Greta Hayer received her MFA at the University of New Orleans and has nonfiction published in Booth and fiction appearing in Into the Ruins and Pilcrow and Dagger. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of Wooster, where she studied fairy tales and medieval medicine. Her nonfiction was chosen as a finalist for the 2019 Mockbee prize. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and their two strange cats.
Issue #332 — Jun. 17, 2021
Featuring new cover art: "Rabbit House" by Avant Choi.
Gwendolyn Clare resides in North Carolina, where she tends a vegetable garden and a flock of backyard ducks and wonders why she ever lived in the frozen northlands. She has a PhD in mycology, which is useful for identifying wild mushrooms but not for much else. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and Daily Science Fiction, among others. She can be found online at gwendolynclare.com.
- “Nothing But the Sky” — Issue #201, June 9, 2016
- “Butterfly House” — Issue #157, Sixth Anniversary Double-Issue, October 9, 2014
Hannah Strom-Martin’s fiction has appeared in Realms of Fantasy and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among others, and the anthologies Amazons: Sexy Tales of Strong Women and Blood Sisters: Vampire Fiction by Women. She studied opera at Bennington College.
Harry R. Campion lives in Harper Woods, Michigan, surrounded by children. He spends his days teaching and his nights parenting, and occasionally finds time to write. His stories have appeared in Electric Spec, New Writings in the Fantastic, and Fickle Muses. More about Harry, including links to his published stories, can be found at his webpage yangandcampion.com.
Heather Clitheroe lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her work has appeared in Kaleidotrope, Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead, and previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Visit her online at www.lectio.ca.
- “Wild Things Got to Go Free” — Issue #170, April 2, 2015
- “Gone Sleeping” — Issue #77, September 8, 2011
"Neat little dark fantasy, told in a disarmingly innocent voice." —Lois Tilton, Locus online
Heather Fawcett lives in Vancouver, where she works as a technical writer, editor, literary critic and freelance fiction and nonfiction writer. On an average day you could find her writing about archaeology, marketing strategies, fairies, and airplanes, though usually not all at once. This is her first published story.
Helen Marshall is an award-winning author, editor, and book historian. Her debut collection of short stories, Hair Side, Flesh Side, won the Sydney J. Bounds Award from the British Fantasy Society, and her second collection, Gifts for the One Who Comes After, won the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Collection and was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Aurora Award, and the Bram Stoker Award. She lives in Oxford, England.
Henry Szabranski was born in Birmingham, UK, and studied Astronomy & Astrophysics at Newcastle upon Tyne University, graduating with a degree in Theoretical Physics. He lives in rural Buckinghamshire with his wife and two young sons. He blogs, occasionally, at www.henryszabranski.com.
Holly Messinger is a writer, a costume designer, and a martial artist, not always in that order. Her fiction is strongly inspired by history, and her characters Trace and Boz have appeared in a number of works, including The Curse of Jacob Tracy from St. Martin’s Press and indie prequel The Romance of Certain Old Bones. (Observant readers may deduce that “Scapegoat” takes place between the events of “Parlor Games” and “Horseflesh” in Curse.) Holly’s short fiction has appeared in previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Baen’s Universe, and comes soon to Fantasy & Science Fiction (summer, 2020). The next Jacob Tracy book, Curious Weather, is nearing completion. Her website is www.hollymessinger.com.