in Appomattox. As his thesis, he published one collection of short stories, Cat Histories.  He has placed poems in numerous journals.
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Stewart C Baker is an academic librarian and author of speculative fiction, poetry, and games. His most recent game is the Nebula-nominated The Bread Must Rise (with James Beamon), and his writing has appeared in Asimov’s, Lightspeed, Nature, Modern Haiku, and elsewhere, including as winner of the long form division in the 2017 SFPA poetry contest. Born in England, Stewart lives in Oregon.
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Ross Balcom is a counselor living in Anaheim, California. His poems have appeared in Beyond Centauri, inkscrawl, Star*Line, and other publications. 
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Rich Baldwin
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Magdalena Ball is a novelist, poet, reviewer and interviewer, and is the Managing Editor of Compulsive Reader.  She is the author of two novels and three poetry books, the most recent of which, Unmaking Atoms, was published in 2017 by Ginninderra Press. She has also co-authored six poetry chapbooks and won the 2017 Newcastle Poetry Prize Hunter Writers Centre members’ award.
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William F. Ball
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Lee Ballentine (1954– ) was the editor of Ur-Vox.
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Kathleen Balma
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Frances Balter
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Ashley Bao is a Chinese-Canadian-American high school senior. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in Reckoning, Strange Horizons, Cast of Wonders, and elsewhere. She may sometimes be found looking at cute cats on Twitter @ashleybaozi.
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David Barber lives in Norfolk, England, a county considered to be a generation behind the times. This is a good thing. His work has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, New Myths and Asimov’s. (He framed the cheque.) His ambition is to write.
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Roxanne Barbour is a Burnaby (Canada) novel writer of science fiction, mystery, adventure, and romance (often in the same manuscript): Revolutions (Whiskey Creek Press, 2015), Sacred Trust (Whiskey Creek Press, 2015), Kaiku (self-published, 2017), Alien Innkeeper (The Wild Rose Press, 2017) An Alien Perspective (self-published, 2017), An Alien Confluence (self-published, 2019). Roxanne is also exploring speculative poetry and has poems in various issues of Scifaikuest, Star*Line, Three Line Poetry, Polar Borealis, and was the Featured Poet in the February 2018 issue of Scifaikuest.
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Joseph Barker (1929 – ) is.
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Daniel Gene Barlekamp writes poetry and fiction for adults and young readers. His poetry has appeared in Scifaiku, Daikaijuzine, Molecule, Horror Senryu, and elsewhere and has been translated into Mandarin by Poetry Hall. His middle-grade ghost story "The Curse of the Cat Man" is forthcoming in the anthology The Haunted States of America (Godwin/Macmillan, July 2024). Originally from New Jersey, Daniel now lives with his wife and son in Massachusetts, where he works in immigration law by day and attends law school by night.
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Devan Barlow is the author of the Curses & Curtains series of fairy tales-meet-musicals fantasy novels. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in several anthologies and magazines. She can be found at her website or on Bluesky She reads voraciously, and can often be found hanging out with her dog, drinking tea, and thinking about sea monsters.
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Elizabeth Barrette writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in the fields of speculative fiction, activism, and alternative spirituality. Her latest books are From Nature's Patient Hands: A Collection of Poetry and Prismatica: Science Fiction Poetry Spanning the Spectrum ( Recent poetry publications include "Flying in the Wind" in Torn World  and "LOL_ALIENS" in Star*Line. Her poems "The Shipwright's Song" and "The Cathedral of the Michaelangelines" were nominated for the 2012 Rhysling Award and "TiME to Go" for the Dwarf Stars Award. Her current study is cyberfunded creativity, including the popular “Poetry Fishbowl” project on her blog The Wordsmith’s Forge ( Her favorite pastimes include suspension-of-disbelief bungee-jumping and spelunking in other people’s reality tunnels.
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Dyana Basist
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Paul L. Bates
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Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867) is an immortal French poet best known for Les Fleurs du Mal.
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Boyd Baumann grew up on a small ranch in northeast Kansas and is now a writer and a teacher in the Kansas City area. His work has appeared in Plainsongs, The South Dakota Review, The Rockhurst Review, Heartlands, and Barbaric Yawp, but for some reason The New Yorker keeps turning him down.
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Roy Bayfield
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Royal Baysinger writes across many forms and genres. His short fiction has appeared in several publications, including a picture book, Kasanova — Lost in Love. His poetry has been featured in Dreams & Nightmares, Star*Line, Frogpond, and Modern Haiku, among others. His work has also been collected in anthology. You can follow him online at or @royalbaysinger on Twitter.
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Juanjo Bazán is a Spanish author based in Madrid. His work has appeared in magazines Strange Horizons, Star*Line, Scifaikuest and Daily Science Fiction, and in anthologies Multiverse and Visiones. He has a science degree in Astrophysics and a M.A. in Creative Writing. Find him on Twitter as @xuanxu.
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Greg Beatty was born and raised in Ohio. He has a B.A. from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, both in English. He lives in Bellingham, Wash., and is married to Kathy Pitcher. He attended Clarion West, an intensive six-week workshop for writers preparing for professional careers in science fiction and fantasy, in 2000.
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Gary Beck
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Jeffrey Beck is the winner of the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award, honorable mention winner of the Frank O'Hara Poetry Prize, and finalist in the Naugatuck River Review poetry award. His poetry has been published in Miramar, Writing Tomorrow, Worcester Review, Grey Sparrow JournalI-70 Review, and other journals.
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Sabina C. Becker
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J. M. Bédard (she/her) spends long runs getting lost in other worlds, and writes to find her way out.
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M. Shayne Bell
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Margaret Benbow is a Wisconsin poet and fiction author.
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Jared Benjamin
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Elizabeth Bennefeld has been a member of SFPA since 2004. Occasionally, her articles, poems and songs have appeared in print and online publications, or been performed, over the past 48 years. She retired in 2014 after a 30-year career as a freelance editor, writer and consultant. Liz and her husband live in North Dakota, where they pursue their interests in reading, amateur radio, target pistol shooting, computers, and photography. You will find more of her poems at
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Jocko Benoit is a Canadian poet.
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Jim Bennett
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Nancy Bennett
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Rebecca Bennett writes speculative fiction with small town flair. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Strange Horizons, Bourbon Penn, Translunar Travellers Lounge, and other literary locations. She wields minor power as a Senior Editor at Apparition Lit and Managing Editor at Heartlines Spec. You can follow her occasional tweets at @_rebeccab
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F. J. Bergmann (1954– ) edited Star*Line for issues 35.3–40.3, 43.3, and 44.1–2. She is the current poetry editor for Mobius: The Journal of Social Change and imagines tragedies on or near exoplanets. She has competed at National Poetry Slam as a member of the Madison, Wisconsin, Urban Spoken Word team. Her work appears irregularly in Abyss & Apex, Analog, Asimov's SF, and elsewhere in the alphabet. Out of the Black Forest won the 2013 Elgin Chapbook Award; A Catalogue of the Further Suns won the 2017 Gold Line Press poetry chapbook contest and the 2018 SFPA Elgin Chapbook Award.
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Fred W. Bergmann (1948– ) translates as a hobby. Now ostensibly retired, he plans to do more poetry and short fiction translations from Spanish, German, and Ladino.
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Jacob Bergstresser lives in Southern California. He was the poetry editor for the late Departure Mirror Quarterly, and has recently started editing poetry anthologies.
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Ruth Berman’s work has appeared in many sf/fantasy, general, and literary magazines and anthologies. Her novel, Bradamant’s Quest, was published by FTL Publications of Minnesota. She was one of the contributors to Lady Poetesses from Hell (Bag Person Press Collective, Minneapolis). Her translation of two fairy tales by 18th-century writer Louise Cavelier Levesque, “The Prince of the Aquamarines” & “The Invisible Prince,” was published by Aqueduct Press of Seattle. She is a former winner of the Rhysling and Dwarf Stars awards.
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Anthony Bernstein is a writer of strange poems and tales, as well as an accomplished musician. Originally from NYC, in the mid-nineties he moved to Providence RI, land of H P Lovecraft. Bernstein lives with two cats, rescues. His writing appears in several dozen publications, including Space & Time, the Rhysling Anthology, and PanGaia.
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Sydney Bernthold (they/them) is an artist from Columbus, Ohio, and a recent graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.A. in English. Their work has previously been published in Short Vine Magazine. They live in a haunted house with their betta fish, Jean Luc, and work at a local farmers' market when they are not writing about things that go bump in the night.
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Frank C. Bertrand
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John Gregory Betancourt
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James Bettendorf is a retired teacher and has completed a poetry internship at the Loft in Minneapolis, MN. He has been published in Light Quarterly, Rockhurst Review, New Verse News and Talking Stick Review, among others.
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Cathy Drinkwater Better
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Matt Betts
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J. C. Beurnett
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Sue C. Bever is.
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Fred Bicknese
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Hilary Biehl
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Anne Binch
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Flonet Biltgen (Elizabeth Wallace)
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Ryan Bird
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Michael Bishop (1945– ) a writer of science fiction and fantasy, has won two Nebula Awards. He taught English at the University of Georgia before becoming a full-time writer.
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D. S. Black
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Isaac Black, MFA graduate of Vermont College, has work published or forthcoming in journals like Beloit Poetry Journal, Callaloo, Fjords Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, San Pedro River Review, Snapdragon, and Spillway. He's also a recent Solstice finalist for the Stephen Dunn Prize in Poetry (2017 & 2018), winner of the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize from Cutthroat Magazine (Cornelius Eady as judge), and the 2020 Black History Month finalist for the Columbia Journal. A Pushcart (6 times) and Best of the Net nominee, Isaac's a recipient of poetry fellowships from the New York State Creative Artists Service Program (CAPS) and New York Foundation of the Arts.
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Sandra Black
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Jenny Blackford lives in Newcastle, Australia. Her poetry has appeared in Asimov's, Strange Horizons, Polu Texni and multiple Rhysling anthologies, as well as august Australian and international literary journals such as Going Down Swinging and The Pedestal Magazine. Award-winning Sydney press Pitt Street Poetry published an illustrated chapbook of her cat poems, The Duties of a Cat, in 2013, and her first full-length poetry book, The Loyalty of Chickens, in 2017.
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Will H. Blackwell, Jr. is a retired professor (emeritus), botany, Miami University (Ohio), presently adjunct in Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, where his wife, Martha Powell, continues as a professor. He has poems published in Blue Unicorn, Poem, Pulse Online Literary Journal, Slant, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature—and a science-fiction poem in Aoife’s Kiss.
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Keily Blair (they/them) is a neurodivergent, queer writer and editor. They hold a BA in English: Creative Writing from UT Chattanooga, where their nonfiction won the Creative Nonfiction Award. Their fiction has appeared in magazines and anthologies such as The Dread Machine, Trembling With Fear, Good Southern Witches, and is upcoming in Dream of Shadows, Cosmic Horror Monthly, and others. They are currently at work on a dark, high fantasy novel. You can find more details about their work at They live in Chattanooga, TN with their husband, dog, cat, and four guinea pigs.
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Polenth Blake
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William Blake
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Robert Donald Blaney
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Lisa Creech Bledsoe is a hiker, beekeeper, and writer living in the mountains of Western North Carolina. She is the author of two full-length books of poetry, Appalachian Ground (2019), and Wolf Laundry (2020). She has new poems out or forthcoming in American Writers Review, The Main Street Rag, The Public Poetry 2020 Anthology, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, and River Heron Review, among others. You can find her at
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Tippi N. Blevins
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Peter Bloch-Hansen
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Cas Blomberg lives in Sweden.
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Morgan Bloodaxe
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Nicole Bloomfield is a 16-year-old Hong Kong writer who has been published or accepted in more than twenty publications. One of her works was praised by The New Yorker, and another won the Renee Duke Youth Award. Her first chapbook, Crossing the Chasm, is forthcoming from Trouble Department in 2023.
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Andrea Blythe bides her time waiting for the apocalypse by writing speculative poetry and fiction. She is the author of Your Molten Heart / A Seed to Hatch (2018), a collection of erasure poems created from the pages of Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyers, and coauthor of Every Girl Becomes the Wolf (Finishing Line Press, 2018), a collaborative chapbook written with Laura Madeline Wiseman. She is a cohost of the New Books in Poetry podcast and is a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association and the Horror Writers Association. Learn more at
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Leah Bobet
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Valerie Bodell
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Coleman Bomar is a writer  who currently resides in the mountains of East Tennessee. He’d rather write about bathroom graffiti as opposed to sunny days and dewy mornings even though he loves them. His works have been featured by 365 Tomorrows, The World of Myth Magazine, Impressions Literary Magazine, The Scarlet Leaf Review, The Heartland Review, Literary Yard, Danse Macabre, Anti-Heroin Chic, Showbear Family Circus Liberal Arts Magazine, Rats Ass Review, Nine Muses Poetry, Plum Tree Tavern, Prometheus Dreaming, SOFTBLOW, and Poets’ Choice Zine.
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Mark Bonica’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Mindful Word, Vine Leaves, Neiderngasse, Znine, and other publications.
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Stephen Todd Booker is.
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R. A. Boris
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John Borneman
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Dan Bornstein is a writer, artist, and translator with experience working in three languages: English, Hebrew, and Japanese. Haiku poetry, which he learned to read and appreciate in the original while living in Japan, inspires much of his creative work. He regularly posts texts and visual art on his bilingual website:
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Robert Borski did not begin to write poetry until he was well into the middle of his sixth decade—hence his frequent description of himself as a late-blooming child prodigy—but since then has had well over 300 poems published in such venues as Asimov's, Dreams & Nightmares, Strange Horizons and Star*Line, as well as a first collection of verse, Blood Wallah and Other Poems (Dark Regions Press). He continues to live in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, where he works on behalf of the state university system.
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Angelyne Bosch
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Harry Bose
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Mo Bose
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Linda Bosson
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Bruce Boston’s poems have appeared in Asimov’s SF, Analog, Weird Tales, Amazing Stories, Daily Science Fiction, Pedestal, Strange Horizons, the Nebula Awards Showcase and Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. His poetry has received the Bram Stoker Award, the Asimov’s Readers Award, and the Rhysling and Grand Master Awards of the SFPA. His 40th poetry collection, Artifacts, is available at Amazon and other online booksellers. His fiction has received a Pushcart Prize and twice been a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award (novel, short story).
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Jenn M. Boudreaux
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Eryc Bourland
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Daniel Bourne is a poet and translator. In the U.S., his translations of the poetry of Tadeusz Dziewanowski have appeared in Plume, including their bilingual collaborative poetry project “A Journey Between the Lands” featured in Plume’s January 2015 issue, International Poetry Review, Mobius, and The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, where a bilingual section of his “octets” were a special presentation. These poems, part of those octets, have recently appeared in the Polish literal journal Topos as part of Dziewanowksi’s “alternative world” series.
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Steven Bowkett (1953– ).
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Shawn Bowman
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Ray Bradbury (1920–2012) was an American fantasy and horror author who rejected being categorized as a science fiction author, claiming that his work was based on the fantastical and unreal. His best known novel is Fahrenheit 451, a dystopian study of future American society in which critical thought is outlawed. He is also remembered for several other popular works, including The Martian Chronicles and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Bradbury won the Pulitzer in 2007, and is one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Dennis Braden
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Lisa M. Bradley
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Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Jason Braun teaches English and is the Associate Editor of Sou’wester at Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville. He hosts “Literature for the Halibut” a weekly hour-long literary program on KDHX 88.1. He has published fiction, poetry, reported or been featured in The Riverfont Times, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ESPN.comDrum Voices Review, Big Bridge, Sou’wester, The Evergreen Review, The Nashville City Paper, Jane Freidman’s blog, and many more. Twice chosen for River Styx Hunger Young Poets series, he has poems in Rusty Nail, SOFTBLOW, Camel Saloon, Eunoia Review, and Prime Number Magazine.
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G. Sutton Breiding
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Jack Brizzi, Jr.
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E. H. Brogan is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.A. in English. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cider Press Review, Stone Highway Review, Rufous City Review, Burningword, and others. She blog-runs, provides social media support, and co-curates at Kenning Journal ( In addition, she hosts a “Poetry Out Loud” series, which features recordings of well-known poems as well as original content, on Soundcloud ( 
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Gary Brown
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J. P. Brown
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Josh Brown is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, comics, and poetry. A veteran of the publishing industry, he has worked for and with several award-winning publishers and best-selling authors. An active member of SFPA, his work can be found in numerous anthologies as well as in Star*Line, Scifaikuest, Mithila Review, Fantasy Scroll Magazine, and more. His essay, “Poems and Songs of The Hobbit” was featured in Critical Insights: The Hobbit (Salem Press, 2016). He served as editor for issue 20 of Eye to the Telescope, the official online journal of the SFPA. He currently lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.
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Rachel Manija Brown
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S. Ross Browne studied at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, VA and Photography at The Corcoran School of the Arts in Washington, DC. He is also an alumnus of The Miller School of Albemarle. Browne is a professional studio artist with over 27 years experience. With an emphasis on painting, he has exhibited domestically and internationally in over 70 gallery and museum exhibitions including the permanent collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and The Valentine Museum. An awardee of various fellowships and grants, most recently from the VMFA and the Gotlieb Foundation. Media credits include MSNBC’s The Griot, The Huffington Post, The Washingtonian, Ebony, Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond Free Press, The Washington Post, The IRAAA, Grid Magazine, WTVR/CBS, Harlem Interviews, Urban Views Magazine, Tom Joyner Foundation and PBS. As an educator, Ross was the Art Specialist for the VCU Health System practicing art therapy and teaching art to patients. Browne was an instructor for the Resident Associate Program at the The Smithsonian Institute and has taught art and design for inner city and at risk youth for the Fresh Air Fund of New York City, Weed and Seed, Project Ready and Art 180 of Richmond, VA. As an illustrator his clients include MacMillan Publishing, the MacDonalds Corporation, the ACLU of Northern California, the City of Richmond, Pulp Literature Press of Canada and Jacaranda Books of London.
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Cathy Bryant has won 27 literary awards, including the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Prize and the Wergle Flomp Award for Humorous Poetry, and her work has been published all over the world in such publications as Magma, The Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, and Stairs and Whispers. She co-edited the anthologies Best of Manchester Poets vols. 1, 2 and 3, and Cathy's own books are Contains Strong Language and Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Look at All the Women, and Erratics. Her best-selling book is How to Win Writing Competitions. Cathy lives in Manchester, UK. See Cathy's listings for impoverished writers at
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Pixie Bruner is a writer, editor, and cancer survivor. She lives in Atlanta, GA, with her doppelgänger and alien cats. Her collection The Body As Haunted was published 2024 on Authortunities Press. Her words are published/forthcoming in Space & Time Magazine, Whispers from Beyond, Star*Line, Sirens Call, Dreams & Nightmares, Punk Noir, and more. She wrote for White Wolf Gaming Studio. Mea culpa! SFPA and HWA Member.
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Cathy Bryant
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Shelley Bryant lives in Singapore.
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Rebecca Buchanan is the editor of the Pagan literary ezine Eternal Haunted Summer, and a regular contributor to ev0ke: witchcraft*paganism*lifestyle. She has released three short story collections and one poetry collection.
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Lela E. Buis is an award-winning artist and writer. She grew up in East Tennessee and lived for a long time in Florida, working in engineering at Kennedy Space Center and as a teacher of various subjects and levels. She began writing as a child and leans toward genre fiction, having published mainly science fiction and fantasy stories and poetry. When she’s not painting or writing, she looks after a disabled cat and two part-time dogs.
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Chris Bullard
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David R. Bunch
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Erik Bundy
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Susan Burch is an award-winning haiku and tanka author. Most recently she won a Touchstone Award for her haiku, and was Runner-Up in the British Haiku Society's Annual Contest in the tanka division. She is currently the Vice President of the Tanka Society of America and enjoys adding science fiction themes to her poetry. You can find her work in Star*Line, Scifaikuest, Ribbons, Gusts, Femku, and Humankind, among others. She resides in Hagerstown, Maryland, and enjoys cola slurpees, puzzles, and birdwatching.
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Chris Burdett
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Jason P. Burnham is an infectious diseases physician and researcher. He loves many things, among them sci-fi and speculative fiction, his wife, son, and dog, metal music, Rancho Gordo beans, and equality (not necessarily in that order).
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Tony Burfield
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Campos Ricardo Burgos López
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Eric Burke
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Sandra Stewart Burkhardt
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Jason P. Burnham is an infectious diseases physician and clinical researcher. He loves many things, among them sci-fi, his wife and son, metal music, Rancho Gordo beans, and equality (not necessarily in that order).
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Ronald A. Busse dwells deep in Denver, Colorado. His poetry has appeared in Bête Noire, The Poet's Art, The Poet's Corner, and internationally in FreeXpresSion. He self-published his first poetry book, Into the Retrospectrum, and has just finished writing his sophomore effort, Poems That Could End the World, soon to go to market. Additionally, Busse wrote his first published poem, "Christmas," in 1975 at the age of eight, but didn't know it at the time since it was published many years later, in 2016. Find him on Facebook on the pages Ron Busse and, which also happens to be his website.
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Janet Butler
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Christine Butterworth-McDermott is a writer, artist, and editor. Her latest poetry collection is Evelyn As: Poems (Fomite, 2019). Her creative work has been published in such journals as Alaska Quarterly Review, The Massachusetts Review, River Styx, and Voyage YA, among others. She is the founder and co-editor of Gingerbread House Literary Magazine.
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Based in Los Angeles, Cecilia Caballero is an Afro-Chicana poet, creative nonfiction writer, speaker, workshop facilitator, and lover of all things spooky. She has received fellowships from Tin House, VONA, Macondo, and the Women's National Book Association and her creative work appears or is forthcoming in Dryland Magazine, Chicana/Latina Studies, The Acentos Review, and more. Her poem, "The Revenge of Henrietta Lacks," is from her work-in-progress about the intersections of racial justice, afrofuturism, psychology, quantum physics, medicine, and healing beyond Western paradigms. Find her on Twitter @la_sangre_llama.
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Morley Cacoethes
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Lanette Cadle
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Paige Caine
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David Calder
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Rob Cameron has poems, essays and short fiction in Foreign Policy Magazine,, The New Modality, Carterhaugh School of Folklore, and Clockwork Phoenix Five. His debut middle grade novel is forthcoming from Labyrinth Road. Rob is also lead organizer for the Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers, a guest host and curator for the New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series, and executive producer of You can find him at
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Tara Campbell is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction editor at Barrelhouse. Prior publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Jellyfish Review, Booth, Strange Horizons, and Escape Pod/Artemis Rising. She's the author of a novel, TreeVolution, and two collections, Circe's Bicycle and Midnight at the Organporium. She received her MFA from American University in 2019.
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Tyree Campbell.
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Barbara Candiotti is a writer, photographer and artist and has published two magazines of Art, Writing and Photography. Her unique writing and photography can be found at
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Sarah Cannavo is a writer of prose and poetry haunting southern New Jersey. Her work has appeared in anthologies and magazines such as Pulp Modern, Liquid Imagination, DBND Publishing’s Halloween Horror Volume 3, JOURN-E, and From the Yonder Volume 3, and is forthcoming in Dreams and Nightmares and parABnormal. Her poems “Fallen But Not Down” and “Learning the Way” were nominated for a 2020 and 2021 Rhysling Award, respectively, and her poem “There Goes the Security Deposit” was nominated for the 2022 Dwarf Stars Awards. Her story “Unreality” and novella Wolf of the Pines are available now on Amazon. She's rumored to post on her site, and she's been sighted tweeting @moodilymusing.
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Charles Cantrell has poems in recent or forthcoming issues of Mudfish, Confrontation, Rumble Fish Quarterly, Mobius, Dreams and Nightmares, Star*Line, Dead Inside: Poems & Essays About Zombies (anthology from Foiled Crown Books), Citron Review, Seven Circle Press, West Texas Literary Review, Appalachian Heritage, Pinyon Review, South85 and Miramar Poetry Journal. A book of poetry, Wild Wreckage, is forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press. Nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize in poetry, he’s also held residencies at Ragdale, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and The Vermont Studio Center.
