Jessica Paddock spends her time vacillating between thinking about writing and actually doing it. She likes to read about mythology, look for monsters in closets, and lurk in shadows of Washington forests. You can chat with her on Twitter @Imagining_Ink.
Issue #293 — Dec. 19, 2019
Joanne Rixon lives in the shadow of an active volcano with a rescue chihuahua named after a dinosaur. She is an organizer with North Seattle Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers, and her stories have appeared in Crossed Genres, Liminal Stories, and Reckoning 2, among others. You can find her yelling about politics and poetry on twitter @JoanneRixon.
Joe L. Murr has lived on every continent except Antarctica. He currently divides his time between Finland and the Netherlands. His fiction has been published or is forthcoming in ChiZine, Dark Recesses, Dark Pages Volume 1, Phantom Drift: New Fabulism, and other publications.
John E.O. Stevens pens a weekly column for the SF Signal website on fantastic literature and its cultures. He has been published in Apex Magazine, Bull Spec, and Proxima: Dansk Science Fiction Tidsskrift and has a story forthcoming in Le Zaparogue. He labors as a bookseller in the wilds of upstate New York where he is currently working on two books (one fiction, one non-fiction), when he is not reading with his daughter or being a curmudgeon. You can find him lurking about his blog (http://jhstevens.wordpress.com/) or on twitter @eruditeogre.
John Wheeler is a law student and a graduate of the Alpha Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop for Young Writers. When he’s not writing fantasy stories or studying 19th Century court cases, he spends his time rock climbing and playing trumpet and guitar. He enjoys short, to-the-point walks on the beach.
Jonathan Edelstein is forty-six years old, married with cat, and living in New York City. In addition to BCS, his work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Escape Pod, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and the Lacuna Journal, and he blogs occasionally at www.haibane.info/author/jonnao
- “The Examination Cloth” — Issue #251, May 10, 2018
- “Of Letters They Are Made” — Issue #228, June 22, 2017
- “The Shark God's Child” — Issue #222, March 30, 2017
- “Abere and the Poisoner” — Issue #208, September 15, 2016
"Also good, and much sadder... The tragic arc of the story encompasses personal and scholarly loss, and the importance of stories and language." —Rich Horton, Locus
Jonathan Wood is an Englishman living in New York. He writes odd little things that show up in odd little places, such as Chizine, Weird Tales, and Fantasy Magazine. He regularly contributes flash fiction to www.dailycabal.com and co-edits Behind the Wainscot. He can be found on-line at thexmedic.livejournal.com.
- “The Mathematics of Faith” — Issue #26, September 24, 2009
- “Preservation” — Issue #11, February 26, 2009
Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2009
Jordan Kurella is a fiction writer whose stories have been featured in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Apex Magazine, and Cotton Xenomorph. She is bisexual and disabled from a straight flush of mental health diagnoses. Jordan lives in Ohio with her husband James and her service dog.
Jordan Taylor has driven across the US three times and lived in four different cities in as many years. She currently resides in Seattle, WA with her husband, their corgi, and too many books for one small apartment. Her short fiction has recently appeared in On Spec and Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores. You can follow her online at jordanrtaylor.com or on Twitter @JordanRTaylor13.