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Kae King

Kae King is an Ivorian-born first generation Nigerian American Poet, activist and future novelist. Growing up all over the United States, few things were constant for her except for God, family and a great book. In her journey with literature, poetry, and visual storytelling, she realized from a very young age that the heroes of […]

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R.S.A. Garcia

R.S.A. writes speculative fiction, and lives in Trinidad and Tobago with an extended family and too many cats and dogs. Her debut science fiction mystery novel, Lex Talionis, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, the Silver Medal for Best Scifi/Fantasy/Horror Ebook from the Independent Publishers Awards (2015), and became an Amazon Bestseller. She has […]

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Jade Brieanne

Jade Brieanne is an editor, award winning fanfic writer, and author of speculative fiction supernatural rollercoasters The Halo of Amaris and A Third of The Moon and The Stars Struck. Jade lives in Durham, North Carolina, but spends most of her time mentally between Korriban and Gusu Lan. She is the oldest of four and […]

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dave ring

dave ring is a queer writer of speculative fiction living in Washington, DC. He is the author of The Hidden Ones (2021, Rebel Satori Press) and numerous short stories. He is also the publisher and managing editor of Neon Hemlock Press, and the co-editor of Baffling Magazine. Find him online at www.dave-ring.com or @slickhop on Twitter. […]

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Nino Cipri

Nino Cipri is a queer and trans/nonbinary writer, editor, and educator. A graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and the University of Kansas’s MFA, Nino’s fiction has been nominated for the Shirley Jackson, World Fantasy, Lambda, Nebula, and Hugo Awards. A multidisciplinary artist, Nino has also written plays, screenplays, and radio features; performed as a […]

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Georgina Kiersten

Georgina Kiersten is a black non-binary author who was raised in San Antonio, Texas. Living with a disability has given Georgina the ability to see the world in a unique and open way that shines through their writing. When they are not writing and reading the latest books, Georgina is a graphic designer by trade […]

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Marika Bailey

Marika Bailey is an Afro-Caribbean author and illustrator. Her work has previously appeared in FIYAH Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, Apparitions, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Strange Horizons. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and the softest cat in the world. You can find her tweeting about the Golden Girls and assorted ridiculata as, @Marika_Writes_   […]

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Sean Dowie

Sean Dowie is a writer and editor living in Toronto, Canada. He’s an Assistant Editor at Augur Magazine, contributor at the fanzine Nerds of a Feather, and is on FIYAH Literary Magazine’s book reviewing team. When not obsessing over literary activities, he’s usually directing short films.   Sean’s short story “Broken Bodies” is being published […]

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