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Orson Scott Card is the author of award-winning science-fiction novels and more. He frequently teaches writing and literature courses at Southern Virginia University.
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Garrett Carroll is a poet and songwriter whose work has been published in Star*Line, Abyss & Apex, Utopia Science Fiction Magazine, and Amethyst Press. He holds a B.A. in English/liberal arts from Adams State University and now calls North Dakota home. When he is not writing poetry, journaling, or playing music, he is daydreaming about all those things or wanting to cuddle with dogs.
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Steve Castro’s debut poetry collection, Blue Whale Phenomena, was published in 2019 (Otis Books: Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California). His poetry has appeared in Star*Line and elsewhere. Speculative prose poems co-written with Daniel Romo are forthcoming in Hotel Amerika and Okay Donkey.
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Chris Castro-Rappi
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Dr. Anna Cates teaches college writing and literature and graduate education online.  She has published a variety of books (poetry, fiction, and drama) through,,, and Her full-length poetry collection, Love in the Time of Covid, won an Illumination Book Award.  She resides in Wilmington, Ohio with her two beautiful kitties.
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Alan Catlin
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Nebula Award-nominated Beth Cato is the author of the Clockwork Dagger duology and the Blood of Earth trilogy from Harper Voyager. She’s a Hanford, California native transplanted to the Arizona desert, where she lives with her husband, son, and requisite cats. Follow her at and on Twitter at @BethCato.
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John Caulkins resides in Waltham, “Watch City,” Massachusetts, with his wife, two children, and Scottish terrier. His poetry has previously appeared in Eye To The Telescope, Dream Noir, and Star*Line.
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Christopher M. Cevasco
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Kenny A. Chaffin writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction and has published in a variety of magazines. He grew up in southern Oklahoma and now lives in Denver, CO, where he works hard to make enough of a living to support two cats, numerous wild birds and a bevy of squirrels.
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Gregg Chamberlain
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Matthew Chamberlin lives in Virginia, where he also writes and teaches. His work has appeared in Apex Magazine, Jersey Devil Press, A-minor, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Phantom Drift, and other places.
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A. E. Chandler is an historian and author. While living in Nottingham, she studied the social history behind Robin Hood at university, tramping through Sherwood Forest, learning how to carve a longbow in the woods, and poring over parchment manuscripts. She was once kidnapped by a miller and locked in a medieval prison, but she’s fine now. Her books include: Into the World, Amazon top-25 seller Questionable Quizzes, and the bestselling novel The Scarlet Forest: A Tale of Robin
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José Chapa (Mission, Texas, 1990) authored Pájaros de Pólvora, Sospecha de un Viaje Astral, and the forthcoming Notes from the Last Age, from Flowersong Books. His work has appeared in literary journals across Latin America and the United States. He is a member of the Science Fiction Poetry Association. 
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Chris Chapin
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Cat S. Chen
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Maya Chhabra’s poetry has appeared in Strange HorizonsLiminality, and Abyss & Apex, among other venues.
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M. C. Childs seeks universes in which (a) his SF poems have been published, (b) people regularly make an effort to be kind, and (c) blueberry pie is available. He currently serves as Interim Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico and his award-winning urban design books include The Zeon Files: the art and design of historic Route 66 signsUrban Composition, and Squares: a public place design guide.
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Chukwuma Eke Pacella Chioma
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Zella Christensen
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Charles Christian is a writer, journalist, blogger, podcaster, radio host, and storyteller. He devised the Ink Sweat & Tears poetry and  Grievous Angel SF&F poetry and flash fiction webzines. He has edited four poetry collections, including the 2016 Rhysling Anthology for the SFPA, served on the UK Society of Authors' Poetry & Spoken Word Group committee, is on the British Haiku Society management committee, and for two years was a judge for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel. He is also the author of the writing guide Writing Genre Fiction – Creating Imaginary Worlds: The 12 Rules.
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Emmie Christie’s work includes practical subjects, like feminism and mental health, and speculative subjects, like unicorns and affordable healthcare. She has been published in various short story markets including Ghost Orchid Press, Infinite Worlds Magazine, and Flash Fiction Online. She graduated from the Odyssey Writing Workshop in 2013. You can find her at or on Twitter @EmmieChristie33.
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Richard Chwedyk is a Nebula Award-winning science fiction writer who teaches at Columbia College Chicago and wherever else that will have him.
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Alex Cigale’s poems have appeared in Colorado, Green Mountains, North American, Tampa, and The Literary Reviews, and online in Asymptote, Drunken Boat, McSweeney’s. His translations from the Russian can be found in Ancora Imparo, Cimarron Review, Literary Imagination, Modern Poetry in Translation, PEN America, Brooklyn Rail In Translation, The Manhattan, St. Ann’s, and Washington Square Reviews. He is one of the editors of Asymptote, The Madhatters’ Review, The St. Petersburg Review, Third Wednesday, and Verse Junkies. He was Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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Lisa J. Cihlar has been a babysitter, picked cherries at an orchard, worked in a cherry processing factory, picked strawberries for one day, clerk at a bakery where she was fired, pots and pans washer in a hospital kitchen, gas station attendant where she made donuts, fried chicken, made sandwiches, and sold fishing bait, college library clerk, shoe factory worker glueing linings to the inside of shoe parts, DJ at a contemporary radio station, public library clerk, and public library director.
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Casey Clabough
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Carrie Clark
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Chloe N. Clark’s work appears in Apex, Glass, Hobart, Uncanny, and more. She is co-EIC of Cotton Xenomorph, writers for Nerds of a Feather, and her debut chapbook is out from Finishing Line Press. Find her on Twitter @PintsNCupcakes.
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G. O. Clark is the author of twelve collections of poetry and two short-story collections. His work has appeared in many publications, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Analog, Space & Time, Daily SF, Strange Horizons, Spectral Realms, Talebones, Tales of the Talisman, Mythic Delirium, and more. His work has been included in a number of anthologies, including The Best Of The Horror Zine: The Early Years, A Sea of Alone: poems for Alfred Hitchcock, Retro Spec: Tales of Fantasy and Nostalgia, and numerous Rhysling Anthologies.
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Cassandra Rose Clarke’s work has placed in the Rhysling Awards and been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, the Pushcart Prize, and YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults. She grew up in south Texas and currently lives in Houston, where she writes and serves as the associate director for Writespace, a literary arts nonprofit. She holds an M.A. in creative writing from The University of Texas at Austin, and in 2010 she attended the Clarion West Writer’s Workshop in Seattle. Her latest novel is Halo: Battle Born, out now from Scholastic.
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Denise Clemons
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Sara Cleto
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T. R. Click
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Carolyn Clink won the 2011 Aurora Award for Best Poem/Song for “The ABCs of the End of the World.” Her genre poetry publications include: Weird TalesAnalogImaginarium 2012: the Best Canadian Speculative WritingOn-SpecTesseractsTales of the UnanticipatedRoom, and all 5 volumes of Northern Frights.
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David Livingstone Clink’s latest poetry collection is The Role of Lightning in Evolution(Chizine Publications, 2016). His poem, “A sea monster tells his story” won the Aurora Award for Best Poem/Song in 2013. David’s next poetry collection will be The Lighthouse (CZP, 2020).
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Robert Clinton lives near Boston, has an MFA in writing from Goddard College, and has been a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony. Sarabande Books published Taking Eden (poems). He’s had poems in Wisconsin Review, Antioch Review, Stand and The Atlantic, among others.
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William Clunie is a writer living in Germany. His most recent collection, Laws of Discord, is available on Amazon.
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Lenore McComas Coberley (1925–2022) was a Wisconsin poet, transplanted from Appalachia.
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Frank Coffman is a retired professor of college English, Creative Writing, and Journalism. He has published poetry, fiction, and scholarly research across a variety of speculative genres including the supernatually weird and horrific, fantasy, science fiction, and adventure. A member of HWA and SFPA , he has published a chapbook, This Ae Nighte, Every Nighte and Alle: 33 Poems of the Weird, Horrific, and Supernatural (2018); his magnum opus in speculative poetry, The Coven's Hornbook & Other Poems (Bold Venture Press, 2019); and Khayyám's Rubáiyát: A New Version in English Verse (June 2019, also from Bold Venture). In more scholarly writings, he has published essays on fantastic and imaginative fiction and specifically on the literary achievements of Robert E. Howard, including editing Robert E. Howard: Selected Poems. Coffman’s poetry is, almost exclusively, rhymed and metered verse. His favorite form is, without doubt, the sonnet, but his work experiments and innovates broadly across many cultures and poetic forms.
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Alicia Cole is a writer and artist in Huntsville, AL. She’s the editor of Priestess & Hierophant Press. Her work has appeared in TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics, SageWoman, Atlas and Alice, Star*Line, Split Lip Magazine and NILVX, among other publications.
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Douglas Cole has published four poetry collections, and his work appears in anthologies such as Best New WritingBully Anthology , and Coming Off The Line as well as journals such as The Chicago Quarterly Review, Owen Wister Review, Slipstream, Red Rock Review, and Midwest Quarterly. More is available online in The Adirondack Review, Ithaca Lit, Talking Writing, as well as recorded stories in Bound Off and The Baltimore Review. He has been nominated for two Pushcarts and a Best of the Web. He received the Leslie Hunt Memorial Prize in Poetry; the Best of Poetry Award from Clapboard House; and First Prize in the “Picture Worth 500 Words” from Tattoo Highway. Interviews and publication links can be found at
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Gerald L. Coleman trained as a philosopher and theologian. He became a poet and science fiction and fantasy author along the way. He did his undergraduate work in Philosophy, English, and Religious Studies, followed by a Master's degree in Theology. He is the author of the Epic Fantasy novel saga The Three Gifts, which currently includes When Night Falls (Book One) and A Plague of Shadows (Book Two). His most recent poetry appears in Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, Drawn To Marvel: Poems From The Comic Books, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Vol. 18, Black Bone Anthology, the 10th Anniversary Issue of Diode Poetry Journal, and About Place Journal. He is a co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets and has released four collections of poetry: the road is long, falling to earth, microphone check, and his latest release, Nappy Metaphysic. You can find him at
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Michael R. Collings is the 2016 HWA GrandMaster Award Recipient and a Bram Stoker Award Finalist for Corona Obscura (2016), Writing Darkness (2012) and A Verse to Horrors (2012).
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Michael Collins
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Elsa Colon
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Stephen R. Compton
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Michael Conner
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Sean M. Conrey is an associate director in the Project Advance program at Syracuse University, where he teaches in the English and Textual Studies department. His most recent full-length collection of poems, The Book of Trees, was published in late 2017 by Saint Julian Press and won a 2018 Catholic Press Award for poetry. His first collection, The Word in Edgewise, was published by Brick Road Poetry Press in 2014. His poems have appeared in American Letters and Commentary, Cream City Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Midwest Quarterly, Notre Dame Review and Tampa Review, among others. A chapbook of poems, A Conversation with the Living, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2009 and a monograph Coming to Terms with Place, a theoretical work concerned with how language affects our sense of place, was published in 2007. Recordings of his experimental music project, Mercury City Suburbs, are available online.
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L. R. Conti
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Earl Cooley III is a new poet, published twice. Trained in computer technology, after retirement he started to write poetry. 
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Adam Cornford
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Sharon Cote is an emerging poet who started rather late and writes rather slowly. When not fretting over a poem, she teaches linguistics and speculative literature and studies metaphor.  She also takes long walks in the Shenandoah Valley with her husband and her tireless dog. Her poetry has won Rattle’s Ekphrastic Challenge and has recently appeared in Songs of Eretz, and other publications.
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PS Cottier lives in Canberra, and her publications include Quick Bright Things: Poems of Fantasy and Myth and (as co-editor with Tim Jones) The Stars Like Sand: Australian Speculative Poetry.
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Wesli Court
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Harris Coverley is a member of the Weird Poets Society, and has had verse accepted for Star*LineSpectral RealmsJitterScifaikuest, and Utopia Science Fiction, amongst many others. His haiku sequence "The Planets? Sweet..." (Star*Line, 42.4, Autumn 2019) was nominated for the 2020 Rhysling Award, Short Poems category. He lives in Manchester, England.
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David E. Cowen is the Bram Stoker nominated author of  Bleeding Saffron (Weasel Press 2018), The Seven Yards of Sorrow (Weasel Press 2016), The Madness of Empty Spaces (Weasel Press, November 2014) and Sixth and Adams (PW Press 2001). He is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction published in a number of venues. David is currently the editor of the Horror Writers Association Poetry Blog.
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Damien Cowger is a writer of short fiction and poetry. His work has appeared in Fox Cry Review, Midwest Literary Magazine, and Denver Syntax. He lives in Athens, Ohio where he is the Managing Editor of New Ohio Review. Damien estimates that he has swallowed about $1.20 in dimes in his lifetime.
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Cardinal Cox
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Edward Cox
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Andrew M. Crabtree is a Canadian teacher, currently based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His poetry has appeared in Goblin Fruit, the Kyoto Journal, and Rumba Under Fire from Punctum Press.
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Jeff Crandall is a Washington State poet, glass artist and a founding editor of Floating Bridge Press. His work has appeared previously in Beloit Poetry Journal, Bloom, North American Review, JAMA and Seattle Review, among others. His book of poems, The Grief Pool, was published by Firestorm Press.
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D. M. Crawford
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Gary William Crawford (1953– ) is an American writer and small press publisher, the founder and editor of Gothic Press,which since 1979 has published books and periodicals in the field of Gothic literature, including the journal Gothic and the horror poetry magazine Night Songs. In recent years, the press has published The Gothic Chapbook Series, which features pamphlets of fiction, poetry and scholarship. He has numerous poems, stories, and articles in the small press.
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Mary Cresswell is from Los Angeles and lives in New Zealand. Her fifth book, Field Notes: a satiric miscellany, was published by Mākaro Press, Wellington, in 2017. See also
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Vonnie Winslow Crist’s poetry has been published in Weirdbook, Outposts of Beyond, FrostFire Worlds, Weird Sisters, Disturbed Digest, Star*Line, Garland of the Goddess, Dauntless, The Dark Ones, Starward Tales II, and elsewhere. A Maryland State Arts Council Poet for 10 years and a Pushcart nominee, she strives to celebrate the power of myth in her poetry.
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David A. Crouch
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Cletus Crow
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Jennifer Crow’s work has appeared in a number of print and electronic venues over the past quarter-century. Her short poem, “Harold and the Blood-Red Crayon” was a co-winner of the 2023 Rhysling award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association. Curious readers can catch up with her on Threads @kythiaranos, or on Bluesky
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Efren L. Cruzada
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Carrie Cuinn
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William Cullen, Jr. is a veteran and works at a non-profit in Brooklyn, NY. His poetry has appeared in Camroc Press Review, Gulf Stream, Pirene's Fountain, Spillway, Stepaway, Willows Wept Review, Word Riot and Written River.
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Karl Culley lives in Poland.
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Stephen C. Curro is an unabashed nerd from Windsor, Colorado. He has published fiction with Daily Science Fiction and 365tomorrows, and along with Star*Line has published or forthcoming poetry with Acorn, Utopia Science Fiction and Scifaikuest, among others. Stephen is also a strong environmentalist and he writes educational materials for Taproot Guru, an animal advocacy nonprofit. When he’s not writing, he works as a high school paraprofessional. When he’s not working, he enjoys reading, scuba diving, collecting fossils, and watching bad monster movies.
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JM Cyrus is a speculative fiction writer living in London, England. She writes whenever there is a chance, and reads even when there isn’t one. She holds a master’s degree in Reception Theory, and wrote her thesis on the reader’s journey. She usually writes fiction, but poetry occasionally strikes. Her work can be found all over the place, a full list is available on her site Say hello at jmcyrus.writer [at]
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Ron Czerwien is the owner of Avol’s Books, LLC, which sells used & out-of-print books on the internet. His poems have appeared online and in a number of print journals. Ron serves on the board of The Council for Wisconsin Writers. His chapbook a little rain, a little more was published in 2018 by Bent Paddle Press. In his free time Ron creates collages using images cut from old magazines, some of which can be seen on his Instagram account @czerwienron. You can find out more about Avol’s Books at Ron once had a bookstore, Alternate Realities, that specialized in SF/F.
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Koji A. Dae is a queer American writer living in Bulgaria with she/her pronouns and anxious depression. She has poetry published in several magazines including Lucent Dreaming and ParABnormal Magazine. Her first collection, Scars that Never Bled: An Exploration of Frankenstein through Poetry, was released in August 2020. Beyond writing, Koji enjoys dancing and slow days on a bicycle.
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Oliver Dale
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Matthew Daley
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A.J. Dalton ( is a UK-based SFF writer. He has published the Empire of the Saviours trilogy with Gollancz Orion, and various collections with Kristell Ink and Luna Press. He also runs the online storytelling community on behalf of Middlesex University - all welcome! He lives with a monstrously oppressive cat named Cleopatra.
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Tony Daly is a Washington, DC-area poet and short story writer of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and military fiction/nonfiction. His work has been published in Danse Macabre, Silver Blade, Illumen, The HorrorZine, Utopia Science Fiction, and others. A retired U.S. Air Force medic, he proudly serves as an Associate Editor with Military Experience and the Arts. For a list, that probably needs to be updated, of his published work, please visit or follow him on Twitter @aldaly18.
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Aaron DaMommio
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Gillian Daniels writes, works, and haunts the streets in Boston, MA. Since attending the 2011 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop, her poetry and short fiction have appeared in Strange Horizons, Apex Magazine, and Flash Fiction Online, among others. She currently reviews for The New England Theatre Geek. She can be found at your house party, petting your cat.
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Keith Allen Daniels
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Mark Danowsky is author of the poetry collection As Falls Trees (NightBallet Press, 2018). He’s Managing Editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal.
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E. V. Darke writes fiction and poetry for all ages.
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Andrew Darlington has had masses of material published in all manner of strange and obscure places, magazines, websites, anthologies and books. He has also worked as a Stand-Up Poet on the “Alternative Cabaret Circuit”, and has interviewed very many people from the worlds of Literature, SF-Fantasy, Art and Rock-Music for a variety of publications (a selection of his favourite interviews collected into the Headpress book I Was Elvis Presley’s Bastard Love-Child). His latest poetry collection is The Poet’s Deliberation On The State Of The Nation (Penniless Press), while his fiction collection A Saucerful Of Secrets is available from Parallel Universe Publ.
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Rohinton Daruwala lives and works in Pune, India. He writes code for a living, and speculative fiction and poetry in his spare time. He tweets as @wordbandar and blogs at His work has previously appeared in Strange Horizons, New Myths, Star*Line, Liminality and Through the Gate.
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Martha Darr is a poet and literary translator. Her work appears in a number of publications such as Typehouse Literary Magazine, FIYAH, the Journal of American Folklore, and a bilingual anthology: Knocking On The Door Of The White House: Latina and Latino Poets in Washington, D.C.
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Sarah Das Gupta is a teacher from Cambridge, UK whose work has been published in 12 countries including US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, India, Croatia, Romania and Nigeria.
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Alzo David-West teaches at Matsuyama University, Ehime, Japan.
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Harry Davidov
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Jim Davies is a cognitive scientist living in Ottawa and a member of the Lyngarde writer’s group. His plays have been produced by Push Push Theatre in Atlanta, Sock 'n' Buskin in Ottawa, Chicago’s Otherworld Theatre Company, The Oak theatre in Atlanta, and the Critical Stage Company in Kingston. His poetry has appeared in Bywords literary magazine and Altered Reality Magazine. He is author of the serialized fiction series Eve Pixiedrowner and the Micean Council, an urban animal fantasy, and is is author of the popular science book Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe.
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Gary W. Davis
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Deborah L. Davitt was raised in Nevada, but currently lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and son. Her poetry has received Rhysling, Dwarf Star, and Pushcart nominations and has appeared in over fifty journals, including F&SF and Asimov’s Science Fiction. Her short fiction has appeared in Analog and Galaxy’s Edge. For more about her work, including her novels, short stories, and her Elgin-nominated poetry collection, The Gates of Never, please see
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Robert Dawson teaches mathematics at Saint Mary's University, in Nova Scotia. He has been writing poetry and short fiction for about ten years; his poems have appeared in Star*Line, Rampike, and numerous other periodicals and anthologies. He is an alumnus of the Sage Hill and Viable Paradise writing workshops. His preferred vehicle is a bicycle.
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Holly Day has been a writing instructor at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis since 2000. Her poetry has recently appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, Grain, and Harvard Review, and her newest poetry collections are Into the Cracks (Golden Antelope Press), Cross Referencing a Book of Summer (Silver Bow Publishing), The Tooth is the Largest Organ in the Human Body (Anaphora Literary Press), and Book of Beasts (Weasel Press).
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Frank De Canio has been published in Danger, Pleiades, Genie, Write On!!, Red Owl, Nuthouse, Love‘s Chance, Words of Wisdom, Rook publishing, Illogical Muse, Writer’s Journal, The Lyric, Free Lunch, Art Times, Pearl; Hazmat, Medicinal Purposes, Blue Unicorn and Ship of Fools, among others.
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Becca De La Rosa
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Laurin DeChae is a M.F.A. candidate for poetry at the University of New Orleans, where she acts as the associate editor for Bayou Magazine. She is active in the fields of education and composition, assisting in programs such as the Greater New Orleans Writing Project, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. Her work appears in MilkfistHarpur Palate, and Cleaver Magazine.
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Billie Dee is.
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Malcolm Deeley
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M. R. Defibaugh
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JD DeHart’s work has appeared in Z-composition and is soon to appear in Illumen. He has also done some guest editing for Z-composition, and he teaches English.
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Aaron DeLee has been previously published in various journals, including Prairie Wolf Press, Rogarou, and Handful of Dust. A series of his poems was set to music by the composer Eric Reda and performed by a Chicago Opera troupe, VOX3, back in January 2011.
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Wendy S. Delmater is the publisher of Abyss & Apex.
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Joseph DeMare
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Evelyn Deshane’s creative and nonfiction work has appeared in Plenitude Magazine, Briarpatch Magazine, Strange Horizons, Lackington's, and Bitch Magazine, among other publications. Evelyn (pron. Eve-a-lyn) received an MA from Trent University and is currently completing a PhD at the University of Waterloo. Visit for more info.
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Denise DeVaney is.
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Andy Dibble s a former academic and Sanskritist turned healthcare IT consultant.  He has supported the electronic medical record of large healthcare systems in six countries.  His fiction has appeared in Writers of the Future, Sci Phi Journal, and others. He is Articles Editor for Speculative North magazine.  You can find him at
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David A. Dickinson is an amateur astronomer in Florida.
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Stephen W. Dickinson
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Todd Dillard
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Peter Dillingham
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Thomas M. Disch (1940–2008) was a novelist, poet, critic, playwright, and author of short stories and children’s books. He published more than ten novels, including The Genocides, Camp Concentration, 334, and On Wings of Song, which won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Two of his children’s books, The Brave Little Toaster and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, were turned into Disney full-length cartoons. His critical history, The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World won the 1999 Hugo Award and 1999 Locus Prize, and his collection of essays, The Castle of Indolence: On Poetry, Poets, and Poetasters was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. His articles and essays were published widely, and he was a radio commentator for WNYC as well as a theatre critic for The Nation and the New York Daily News.
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Woody Dismukes is a Brazilian-American poet, author, and social advocate. He is a 2018 Clarion West graduate and has been nominated for an Ignyte Award. He is the author of The Way the Cowries Fall, a poetry chapbook from the American Poetry Journal, and has had work featured in Lightspeed, FIYAH, Strange Horizons and elsewhere. You can find him on Twitter @WoodyDismukes or on his website
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Raymond DiZazzo
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Diane C. Donovan
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Marc Dorpema lives in Germany.
