Corie Ralston’s writing has been found in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, among others. She has a full time job as a staff scientist as Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and is also the managing director for the Speculative Literature Foundation. In general, she works too much, daydreams too little, and always wishes she had more time. She can be found at www.sff.net/people/cyralston/ and on Facebook.
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Issue #375 — Feb. 9, 2023
Cory Skerry lives in the Pacific Northwest, where he goes exploring with his sweet, goofy pit bulls and any friends who can keep up. He writes impossible things and paints what he shouldn’t. When his current meatshell begins to fall apart, he’d like science to put his brain into a giant killer octopus body, with which he’ll be very responsible and not even slightly shipwrecky. Pinky swear. For more about him and his work, visit plunderpuss.net.
- “Bloodless” — Issue #185, October 29, 2015
- “Sinking Among Lilies” — Issue #92, April 5, 2012
"Well-written and well-imagined and dark to excellent effect. Skerry's stories continue to really make a mark." —Rich Horton, Locus
"A dark twist on the aphorism that knowledge is power, for good or ill. A nicely-woven web of betrayal. " —Lois Tilton, Locus online
Reprinted in Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2013, ed. Paula Guran
D.K. Thompson (also known as the Easter Werewolf) has written stories featured or forthcoming in Apex, Bull Spec, Drabblecast, Pseudopod, and Escape Pod and has lost NaNoWriMo twice. His collection of stories And Welcome Back was funded via Kickstarter last year and will be out in 2016. He lives in Southern California with his wife and three children.
- “Blessed are Those Who Have Seen and Do Not Believe” — Issue #191, January 21, 2016
- BCS 165: Blessed are Those Who Have Seen and Do Not Believe — Issue #191, January 21, 2016
Damien Krsteski writes science fiction and develops software, and his stories can be found in Metaphorosis, NewMyths, and The Future Fire, among others. His online home is monochromewish.blogspot.com, and he tweets updates about his writing @monochromewish. He lives in Berlin.
Damien Walters Grintalis lives in Maryland with her husband and two rescued pit bulls. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Fireside Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and others. She is an Associate Editor of the Hugo Award-winning magazine Electric Velocipede, and her debut novel, Ink, will be released in December 2012 by Samhain Horror. You can visit her website, damienwaltersgrintalis.com, or follow her on Twitter @dwgrintalis.
Dan Micklethwaite writes short stories and novels in a shed in the north of England. His most recent short fiction is forthcoming in NewMyths.com and Third Flatiron’s Terra! Tara! Terror! anthology. His debut novel, The Less than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote, was published by the award-winning UK publisher Bluemoose Books in 2016. Follow him on twitter @Dan_M_writer for further updates and info.
Dan Rabarts is a New Zealand writer of fantasy, horror, science fiction and the odd things in between. He has twice been a finalist for New Zealand’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards, both for fiction and non-fiction. His fiction can be found in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Aurealis, in anthologies including Regeneration – New Zealand Speculative Fiction, and at the Tales from the Archives and Wily Writers’ podcasts. His audio narrations can be heard at StarShipSofa and Tales to Terrify, among others. Find him lurking on the web at dan.rabarts.com.
Daniel Baker is a life-long reader and writer of all things fantasy and SF, living in the foothills of Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges. Holding a PhD. in Literary Studies, he teaches Professional and Creative Writing, Shakespearean Studies, and Supernatural Literature at Deakin University, and through the fantasy that is academic research has presented papers around the world. “The Marvellous Inventions of Mr. Tock” is his sixth fiction publication, with other stories appearing in Aurealis and the CSFG anthologies.