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Bloomington, Indiana (USA) author James S. Dorr's most recent book is a novel-in-stories from Elder Signs Press, Tombs: A Chronicle of Latter-Day Times of Earth. Working mostly in dark fantasy/horror with some forays into science fiction and mystery, his The Tears of Isis was a 2013 Bram Stoker Award® finalist for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, while other books include Strange Mistresses: Tales of Wonder and Romance, Darker Loves: Tales of Mystery and Regret, and his all-poetry Vamps (A Retrospective). Dorr has also been a technical writer, an editor on a regional magazine, a full time non-fiction freelancer, and a semi-professional musician, and currently harbors a Goth cat named Triana. For more information, readers are invited to stop by Dorr's blog at
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Chazley Dotson
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FJ Doucet’s work has appeared in Silver Blade, Eye to the Telescope, Literary Mama, and New Tales of the Round Table, among other publications, with poetry previously nominated for both the Pushcart Prize and the Rhysling Award. FJ is the outgoing president of the Brooklin Poetry Society, just outside of Toronto, Canada.
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Cathy Douglas
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Alix Dove
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Jessica Drake-Thomas is a freelance writer, teacher, and tarot reader. She belongs to a large, fluffy mutt named Mia. Mia eats lizards. Jess does not. She is, however, the author of the chapbook, Possession (dancing girl press).
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John H. Dromey was born in northeast Missouri. He enjoys reading—mysteries in particular—and writing in a variety of genres. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Flame Tree Fiction Newsletter, Gumshoe Review, Mystery Weekly MagazineStupefying Stories Showcase, and elsewhere. Once upon a time, he had light verse published in Grit, Light, The Wall Street Journal, and the anthology Sometime the Cow Kick Your Head (Bits Press, 1988). More recently, he’s had haiku online in Instincts (
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A.B.S. Dudevant was a pen name of Stephen M. Wilson.
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Ken Duffin
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Rt. Rev. Denise Dumars, M.A., is a retired college English instructor and a writer of mostly dark poetry and fiction and mostly metaphysical nonfiction. She has published collaborations with the likes of Nancy Ellis Taylor, W. Gregory Stewart, Kevin J. Anderson, Don Webb, Kendall Evans, and many others. She also helms Rev. Dee's Apothecary, a New Orleans-style Botanica, and is a wedding officiant and officiant at other sacred services. She is a Hierophant in the Fellowship of Isis, an international spiritual organization. She hails from Los Angeles’ beautiful South Bay region, but her heart is in New Orleans.
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Ian Duncan
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Lindsey Duncan
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Robin Wyatt Dunn was born in Wyoming in 1979. You can read more of his work at
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Roger Dutcher lives in Wisconsin where he enjoys most of the pleasures of the state like beer, cheese, and the Packers, but not Winter. He is the co-founder of The Magazine of Speculative Poetry. He was an editor for poetry at Strange Horizons.
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Peg Duthie is the author of Measured Extravagance (Upper Rubber Boot, 2012; She blogs at and and there's more about her at
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Tadeusz Dziewanowski (1953–) was involved in Polish street theater as both a writer and performer during the 1970s, and was a co-founder of the Gdansk-area creative group, Tawerna Psychonautów (The Tavern of the Psychonauts) in the 1980s. More recently, he has been a poet and translator from English. His first book of poetry, Siedemnaście tysięcy małpich ogonów (Seventeen Thousand Monkey Tales), appeared in 2009, and his poetry, reviews and translations from English appear regularly in the Polish literary journal Topos. In the U.S., Daniel Bourne’s translations of his poetry have appeared in Plume, including their bilingual collaborative poetry project “A Journey Between the Lands” featured in Plume’s January 2015 issue, International Poetry Review, Mobius, and The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, where a bilingual section of his “octets” were a special presentation. These poems, part of those octets, have recently appeared in the Polish literal journal Topos as part of Dziewanowksi’s “alternative world” series.
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Caleb Edmonson
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Helen Ehrlich was a long-time SFPA member.
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S. T. Eleu (they, them), raised in Vegas then exiled to Chicago, has been a musician, teacher, and consummate Vulcan. Autism is their default universe, and though sparsely populated, is a glorious place to escape to, write in, and display an impressive collection of action figures.
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Suzette Haden Elgin (born Patricia Anne Wilkins; 1936–2015) was a U.S. author and linguist who founded the Science Fiction Poetry Association in 1978. Her best-known non-fiction includes the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense series, and her fiction includes the Coyote Jones and Native Tongue series, as well as the Ozark Trilogy. Her poetry includes the book Less Said, and has appeared in the anthology Burning With A Vision, as well as Star*Line and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. A professor at San Diego State University, she retired in 1980 to live with her family in Arkansas.
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Phillip A. Ellis
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Ron Ellis (R. Virgil Ellis) was an Emeritus Professor of Literature and Media at the University of Wisconsin–
Whitewater. He retired from university teaching in 1997 and since devoted his time to writing, editing, publishing, and performance, finding time also to work with his wife Shirley to restore their land to native habitat. He published steadily over many years. A Wisconsin native, Ron held advanced degrees in literature and media studies from Cornell University and the Union Institute. In 2001 he joined Rosebud magazine, serving first as poetry editor, and currently as associate editor, art director, and Web author. Since his 1985 residence with peace activist and U.S. Poet Laureate William Stafford, Ellis published four books of poetry, released numerous audio and video performances, played in bands, and created his own psychedelic cover art.

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Melissa Ridley Elmes is a Virginia native currently living in Missouri in an apartment that delightfully approximates a hobbit hole. Her poetry and fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in Eye to the Telescope, Spectral Realms, In Parenthesis, Gyroscope Review, The World of Myth, and various other print and web venues, and her first collection of poems, Arthurian Things, was published by Dark Myth Publications in 2020.
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Martin J. Elster, who never misses a beat, was for many years a percussionist with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. His career in music has influenced his fondness for writing metrical verse, which has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies in the US and abroad, including Astropoetica, Eye to the Telescope, Goreyesque, The Martian Wave, Mindflights, Mu Magazine, The Oldie, The Spectator, The Speculative Edge, and Autumn Sky Poetry Daily. His honors include Rhymezone’s poetry contest (2016) co-winner, the Thomas Gray Anniversary Poetry Competition (2014) winner, the SFPA poetry contest (2015) third place, (2010) second place, and four Pushcart nominations. A full-length collection, Celestial Euphony, was published by Plum White Press in 2019.
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Angela Williamson Emmert
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Ruthanna Emrys
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Steve Eng was.
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Alexandra Erin
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Timons Esaias is a satirist, writer and poet living in Pittsburgh. His works, ranging from literary to genre, have been published in twenty-two languages. He has been a finalist for the British Science Fiction Award, and he won the Winter Anthology Contest, the SFPA Poetry Contest, and the Asimov's Readers Award (twice). He was shortlisted for the 2019 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize. His full-length Louis-Award-winning collection of poetry — Why Elephants No Longer Communicate in Greek — was brought out by Concrete Wolf.
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Frederico Lisci Espino, Jr.
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Januário Esteves is a Portuguese poet.
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c. evans
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Kendall Evans has had work, including many collaborations, in various sf/fantasy/horror magazines and anthologies. His poem "The Keeper of the Lighthouse at Land's End" received an honorable mention in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. He is also the author of the novelette "Don Huavaca’s Día De Los Muertos," which appeared in the anthology Bare Bone 6.
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Maureen Evans’s writing has appeared in journals including Hubbub, Ribbons, Room of One’s Own, Fugue, The Ulster Tatler and The Huffington Post. Her first published book is a reference cookbook of 1000 tweets, EAT TWEET (Artisan 2010). Originally from northern Canada, she’s a wandering poet and writer; last at large in London, recently between Boston and New York.
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Gary Every has won regional journalism awards for articles such as “Losing Geronimo’s Language” and “The Apache Naichee Ceremony.” Stories are included in his book Shadow of the OhshaD. He has been nominated for the Rhysling Award 7 times.
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Marcus Ewert
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Joshua Fagan is a writer and critic currently residing in New York City. His creative work has previously been published in venues including Daily Science FictionThe Fantastic Other, and Columbia Quarto. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the literary speculative-fiction publication Orion’s Belt. His YouTube channel has received over 1.6 million views.
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Angel Favazza works as a Michigan-based high-school English teacher. She is an avid fan of all things sci-fi. Her other interests include: writing, nature photography and most recently, learning to watercolor.
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Karolina Fedyk writes speculative fiction and poetry in two languages, and occasionally tweets as @karigrafia.
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Kevin J. Fellows is a writer of fantasy and the speculative currently residing in the desert southwest. He writes short stories, poetry, and is working on a novella series. He is also working on a collection of fantasy and speculative poetry.
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Debby Feo has been writing poems and short stories since high school. Her first poem was published in 2007 and her first short story in 2008, both by Sam's Dot Publishing, in Beyond Centauri. I have since been published in multiple magazines/anthologies, and have 10 published books, and 4 self-published poetry books.  My genres are children's poetry, children's SciFi, Science Fiction, Vampire, and Fantasy.
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Joel Ferdon’s chapbook, Elegy for My Father’s Bones, was published by Louisiana Literature Press in 2016, and his poems have appeared, or will soon, in Verse Daily, Asheville Poetry Review, Flyway, The Southern Quarterly, Cold Mountain Review, storySouth, Louisiana Literature, and elsewhere. Joel is the recipient of an Artist Support Grant through the North Carolina Arts Council and the Arts and Science Council of Charlotte, has been a contributor at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He serves as the Director of Library Services at Stanly Community College in Albemarle, North Carolina, and lives with his wife, son, and three black labs in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Beatriz F. Fernandez is the author of The Ocean Between Us (Backbone Press, 2017) and Shining from a Different Firmament (Finishing Line Press, 2015) which she presented at the Miami Book Fair International. She has read her poetry on WLRN, South Florida’s NPR station and is a former grand prize winner of the Writer’s Digest Annual Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Falling Star Magazine (2014 Pushcart nomination), Strange Horizons, Thirty West Publishing House (2017 Pushcart nom.), Fiolet & Wing: An Anthology of Domestic Fabulist Poetry (2020 Pushcart nom.).
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Greg Fewer originally hails from Montréal, Québec, Canada. His speculative flash fiction and short form poetry have appeared in (among other places) Cuento Magazine, Lovecraftiana, Monsters: A Dark Drabbles Anthology, Page & Spine, Polar Borealis, Polar Starlight, Scifaikuest, Star*Line, The Nafallen University Course Catalog, The Sirens Call, Utopia Science Fiction, and Worth 1,000 Words: 101 Flash Fiction Stories by 101 Authors. He was a Dwarf Stars finalist in 2021 and 2023. He is a long-time fan of tabletop role-playing games and video games.
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Jim Fisher is learning Leonard Cohen songs on the ukulele, in search of the blazing word. “Lady Midnight” is his sacrament.
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Mark A. Fisher is a writer, poet, and playwright living in Tehachapi, CA. His poetry has appeared in Angel City Review, Spectrum, Altadena Poetry Review, Penumbra, Lummox, and many other places. His first chapbook, drifter, is available from Amazon. His second, hour of lead, won the 2017 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Chapbook Contest.
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Daniel G. Fitch has a dog named Greg.
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Chris Flowers
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Adam Ford lives in Australia, in a teeny little town called Chewton. He is the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job. In 2019 his geohistorical spoken word walking tour, Dance to the Anticlinal Fold, was featured as part of the Castlemaine State Festival. Adam’s website, featuring free ebooks and links to recently published poetry, is
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Luke Forney
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Cornelius Fortune is the senior editor of BLAC Detroit magazine. Stands for Black Life, Arts & Culture.
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Michael Fosburg
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Milo James Fowler
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Janet Fox
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Tim Fox
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Mark Francis
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Robert Frazier has seen his work in such publications as Asimov’s Science Fiction, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Analog, Amazing, Weird Tales, Tales of the Unanticipated, Dreams & Nightmares, and The Magazine of Speculative Poetry. His work has also appeared in almost every significant anthology containing science fiction poetry. He received an Asimov’s Readers’ Poll Award in 1991. Frazier’s original collections include Peregrine (1978), Co-Orbital Moons (1988) and The Daily Chernobyl (2000, winner of the Anamnesis Press Poetry Chapbook Award). He collaborated with Bruce Boston on Chronicles of the Mutant Rainforest (1992). He was a longtime editor of Star*Line and was the editor of Speculative Poetry Review and of the seminal anthology Burning with a Vision. He was elected an SFPA Grand Master in 2005.
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Melissa Frederick
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Mary Fredericks
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Christopher Fried lives in Henrico, VA. He had a collection of poetry, All Aboard the Timesphere, published in Summer 2013. He has contributed articles to ListverseKnowledgenutsTopTenz, and NewRetroWave on occasion. He's currently serving as an advisor on the upcoming documentary In Search of Tomorrow.
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Jay Friedenberg is the president of the Haiku Society of America.
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Tim Friel
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M. Frost
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TS S. Fulk lives in Sweden as an English teacher and textbook author. He is also an active musician playing the bass trombone, the Appalachian mountain dulcimer and the Swedish bumblebee dulcimer (hummel). His works have been published in numerous anthologies and journals.
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J. Bruce Fuller
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Serena Fusek
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James D. Fuson
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Susan Gabrielle has had work published in The Christian Science Monitor, TheBatShat, New Verse News, and local publications, and was a finalist in the Tiny Lights Narrative Essay Contest. Her most recent publication was for the "Social Justice" issue in the Little Patuxent Review, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her poem “After 10 years of War.” She currently teaches writing and literature classes as a university instructor, and is at work on a nonfiction writers’ guide.
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Joshua Gage is an ornery curmudgeon from Cleveland, Ohio. His newest chapbook, Origami Lilies, is available from Poet’s Haven Press. He is a graduate of the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Naropa University. He has a penchant for Pendleton shirts and any poem strong enough to yank the breath out of his lungs.
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Jeannine Hall Gailey served as the Poet Laureate of Redmond, Washington, and is the author of four books of poetry: Becoming the VillainessShe Returns to the Floating WorldUnexplained Fevers, and The Robot Scientist’s Daughter. Her work has been featured on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac, Verse Daily, and in The Year’s Best Horror Vol. 6. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry ReviewThe Iowa Review and Prairie Schooner.
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Chris Galford’s poems have appeared in Star*Line (including other sci-fi themed creations) and Frogpond, and closer to home, were selected as winners of the 46th Annual Dyer-Ives Foundation's Poetry Competition. He is a journalist by trade and a Michigan-based writer.
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Dr. Raymond Gallucci is a retired Professional Engineer (nuclear) who has been writing poetry since 1990. He is an incorrigible rhymer (and "rhythmer") who recently published all his poetry from 1990 through 2020 in “No Rhyme? No Reason!” available at He tends toward the cynical in daily life, with an emphasis on Disaster, Politics, History, Religion, Movies (as an incorrigible theater-goer, typically seeing over 100 movies annually), Science, Humor,  and, most recently, COVID. He lives in Maryland with his wife of 42 years and four parrots.
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Cat-loving cataloging librarian Adele Gardner (they/them, Mx., is a fiction writer and award-winning poet with a poetry collection, Halloween Hearts, from Jackanapes Press ( and over 500 stories, poems, art, and articles in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, PodCastle, Daily Science Fiction, and more. A pro member of SFWA and HWA, a life member of SFPA and the Poetry Society of Virginia, and a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop, this genderfluid, bi night owl loves libraries, samurai films, and reading comics with cats. With eleven poems winning or placing in the PSV Awards, Balticon Poetry Contest, and Rhysling Award, Gardner coedited Dwarf Stars 2022 with Greer Woodward and serves as literary executor for father, mentor, and namesake Delbert R. Gardner.
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A veteran of World War II, Dr. Delbert R. Gardner taught English literature and creative writing for 21 years (primarily at Keuka College in upstate New York), then returned to government service as a writer/editor for TRADOC. Over sixty of Dr. Gardner's poems and stories have appeared in Mystery Weekly Magazine (his is the cover story, an SF mystery), Lamplight, Tales of the Talisman, Star*Line, Goblin Fruit, The Literary Review, Poetry Digest, and American Poetry Magazine, among others. A scholar of the Pre-Raphaelites, he is the author of the book An "Idle Singer" and His Audience: A Study of William Morris's Poetic Reputation in England, 1858–1900. His daughter, Adele Gardner, serves as his literary executor.
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Martin Gardner
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Terry A. Garey’s poetry has been published in many journals and anthologies, including Dodeca, Uranus, Star*Line, Asimov's, Weird Tales, The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Raw Sacks, Paper Bag Writer, Dreams and Nightmares, Women en Large, and Burning With A Vision. She has edited poetry for Janus, Tales of the Unanticipated, and is the editor (with Eleanor Arnason) of Time Gum, and also Time Frames: an anthology of speculative poetry. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with a librarian, two cats, and more books than she can count. She is a founding member of Lady Poetesses From Hell.
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Gwynne Garfinkle
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Lee Garratt is a middle-aged high school English teacher living in Derby, England. Brought up via the science fiction and fantasy section of the Rochdale library, Lancashire so enjoyed a childhood heavily influenced by Wyndham, Aldiss, Clarke and Le Guin. he has since had the odd poem and short story published here and there.
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Brian Garrison has a Masters in Neuroscience, but has not let that get in the way of his poetry. His chapbook New Yesterdays, New Tomorrows came out in 2017. When he isn't working on his own writing, Brian helps The Haikooligan to publish Parody Poetry,
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John Garrison
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Alexander P. Garza is a writer, actor, and educator from Houston, TX. His work can be seen in Toyon, Dissections, Star*Line, and others. He was awarded the 2019 Dark Poetry Scholarship Award by the Horror Writers Association, was commissioned by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Tintero Projects for work inspired by their Latin American Exhibit: Play and Grief. Visit him on Instagram/Twitter, @alexanderpgarza, and on his website
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Corinne Gaston
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Sharmon Gazaway is a Dwarf Stars Award finalist. Her work appears in NewMyths' Best Of anthology, Cosmic Muse, and in The Best of MetaStellar Year Two, Solarpunk Magazine, The Forge Literary Magazine, The Fairy Tale Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and elsewhere. Her work is included in anthologies from Blackspot Books, Brigids Gate Press, Air and Nothingness Press, and others. Sharmon writes from the Deep South where she lives beside a historic cemetery
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Wade German’s poems have appeared internationally in numerous journals and anthologies, including Dark Horizons, Dreams and Nightmares, Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, Midnight Echo, Mythic Delirium, Nameless, Phantom Drift, Space & Time, Spectral Realms, Star*Line, Strange Sorcery and Weird Fiction Review.
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Andrei Dorian Gheorghe
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David Gianatasio
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James Gianforti
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H. F. Gibbard
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Jeanette Gibson
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S. T. Gibson’s work has been featured in Nosetouch Press’s Fiends in the Furrows anthology and is forthcoming in Nyx Publishing’s Unspeakable: A Queer Gothic Anthology.
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Bill Gillard
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Andrew Gilstrap lives in South Carolina. His work has appeared in Mythic DeliriumStar*LineLakeside CircusApex, and Daily Science Fiction.
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Donna Glee
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Ian Goh is a teacher and writer based in Singapore. His work has appeared in QLRS, The Tiger Moth Review and elsewhere. He recently attained his MA in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths University of London.
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Maxwell I. Gold
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Kim Goldberg’s latest poetry book is Devolution, speculative tales of ecopocalypse (Caitlin Press, 2020). Her off-kilter poems and fables have appeared in various magazines and anthologies including Multiverse (Shoreline of Infinity), Scarecrow (World Weaver), Imaginarium 3 (ChiZine), Superhero Universe (Edge), Urban Green Man (Edge), Climbing Lightly Through Forests (Aqueduct) and elsewhere. She lives on Vancouver Island.
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Vincent F. A. Golphin
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Poet Laureate of New Bedford, Massachusetts from 2014 to 2021, author and playwright Patricia Gomes is published in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including the New England Horror Writers Anthologies, Wicked Women and Wicked Creatures. A Pushcart Prize nominee in 2008, 2018 and 2021, as well as a Rhysling nominee, Gomes is the author of four chapbooks. Her recent publications include Muddy River Review, Motif Magazine, Apex and Abyss, and the anthology Daughters of Sarpedon. Ms. Gomes is the co-founder of the GNB Writers Block as well a member of the Massachusetts Poetry Society, SFPA, New England Horror Writers, and the Horror Writers Association.
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Howie Good is the author of The Loser's Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize from Thoughtcrime Press, and Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry.  His latest book is I'm Not a Robot, from Tolsun Books.
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Adrianna Gordey
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Alan Ira Gordon is an urban planning professor at Worcester State University and writer of science fiction/fantasy short stories and poetry. He’s a three-time Rhysling Award nominee and a Dwarf Stars Award nominee. He’s contributed to several Alban Lake publications, is a frequent contributor to Star*Line and guest-edited issue 24 of Eye to the Telescope, the online publication of SFPA. His poetry, short stories and articles have been published in various genre magazines and anthologies, a partial list of which can be found on his webpage at
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Steven Wittenberg Gordon is the editor of Songs of Eretz.
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Amelia Gorman lives in Eureka, California. In her free time you can find her exploring the tide pools and redwoods with her dogs and foster dogs. Her first chapbook, Field Guide to Invasive Species of Minnesota, was published byInterstellar Flight Press in 2021. Find her online at
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LeRoy Gorman lives in Napanee, Ontario. His poetry, much of it minimalist and visual, has appeared in publications and exhibitions worldwide. He is the author of two dozen poetry books and chapbooks. His most recent title is goodwill galaxy hunting (Urban Farmhouse Press).
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Vince Gotera is a professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa, where he served as Editor of the North American Review (2000–2016). He is the Editor of Star*Line, the print journal of SFPA. His poetry titles include Dragonfly, Ghost Wars, Fighting Kite, and the upcoming Pacific Crossing. Recent poems appeared in Altered Reality Magazine, The American Journal of Poetry, Parody Poetry Journal, Eunoia Review, and Silver Birch Press. He blogs at The Man with the Blue Guitar.
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Felix C. Gotschalk
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Carl Grafe lives in the Rocky Mountains with his family and a small army of robot novelists. His poems and short fiction have appeared in Star*LineBete Noire Magazine, and elsewhere.
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Libby Graham
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Charles A. Gramlich
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Robin Rose Graves is a writer and a poet based in Buffalo, NY. Previous work of hers has appeared in Simultaneous Times Podcast and West Coast Weird Magazine. In her spare time, she raves about her recent reads on her BookTube channel, SpicyMisoRamen.
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Lora Gray is a non-binary speculative fiction writer and poet from Northeast Ohio.They have been published in F&SF, Uncanny, Strange Horizons and Asimov's among other places. Their poetry has been nominated for the Rhysling Award. You can find Lora online at
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An author and a poet, Wesley D. Gray is a writer of things most strange. His books include Come Fly with Death: Poems Inspired by the Artwork of Zdzislaw Beksinski, Tears on the Glass Desert: Speculative Poetry of Holocaust, Fallout and Decay and the horror novel, Feeding Lazarus (originally published as Rafe Grayson). When he isn’t writing, Wesley enjoys geek status while claiming to be: a tabletop gamer, a reader, a dreamer, a veteran, Trekkie, Whovian, artist, photographer, radiographer, nature-lover, coffeeholic, boxed-wine enthusiast, and an all-around nice guy, among other things. He resides in Florida with his wife and two children. Learn more at the author's website:
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Scott Elliott Green was a past president of SFPA.
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Ray Greenblatt
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Stephen Gresham
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John Grey is an Australian poet, U.S. resident. Recently published in That, Muse, Poetry East and North Dakota Quarterly, with work upcoming in Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Thin Air, Dalhousie Review and the Dunes Review.
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Sarah Grey
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Jennifer A. Grier is a poet, planetary scientist, and fiction writer.  Over three dozen of Dr. Grier’s poems and stories have appeared in venues such as Eternal Haunted Summer, Space & TimeNILVX, and Mirror Dance.  Her memberships include:  the Maryland Writer's Association and the Horror Writers Association.  Look for posts and tweets of astronomical facts and unusual fictions at and @grierja on Twitter.
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Kevin Griffin is from Kerry, Ireland and has poems published in Ireland, England, Canada and Austria. He is a retired teacher.
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Albert W. Grohmann works as a bookseller, and lives in Westfield, New Jersey. His work has previously appeared in Scifaikuest.
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Robyn Groth
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Sophie Gullett
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McArthur Gunter
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Wilfredo Guzman
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Johanna Haas lives in Illinois. Her poetry has appeared in Do Geese See God, *82 Review, and The Journal of Expressive Writing. When not writing, you can find her playing with plants and animals or tying a long string into many knots. You can find her at and writing at
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Alan Haider
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Joseph Halden
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John A. Haliburton
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Bryan Hall
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James Hall’s poetry collection Prairie Roots will be released this year by Shanti Arts Publishing. His writing has appeared in Hobo Camp Review, Utopia, Deep Overstock, and others. He is a writer and physician with interests in cider craft, cross country skiing and dire portents.
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Elissa L. A. Hamilton
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Fritz Hamilton
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Justin Hamm
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Jenna Hanchey has been called a "badass fairy," and she attempts to live up to the title. A professor of critical/cultural studies at Arizona State University, her research looks at how speculative fiction can imagine decolonization and bring it into being. Her own writing tries to support this project of creating better futures for us all. Her BSFA award-nominated work appears in Nature, Radon, Orion's Belt, and Little Blue Marble. She cohosts the podcast "Griots & Galaxies" on African speculative fiction. Follow her adventures at
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Amy R. Handler
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Todd Hanks
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Laura Hanna
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Christopher Hansen
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Jon Hansen is a writer, former librarian, and occasional blood donor. His poetry has appeared in such places as Strange Horizons, Abyss & Apex, and Flytrap. He currently lives in the Boston area with his wife, son, and three pushy cats.
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Terry Hansen
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R. S. Harding
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Oz Hardwick is a European poet, photographer, musician, and academic, whose publications include Learning to Have Lost (IPSI/Recent Work, 2018) which won the 2019 Rubery International Book Award for poetry, and most recently the prose poetry sequence Wolf Planet (Hedgehog, 2020). Oz is Professor of Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University (UK).
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J. D. Harlock is a Syrian Lebanese Palestinian writer and editor based in Beirut. In addition to his posts at Wasifiri, as an editor-at-large, and at Solarpunk Magazine, as a poetry editor,his writing has been featured in Strange Horizons, Star*Line, and the SFWA Blog. You can always find him on Twitter and Instagram posting updates on his latest projects.
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C.R. Harper is a writer/editor of formal and speculative micropoetry. Representative works have appeared online, in print, and inside a gumball machine in Vancouver.
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Jasmine Harrell
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David M. Harris
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Ellen Harrold is an artist and writer. She uses painting, drawing, text, and textiles to explore physics and ecology through creative abstraction. She has recently published art in The Storms Journal, An Áitiúil, and Orion. She has published poetry in English and Irish in magazines such as Shearsman, Causeway / Cabhsair, and Skylight 47. She has published her first book ‘Aesthetics and Conventions of Medical Art.' with Boom Graduates. She can be found via her website,, on Instagram @ellenharroldart
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Austin Arthur Hart an illustrator and graphic designer with a penchant for imaginative realism, finds inspiration in the enchanting landscapes of Morongo Valley, where he shares his life and creative journey with his beloved wife and their cat, Alfredo. With every brushstroke, he breathes life into fantastical realms, weaving together the threads of reality and imagination in his captivating portraits and imaginative landscapes.
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Mitchell Hart
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Alex Harwood wants to be a Renaissance Man when he grows up. That or a disembodied psionic entity. A guitarist, vocalist, writer, gamer, and eternal nerd, he plans to write more—if he can fix those runtime errors in his motivation. His character arc holds 360 degrees, including a BA in English from Ursinus College and an MA in Communication Arts from UW–Madison, apparently. He’s fond of fantasy, metafiction, and that odd combination of pretentiousness and self-deprecation that comes from spending too much time being introspective. Alex is proud and honored to have been a part of Star*Line, and lives out on the northleft coast with his two pets, Depression and Anxiety—but if anyone asks, you’ve never heard of him.
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Miriam Hasert
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Brittany Hause lived in Bolivia, the USA, and South Korea before moving to the UK to pursue a degree in linguistics. Their verse translations and original poetry have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex,, and many other places.
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Lee S. Hawke writes misshapen and thought-provoking fiction from Australia.
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John Hawkhead
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Becky Hayworth
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Kevin Heaton
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Rose Menyon Heflin, originally from rural, southern Kentucky, is a writer and artist living in Madison, Wisconsin. Her work has appeared in numerous journals spanning four continents, and her poetry won a Merit Award from Arts for All Wisconsin. One of her poems was choreographed and performed by a local dance troupe, and she had a creative nonfiction piece featured in the Chazen Museum of Art’s Companion Species exhibit. Her recent and forthcoming publications include Brown Bag Online, Defunkt Magazine, Fauxmoir, Feral, La Raíz Magazine, Poemeleon, sPARKLE & bLINK, SPLASH!, Tangled Locks Journal’s MoonBites, and W.E.I.R.D.
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Robin Helweg-Larsen’s poems, largely formal, are widely published in the US, UK and Canada. Some of the best are in The HyperTexts. He is Series Editor for Sampson Low's "Potcake Chapbooks—Form in Formless Times", and blogs at from his hometown of Governor's Harbour in the Bahamas. 
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Russel Hemmell is a French-Italian transplant in Scotland, passionate about astrophysics, history, and speculative fiction. Recent work in Aurealis, ASM, Star*Line, Grievous Angel, and others. HWA and Codexian. Find them at their blog or on Twitter @SPBianchini.
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Berrin C. Henderson
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Samantha Henderson lives in Southern California. Her poetry has been published in Weird Tales, Goblin Fruit, Mythic Delirium, Stone Telling, Star*Line, Strange Horizons, and Lone Star Stories. Her short fiction has been published in Strange Horizons, Realms of Fantasy, Clarksworld, Fantasy, Abyss & Apex, and the anthologies Running with the Pack and Steampunk Reloaded.
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Howard V. Hendrix is the winner of the 2010 Dwarf Stars Award from SFPA for "Bumbershoot." His poem "Extravehicular Activity" appeared in the April 2023 issue of Scientific American. He is the author of six novels, as well as many works of shorter fiction and numerous essays (including literary criticism about science fiction). Much of his recent essay and fiction work appears in Analog. For many years he taught literature and writing at the college level.
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Chad Hensley has poetry appearances in Weirdbook, Skelos Magazine,  Spectral Realms, The Audient Void, and the Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase.
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Mariel Herbert's fiction and poetry have also appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Frozen Wavelets, Liminality, Scifaikuest, and Silver Blade. She lives in California with one high-maintenance dog and hundreds of low-maintenance books. She can be found online at
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J. L. Herndon (he/him) is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry. All his characters are Black unless otherwise noted. A psychologist by training, he is fascinated by people, characters, and their relationships, especially within families. You can often find him loitering around his local bookstore. Originally from Texas, he now resides in Greensboro, NC, with his wife and dog. Ask him about his novel; he could use the motivation.
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Ethan Heusser
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Vicki Ann Heydron
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Ed Higgins’ poems and short fiction have appeared in various print and online journals including Triggerfish Critical Review, Statement Magazine, and Tigershark Magazine, among others. He is Asst. Fiction Editor for Brilliant Flash Fiction. Ed has a small organic farm in Yamhill, OR, raising a menagerie of animals including a rooster named StarTrek.
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Joshua Hiles is a life-long Midwesterner who abandoned his original plan to wander the canals of Mars as a sellsword when science proved that was impossible. When his back-up career, Venusian dinosaur-wrangler did not prove emotionally satisfying he became a writer.
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L. L. Hill is currently resident in northern Canada. Writing is a hobby competing with photography and planting wildflowers in their spare time.
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Alicia Hilton is an author, editor, arbitrator, professor, actor, and former FBI Special Agent. Her work has appeared in Akashic Books, Breakwater Review, CatStone Books, Daily Science Fiction, Dreams & Nightmares, Egaeus Press, Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase Volume VIII, Modern Haiku, Neon, NonBinary Review, Unnerving, Vastarien, Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Volumes 4, 5 & 6, and elsewhere. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Her website is Follow her on Twitter @aliciahilton01.
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C. William Hinderliter
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Carolyn M. Hinderliter
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Amase Hiroyasu
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Jordan Hirsch reads, writes, and dreams of space in Saint Paul, MN, with her husband. Her work has appeared in Saint Paul Almanac and The Dread Machine and is forthcoming in Octavos. You can find Jordan on Twitter at @jordanrhirsch.
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Emily Hockaday
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Jamal Hodge is a multi-award winning filmmaker and writer. His films have been an official selection in over 100 Film Festivals, and have won 40+awards including The Vanguard Award (Best of The Fest) at the Hip Hop Film Festival (2020), Best Director at Genre Blast (2020), Best Director at The Hip Hop Film Festival (2019), Best Short Film at The People’s Film Festival (2019), And the Audience Choice Award at the Blackstar Film Festival (2016). In 2005 a documentary film he shot, Bullets in the Hood, won the Sundance Audience Choice Award. His screenplay Mourning Meal won 5 awards (including best short screenplay at NYC Horror Film Festival 2018). Jamal's horror poetry has been featured several times in Space & Time Magazine, Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine, Star*Line's first all-black issue, and in the anthology Chiral Mad 5. His tone of work, or what he calls, "Inspirational Darkness", can be described as a melding of genres: Psychological Horror, Thriller, and Inspirational.
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Nick Hoffman grew up in the “thumb” region of the state of Michigan. He moved to Dublin, Ireland, in 1995 and now lives in Cork, Ireland's second city. His haiku and senryu have been published in the journals Acorn, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Shamrock, Prune Juice and Failed Haiku. He started writing scifaiku a couple of years ago, and some of this work appeared in Scifaikuest in 2018.
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Ada Hoffmann
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Ted Holzman
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Yuan Hongri (1962–) is a renowned Chinese mystic, poet, and philosopher. His work has been published in the UK, USA, India, New Zealand, Canada, and Nigeria; his poems have appeared in Poet’s Espresso Review, Orbis, Tipton Poetry Journal, Harbinger Asylum, The Stray Branch, Acumen, Pinyon Review, Taj Mahal Review, Madswirl, Shot Glass Journal, Amethyst Review, Fine Lines, and other e-zines, anthologies, and journals. His best-known works are “Platinum City” and “Golden Giant”. His works explore themes of prehistoric and future civilization.
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Akua Lezli Hope a Grand Master of Fantastic Poetry, is also a creator and wisdom seeker who uses sound, words, fiber, glass, metal, and wire to create poems, patterns, stories, music, sculpture, adornments, and peace whenever possible. She wrote her first speculative poems in the sixth grade. Published in numerous literary magazines and national anthologies, she’s been in print since 1974. A third-generation New Yorker, her honors include the NEA, two NYFAs, two NYSCAs, a SFPA award, Rhysling and Pushcart Prize nominations, among others. She has twice won Rattle’s Poets Respond. Her first collection, EMBOUCHURE, Poems on Jazz and Other Musics, won the Writer’s Digest book award.  A Cave Canem fellow, her poetry collection, Them Gone, was published in 2018. Her chapbook, Otherwheres, won the 2021 Elgin Award.

She edited the history-making first BIPOC speculative poetry anthology, NOMBONO (2021) and the largest ever issue of Eye to the Telescope on the Sea. She inaugurated and curated the SFPA’s Valentine’s Day (2024).  She launched the ongoing Speculative Sundays Poetry Reading Series in 2020. A paraplegic, she founded a paratransit nonprofit. Her speculative short stories have appeared in two award-winning anthologies, the ground-breaking DARK MATTER and AFRICA RISEN. She sings songs from her favorite anime in Japanese, practices her soprano saxophone, and prays for the cessation of suffering for all sentience.

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Jessica J. Horowitz Born in Korea, Jessica now writes speculative fiction and poetry in New England, where they balance their aversion to cold with the inability to live anywhere without snow. Previous works can be at Flash Fiction Online, Fireside, DSF, Apparition Lit. and others. They blog infrequently at and have slightly more frequent feelings and opinions on Twitter @transientj
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Lyle Howard
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Juleigh Howard-Hobson’s numinous work has won the ANZAC Award, the Alfred Award and has been nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. The author of five formal poetry collections, her work has appeared in scores of journals across the world, including Eye to the Telescope, Anima, Enchanted Conversation, Riddled with Arrows, Polu Texni, Coffin Bell, The Literary Hatchet, Illumen, Fairy Magazine, Breach and Star*Line. English-born, semi-Australian-bred, she now lives in the cold grey wilds of the Pacific Northwest USA where she writes poetry, raises black chickens and practices useful Northern magic. She tweets at
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David E. Howerton
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Christine Howey has published four books of poetry and was named Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights 2016–2018. Christine has led numerous writing workshops, including several at Literary Cleveland, and has been a columnist and theater critic with Cleveland Scene and other publications.
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Lee Hudspeth is a poet living in Southern California. He self-published his debut, full-length poetry book Incandescent Visions in 2019. His poetry has appeared in The Heron’s Nest, Cold Moon Journal, Akitsu Quarterly, Presence, Stardust Haiku, and Anti-Heroin Chic, among others. He is currently working on a second poetry book. You can find him on Twitter @LeeHuds.
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Brian Hugenbruch lives in Upstate New York with his wife and their pets. By day, he writes information security programs to protect your data on (and from) the internet. By night, he writes speculative fiction and poetry. Occasionally, the two intersect in weird and fascinating ways. He can be found on Twitter @Bwhugen or at No, he’s not sure how to say his last name, either.  
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Corinne Hughes
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Ian Hunter is a Scottish poet whose poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies in the UK, USA and Canada. He is a member of the Glasgow SF Writers Circle and poetry editor of the British Fantasy Society.
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Valerie Hunter teaches high school English and has had stories and poems in publications including Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Wizards in Space, and Sonder, as well as multiple anthologies.
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Patrick Hurley lives and writes in Saint Louis. His long collection of poetry, walking, was published by Adelaide Books (NY/Lisbon).
He is working on a collection of poems (one for each of the moons of Jupiter) called Callisto. Two of them published in Chrome Baby (LA) are current Best of the Net nominees. Read more of his poetry at

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Charlotte Hussey
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Scott T. Hutchison
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Overcomer Ibiteye
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Pedro Iniguez is a speculative fiction writer and painter. His work can be found in publications such as Space & Time Magazine, Crossed Genres, and Tiny Nightmares.
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irving (David Vandervort)’s poetry has previously appeared in Dreams and Nightmares, From the Asylum, Niteblade, Paper Crow, Star*Line and other fine publications.
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Valentin D. Ivanov is an amateur SF writer and a professional astronomer from Bulgaria with more than thirty stories published in his native country. His English language publications include Strange Horizons, the anthologies Letters to Tiptree and Diamonds in the Sky. His stories have beep published also in Germany and Russia. 
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Shokuo Izuo (b. 1962) is a computer graphics animator, projection mapping producer, and lecturer from Hiroshima, Japan. Her poetry in Japanese appears in Imaginia, for which she has illustrated covers, and Tanshes-f. She is a member of the science-fiction group Imaginian founded by writer, editor, and critic Hiroyasu Amase.
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Raoul Izzard lives in Spain.
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Jennifer Ruth Jackson writes about reality’s weirdness and the plausibility of the fantastic. Her work has appeared in Strange HorizonsStar*LineApex Magazine, and more. She runs a blog for disabled and neurodivergent writers called The Handy, Uncapped Pen from an apartment she shares with her husband. Visit her on Twitter: @jenruthjackson.
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Sarah Jackson's work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Translunar Travelers Lounge, and Electric Spec. She's also the editor of Inner Worlds magazine. Her website is and you can find her on Mastodon as
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Charlee Jacob (1952–2019) was an American author specializing in horror fiction, dark fantasy, and poetry. Her writing career began in 1981 with the publication of several poems under the name Charlee Carter Broach. She began writing as Charlee Jacob in 1986. Charlee was also a digger for dinosaur bones, a seller of designer rags, and a cook, to mention only a few things. With more than 950 publishing credits, this native Texan was best known for her graphic explorations of the themes of human degradation, sexual extremism, and supernatural evil. Her first novel This Symbiotic Fascination (Necro Publications, 1997) was nominated for the International Horror Guild Award and the Bram Stoker Award. Some of her recent publishing projects include the novels Containment, Still, Vestal, and Season of the Witch, all from Necro Publications. She was a three-time Bram Stoker Award winner, two of those awards for her novel Dread in the Beast and the poetry collection Sineater; the third award for collaborative poetry collection, Vectors, with Marge Simon. Permanently disabled, she had begun to paint as one of her forms of physical therapy.
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Simon Jacobs
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Karie Jacobson
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Scott Jacobson
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Vanessa Jae writes horrifically beautiful anarchies, reads stories for Apex Magazine and translates for Progressive International. She also collects black hoodies and bruises in mosh pits on Tuesday nights. To read tweets by interesting people follow her at @thevanessajae.
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Lowell Jaeger
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Raven Jakubowski Raven Jakubowski is a Dwarf Stars Award nominee who lives and writes in Queens, New York. Raven’s work has appeared or is upcoming in Daily Science Fiction, Flash Fiction Online, and Strange Horizons. When not writing, Raven makes fake clothes for imaginary people as a tailor in the entertainment industry.
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David Jalajel is the author of Moon Ghazals (Beard of Bees Press, 2009), Cthulhu on Lesbos (Ahadada Books, 2011)—which is book-length poem in Sapphic stanzas—a chapbook in Dan Waber’s This is Visual Poetry series (2013) and Rhyme & Refrain (University of the Western Cape, 2017). His work has appeared in a number of online and print journals, including Otoliths, Shampoo, experiential-experimental-literature, Recursive AngelThe New Post-LiterateGulf CoastStar*LineAnti-, Lynx, and Eclectica. He thinks Pluto is a planet.
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Maya C. James is a graduate of the Lannan Fellows Program at Georgetown University, and full-time student at Harvard Divinity School. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, FIYAH, Soar: For Harriet, and Georgetown University’s Berkley Center Blog, among others. Her work focuses primarily on Afrofuturism, and imagining sustainable futures for at-risk communities. She currently writes infrequent reviews for Strange Horizons. You can find more of her work here:
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Soren James is a writer and visual artist who recreates himself on a daily basis from the materials at his disposal, continuing to do so in an upbeat manner until one day he will sumptuously throw his drained materials aside and resume stillness without asking why. More of his work can be seen here:
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Michael Janairo is a writer who lives in upstate New York. His poetry and fiction are forthcoming or have appeared in Weirdbook, Mirror Dance, The Sunlight Press, Star Ship Sofa, Mithila Review, Lontar: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction #8, Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction From the Margins of History, Eye to the Telescope Issues 7 and 29, and Star*Line, which nominated his poem "For Your Own Safety" for the Pushcart Prize. His Filipino family name is pronounced 'ha NIGH row.' He blogs at
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Hawona Sullivan Janzen is a time-traveling poet, composer, and social practice artist who believes that art is the only thing that can save us from ourselves.  Her poems have been made into 6-ft-tall broadsides and plastered on the sides of  buildings, featured on coffee sleeves, and read on National Public Radio.
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Holly Jensen’s work has appeared in PANK Magazine, Pear Noir! the Midwest Quarterly, and elsewhere. She is the author of Selected Timelines: Past and Future (Neon Books, 2014) and lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Ai Jiang is a Chinese-Canadian writer, a Nebula-, Locus-, Ignyte Award finalist, and an immigrant from Fujian. She is a member of HWA and SFWA. Her work can be found in F&SF, The Dark, and Uncanny, among others. She is the recipient of Odyssey Workshop's 2022 Fresh Voices Scholarship and the author of Linghun and I AM AI. Find her on Twitter (@AiJiang_) and online (
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Yunsheng Jiang lives in Shanghai.
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Jeffrey Johannes is a tall Wisconsin poet.
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Joan Wiese Johannes is also a tall Wisconsin poet.
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C. W. Johnson
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George Clayton Johnson is.
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John Philip Johnson has had poems in many journals and reviews, including Rattle, Ted Kooser’s newspaper column, “American Life in Poetry,” the Poetry Foundation’s website, Asimov’s, F&SF, and Strange Horizons. His forthcoming second comic book of graphic poetry, The Book of Fly, will be available soon at
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Julie Allyn Johnson, a sawyer's daughter—the eldest of six girls—from the American Midwest, savors long walks in the woods, any time of year.  She loves Halloween, photography, gravel-travel, art, poetry and haiku, reading, linocut printing and hiking in the Rocky Mountains.  Her current obsession is tackling the rough-and-tumble sport of quilting and the accumulation of fabric.  Julie's poetry can be found in various journals including Lyrical Iowa, The Briar Cliff Review, Phantom Kangaroo, The Disappointed Housewife, Anti-Heroin Chic, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Better Than Starbucks and Chestnut Review.
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P. M. F. Johnson
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Stace Johnson
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Karen G. Jollie
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Daniel R. Jones is a writer from Indianapolis, IN. He's currently an MFA candidate at Lindenwood University. Previously, he's had work published in the South Bend Tribune, In the Bend, Spill Words Press, Time of Singing, and he won an award for best poem in the 2013 edition of Bethel College’s Crossings.
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Darius Jones’s stories and poems have appeared in Strange HorizonsThe No Sleep Podcast,and other places. He is a member of the HWA and SFWA and lives in Alexandria, Virginia. Learn more at or on Twitter @DariusJonesWrit.
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J. L. Jones is an African-American software developer and hobbyist gamer. He currently lives in MD.
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Mark Jones is an English professor and amateur jazz pianist who lives in Blue Island, Illinois. His creative work has appeared in Bewildering Stories, Niteblade, Scifaikuest, and Star*Line.
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R. Mac Jones updates infrequently and provides links to things at His work has recently appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Right Hand Pointing, Star*Line, Liminality, and Dreams and Nightmares, among other places.
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Robert Jones III holds a doctorate in molecular biology from Indiana University and is Professor Emeritus of Biology at Cottey College, where he taught for 27 years. He currently resides in southwestern Missouri with his wife. His only previous speculative publication is a short story in the March issue of Sci Phi Journal. In previous years, he has also published two research articles, one as part of a group effort for the Journal of Bacteriology and the other as an individual contribution to the Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Sciences.
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Russell Jones is an Edinburgh-based writer and editor. He is the author of six published collections of poetry: cocoon (Tapsalteerie, 2020), “Dark Matters” (Tapsalteerie, 2018), The Green Dress Whose Girl is Sleeping (Freight Books, 2015), “Our Terraced Hum” (in Caboodle, Prole Books, 2015), "Spaces of Their Own" (Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2013)  and "The Last Refuge" (Forest Publications, 2009). Russell was the UK's first Pet Poet Laureate (2018–2019).
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Shelly Jones (they/them) is a professor at a small college in upstate New York, where they teach courses in mythology, folklore, and writing.  A Pushcart nominee and Best Microfiction finalist, their speculative work has been published by Apex, F&SF, The Future Fire, and elsewhere.
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T. R Jones lives in Texas.  His work has appeared in Lalitamba, Illumen, Scifaikuest, Spaceports & Spidersilk, and  Star*Line. He is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association.
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Zak Jones
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Andrew Joron is the author of several collections of poetry, including The Absolute Letter, Trance Archive: New and Selected Poems, Fathom, and Science Fiction. Joron is also the author of The Cry at Zero: Selected Prose and Neo-Surrealism; Or, The Sun at Night: Transformations of Surrealism in American Poetry. His poetry has also been included in the anthologies American Hybrid and Primary Trouble. His translations from the German include surrealist Richard Anders's The Footsteps of One Who Has Not Stepped Forth and philosopher Ernst Bloch's Literary Essays. Joron is an assistant professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University and plays the theremin in the musical improvisational trio Free Rein. He lives in Berkeley.
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Sierra July is a University of Florida graduate, writer, and poet. Her poems have been published in Star*Line, Eye to the Telescope, and by the Society of Classical Poets. She is a representative author for Songs of Eretz Poetry Review.
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Jason Kahler is a teacher and writer in Michigan. His work has appeared in AnalogClub Plum, and Seneca Review, among other places. He sometimes posts at his website,, and you can follow him on Twitter @JasonKahler3.
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Toshiya Kamei is mostly based in Mexico.
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Anna Kander is a social worker in the Midwest. Her work appears in Breadcrumbs, the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, and beyond. You can find her at
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Jennifer Schomburg Kanke’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Pleiades, Goblin Fruit, and Star*Line. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, where she is a doctoral candidate at Florida State University. 
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Liana Kapelke-Dale’s poetic interests include bridging the gap between science and the artistic, and her poems frequently contain scientific elements. She is a law student, and her other interests include Latin American travel, classic rock music, and vintage fashion. Liana’s work has been previously published in ForgeGloom Cupboard, the Monongahela Review, and Transient, and can be seen in From the Depths.
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Francene Kaplan
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Martha Kaplan is a poet from Madison, Wisconsin.
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Maureen Kaplan
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Charles Kasler
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Alan Katerinsky
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Stephen B. Katz is the Pearce Professor of Professional Communication in the Department of English at Clemson University. In addition to scholarly books and articles, and a limited edition chapbook of poetry, “Nana!”, he has published poems in The American Medical Association’s Archives of FamilyVoices: Journal of the American Academy of Psychotherapy, Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction MagazineStar*Line: Magazine of the Science Fiction Poetry AssociationElohi GadugiSurvive and Thrive: Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative MedicinePembroke Magazine, South Carolina Review, Southern Poetry Review, Free Verse, College Composition and CommunicationPre/TextPostmodern CultureEuropean Judaism (London) Obsidian III: Black Literature in Review, The Raleigh News and Observer, and other journals.
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Herb Kauderer retired from 20 years as a mostly factory-working Teamster to become an associate professor of English at Hilbert College. He has a PhD in popular literature, and an MFA in screenwriting, along with five other degrees. He has been a member of SFPA since 1989, though with a few lapses for child-rearing. He was lead screenwriter of the indie feature film Beyond the Mainstream (2013), and to date has written 21 poetry collections, 65 short stories, 200+ articles and reviews, and over 2100 accepted poems. He is trying to learn how to relax.
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Emil Kay
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Gavin Kayner
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Nicholas G. Kealey holds a bachelor's degree in film. He lives in Portland, Oregon where he enjoys the outdoors and writing speculative fiction in his free time.
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Trevor Kearns
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David J Kelly
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M. X. Kelly lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with her partner, Val, their three cats, and a coffee pot. Her work has appeared in Star*Line, Abyss & Apex, Scifaikufest, Queer Sci-Fi, and other magazines and anthologies across the known ’verse. M.X.’s website can be summoned with the typed incantation of
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S. A. Kelly
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Julie Bloss Kelsey’s science fiction poetry has appeared in Star*Line, Grievous Angel, Scifaikuest, and Jersey Devil Press. She won the Dwarf Stars Award in 2011 and tied for second place in 2016. In 2018, Julie teamed with fellow sci-fi poet Susan Burch to edit 25 Science Fiction Tanka and Kyoka at Atlas Poetica.
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Jean McClure Kelty
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Millea Kenin
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Simon Kewin
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Pankaj Khemka, originally from India, is a practicing physician, specializing in infectious diseases. He turns to poetry to express the everyday triumphs and tragedies of the human condition. He was recently honored as “poet of the month” by Moon Tide Press. He lives in Orange, California, with Floyd The Ficas.
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Duke Kimball lives in Lansing Michigan with his wife Michelle and a dog named after a cheese factory. His poetry and fiction have appeared in places like Mysterion, Kaleidotrope, and Strange Horizons. You can follow him on Twitter @capndukekimball.
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Barry King
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Aaron Kinne
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Mihi Kinno
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Kurt Kirchmeier
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Jason Kirk
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Vanessa Kittle is a former chef, soldier, and lawyer who now teaches English. Her fantasy and science fiction stories have been featured by Akashic Books. Vanessa has also recently appeared in magazines such as the Rhysling Anthology, Contemporary American Voices, Dreams and Nightmares, Abyss and Apex, Star*Line, and Silver Blade. Her books have received hundreds of thousands of downloads on Amazon in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, paranormal romance, and cooking. Vanessa edits the Abramelin Poetry Journal. She enjoys watching cheesy movies, cooking, gardening, and Star Trek!   
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Annette Curtis Klause
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Henry Kneiszel was born in the wild wild midwest and writes due to a witch’s curse. They specialize in anti-capitalist broadcasts for fellow ADHD brains and seek glory for the poet gangs of Duluth, Minnesota. All hail Lake Superior, our beloved municipal goddess.
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Tara Knight (she/her) is a healthcare provider residing in a small hockey town in Northern Ontario, Canada. First published in Poetry is You, she is now older and wiser. Tara’s work can also be found in The Literary Hatchet 32 and Gleam: Journal of the Cadralor 5 & 6. Tara’s work was also long-listed in the 2022 Raven Short Story Contest (Pulp Literature).
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Aaron Knuckey
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Deborah P Kolodji moderates the Southern California Haiku Study Group, is the California Regional Coordinator for the Haiku Society of America, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Haiku North America. Former president of SFPA, she has a degree in mathematics from the University of Southern California. With over 1000 published poems to her name and four chapbooks of poetry, Seaside Moon (2005), unfinished book (2006), Symphony of the Universe (2006), and Red Planet Dust (2007), her first full length book of haiku and senryu, highway of sleeping towns, was published by Shabda Press in 2016 and was awarded a Touchstone Distinguished Book Award by the Haiku Foundation. She finds inspiration in the beaches, mountains, deserts, and urban life of Southern California.
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David C. Kopaska-Merkel has been writing speculative poetry since the 1970s. He won the 2006 Rhysling Award for best long poem (for a collaboration with Kendall Evans), and edits Dreams and Nightmares magazine. He has edited Star*line, an issue of Eye To The Telescope, and several Rhysling anthologies. His poems have been published in more than 200 venues. Some Disassembly Required, his latest collection, was published this year. @DavidKMresists on CounterSocial. Blog:
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Dean Kostos’ poems, personal essays, and translations have appeared in over 300 journals. His literary criticism has appeared on the Harvard University Press website and Talisman. A multiple Pushcart-Prize nominee and a recipient of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Cultural Innovation Grant, he has taught at Wesleyan, The Gallatin School of New York University, and The City University of New York. His poem “Subway Silk” was translated into a film and screened in Tribeca and at San Francisco’s IndieFest.
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Andrew Kozma
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Ash Krafton is a Pushcart Prize nominee whose poetry and short fiction have appeared in various literary and genre publications. She’s also the author of novel-length fiction, including the Demimonde trilogy as well as The Heartbeat Thief, an historical fantasy written under the pen name AJ Krafton. She's a member of SFPA and resides in the heart of the Pennsylvania coal region with her family and bossy German Shepherd dog. Visit her at
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Michael Kriesel is the former poetry editor of Rosebud magazine, as well as the 2016 SFPA contest judge, and the winner of The North American Review’s Hearst Prize and numerous other awards,. Pebblebrook Press published his first full-length collection Zen Amen: abecedarians in 2019. His work appears in the 2017 anthology New Poetry from the Midwest. A past President of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, his poems and reviews have appeared in Alaska Quarterly, Antioch Review, Library Journal, Rattle, The ProgressiveSmall Press Review, and Wisconsin People & Ideas.  Read his electronic chapbook of short poems Every Name in the Book at
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Mickey Kulp
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Craig Kurtz is the author of Wortley Clutterbuck’s Practical Guide to Deplorable Personages, illustrated by Anni Wilson. Recent work featured in Blue Unicorn, Wax Paper, and (broadcast) The Next Big Thing at KALX 90.7FM. More content at
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Tara Kustermann
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K.V.K Kvas
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Tim Laffey
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Geoffrey A. Landis is a physicist, science fiction writer, and poet. He has won the Hugo, Nebula, and Heinlein award for fiction, and the Rhysling and Dwarf Stars awards for poetry. When he is not writing, he is a scientist at the NASA John Glenn Research Center, developing new technologies for spaceflight.
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William Landis has a B.S. in Agricultural Education with a Concentration on Plant and Soil Science, Class of 2012, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
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Dennis M. Lane
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Chris Langer
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Devid Glen Larson
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Weronika Łaszkiewicz
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Robert Laughlin
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Kathleen A. Lawrence has had poems published in Rattle (Poets Respond), ScryptichaikuniverseSilver BladeAltered Reality, Undertow Tanka ReviewNew Verse NewsStar*Line, and Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, among others. Two of her poems have been nominated for Best of the Net awards and two for Rhysling Awards and one for a Pushcart Prize.
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Janna Layton
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Peter Layton
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Jenna Le ( is the author of the poetry collections Six Rivers (NYQ Books, 2011), A History of the Cetacean American Diaspora (Indolent Books, 2018), and Manatee Lagoon (Acre Books, 2022). She lives and works as a physician and educator in New York City.
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Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) was a celebrated and beloved author of 21 novels, 11 volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, 12 children’s books, six volumes of poetry and four of translation. Her work earned six Nebulas, seven Hugos, and SFWA’s Grand Master, along with the PEN/Malamud and many other awards. In 2014 she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2016 was published by the Library of America.
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Nicole J. LeBoeuf is a New Orleanian writer of short speculative fiction and poetry appearing in such venues as Cast of Wonders, The Future Fire, Dreams and Nightmares, Apex Magazine, and the vampirism anthology Blood and Other Cravings (Tor Books, 2011). She also posts weird flash-sized story-like objects four times monthly at She currently lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her indie RPG-writing husband and their adorably criminal rabbit. Her not-so-secret superhero identity is that of roller derby skater Fleur de Beast, roster number #504, with Boulder County Roller Derby. She blogs at and tweets at @nicolejleboeuf.
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Hazel Ann Lee is a Black American author of poems, short stories, novels and nonfiction. She is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and now makes her home in Philadelphia. The themes of her writing relate to science, education and science fiction. She recently published a book of original science poems and science fiction short stories titled The Astronaut’s Window: Collection of Poems and Short Stories Celebrating Nature. She is also an award-winning songwriter. Two of her poems, “Colors” and “The Martyr” were set to music and won awards in national music composition contests.
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Mary Soon Lee was born and raised in London, but has lived in Pittsburgh for over twenty years. She is a SFPA Grand Master and three-time winner of both the AnLab Readers’ Award and the Rhysling Award. Her latest books are from opposite shores of the poetry ocean: "How to Navigate Our Universe," containing 128 astronomy poems, and "The Sign of the Dragon," novel-length epic fantasy, winner of the Elgin Award. She hides her online presence with a cryptically named website ( and an equally cryptic Twitter account (@MarySoonLee).
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Gerri Leen is a Rhysling-nominated poet from Northern Virginia. She has poetry published in: Eye to the TelescopeStar*LineDreams & Nightmares, Songs of Eretz, Polu Texni, NewMyths.comand others. She also writes fiction in many genres (as Gerri Leen for speculative and mainstream, and Kim Strattford for romance). Visit or to see what else she's been up to.
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Sandi Leibowitz
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Esther Leiper
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Richard Leis has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nightmare, Star*Line, Weird Fiction Quarterly, anthologies from House of Zolo and Crone Girls Press, and other publications. He works at the University of Arizona with the HiRISE team, which has had a camera in orbit around Mars since 2006. His website is
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Rose Lemberg
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Aimee Leonard
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Sam Lesek is friends with your sleep paralysis demon. She still plans her supernatural hang-outs using a flip phone that she refuses to let die until the year 2030. Thankfully, dark entities don't mind SMS. You can find her on Twitter @SamLesek
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Ellery A. Lewark
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Ian Li (he/him) is a Chinese-Canadian writer of speculative fiction and poetry. As an economist and developer, he also loves spreadsheets, statistical curiosities, and brain teasers. Find his work in Orion's Belt, Abyss & Apex, and Worlds of Possibility, among other venues. Learn more at
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Shiyi Li
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Anne Liberton
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Naomi Libicki’s fiction has appeared in Apex Magazine, Terraform, and elsewhere.
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Michael Liesieski
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Sandra J. Lindow, past SFPA VP and acting President, has had 30 Rhysling nominations and 6 Dwarf Stars nominations since 1988. Presently she is review co-editor of the SpecPo blog. She has 9 collections of poetry. Chasing Wild Grief, her most recent collection, was published by Kelsay Books in 2021. She lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin, where she teaches, writes, edits and sleeps in a Grogu t shirt.
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Darrell Lindsey
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Marissa Lingen lives in the Minneapolis suburbs on some of the oldest bedrock on the North American continent. She writes science fiction, fantasy, essays, and now poetry, which came as a bit of a surprise but here we are.
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James Lipscomb
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Katarzyna Lisińska lives in Poland. Her poems previously appeared in Space and Time, Illumen, Star*Line and Scifaikuest.
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Aurelio Rico Lopez III
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LindaAnn LoSchiavo, native New Yorker, a Pushcart Prize, Rhysling Award, Best of the Net, and Dwarf Stars nominee, is a member of SFPA, The British Fantasy Society, and The Dramatists Guild. She's Poetry SuperHighway's Poet of the Week [Sept. 12-18, 2022]. Elgin Award winner A Route Obscure and Lonely, Concupiscent Consumption,Women Who Were Warned, and Messengers of the Macabre: Hallowe'en Poems (co-authored with David Davies) are her latest poetry titles. Forthcoming: Apprenticed to the Night, a poetry collection in hardcover from Beacon Books.
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A. Z. Louise is a civil engineer-turned-writer of speculative things, whose conure keeps them company during the writing process. When not reading or writing, they can be found playing folk instruments, knitting, or weaving. Their work has been published in Strange Horizons, Fiyah, and Abyss & Apex.
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Monica Louzon (she/her) is a queer writer, translator, and editor. Her speculative poetry has been nominated for a Dwarf Stars Award and published by Haven Speculative Magazine, NewMyths, Octavos, Quatrain.Fish, among others. Visit to learn more about Monica and her work.
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Bobbie Lee Lovell has a background in visual art, graphic design and print production. She lives in Wisconsin with her two favorite young people.
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Phoebe Low has work published or forthcoming on Tor.comIf There's Anyone Left, Not One of Us, TERSE., and Mithila Review. She is a proud graduate of Viable Paradise, and can be found at or on Twitter @_lowpH. 
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Goran Lowie is an award-winning poet from rural Belgium. He writes poetry in his second language and is a high school teacher in his day job. He has work published or forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Kaleidotrope, Penumbric Magazine and others. You can find him on Twitter @goranlowie.
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S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and edits between two coasts of the Pacific. Their fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov’s, F&SF, and Strange Horizons, and their translations have appeared in Clarkesworld. They edit the flash fiction and poetry magazine Arsenika. You can find out more about S. at their website,
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Kurt Luchs has poems published or forthcoming in Into the Void, Antiphon, The American Journal of Poetry and The Sun Magazine. He placed second for the 2019 Fischer Poetry Prize, and won the 2019 Atlanta Review International Poetry Contest. He has written humor for the New Yorker, the Onion and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, as well as writing comedy for television and radio. His books include a humor collection, It’s Funny Until Someone Loses an Eye (Then It’s Really Funny) (2017 Sagging Meniscus Press), and a poetry chapbook, One of These Things Is Not Like the Other (2019 Finishing Line Press). More of his work, both poetry and humor, is at
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Dante Luiz (@dntlz) is an Ignyte-winning writer and comic artist from Brazil. He is a Clarion West alumnus, and his work has been published before by Nightmare and Future SF Digest, among others. Find his work on
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David Lunde was born in Berkeley, California, USA, in 1941 and raised in Saudi Arabia, where his father was an engineer with the Arabian American Oil Co. After graduating from Knox College in 1963, he attended the Iowa Writer’s Workshop on the recommendation of Archibald MacLeish, where he studied poetry, fiction writing, and translation, and received his MFA in 1967. In his second year, he was awarded the Old Gold Fellowship in Writing, which paid his tuition for a year. After that, he supported himself by inking charts and graphs of satellite data for Dr. James A. Van Allen in the Physics and Astronomy department, and occasionally babysitting for Kurt Vonnegut. After graduation, he taught English literature and creative writing, and directed the creative writing program at SUNY Fredonia. While there, he and Theodore Burtt Jr. founded The Basilisk Press, which published 13 books of poetry by authors from all over the USA. He was also managing editor of Drama and Theater magazine, poetry editor of The Riverside Quarterly, and contributing editor of Escarpments. Upon retiring in 2001, he moved to North Bend, Oregon, with his wife, fantasy novelist Patricia A. McKillip. Approximately 1,000 of Lunde’s poems, stories, articles, and translations have appeared internationally in more than 250 periodicals and 40 anthologies. He has published 10 books of poems and, in collaboration with Mary M.Y. Fung, The Carving of Insects, a translation of the collected poems of the 20th-century Chinese poet Bian Zhilin, which won the 2007 PEN USA Translation Award. Past awards include the Academy of American Poets Prize and two Rhysling Awards for Best Speculative Poem of the Year. Another collection of Lunde’s Chinese translations, Breaking the Willow, was published in fall 2008, and in 2011 he and two fellow translators, Geoffrey Waters and Michael Farman, published a new translation of the classic Chinese anthology 300 Tang Poems. Lunde’s books include Ironic Holidays (Sariya Press, 1965, chapbook, hand-printed by author), Les Papillons (Lupo Press, 1965, Sludge Gulper 1 (The Basilisk Press, 1971), Calibrations (Allegany Mountain Press, 1981), Blues for Port City (Mayapple Press, 1995, chapbook of SF poetry), Heart Transplants & Other Misappropriations (Mellen Poetry Press, 1996), Nightfishing in Great Sky River: Poems of Inner and Outer Space (Anamnesis Press, 1999), Instead (Mayapple Press, 2007), Breaking the Willow:Poems of Parting, Exile, Separation & Reunion (White Pine Press, 2008, translated by David Lunde), The Grandson of Heinrich Schliemann & Other Truths and Fictions (Mayapple Press, 2014), and A Full Load of Moonlight: Chinese Chan Buddhist Poems (Musical Stone Culture, 2014, translated by Mary M.Y. Fung and David Lunde).
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Richard Lung
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Roman Lyakhovetsky is originally from Russia, but now lives in Israel. He has a Ph.D. in Cell Biology and does his best to combine science and poetry in his life. His haiku and tanka have appeared in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Heron’s Nest, Scifaikuest and A Hundred Gourds, among other journals.
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Karl Lykken writes stories and software (plus the occasional poem) in Texas. You can read more of his work in Daily Science FictionThe Big Jewel, and Theme of Absence.
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Chris Lynch
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Jennifer MacBain-Stephens is the author of two full length poetry collections (Yellow Chair Press and Stalking Horse Press.) Her chapbook “Dixit: Every Picture Tells a Story, or The Wrong Items,” is forthcoming from White Knuckle Press in 2017 and “She Came Out From Under the Bed, (Poems Inspired by the Films of Guillermo del Toro)” is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. Recent work is at Lime Hawk, concis, decomp, and Inter/rupture.Visit
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Alex Dally MacFarlane
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Katharyn Howd Machan
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James Machell is a contributor to Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and the outreach manager for Utopia Science Fiction. He has interviewed several writers of speculative fiction, including P. Djèlí Clark, John Clute, and Samuel R. Delany. Find him on X @JamesRJMachell or YouTube where his channel's name is Fell Purpose.
Star*Line 47.3
Laura Bernstein Machlay
Star*Line 38.1
F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre
Star*Line 4.4
Stefanie Maclin
Star*Line 33.3
John Maclay
Star*Line 34.3
Kurt MacPhearson
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Anna Madden’s fiction has appeared in Hexagon, Orion’s Belt, PseudoPod, and elsewhere. In free time she makes birch forests out of stained glass. Follow her on Twitter/X @anna_madden_ or visit her website at
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Richard Magahiz ( tries to live an ordered life in harmony with all but one that follows unexpected paths. He wrangles computers as a day job but imagines a time when life might center around other things. He's back home in California now writing speculative and mainstream poems.
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Elissa Malcohn edited the “Interplay” section of Star*Line 34.4. Her poetry has appeared in Asimov’s, the 2012 Rhysling Anthology, Fifth Di…, and elsewhere. In 2013 her "Fibonacci Sequence" received honorable mention in the PBS NewsHour Science Rap contest. Outside the genre, she is a regular contributor to the CareGifters anthology series from,  which helps benefit caregivers in need.
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Manu Mangattu
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Mack W. Mani is an American poet and author; his work has appeared in Neon, NewMyths, and The Pedestal Magazine. His screenplay You and Me and Dagon Make Three won Best Screenplay at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in 2018. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon, with his husband Jordan Seider.
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John C. Mannone, the 2019 Dwarf Stars Chair and the 2013 Rhysling Chair, has speculative work in Pedestal, New England Journal of Medicine, Baltimore Review, Devilfish Review, Event Horizon, Eye to the Telescope, Riddled with Arrows, NonBinary Review, Altered Reality Magazine, Star*Line and many others. He has three poetry collections: Apocalypse (Alban Lake Publishing) won 3rd place in the 2017 Elgin Book Award; Disabled Monsters (The Linnet’s Wings Press) was featured at the 2016 Southern Festival of Books; Flux Lines, love-related poems using science metaphors, is forthcoming in 2019. He’s been awarded the Horror Writers Association Scholarship (2017) and nominated for several Pushcart, Rhysling, Dwarf Stars and Best of the Net awards. He’s poetry editor for Abyss & Apex, Silver Blade, and Liquid Imagination. He’s also notable in literary circles: celebrity judge for the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (2018), winner of the Jean Ritchie Fellowship in Appalachian literature (2017), and a Weymouth writer in residence (2016 & 2017). Mannone is a professor of physics living between Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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Mark Mansfield is the author of two full-length collections of poetry, Strangers Like You (2008, revised 2018, Chester River Press) and Soul Barker (2017, Chester River Press). His poems have appeared in The Adirondack Review, Bayou, Blue Mesa Review, Canary, Fourteen Hills, Innisfree Poetry Journal, Iota, The Journal, Magma, Measure, Orbis, Salt Hill, Star*Line, Tulane Review, Unsplendid, and elsewhere. Currently, he lives in upstate New York.
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Olumide Manuel
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George Manuell
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Avra Margariti is a Social Work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences.
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Adam Mars
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Michael Marsh
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Denny E. Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published. One recent credit is poetry in Weirdbook. See more at
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Selena Martens
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Felicia Martinez is a Latinx writer and professor living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Space & Time and Mermaids Monthly.
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Sadie Maskery lives in Scotland  by the sea with her family and too many cats. She was a singer until March 2020 but now she is not quite sure what she is.  She is on Twitter as @saccharinequeen where she describes herself,  optimistically, as “functioning adequately.”
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Bonita Mason
Star*Line 6.1
Michael Masucci
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Jason Matthews
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dl mattila
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Carol V. Matuszak
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Dennis Maulsby lives in Ames, Iowa. His poems and short stories have appeared in The North American Review, Mainstreet Rag, The Hawai’i Pacific Review, The Briarcliff Review (Pushcart nomination), and on National Public Radio’s Themes & Variations. His traditionally published books include: Near Death/Near Life, Free Fire ZoneWinterset, Heart Songs, and House de Gracie. Maulsby is an associate member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, a member of The Military Writers Society of America, and past president of the Iowa Poetry Association.
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Frederick J. Mayer
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Robin M. Mayhall is a writer and editor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who has battled rheumatoid arthritis since age 21. She enjoys reading, especially history, and hanging out with her cat. She has seen poetry, articles, and stories published in a number of publications, including Star*Line, and has had two poems nominated for the Rhysling Award. She has been an SFPA member too long to remember when she joined! Robin edited the online zine Abyss & Apex for several years (under the pen name Aleta Daknis) and was editor of the 2017 and 2020 Dwarf Stars anthologies. She has written two young adult graphic novels—The Quest for Dragon Mountain and He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not—both for Lerner Publishing/Graphic Universe.
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Bruce McAllister is best known in the SFF field for his short fiction, which has appeared over the decades in the field’s print and online magazines, theme anthologies and “year’s best” volumes.  In another life he taught poetry workshops at a small university in California, helped edit an influential poetry mag on the West Coast, and published in respectable literary magazines.  More recently, his poetry has appeared in Analog, Asimov’s, a Rhysling anthology, and other magazines in the SFF&H field.
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Allison McBain novels are the recipients of over 13 awards, including the Foreword INDIES, and her latest novella Dual was longlisted for the 3-Day Novel Contest. She’s currently pursuing a project called “Author Versus AI,” where she’s writing a book a week over the course of a year, using NO AI at all (52 books total). When not writing, Ms. McBain is associate editor for the magazine ScribesMICRO and draws all over the walls of her house with the enthusiastic help of her kids. She lives in Alberta, Canada.
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Brendan McBreen is a poet and collage artist, a collector of weirdness and an admirer of the natural world.
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Lauren McBride finds inspiration in faith, family, nature, science, and membership in the SFPA. Nominated for the Best of the Net, Pushcart, Rhysling, and Dwarf Stars Awards, her poetry has appeared internationally in speculative and mainstream publications including Asimov's, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Utopia Science Fiction's 5th Anniversary Anthology. Her chapbook, Aliens, Magic, and Monsters, was published by Hiraeth (2023). She enjoys swimming, gardening, baking, reading, writing, and knitting scarves for U.S. troops.
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Emily McIntyre
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Elizabeth R. McClellan is a disabled neuroatypical gender/queer writer living on unceded Quapaw and Chikashsha Yaki (Chickasaw) land. Their work has appeared in Star*Line, as well as Dreams and Nightmares, Apex Magazine, Strange Horizons, Utopia Science Fiction and many others. They are a Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors Award winner and multiple-time Rhysling nominee and past Rhysling Anthology editor. In their other life they are a domestic and sexual violence attorney. Follow them on Twitter @popelizbet or check out their patreon at
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Michael McCormick writes poems and stories in his Batman pajamas. Mike's work has appeared in Arcanist, Daily SF, DreamForge, Frozen Wavelets, Grievous Angel, Metastellar, and elsewhere. Find out more at
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Mark A. McCutcheon teaches literary studies at Athabasca University. His poems have appeared in journals like Star*Line, On Spec, Grain, and Kaleidotrope. Mark is the author of The Medium Is the Monster: Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology (Athabasca UP, 2018), and his literary criticism also appears in The Explicator, Continuum, and other scholarly journals and books. He tweets as @sonicfiction.
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Steven Edward McDonald
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Dawn McDuffie
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Jennifer A. McGowan
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Lawrence P. McGuire
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Tyler McIntosh is an environmental scientist, educator, and advocate making his home in the Western United States. His creative work ranges from speculative scifaiku to haibun and regularly appears in numerous print and online journals. Whenever possible, Tyler loves to be out adventuring in the mountains, deserts, and waters of the landscape he calls home.
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Susan McLean
Star*Line 41.2
Jay McLeod
Star*Line 34.4
Edward McNamara
Star*Line 40.3
Nick McRae
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Robert Randolph Medcalf, Jr.
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Joshua Medsker is a New Jersey poet, originally from Alaska. His debut collection, Cacophony, was published in 2019 by Alien Buddha Press. His writing has appeared in many publications, including: Star*Line, Spectral Realms, Contemporary American Voices, and The Brooklyn Rail. For a complete list of Mr. Medsker's publications, please visit his website
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Gabriel Meek lives in Spokane, Washington. He earned his MFA from Eastern Washington University. His poetry has appeared in Furrow MagazineLaurel Moon MagazineMadcap ReviewSilver Blade, and elsewhere.
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Lisa Megraw
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Glenn Meisenheimer is retired to one of the most beautiful tropical islands you can imagine (Koh Samui).
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Lynette Mejía writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror prose and poetry from the middle of a deep, dark forest in the wilds of southern Louisiana. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Rhysling Award and the Million Writers Award. You can find her online at
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L. P. Melling currently writes from the East of England, UK, after academia and his legal career moved him around the country. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in ARTPOST, Typehouse, and Silver Blade. He has a BA Hons in English and Philosophy, and he is currently working in London for a legal charity that advises and supports victims of crime.
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Richard Merelman is Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His first volume of poems, The Imaginary Baritone (Fireweed Press), appeared in 2012. His The Unnamed Continent, a chapbook, appeared from Finishing Line Press in 2016. In 2017, his Sensorium—a chapbook of twenty poems about the senses—appeared from Bent Paddle Press. He has published poems in a number of journals, including Lake Effect, Main Street Rag, and descant. He and his wife, Sally Hutchison, live in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Simon Mermelstein’s poetry has appeared in The MacGuffin, Rainy Day, Light, Parody, and Third Wednesday. He has been nominated for a Pushcart, was a finalist in the 2014 Ann Arbor City Slam, and has given feature readings all over town, including for University of Michigan Poetry Slam. His first chapbook, Zero One: Poems for Humans (2013, Zetataurus Press) has sold upwards of 67 copies.  In his spare time, he enjoys winning slams and getting published.
Star*Line 40.3
Joanne Merriam
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Karla Linn Merrifield
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Les Merton
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Alan Meyrowitz
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Alan Vincent Michaels
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C. J. Miles
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Banks Miller
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MJ Millington is a Connecticut-based poet, multimedia artist, and creator of the podcast Rime: Stories About Poetry. Her publications include My Secret Inky Vice, A Beinecke Collection of Creatures, and 17th-Century Gentlemen Talk About Flowers; with individual poems published in Beginnings Magazine, The Curbside Review, and The Dickinson Review. She was the winner of the Vermont Studio Center Broadside Competition 2020 (with collaborator Meredith Miller); the 2018 Edwin Way Teale Artist-in-Residence at Trail Wood; and has twice been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize for Poetry. She can be found at
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j. mirio is a poet from Madison, Wisconsin.
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Debasish Mishra is a PhD scholar in Humanities at National Institute of Science Education and Research, HBNI, Bhubaneswar, India. Prior to his current engagement, he has worked in United Bank of India and taught at Central University of Odisha. He is a published poet and short-story writer. His recent writing has been published or is forthcoming in Journal of Postcolonial Writing, English in Education, Muse India, The Expository Times, North Dakota Quarterly and elsewhere.
Star*Line 44.1
Vincent Miskell
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Miguel O. Mitchell, Ph.D.(he/him) is a Black speculative poet, SFF author, visual artist, and retired chemist. In addition to Star*Line, his poems have appeared in the magazines Amazing Stories, Dreams and Nightmares, Eye to the Telescope, Scarlet Dragonfly Journal, and Scifaikuest, and the anthology Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (2022). He has also published two poetry collections: Periodic Table of Alien Species (Elements 1-86) (Barnes & Noble Press, 2021) and Surrealia (Gnashing Teeth Publishing, 2024).
Star*Line 44.3, 45.1, 46.1, 46.4, 47.2
Archita Mittra
Star*Line 45.4
Bevin Moeller
Star*Line 40.3
Elis Montgomery is a speculative fiction writer from Vancouver, Canada. She is a member of SFWA and Codex. When she’s not writing, she’s usually hanging upside down in an aerial arts class or a murky cave. Find her there or at
Star*Line 47.1
B. Sharise Moore
Star*Line 44.4
Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican speculative fiction writer based in the USA. She is a Poetry Acquiring Editor at FIYAH Literary Magazine and a member of SFWA and Codex. Her science fiction short story, Anansi and the Astronaut, is slated for publication in M.V. Media’s upcoming Spacefunk! anthology. Website:
Star*Line 47.1
Vicente Luis Mora is a prominent Spanish writer and critic. His most recent books are the novel Fred Cabeza de Vaca (2017), the poetry collections Serie (2015) and Tiempo (2009), the essay collections El sujeto boscoso (2016) and El lectoespectador (2012), and the anthology of contemporary Spanish poetry La cuarta persona del plural (2016).
Star*Line 42.3
Dante Mori, born in 2009, loves gaming (primarily Minecraft) like any kid worth their salt, LEGO (ditto), StarWars/StarTrek, electronic music, reading and mathematics. He takes after his mother, Diane Severson Mori, and his father in equal parts.
Star*Line 40.4
Shane Morin
Star*Line 47.3
Eve Morton is a writer living in Ontario, Canada. She teaches university and college classes on media studies, academic writing, and genre literature, among other topics. Her poetry book, Karma Machine, was released in late 2020. Find more info on
Star*Line 45.1, 45.4
Lisa Nohealani Morton
Star*Line 34.4
Esteban Moscarda
Star*Line 35.1, 36.2
Jaime Lee Moyer was the 2010 Rhysling chair.
Star*Line 4.3, 32.1, 32.5
Michelle Muenzler, known at local conventions as “The Cookie Lady,” writes things both dark and strange to counterbalance the sweetness of her baking. Her poetry and short fiction have been published in numerous magazines, and she takes immense joy in crinkling words like little foil puppets. Visit for links to her work.
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Christopher R. Muscato is a writer and full-time dad of twins from Greeley, Colorado. He is the former writer-in-residence of the High Plains Library District and a winner of the inaugural XR Wordsmith Solarpunk Storytelling Showcase.
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Wamuhu Mwaura lives in the Bronx.
Star*Line 38.2
Dick Narvett lives in rural Pennsylvania where he writes poetry and flash fiction. His work has appeared in 365 Tomorrows, MetaStellar, Better Than Starbucks and Stick Figure Poetry Quarterly, among others.
Star*Line 44.4
Claudine Nash
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Carrie Naughton
Star*Line 38.2
Joe Nazare
Star*Line 35.3
Kim L. Neidigh
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Karen L. Newman
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Kurt Newton’s poetry has appeared numerous magazines and anthologies over the years, including Strange Horizons, Space & Time, Mythic Delirium, Dreams and Nightmares, Eye to the Telescope and Polu Texni.
33.1, 33.5, 34.4, 35.2, 43.3
Ngô Bình Anh Khoa is a teacher of English currently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In his free time, he enjoys reading, daydreaming, and occasionally writing a dark verse or two. Some of his poems have previously appeared in Spectral Realms, Weirdbook, The Audient Void and other venues.
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James B. Nicola’s poetry and prose have appeared in Illumen; Star*Line; the Antioch, Southwest, Green Mountains, and Atlanta Reviews; Rattle; Barrow Street; Tar River; and Poetry East, garnering two Willow Review awards, a Dana Literary award, six Pushcart nominations, and a Rhysling nomination. His full-length collections are Manhattan Plaza (2014), Stage to Page (2016), Wind in the Cave(2017), Out of Nothing: Poems of Art and Artists (2018) and Quickening: Poems from Before and Beyond (2019). His nonfiction book Playing the Audience won a Choice award. He is facilitator for the Hell's Kitchen International Writers' Roundtable, which meets twice monthly at Manhattan's Columbus Library: walk-ins welcome.
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Joe Nicholas
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John Nichols has been Secretary-Treasurer of SFPA.
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Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. Raised in Richmond, California, he gave up all his stuff in 2011 and now lives out of a backpack with his wife, vagabonding around the world ever since. Look for him at
Star*Line 44.2, 44.3, 46.4
Bruce Niedt
Star*Line 41.3
ayaz daryl nielsen, veteran and former hospice nurse, lives in Longmont, Colorado, USA. Editor of bear creek haiku (35+ years/160+ issues) with poetry published worldwide, he is online at bear creek haiku poetry, poems and info. Among other deeply appreciated honors, he is especially delighted by the depth and heart of poets worldwide whose poems have a home in bear creek haiku’s print and online presence.
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Angelo Niles
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Clay Norris
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Benjamin Whitney Norris has had three dozen homes and owned three houses. The last move was the pits. But don’t sweat it. He’s no leopard slug. SALT talks can’t break him down.
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Kimberly Nugent is a freelance editor and stay at home mom who tortures her cats with djent and death metal as she flits about the house. She is also a gamer, nerd, and lover of all things geek.
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Richard J. O’Brien was born in New Jersey and currently lives in Pennsylvania. He completed an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some years ago, he served in the army before the Berlin Wall came down, and later attended Rutgers University where he received a B.A. in English. His poems have appeared in Falling Star Magazine, Loch Raven Review, The Houston Literary Review, New Plains Review, Citron Review, Stray Branch Literary Magazine, The Penwood Review, and The Inflectionist Review.
Star*Line 37.1
Bryant O’Hara is a programmer, poet, and musician—not always in that order, sometimes all at once. His poetry has been published in Pandemic Atlanta 2020, Star*Line, and Eyedrum Periodically. His debut poetry collection, The Ghettobirds, was published by Frayed Edge Press. He lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia, with his wife Alice, two out of seven children, and one out of six grandchildren. intimateandintricate.com1.
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Cindy O’Quinn is an Appalachian writer who grew up in the mountains of West Virginia. Cindy is the author of Dark Cloud on Naked Creek, and the dark poetry collection Return to Graveyard Dust, which made it to the 2017 HWA Bram Stoker preliminary ballot. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Twisted Book of Shadows, the HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. V, Nothing's Sacred Vols. 4 & 5, Rag Queen Periodical, Moonchild Magazine, Sanitarium Magazine, and others. You can follow Cindy for updates on Facebook @CindyOQuinnWriter, Instagram cindy.oquinn, and Twitter @COQuinnWrites.
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A. J. Odasso is a former SFPA treasurer.
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Aimee Ogden
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C. G. Olsen’s PhD work focused on Norse heroic and mythological literature. He has had poetry published in The Rose and Thorn Journal, Ideomancer, and Everyday Poets.
Star*Line 42.2
Jon Olsen lives in Minneapolis where he writes poems and performs stories.
Star*Line 38.4
Brian Gene Olson
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Debbie Olson
Star*Line 46.3
Rebecca Olson
Star*Line 45.4
Sara Omer is a Kurdish-American writer whose poetry is forthcoming in Apparition Lit, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been published in The Deeps and MYRIAD Zine, and her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She is the Associate Fiction Editor for Orion's Belt.
Star*Line 47.1
Nobumitsu Omiya (b. 1938) is a science writer from Tokyo and a cofounder of the SF Studies Course (Esuefu Rangaku Kouza), formerly known as the SF Fan Science Study Group (Esuefu Fan Kagaku Benkyou Kai). His recent books in Japanese include Lectures on the “Latest Science” that Transforms the Way of Seeing the World (2012) and Great Scientific Theories Explained (2015).
Star*Line 42.2
Chiamaka Onu-Okpara
Star*Line 40.4
Sergio Ortiz is a two-time Pushcart nominee, a six-time Best of the Web nominee, and 2016/17 Best of the Net nominee. His poems have appeared in Valparaiso Poetry Review, Loch Raven Review, Drunk Monkeys, Algebra Of Owls, Free State Review, and The Paragon Journal. His chapbook An Animal Resembling Desire was published by Finishing Line Press. He is currently working on his first full-length collection of poems, Elephant Graveyard.
Star*Line 40.4
Marijane Osborn
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Emma K. Osborne is a fiction writer and poet from Melbourne, Australia. Her poetry has appeared as an editor's choice in Star*Line and her fiction has been published by Daily Science Fiction.
Star*Line 33.3
Eric Otto
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Shade Oyemakinwa won a poetry award in middle school and has been riding that high ever since. They are a writer, voice actor, and podcaster who has created and written the podcasts “Come On In, The Water’s Fine” and “Fairytale Tidbits.”
Star*Line 43.4
Charlotte Ozment is a homesteading Texan on several acres full of devas, dogs and squirrels. Her poems have appeared in many unique publications such as Aphelion, Bindweed, Gyroscope Review, Idle Ink, Quail Bell, Star*Line, and Shoreline of Infinity.
Star*Line 40.2, 42.1
Chukwuma Eke Pacella is a seventeen-year-old Nigerian poet, short story writer and feminist. She works as a poetry editor for the Teen lit journal and has contributed to literal magazines like the synchronized chaos magazine, Eunoia magazine, IHRAF, cajun mutt and others. She can be reached out on twitter @dancing_poet, on ig @pacellachukwumaeke and @hcaf_abuja.
Star*Line 45.3
Sarah Page is.
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Abi Marie Palmer
StarLine 46.4
Rhonda Palmer
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Helena Pantsis (she/they) is a writer and artist from Naarm, Australia. A full-time student of creative writing, they have a fond appreciation for the gritty, the dark, and the experimental. Her works are published in Longleaf Review, Rejection Letters, and Lammergeier Mag. More can be found at
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Eva Papasoulioti is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry. She lives in Athens, Greece, and translates words for a living. Her work has appeared in Syntax & Salt, Abyss & Apex, The Future Fire and elsewhere. You can find her on twitter @epapasoulioti and on her blog
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Dominik Parisien
Star*Line 35.4
Carma Lynn Park has been reading and writing science fiction and fantasy for (mumble, mumble) years.  Much of her time is spent hunched over a computer keyboard for the inevitable day job as well as for creative work. Her poems and short fiction have appeared in a variety of publications. You can read some of her poems and view photos at
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Jeffrey Park lives in Germany and teaches English at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
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Ciarán Parkes lives in Galway, Ireland. He enjoys writing, taking photographs, and swimming in the nearby Atlantic. Published in The Threepenny Review, Tyger Tyger Magazine, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, and other places.
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Like a magpie, Rhonda Parrish is constantly distracted by shiny things. She’s the editor of many anthologies and author of plenty of books, stories and poems. She lives with her husband and three cats in Edmonton, Alberta, and she can often be found there playing Dungeons and Dragons, bingeing crime dramas or cheering on the Oilers. Her website, updated regularly, is at and her Patreon, updated even more regularly, is at
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Bobby Parrott was obviously placed on this planet in error. In his own words, “The intentions of trees are a form of loneliness we climb like a ladder.” His poems appear or are forthcoming in Spoon River Poetry Review, RHINO Poetry, Atticus Review, The Hopper, Poetic Sun, Clade Song, Rabid Oak, and elsewhere. He currently finds himself immersed in a forest-spun jacket of toy dirigibles, dreaming himself out of formlessness in the chartreuse meditation capsule called Fort Collins, Colorado where he lives with his partner Lucien, his house plant Zebrina, and his wind-up robot Nordstrom.
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H.V. Patterson lives in Oklahoma, and writes speculative fiction and poetry. She has work published or upcoming in Etherea Magazine, Haven Speculative, hex literary, and Wyldblood Press, as well as anthologies from Sliced Up Press, Flame Tree Press, Eerie River, Creature Publishing, and Black Spot Books. She’s a cofounder of Horns and Rattles Press, and you can find her on X @ScaryShelley and on Instagram @hvpattersonwriter
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K. S. Patterson
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Peter Payack was the first Poet Populist of Cambridge Massachusetts (2007–2009). He's an acclaimed poet and writer with multiple appearances in The Paris Review, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Cornell Review, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Creative Computing, and the Boston Globe. He has published over 1,500 poems, stories, prose poems, photos, and articles. His work has been anthologized and he has published 20 books, including No Free Will in Tomatoes and Blanket Knowledge, both from Zoland Books. Peter was an Assistant Professor Communications at The Berklee College of Music, and taught Technical & Scientific Communications at The University of Massachusetts Lowell for over 30 years where he was awarded the 2010 Haskell Award for Distinguished teaching. Payack has also been a visiting artist at The Center For Advanced Visual Studies at M.I.T. You can read more about Peter at
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Michael H. Payne’s novels have been published by Tor Books and Sofawolf Press, his short stories have appeared in Asimov's, the Writers of the Future collection, and 11 of the last 12 volumes of the Sword and Sorceress anthology, and his poems can be found in Silver Blade, Gathering Storm, and the Civilized Beasts anthology. After 15 years of posting daily comics to various websites, he's now settled into a more sedate rate of four pages a week while running the SFWA's Featured Book program and compiling the monthly Round-Up for SFPA.  Check for more details.
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Josh Pearce has had more than 100 stories, reviews, and poems published in a wide variety of magazines, including in Analog, Asimov’s, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Bourbon Penn, Cast of Wonders, Clarkesworld, Diabolical Plots, Locus, Nature, On Spec, Weird Horror, and elsewhere. Find more of his writing at One time, Ken Jennings signed his chest.
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Rick Ansell Pearson lives with his beloved and spirited feline companion, Luke, named after the son of Skywalker. His fiction and poetry can be found in various anthologies and magazines.
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Simon Perchik (1923–2022) was an attorney whose poems appeared in Partisan Review, Forge, Poetry, Osiris, The New Yorker and elsewhere. His last collection was The Reflection in a Glass Eye (Cholla Needles Arts & Literary Library, 2020). For more information including free e-books and his essay “Magic, Illusion and Other Realities” visit To view one of his interviews:
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Juan Manuel Pérez is a Mexican-American poet of indigenous descent and the current Poet Laureate for Corpus Christi, Texas (2019–2020), is the author of several books of poetry including two new books, Space in Pieces (The House Of The Fighting Chupacabras Press, 2020) and Screw the Wall! and Other Brown People Poems (FlowerSong Press, 2020).
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Fiona Perry’s first collection of poetry, Alchemy (Turas Press, Dublin), won the Poetry Book Awards (2021) Silver Medal and was shortlisted for the Rubery Prize. Her flash fiction, Sea Change, won first prize in the Bath Flash Fiction Awards (2020). Her poetry and short fiction has been published internationally in publications such as Lighthouse, Skylight47, Utopia, Abyss & Apex, and Ink, Sweat & Tears.
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Georgette Perry
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Jim Perry
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Terry L. Persun has been writing and publishing poetry, short stories, and novels since the early 1970s. He has been the recipient of many novel and poetry awards over the years, including the Star of Washington Award and a Silver IPPY Award. Terry writes in a variety of genres including science fiction, fantasy, thriller, mystery, and mainstream fiction. He is a respected keynoter and speaker at libraries, writers’ groups, writers’ conferences, and universities across the country. Terry has an MA in creative writing from SUNY Stony Brook, runs his own marketing agency, and has worked in publishing for over 30 years.
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Jessica Peter writes dark, haunted, and sometimes absurd short stories, novels, and poems. She's a social worker and health researcher who lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with her partner and their two black cats. You can find her writing in venues such as LampLight MagazineThe NoSleep Podcast, and Brigid’s Gate anthologies, among other places. You can find her on Twitter @jessicapeter1 or at
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Simon Petrie is a NZ-born research scientist and science fiction writer now living in Canberra, Australia. His short fiction has been shortlisted numerous times for the Aurealis and Ditmar awards, and he is a three-time winner of NZ's Sir Julius Vogel Award. A selection of his fiction can be found in his misleadingly-titled collection 80,000 Totally Serious Passwords That No Hacker Would Ever Guess.
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Ursula Pflug
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Chris Philpot lives and works as a Case Manager in Washington, DC. His poems and translations have appeared in Glitterwolf and (un)CIVIL. In both his day job and his poetry, he hopes to effect social change.
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Marisca Pichette is a queer author of speculative fiction, poetry, and criticism. Her work has appeared and is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Fireside Magazine, F&SF, Apparition Lit, PseudoPod, and PodCastle, among others. Her speculative poetry collection, Rivers in Your Skin, Sirens in Your Hair, is forthcoming from Android Press in Spring 2023.
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Terese Mason Pierre is a Canadian writer and poet, and the senior poetry editor of Augur Magazine. Visit her website at
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Marc Pietrzyrkowski
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Ace G. Pilkington was.
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Alex Plummer
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John Pogline got his BA in art from Mesa State College in 2005. His favorite medium is soft pastels but likes to work with other  materials. He enjoys doing landscapes, as well as flowers and horses. However, he has a great appreciation for science fiction and fantasy. It is this genre of art that he really enjoys.
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David S. Pointer
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Frederick Pollack
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Rachel Pollack is an American science fiction author, comic book writer, and expert on divinatory tarot. She is involved in the women's spirituality movement.
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Robert E. Porter
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Jonathan Vos Post
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P. Aaron Potter grew up a Geek in the Wilderness. Star Trek, Tolkien, and computer programming kept him (mostly) out of trouble until college.  He lives and teaches in southern California, where he is married to The Smartest Person in the World.
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Bethany Powell
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Ken Poyner’s four collections of brief fictions and four collections of speculative poetry can be found at most online booksellers. He spent 33 years in information system management, is married to a world record holding female power lifter, and has a family of several cats and betta fish. Individual works have appeared in Café Irreal, Analog, Danse Macabre, The Cincinnati Review, and several hundred other places.
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K. M. Praschak
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Daniel Priest is.
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Marilee Pritchard likes poetry that is accessible and uses beautiful imagery. She has dual degrees in English and Nursing. Once retired, she reverted to her two loves, writing poetry and playing the piano. Recently, her work appeared in Passager, 3rd Wednesday, Willow Review, and Door Is a Jar. She lives with her partner, Tom, and a ferocious terrier called Lucky.
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Matthew Pritt
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Hicham El Qendouci
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Mary Jo Rabe grew up on a farm in eastern Iowa, got degrees from Michigan State University (German and math) and University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (library science) where she became a late-blooming science fiction reader and writer. She worked in the library of the chancery office of the Archdiocese of Freiburg, Germany for 41 years, and lives with her husband in Titisee-Neustadt, Germany. She has published Blue Sunset, inspired by Spoon River Anthology and The Martian Chronicles, electronically and has had poems published in Star*Line, Pandora, Stygian Articles, The Martian Wave, Astropoetica, The Sword Review, Raven Electrick, Mindflights, and Space & Time.
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Arjun Rajendran
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Jack Ralls
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Valentina Ranaldi-Adams
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Jessy Randall’s poems, stories, and other things have appeared in Analog, Asimov's, Nature, and Scientific American. Her most recent book is Mathematics for Ladies: Poems on Women in Science (Gold SF, 2022). She's a librarian at Colorado College, currently working on a companion volume to Mathematics. Her website is
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Julietta Randall
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Sonny Rane lives and works in Prague. You can find him at the corner of Lightness and Unbearable, or leave him a message at
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Kathryn Rantala
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Wendy Rathbone has over 500 poems published, most recently in Asimov's, Apex, Pedestal Magazine, Dreams and Nightmares, the Rhysling Anthology, Lupine Lunes, and ETTT. She has won 3rd place in the SFPA poetry contest in the "long poem" category. Dead Starships won 2nd place in the 2017 Elgin Book Award.
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Bill Ratner is a Poets & Writers Readings and Workshops Grant recipient, he is a 9-time winner of The Moth Story Slam, his spoken-word performances are featured on National Public Radio’s Good Food, The Business, and KCRW’s Strangers. His poems, essays, and stories are published in The Chiron Review, The Baltimore Review, Rattle Magazine’s Rattlecast, Pleiades, KYSO Flash, South Florida Poetry Journal, Willawaw Journal, Missouri Review Audio, Rat’s Ass Review, and other journals. Bill is the voice of “Flint” in the G.I. Joe TV cartoon and “Donnell Udina” in Mass Effect 1, 2 & 3. More info at • @billratner
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Bonnie Rauscher
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Melanie Rawls is a long-time member of the SF&F Poetry Association, and has had several poems published in Star*Line, including her Rhysling Award nominated poem “Beauty’s Beast.” Other SF&F publications include “The Feminine Principle in Tolkien,” included in the essay collection Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, “Witches, Wives and Dragons: The Evolution of the Women in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Series,” and “The Verse of J.R.R. Tolkien,” both published in Mythlore, “and a short story published in Amazing Stories w-a-a-y back in the ’80s, “The Journey Witch.”
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Don Raymond lives in the tiny, cow-haunted hamlet of Alturas, CA, where he works as an accountant, because people pay no attention to a man with a spreadsheet. You can read more of his poetry in Mythic Delirium, Eye to the Telescope, and Star*Line.
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Jonathan Raz
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Sultana Raza is of Indian origin. Her poems/fiction/CNF have appeared in 100+ journals/antholgies, with SFF work in Entropy, Columbia Journal, Star*line, Bewildering Stories, Focus & Vector (BSFA), Unlikely Stories Mark V, Galaxy#2 #4, #5, Antipodean SF, and File770. Her fiction received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train Review. She’s presented her fiction/poems in Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, England, Ireland, the USA, WorldCon 2018, CoNZealand 2019, and Chicon8. Her CNF will/has appeared in Literary Ladies GuideLiterary Yard, Litro, impspiredDream Pop Journal (in 2023)etc. An independent scholar, Sultana has presented papers on Romanticism (Keats) and Fantasy (Tolkien) in international conferences.
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Symantha Reagor spent elementary-school recess reading or writing in journals, creating poems and short stories. She never dreamed she could make a career from the dreams and random thoughts in her head. She became the first in her family to attend college and graduated from Grand Canyon University with an English Literature Degree and went on to earn a Masters Degree in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, and a Certificate in Copyediting from the University of California, Los Angeles Extension. She now works as a writer in the video game industry.
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Caroline Reddy is a versatile writer whose accepted and published works include poems in the online publications of Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, Clinch, Cacti-Fur, Braided Way, Active, and Soul Lit, as well as several short stories in the online publication of Breadcrumbs Magazine. In the fall of 2021, her poem “A Sacred Dance” was nominated for Best of The Net by Active Muse. Caroline has also written a book review for a volume of poetry by award-winning poet Claudine Nash.
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Kayla Refiel
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James Reinebold
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John Reinhart is an arsonist and jungle gym. He writes in the timeslices between presents, twisting bloody words onto dead trees. He feels sorry about the trees. Check out more of his work and consider committing your soul in monthly installments to support his work at
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Lucien Reinhart is the son of an arsonist.
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Geoffrey Reiter is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Literature at Lancaster Bible College and Associate Editor at the website Christ and Pop Culture.  His poetry or fiction has previously appeared in The Mythic CircleSpectral Realms, and Penumbra.
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Terrie Leigh Relf is a lifetime member of the SFPA and an active member of the HWA. She is the poetry editor for Tales from the Moonlit Path and the contest judge and editor for Hiraeth Publishing's "somewhat quarterly" Drabble contest. In addition to being a poet and fiction writer, Relf is also a professional content provider, editor, writing and life coach. You can learn more about her by visiting the following websites:, and
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Alexis Renata is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry. Her work is featured or forthcoming in Asimov’s Science FictionKaleidotrope, and Strange Horizons. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in San Diego.
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Samantha Renda-Dollman
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Sofía Rhei writes fantasy and science fiction for adults and children. Her books for kids include the series El joven Moriarty, award-winning and translated to 3 languages, and La calle Andersen, written with Marian Womack. She has published nine experimental poetry titles, winning the national prize “Javier Egea,” as well as three genre short fiction collections: Las ciudades reversibles, partially translated to English as Reversible Cities (Talisman); El bosque profundo, dark microfiction about tarot and woods, and the meta-literary Everything is made of letters (Aqueduct Press). Her novels for adults are Róndola, Celsius award-winning humorous fantasy fairytale retelling, and Espérame en la última página, a ghost story about books (rights sold to Italian, Serbian, French and Chinese markets).
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Kris Rhodes
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Colin Richard
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Matthew Richards
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Silvatiicus Riddle is a Dark Fantasy Writer and forest-punk living on the borderlands of New York City with a menagerie of cats, a hoard of books, and all of his imaginary friends. He has recently been published by Abyss & Apex, Enchanted Living magazine, and The Quarter(ly). You can find him folding paper airplanes and sending them sailing off into the void on Twitter @blackthornriddle.
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Ron Riekki wrote My Ancestors are Reindeer Herders and I Am Melting in Extinction (Loyola University Maryland’s Apprentice House Press), U.P.: a novel (Ghost Road Press), and Posttraumatic: A Memoir (Small Press Distribution).  He edited Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice (Michigan State University Press), And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917–2017 (MSU Press), Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (MSU Press, Independent Publisher Book Award), The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works (Wayne State University Press, Michigan Notable Book), and The Many Lives of The Evil Dead: Essays on the Cult Film Franchise (McFarland).  Riekki acts in the film Short Straw (directed by Steve Balderson, starring Joe Pantoliano) and is the title role in the horror film Flesher (directed by John Johnson, starring Erica Mary Gillheeney)
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Alina Rios is.
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Alix Roake
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Peter Roberts is a mathematically educated poet who sometimes writes fiction. He has been contributing to various magazines and journals, online & off, for more than 45 years. A complete list of his published poems can be found at Some may also find the rest of the website interesting.
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W. C. Roberts
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Warner Robinson
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Marsheila Rockwell, multiple Scribe and Rhysling Award nominee, is the author of twelve books to date. Her work includes 7 SYKOS, a near future SF/H thriller co-written with writing partner/husband Jeff Mariotte; The Shard Axe series, the only official novels that tie into the popular fantasy MMORPG, Dungeons & Dragons Online; two collections; dozens of short stories and poems; multiple articles on writing and the writing process; and a handful of comic book scripts. She is also a disabled pediatric cancer and mental health awareness advocate, and a reconnecting Chippewa/Métis. She resides in the Valley of the Sun, where she writes dark fiction and poetry in a home she and her family have dubbed ‘Redwall.’ Find out more here:, or follow her on Twitter at @MarcyRockwell..
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Valeria Rodriguez Mar
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Rachel Rodman
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M. M. Roessner-Herman
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David Rogers’ poems, stories, and articles have appeared in various print and electronic publications, including The Comstock Review, Atlanta Review, Sky and Telescope, and Astronomy magazine. His latest work is Roots of the Dark Tower: The Long Quest and Many Lives of Roland, available from Amazon. More about David and his work can be found at
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Jane Røken lives in Denmark, on the interface between hedgerows and barley fields. She is fond of old tractors, garden sheds, scarecrows and other stuff that, in the due course of time, will ripen into something else. Her writings have been sighted in many different places, mostly online.
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Jonathan Roman has a penchant for doing things he is not particularly good at (writing poetry & fiction, playing basketball, living, etc.). He is delighted when words conspire to make him feel things. His poem, “ghetto garden”, was longlisted by The Haiku Foundation for the 2021 Touchstone Award for Individual Poems. He co-authored a book, After Amen: A Memoir in Two Voices, which received an Honorable Mention in the 2021 Touchstone Distinguished Books Awards & placed third in the 2021 Merit Book Awards. Say obscene things to him on Twitter: @deft_notes
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Jean-Marie Romana is an accursed poet from California.
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Karen A. Romanko has seen over 100 of her poems and short stories published in venues such as Strange Horizons, Aberrant Dreams, Ideomancer, and Lone Star Stories. When she switches literary hats, she edits and publishes speculative fiction and poetry anthologies under the Raven Electrick Ink imprint, such as Retro Spec: Tales of Fantasy and Nostalgia (2010) and Jack-o'-Spec: Tales of Halloween and Fantasy (2011).
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Anton Rose
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Wendy Rose
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Louis B. Rosenberg is the author of three sci-fi graphic novels (Eons, Upgrade, and Monkey Room) from Outland Publishing and an award-winning web series (Lab Rats) from Frostbite Pictures. His short fiction and poetry has appeared in Abyss & Apex, Andromeda Spaceways, Space & Time Magazine, the Tales to Terrify podcast, and various anthologies. His dystopian poem “Arrival Mind” was nominated for a 2021 Rhysling Award.
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Brian Rosenberger lives in a cellar in Marietta, GA and writes by the light of captured fireflies. He is the author of As the Worm Turns and three poetry collections: Poems That Go Splat, And For My Next Trick…, and Scream for Me.,
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Dorothy M. Ross
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J. Zachary Rothstein
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Matthew Roy (he/him) lives in the American Midwest. He recently moved from a small town to a big city, from a rambling farmhouse to a small apartment, and from a major corporation to an up-and-comer. He's writing more. He's making changes. His speculative poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Eternal Haunted Summer, Haven Spec, Illumen Magazine, Penumbric Speculative Fiction Mag, The Quarter(ly) Journal, and The Sprawl Mag. Find him at on X (formerly Twitter) @mattroywriter.
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Allan Rozinski is a writer of speculative poetry and fiction. His poetry and fiction has most recently been accepted or published in Spectral RealmsWeirdbookStar*LineThe Literary Hatchet, and the 2020 Rhysling Anthology, which contains his 2020 Rhysling-nominated poems “The Solace of the Father Moon” (short category) and “Cannibal Rex” (long category). He can be found on Twitter and Facebook.
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RK Rugg is a Jewish cowboy from the Rez and a proud product of the Intermountain West. He currently writes, teaches, and practices dark academia in a New England mill town near the heart of the infamous Bridgewater Triangle.
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Alison Rumfitt
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J. C. Runolfson
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Albert Russo
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Christiaan Sabatelli
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Marina Lee Sable
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Miriam Sagan
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Barun Saha is a scientist and poet from India. He primarily writes tanka, haiku, and cherita. His poems are published in journals such as Ribbons: Tanka Society of America Journal, Atlas Poetica, the cherita, and Asahi Haikuist Network. Some of his poems can be found @1barun.
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Oino Saki
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Nnadi Samuel (he/him/his) holds a B.A in English & literature from the University of Benin. Author of “Nature knows a little about Slave Trade selected by Tate N. Oquendo (Sundress Publication, 2023). His works have been previously published/forthcoming in FIYAH, Fantasy Magazine, Uncanny, Strange Horizons, The Deadlands, Timber Ghost Press, Haven Spec, Liquid Imagination, Silver Blade, Utopia, Penumbric, and elsewhere. A 3x Best of the Net and Pushcart Nominee. He tweets @Samuelsamba10. 
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Katherine Sanger
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Sylvia Santiago is an American-born, Canadian-raised writer whose mild-mannered exterior belies the emotional hubbub within. Her writing has appeared in From the Depths, frogpond, A Hundred Gourds and elsewhere.
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Federica Santini
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Charles M. Sapiak
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Lynne Sargent is a writer, philosopher, and aerialist, from Ontario, Canada. You can find more of her work in publications like Visions, Polar Borealis, and Wild Musette. She was a 2018 Rhysling Award Nominee and a 2018 Aurora Award Nominee. Feel free to reach out to her on Twitter @SamLynneS.
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R. V. Saunders
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Lorraine Schein is a New York writer and poet. Her work has appeared in VICE Terraform, Strange Horizons, Scientific American, NewMyths and Michigan Quarterly, and in the anthologies Wild Women and Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana del Rey & Sylvia Plath. The Futurist’s Mistress, her poetry book, is available from Mayapple Press. Her latest book, The Lady Anarchist Cafe, is out now from Autonomedia.
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G. A. Scheinoa
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Lawrence Schimel (New York, 1971) writes in both Spanish and English and has published over 100 books as author or anthologist, in many different genres. He has won the Lambda Literary Award (twice), the Spectrum Award, the Independent Publisher Book Award, the Rhysling Award, and other honors. He is also the publisher of A Midsummer Night's Press. He lives in Madrid, Spain, where he works as a Spanish-to-English translator.
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Benjamin Schmitt
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Albert Schlaht resides in the Rockies where in his spare time he pens haiku and other short verse, sometimes of a fairy blue nature, at times dark as the midnite sky. His verse has appeared in numerous publications, such as Copperfield Review, Scifaikuest, Cold Moon Journal, Seashores, and Starlight Scifaiku Review among others.
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Lyn Schumaker
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Ann K. Schwader’s most recent collection, Unquiet Stars, appeared in 2021 from Weird House Press. Her poems have recently appeared in Spectral RealmsDreams & NightmaresStar*LineAbyss & Apex, and HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. VII. She is a two-time Bram Stoker Award Finalist for poetry collection, and won a 3rd place Elgin Award for Unquiet Stars.  She was also the SFPA Grand Master for 2018. Ann lives, writes, & hopes to get back to her branch library volunteering soon in suburban Colorado.
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Greg Schwartz works in a cubicle (when there's no pandemic). He's been lucky enough to win a Dwarf Stars Award and have a chapbook of horror poems published. Some of his poems have appeared in awesome magazines like Talebones, Star*Line, Modern Haiku, and Scifaikuest.
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Jenny Schwartz
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Ridley Scott
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Baishampayan Seal is based in Kolkata, India, where they are currently pursuing an MSc in Statistics. When not testing hypotheses or beating the keyboard for C++ or R coding, they enjoy writing short poems and flash stories. Their work has previously appeared in Aphelion Webzine, 365 Tomorrows and Bewildering Stories, and is forthcoming in Utopia Science Fiction, Scifaikuest, among others. They can be found on twitter @BaishampayanSe1.
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Alexandra Seidel spent many a night stargazing when she was a child. These days, she writes stories and poems, something the stargazing helped with. Alexa's writing has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, Fireside Magazine, and elsewhere. You can follow her on Twitter @Alexa_Seidel, like her Facebook page (, and find out what she’s up to at
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Diane Severson (Mori) is living in England.
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John W. Sexton is an Irish poet.
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Grace Seybold
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Salik Shah lives in India. He is the editor of Mithila Review.
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Daniel M. Shapiro
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William Shaw is a poet from Sheffield, England. One day he might catch an idea of his own. You can find him on Twitter @Will_S_7 
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John Shirley
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Sarah Shirley
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Robert Shmigelsky
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Justin Short
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David F. Shultz writes speculative poetry and short fiction from Toronto, ON, where he is lead editor at tdotSpec, producing anthologies such as Strange Economics and The Hamthology. His over fifty published works have appeared in venues such as Abyss & Apex and Dreams & Nightmares. Author webpage: Twitter:
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Jennifer Silvey lives in the St. Louis area with her husband, their two cats, and their dog. She studied digital film for her bachelor’s and creative writing for her master’s. Both degrees were earned at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. Her poetry book Midnight Galleries is slated to be published through LCk Publishing.
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Thomas E. Simmons is a law professor and sometimes poet of the fantastic. He lives in South Dakota. His website is
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John Oliver Simon
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Marge Simon lives in Ocala, Florida, and serves on the HWA Board of Trustees. She was the editor of Star*Line 2004–2011. She has three Bram Stoker Awards, Rhysling Awards for Best Long and Best Short Fiction, the Elgin, Dwarf Stars and Strange Horizons Readers’ Award. Marge’s poems and stories have appeared in Clannad, Pedestal Magazine, Asimov’s, Silver Blade Polu Texni, Bete Noire, New Myths, Daily Science Fiction, et al. Her stories also appear in anthologies such as Tales of the Lake 5, Chiral Mad 4, You, Human and The Beauty of Death, to name a few. She attends the ICFA annually as a guest poet/writer. Amazon Author Page:
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Jacob Skillings
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Tabor Skreslet is a physician, scientist, teacher, and writer. She grew up in Egypt and now lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her poetry has appeared in Cordella, Oracle, and Intima.
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Noel Sloboda earned his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, with a concentration in literary modernism and secondary expertise in Shakespeare studies. His dissertation on Edith Wharton and Gertrude Stein became a book: The Making of Americans in Paris (2008). Between 2006 and 2016, he sat on the board of directors for the Gamut Theatre Group, in Harrisburg PA, while serving as dramaturg for its nationally-recognized Shakespeare company. His writing on Shakespeare has appeared in journals such as Studies in the HumanitiesShakespeare BulletinThe Journal of the Wooden O, The Shakespeare Newsletter, and in the anthology In/Fidelity: Essays on Film Adaptation. During the past decade, Sloboda has also published two collections of poetry along with hundreds of poems in journals and magazines. Sloboda is currently an Associate Professor at Penn State York.
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Cislyn Smith
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dan smith
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Daniel C. Smith has published dozens of stories, articles, reviews and poems in the genres of science fiction and horror.  His speculative poetry has received an honorable mention the year’s Best of Fantasy and Horror and has also been included in several anthologies, including ChangesWondrous Web Worlds, and Dwarf Stars.  His first two short story collections, Nano-Bytes and 3 of a Perfekt Pear, are available in print and electronic form from Nomadic Delirium Press (
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H. Russell Smith, electrical engineer, Ham Radio enthusiast, and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is author of the not-so-best-selling Time Machines, Annoying Minotaurs, and Other Childish Pursuits (2016), and Windmills (2019). His work can also be unearthed in Trouvaille Review, The Whisky Blot, CQ Magazine, and as a runner-up in the May 2022 monthly contest. Rusty is currently on tour in a very unreliable homebrew time machine. He often lives near Joplin, MO, depending on the century.
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Julie A. Smith
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Krystal A. Smith is a Black lesbian writer of poetry and speculative fiction. Her poetry can be read at Entropy Magazine, Kissing Dynamite, and Serendipity. Her debut collection Two Moons: Stories was released from BLF Press (2018) and was a 2019 Lambda Literary Award Finalist.
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Loretta M. Smith
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Mahaila Smith (any pronouns) is a young, enby femme writer, living and working on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg in Ottawa, Ontario. They are one of the co-editors for The Sprawl Mag ( They like learning theory and writing spec poetry. Their debut chapbook, Claw Machine, was published by Anstruther Press in 2020. You can find more of their work on their website:
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Meg Smith’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Cafe Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Dark Moon Digest, Strange Horizons, Aphelion, The Literary Hatchet, Star*Line, Dwarf Stars, and many more. She is author of five poetry books and a short fiction collection, The Plague Confessor. She welcomes visits to
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Oliver Smith is inspired by Tristan Tzara, J. G. Ballard, and Max Ernst; by frenzied rocks towering above the silent swamp, by the strange poetry of machines; by unlikely collisions between place and myth and memory. His poetry has been published in Abyss & Apex, Alchemy Spoon, Ink, Sweat, and Tears, Strange Horizons and Sylvia Magazine and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His prose has been included in anthologies from, among others, Flame Tree Publishing, Ex-Occidente Press, and Broken Eye Books. He has had two collections of short fiction published: Basilisk Soup & Other Fantasies and Stars Beneath the Ships. Oliver holds a PhD in Literary and Critical Studies from the University of Gloucestershire. For more information see his website:

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Paige Elizabeth Smith is a writer from La Quinta, California. She spent four years as a TEFL teacher in Poland before earning a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her work has recently been published in Shoreline of InfinityFrom Arthur's SeatDodging the RainGravelThe Future Fire, and The Passage Between.
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Tom Smith
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Gabriel Smithwilson is a human being, existing in quite possibly the most obscure city within the San Francisco Bay Area. He writes poetry.
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Steve Sneyd (1941–2018) was a Grand Master of SFPA and an important speculative poet and stalwart proponent, chronicler and historian of SF poetry, publishing SF poetry since the late 1970s (at least). His poetry appeared in Star*Line, Dreams & Nightmares, The Magazine of Speculative Poetry and Hadrosaur Tales, as well as many SF and poetry journals, fanzines, and small-press anthologies. His collections include Gestaltmacher, Gestaltmacher, Make Me a Gestalt: Ninety-Nine Poems from the Nineties (The Four Quarters, 2000) and Mistaking the Nature of the Posthuman (Hilltop Press, 2008). His handwritten SF poetry newsletter, DataDump, in print since 1992, published more than 200 issues.
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Christina Sng Sng is the three-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Collection of Nightmares, A Collection of Dreamscapes, and Tortured Willows. Her poetry, fiction, essays, and art appear in numerous venues worldwide, including Interstellar Flight Magazine, New Myths, Penumbric, Southwest Review, and The Washington Post. She currently serves as Vice President of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association. Visit her at and connect @christinasng.
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Lucy A. Snyder
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Gail Sosinsky
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A. C. Spahn’s poetry has been published by Outposts of Beyond and nominated for the Rhysling Award. 
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Lucien E. G. Spelman
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D.A. Xiaolin Spires steps into portals and reappears in sites such as Hawai’i, NY, various parts of Asia and elsewhere, with her keyboard appendage attached. Her work appears or is forthcoming in publications such as Clarkesworld, Analog, Strange Horizons, Nature, Terraform, Uncanny, Grievous Angel, Fireside, Galaxy’s Edge, StarShipSofa, Andromeda Spaceways (Year’s Best Issue), Diabolical Plots, Factor Four. Select stories can be read in German, Vietnamese, Estonian and French translation. She can be found on Twitter: @spireswriter and on her website:
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Nancy Springer
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Joshua St. Claire is a certified public accountant who works as a financial controller in Pennsylvania. He enjoys writing on coffee breaks and after helping his wife put their three boys to bed. His speculative poetry is published or forthcoming in Phantom Drift, Star*Line, The Flying Saucer Poetry Review, The Starlight Scifaiku Review, Scifaikuest, and White Enso’s Kaidankai podcast, among others. He is a two-time Pushcart nominee and his work is included the 2022 Dwarf Stars anthology.
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Ján Stacho
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Dana Stamps II
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J. E. Stanley
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Anna Magdalena Staple
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H. Starr
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Jan Steckel
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Melody Steiner
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J. J. Steinfeld, Canadian poet, fiction writer, and playwright, lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published 20 books, including Identity Dreams and Memory Sounds (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions, 2014), Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2015), An Unauthorized Biography of Being (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2016), Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be (Poetry, Guernica Editions, 2017), A Visit to the Kafka Café (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions, 2018), and Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2019). His short stories and poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and periodicals internationally, and over 50 of his one-act plays and a handful of full-length plays have been performed in Canada and the United States.
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Richard Stevenson is a retired college English and Creative Writing instructor. He taught for thirty years at Lethbridge College in southern Alberta and recently moved to Nanaimo, B.C. He has the usual pedigree: MFA in Creative Writing, thirty-six books and a CD to his credit, including five forthcoming volumes in his cryptid critter series: Cryptid Shindig (a trilogy including the volumes If a Dolphin Had Digits, Nightcrawlers, and Radioactive Frogs) and two stand-alone collections, An Abominable Swamp Slob Named Bob and Hairy Hullabaloo.
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Hayley Stone  is an award-winning writer, editor, and poet from California. Her work has appeared in Apex Magazine, Fireside Fiction, Flash Fiction Online, Liminality, Wild Musette, Star*Line, and more. She is also the author of the weird western Make Me No Grave, a finalist for the Laramie Book Awards, and the Last Resistance sci-fi series. Find a complete list of her stories and poetry at or connect with her on Twitter @hayley_stone.
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Alison Stone
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Melanie Stormm is the SFPA PR goddess and the editor of Star*Line issue 43.4.
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B. R. Strahan
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Blaize Kelly Strothers is a writer and artist from Inwood, Manhattan. She can be found online at
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Jay Sturner is a poet, fiction writer, and naturalist from the Chicago suburbs. He is the author of several books of poetry and a collection of short stories. His writing has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Space and Time, Spectral Realms, and Not One of Us, among others. In addition, two of his poems have been nominated for the Rhysling Award. Sturner is also a professional birdwalk leader and former botanist.
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Robert E. Stutts
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Alena Sullivan
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Audrey Sullivan
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David R. Sullivan
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Sujith Surendranathan enjoys writing poems, short stories and novels. His works deal with alternate perspectives, mysticism, emotions, relations between people and nature, and the unexpected. To unwind, he spends time in the hiking trails and forests, and wherever there is harmony with nature.
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Fedor Svarovsky (1971–) received refugee status in Denmark in 1990. He returned to Moscow in 1997 and continues to work there as a journalist. Author of three books, his poems have appeared in Novyi Mir and, in English translation, in Jacket Magazine, Two Lines, and World Literature Today. In 2011, Svarovsky participated in PEN’s New Voices reading series in NYC through CEC ArtsLink.
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Alberto Sveum
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Suzanne (Anna) Sykora
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Paul Szlosek
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Benjamin Szumskyj
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Eileen R. Tabios
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Mary Stebbins Taitt
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Ikuko Tanaka
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Ana Tapia (Almería, 1974) holds degrees in Psychology and Cultural Anthropology. She teaches historical fiction at the Escuela de Escritores de Madrid. She has published Túnel de espejos deformantes (Andrómina, 2006, Winner of the Leonor de Córdoba Poetry Prize), El polizón desnudo (El Gaviero, 2009), Kiriwina (Fin de Viaje, 2012), Vértigo (Cazador de Ratas, 2018) and Las ovejas radiactivas de Kolimá (Cazador de Ratas, 2018).
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Dietmar Tauchner, born in 1972 in Austria, lives & works in Puchberg & Vienna as a social-worker / counselor, author and lover. His work has been published in various magazines & anthologies worldwide. He received some awards, as the Taisho (Grand Prize) at the International Kusamakura Haiku Competition in Kumamoto, Japan, in 2013; and the Second Place for Noise of Our Origin at the 2014 HSA Mildred Kanterman Merit Book Awards. He’s been a member of the Red Moon Anthology Editorial Staff since 2013.
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Nancy Ellis Taylor
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Steve Rasnic Tem
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Margarita Tenser
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Marcie Lynn Tentchoff is an Aurora Award-winning poet/writer/editor from the west coast of Canada, and her work has appeared in such publications as Strange Horizons, Weird Tales, and On Spec.
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Ronald Terry
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Sarah Terry
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Gretchen Tessmer is a writer/attorney based in the U.S./Canadian borderlands of Northern New York. She writes both short fiction and poetry, with work appearing in Nature, Strange Horizons and F&SF, among other venues.
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Simon A. Thalmann
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Sheree Renée Thomas is an award-winning fiction writer, poet, and editor. Her work is inspired by myth and folklore, natural science and Mississippi Delta conjure. Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future (Third Man Books, May 2020) is her debut fiction collection. Read Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (2016) and Shotgun Lullabies (2011) from Aqueduct Press and visit
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Jenny Thompson
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Richaundra Thursday (they/she) is, in no particular order: an educator, writer, cook, gamer, bibliophile, hot mess and all around nerd. When not writing poetry inspired by science, history, science fiction and fantasy, they perform edutainment slam poems full of obscure references and more swear words than their parents would be comfortable with. Their work can be found in previous Eye to the Telescope issues, Vulture Bones, Silverblade, Star*Line, The First Line, Blossomry, The Poet's Haven and as a regular contributor to Royal Rose. They live in South King County, Washington.
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Thomas Tilton is a counselor by day, poet by night, and a lifelong science fiction fan. His speculative poems have appeared in Disturbed DigestScifaikuest, and Star*Line. He lives with his family in Michigan.
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Sebastian Timpe is a freelance illustrator working in the redwoods of Northern California. In 2022 he graduated from the Academy of Art University with a Masters in Illustration. During his studies he specialized in historical and fantasy art for book covers, board games, and more. Because the majority of his work is created on a screen he spends his free time crafting felt stuffed animals and quilting by hand. You can find more of his work at
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Lisa Timpf is a retired HR and communications professional who lives in Simcoe, Ontario. Her speculative poems have appeared in Liminality, Dreams & Nightmares, Polar Borealis, New Myths, and other venues. You can find out more about Lisa's writing at
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Jeffery Allen Tobin
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Cash Toklas
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Arukoya Tomais
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Jeanie Tomasko is the author of a few books of poetry, including The Collect of the Day and Dove Tail (both from Bent Paddle Press), Violet Hours (Taraxia Press) and Small Towns Along the Coast (Dancing Girl Press). See
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Steve Tomasko has written about himself in the first, third and possibly fifth person (don’t ask). He  has published one poetry chapbook, and no spiders were harmed. Read more about him and Jeanie (his wife, also a poet) at
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S. R. Tombran is an Indo-Guyanese American, a virtual reference librarian, and has served as a first reader at various speculative fiction magazines. She has work published in, Strange Horizons, and forthcoming in Mithila Review. When she isn’t answering database questions from library users across the country or caring for the little wild things she calls “children,” she can be found scribbling speculative stories with a huge cup of coffee beside her. You can find her at @STombran.
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Pat Tompkins
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Mora Torres
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Sonny James Traylor
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Mikal Trimm
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Jake Tringali thrives in a habitat of Boston dive bars, punk rock shows, burlesques, and late-night adventures. His first poetry book is Poetry for the Neon Apocalypse.
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John Richard Trtek
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Jean-Louis Trudel lives in Canada and he has been writing in French and in English since the 1980s: science-fiction novels, young adult books, short stories, essays, and criticism, as well as translations. His recent turn to writing poetry in English has resulted in publications in Polar Borealis and Little Blue Marble, as well as a Rhysling Award nomination.
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John Tumlin
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Lewis Turco
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Frederick Turner
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Mary A. Turzillo Mary A. Turzillo won a Nebula award ("Mars Is to Place for Children" 1999) and two Elgin awards (Sweet Poison, with Marge Simon, 2014, and Lovers & Killers, 2012, solo.) Her novel Mars Girls (Apex) features two young Martian women rescuing themselves from Face-on-Mars crazies. Her aggressively purring story collection Cosmic Cats & Fantastic Furballs appeared March 2022 from WordFire.   Her latest poetry collection, Cast from Darkness a collaboration with Marge Simon, appeared in 2023 from Mind's Eye Publications, 2023.
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Gene Twaronite is a poet, essayist, and author of seven books, including two juvenile fantasy novels, two short-story collections and the poetry book Trash Picker on Mars, winner of the 2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Arizona poetry. His latest book of poems, The Museum of Unwearable Shoes, was published by Kelsay Books in 2018. Gene has always been fascinated by poetry’s ability to convey entire worlds of thought and feeling within a few lines of compressed expression. A native New Englander, he is now a confirmed desert rat residing in Tucson. Follow more of Gene’s
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Steven M. Tymon
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DJ Tyrer is the person behind Atlantean Publishing, was placed second in the 2015 Data Dump Award for Genre Poetry, and has been published in The Rhysling Anthology 2016, issues of Cyaegha, Frostfire Worlds, The Horrorzine, Illumen, Outposts of Beyond, Scifaikuest, Sirens Call, Star*Line, Tigershark and The Yellow Zine, and online at Grievous Angel, Lonesome October, and Three Drops from a Cauldron, as well as releasing several chapbooks, such as The Tears of Lot-49. The echapbook One Vision is available from Tigershark
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Solomon Uhiara is a writer and poet from Nigeria who studied Bio-Resources Engineering. He writes speculative fiction and poetry. His poems have appeared in Africanwriter, Eye to the Telescope and Polu Texni, and are forthcoming in Darkmattermagazine and elsewhere. He has written two science-fiction poetry chapbooks, all of which are yet to be published. He lives in Port Harcourt.
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Shirley Valencia
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Deanie Vallone is a writer and theater-maker residing in Wisconsin. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction can be found in The Wisconsin Review, Sundog Lit, Jumeirah Magazine, Booth, and other publications. In her free time, she trains birds of prey with a local nature center. You can follow her writing adventures on Instagram: @seedeanwrite.
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Wendy Van Camp is the Poet Laureate for the City of Anaheim, California. Her work is influenced by cutting edge technology, astronomy, and daydreams. She is a nominated finalist for the Elgin Award, a Pushcart Prize, and for a Dwarf Stars Award. Her poems, stories, and essays have appeared in: "Star*Line", "Scifaikuest", and “Indy Author Magazine”, among many others. She is the editor of two annual poetry anthologies "Eccentric Orbits” and "Anaheim Poetry Review", and a guest editor for the SFPA's "Eye To The Telescope". She is a graduate of the Ad Astra Speculative Fiction Workshop and a member of SFWA, Codex, SFPA, and IBPA. Find her books on all major online retailers. Lear more at
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Jerome Van Epps is a practicing xenoöenologist from Madison, Wisconsin. He lives in a purple house.
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Gene Van Troyer is.
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Joseph VanBuren is a multimedia storyteller who creates dark tales about broken pasts, uncertain futures, and the present struggle of love and light. He is also the scrambled brains behind Sykophunk Productions. His work has been published in the magazines The Sirens Call and Horror Trash Sleaze as well as the anthologies Untimely Frost (Lycan Valley Press) and Haunted are These Houses (Unnerving).
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Marcus Vance is  a full-time father, part-time writer, and weapons consultant for TV. You can connect with him on Twitter (@MarcusCVance) where he discusses the writing craft, swords, and bad jokes at length.
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JoSelle Vanderhooft
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Ralph E. Vaughan
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Yuliia Vereta (she/her) is a Polish writer of Ukrainian origin who is now living her third life in Katowice, where she works as a translator and is a poet on a good day and a disaster-maker on a bad one. Her speculative works have been published in print and online, among others in Star*Line, Dreams and Nightmares, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Leading Edge, Penumbric, Kaleidotrope, and ParSec. She is a 2022 Best of the Net Nominee. When she isn't working, writing or cooking, she tries to remake her stationary time machine into a smaller portable model, since the one she currently owns does not fit into the elevator of the 12-story building where she lives and constantly becomes the source of strange questions at airport customs.
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William J. Vernon
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Marie Vibbert has sold over 42 poems to places like Analog, F&SF, and Asimov's, as well as websites and poetry magazines that lived and died faster than Springtime snow. She once sold a rhyming poem to a magazine that said “no rhyming poetry” in their guidelines! That and second place in the Hessler Street Fair poetry contest are her proudest poetry achievements, along with selling to a Pittsburgh anthology when she lives in Cleveland. By day she is a computer programmer at Case Western Reserve University, and her debut novel, Galactic Hellcats, was longlisted by the British Science Fiction Association for 2021. She has three times been nominated for the SFPA Rhysling award for short poetry.
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Born in Havana, Cuba in 1989, Elaine Vilar Madruga is a poet, fiction writer, and playwright, whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies around the globe. She has authored more than thirty books, including Culto de acoplamiento (2015), Sakura (2016), Fragmentos de la tierra rota (2017), El Hambre y la Bestia (2018), and Los años del silencio (2019). Translations of her short fiction and poetry have appeared in The Bitter Oleander, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Mithila Review, among others.
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Marc Vincenz has published fourteen books of poetry, including, more recently, The Syndicate of Water & Light (Station Hill Press, 2018), and Here Comes the Nightdust (Salmon Poetry, 2019).
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Joan M. Vinge is known for her Hugo Award-winning novel The Snow Queen and its sequels, her series about the telepath named Cat, and her Heaven's Chronicles books.
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s. c. virtes
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Scott Virtes has had over 450 stories & poems published since 1986. His works have appeared in Nature, Analog, Space & Time, Ideomancer, Star*Line, Scifaikuest, Illumen, and many more. He was in the Royal Navy in 1804 (almost, it was “Master and Commander”), and has been seen performing classic rock tunes around the San Diego area.
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Dawn Vogel has written for children, teens, and adults, spanning genres, places, and time periods. More than 100 of her stories and poems have been published by small and large presses. Her specialties include young protagonists, siblings who bicker but love each other in the end, and things in the water that want you dead. She is a member of Broad Universe, SFWA, and Codex Writers. She lives in Seattle with her awesome husband (and fellow author), Jeremy Zimmerman, and their herd of cats. Visit her at or on Twitter @historyneverwas.
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Chuck Von Nordheim
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D. R. Wagner
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Phoebe Wagner grew up in Pennsylvania, the third generation to live in the Susquehanna River Valley, where she spent her days among the endless hills pretending to be an elf. Currently, she lives in the high desert of Nevada with her husband and two cats. Follow her on Twitter: @pheebs_w
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Bonnie Rae Walker
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Deborah Walker
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T. D. Walker is the author of Small Waiting Objects (CW Books, 2019), a collection of near-future science fiction poems. Her poems and stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Web Conjunctions, The Cascadia Subduction Zone, Luna Station Quarterly, and elsewhere. She draws on both her grounding in literary studies and her experience as a computer programmer in writing poetry and fiction. Read more at
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Tamara K. Walker resides in Colorado and writes short fiction, often of a surreal, irreal, magical realist, speculative or otherwise unusual flavor, and poetry, often in originally East Asian forms. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Star*LineScifaikuestindefinite space, Ribbons, Eucalypt, A Hundred Gourds, Lavender Review and LYNX, among others. She may be found online at
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Dusty Wallace lives in the Appalachians of Virginia with his wife and two sons. He enjoys reading, writing, and the occasional fine cigar. Follow him at 
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Terry H. Smith Wallace
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Holly Lyn Walrath’s poetry and short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Luna Station Quarterly, Liminality, and elsewhere. Her chapbook of words and images, Glimmerglass Girl, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2018. She holds a B.A. in English from The University of Texas and a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She is a freelance editor and host of The Weird Circular, an e-newsletter for writers containing submission calls and writing prompts. She lives in Houston, Texas. Find her online at
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Chad Walsh
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Robert Walton
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Brittany Warman
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Israel Wasserstein
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Gary S. Watkins
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William John Watkins
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Mindy Watson
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Anna Weaver
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James Weaver
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Richard Weaver has, post-Covid, returned as the writer-in-residence at the James Joyce Pub. Among his other pubs: conjunctions, Louisville Review, Southern Quarterly, Free State Review, Hollins Critic, Little Patuxent Review, Loch Raven Review, The Avenue, & New Orleans Review. He’s the author of The Stars Undone (Duende Press, 1992), and wrote the libretto for a symphony, Of Sea and Stars (2005). Recently, his 175th prose poem was published. He was a finalist in the 2019 Dogwood Literary Prize in Poetry.
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Jeanine Webb
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Matt Weber
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Sarah Brown Weitzman
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Jon Wesick
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Jacqueline West’s poetry has appeared in journals including Mythic Delirium, Strange Horizons, Goblin Fruit, Liminality, and Star*Line, has been nominated twice for both the Rhysling Award and the Pushcart Prize, and received a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize. Her first full-length poetry collection, Candle and Pins: Poems on Superstitions was published by Alban Lake in 2018. She is also the author of the New York Times-bestselling middle grade series The Books of Elsewhere, the Schneider Family Honor Book The Collectors, and several other middle grade and young adult novels. Jacqueline lives with her family in Red Wing, Minnesota.
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Frida Westford
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Nora Weston is a Michigan-based writer/artist. Her publishing credits include novels and anthologies, plus short stories and poetry. Currently, work has been accepted to Green Ink Poetry, Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine, Timber Ghost Press, and Crow Toes Quarterly.
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Steven Wheat
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Lesley Wheeler
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Mark Arvid White
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Kim Whysall-Hammond is an English poet, who has worked in Climate research and then in telecommunications – pursuits engendered by a love of SF and fuelled by a determination not do do anything deemed suitable for a girl. Her speculative poetry has been published by On Spec, Time and Space Magazine, Star*Line, Andromeda Spaceways, Eternal Haunted Summer, Three Drops from a Cauldron, The Future Fire, Utopia Science Fiction, Frozen Wavelets, Wizards in Space and Crannóg.
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Gail Sosinsky Wickman
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Tanner Wiens
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Scott Wiggerman is  the author of three books of poetry, Leaf and Beak: Sonnets, Presence, and Vegetables and Other Relationships; and the editor of several volumes, including Wingbeats: Exercises & Practice in Poetry, Bearing the Mask, and 22 Poems and a Prayer for El Paso. Poems have appeared recently in Gyroscope Review, Unlost, Shot Glass Journal, San Pedro River Review, and Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry column. His website is
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Neal Wilgus
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Ian Willey is a writer and teacher from Akron, Ohio, now living in the inland sea area of Japan. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including One Sentence Poems, Mobius, and Unbroken. 
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Darius Williams is the vehicle for the proliferation of his "selfish" words, but he often wonders where, if anywhere, they are driving him.
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Donna Glee Williams
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Patricia Williams
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Paul O. Williams
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Thomas Wiloch
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Andrew J. Wilson lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. His short stories, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared all over the world. Recent work has been published in Umbrellas of Edinburgh: Poetry and Prose Inspired by Scotland's Capital CityScotia Extremis: Poems from the Extremes of Scotland's PsycheMultiverse: An International Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry and Dwarf Stars 2020. With Neil Williamson, he coedited the award-nominated anthology Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction.
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James Webb Wilson
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Kath Abela Wilson travels the world with her mathematician and flute-player husband Rick Wilson. They live essentially on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California. She has always had a taste for the surreal in art and literature and has published in many journals including Astropoetica, Atlas Poetica, Illumen, Eye to the Telescope, Star*Line, Pirene's Fountain, and Scryptic. Hosting poetry workshops and salons, she leads the performance group Poets on Site. Her weekly Poetry Corner for features environmental and fantastic themes. Her books include Owl Still Asking, Tanka for Troubled Times; Driftwood Monster, Haiku for Troubled Times; Locofo Chaps (Moria Press). She has won many haiku and tanka awards.
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Matthew Wilson has been published repeatedly in Star*Line, Night to Dawn magazine, Hiraeth publishing and many more. His first story collection "Gargoyles of the Abbey" is now available on kindle.
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Stephen Wilson
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Stephen M. Wilson (1970–2013) was the poetry editor for Abyss & Apex and also edited the speculative poetry twitterzine microcosms and San Joaquin Delta College’s literary magazine, Artifact. Stephen also spent more than three years as the poetry editor for Doorways. Several of his poems were nominated throughout the years for the Dwarf Stars Award (including a win in 2011). He and Linda D. Addison were editors for the 2013 Dwarf Stars anthology.
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Amber Winter
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Michael Winter
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t. Winter-Damon
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Wren Winters
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Shannon Connor Winward
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Dale Wisely
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Laura Madeline Wiseman
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Steven Withrow
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Gene Wolfe (1931–2019) was the author of two dozen novels and hundreds of shorter stories. He was best known for The Book of the New Sun, The Book of the Long Sun, and The Book of the Short Sun, as well as The Wizard Knight. He won the Nebula Award, the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award, the British Science Fiction Award, the Locus Reader’s Poll, and many others. In 1996, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Fantasy Convention, and in 2007 he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
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Saint James Harris Wood
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Greer Woodward’s poetry is in Star*Line, Silver Blade, Scifaikuest, Haikuniverse, Illumen, Halloween Haiku 2, Lupine Lunes and Zen of the Dead. When living in the New York City area, she was a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and wrote lyrics for Theatreworks/USA's Sherlock Holmes and the Red-Headed League. She also contributed to the musical revues Pets! and That's Life!, the latter an Outer Critics Circle Awards nominee for Best Off-Broadway Musical. She currently lives on the Big Island of Hawaii and is a member of the Hawaii Writers Guild.
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Bryan Thao Worra
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Stephanie M. Wytovich
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Yuxing Xia
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Matthew Y.Yasuoka
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Rick Yennik
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Joy Yin is a writer, poet, and artist from Wuhan, China, though she has lived in California for 5 years. She is fluent in Mandarin and English but is also learning Mexican Spanish. Joy has always had a love for reading and writing. As of now, she has works either forthcoming or already published in Scifaikuest, the Drabbun Anthology (Hiraeth Books), Cold Moon Journal, Triya, and more. Joy is currently based in Mexico City. In her free time, she likes to curl up and read a good book (however, she doesn’t quite like rereading).
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Bart Yoder
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Jane Yolen is an SFPA Grand Master. She has ten books of adult poetry out and many many more collections of children's poetry. Her actual book count as of this writing is 376 books, but she's expecting more out in fall 2019 and spring 2020.
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Jessica Young
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Ree Young
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Alessio Zanelli, Italian, writes poetry and flash fiction in English. He is the author of six poetry collections and his work has appeared in over 200 journals from 17 countries.
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José Luis Zárate
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Roger Zelazny (1937–1995) was best known for his fantasy series The Amber Chronicles. He won the Nebula award three times (out of 14 nominations) and the Hugo award six times (out of 14 nominations).
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Paul Edwin Zimmer
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Justin Zimmerman
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Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
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Anna Zumbro
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Lee Clark Zumpe, an entertainment columnist with Tampa Bay Newspapers, earned his bachelor’s in English at the University of South Florida. His short stories and poetry have appeared in a variety of literary journals, anthologies, and genre magazines. Publication credits include Tiferet, Modern Drunkard Magazine, Space & Time, Mythic Delirium and Weird Tales. Lee lives on the west coast of Florida with his wife and daughter.
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