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Gruder, Liz

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As a youth, Liz Gruder saw a series of UFOs with her best friend while riding bikes. Ever since, she’s been fascinated by the stars. An avid reader, she used to hide under her covers and read with a flashlight. She has degrees in English and Psychology fr ...

 

Harar, Bethany Masone

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Bethany Masone Harar ignored her mother's advice to avoid the field of education and graduated with a Bachelor's deree in English from James Madison University and a Masters in Secondary English Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has enj ...

 

Hatch, Marcy

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Marcy S Hatch is a New Englander, born and raised on the East Coast, and except for a brief stint in California as a kid she's never lived anywhere else. That said, she would trade her Maine winters for some California sun anytime – but NOT the summers! S ...

 

Heiner, Tamara Hart

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I live in Arkansas with my husband and three children. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English. I teach English in the mornings and spend the rest of the day avoiding the laundry and other chores, all in the name of parenting. S ...

 

Irby, John E.

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John grew up in a small village on the banks of a useless river located a few miles northeast of Seattle, Washington. He claims that he's been an avid reader since his bassinet days when he would read out loud to his mother while she changed his dia ...

 

Jackson-Brown, Angela

Angela Jackson-Brown was born in Montgomery, Alabama and grew up in Ariton, Alabama. She is an English Professor at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Her work has appeared in literary journals, such as: Pet Milk, Uptown Mosaic Magazine, New Southerner ...

 

Jones, Jadie

Georgia native Jadie Jones first began working for a horse farm at twelve years old, her love of horses matched only by her love of books. She went on to acquire a B.A. in equine business management, and worked for competitive horse farms along the east c ...

 

Kalish, David

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David Kalish is the author of the novel, The Opposite of Everything, which will be published in March 2014. He earned his MFA at Bennington College’s Writing Seminars. His short fiction has been published in Temenos, Knock, Spectrum, and Poydras Review, h ...

 

Keen, Scott

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Scott Keen lives in northern New York, and is a stay-at-home and homeschooling dad to his and his wife Liz’s four girls. He has an MFA in Script & Screenwriting and, when not with his family, spends most of his extra time writing/editing his books, blogg ...

 

Kim, H.S.

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If I could meet someone from the past, I would choose Mark Twain because he is witty and ever so inspiring. I agree whole-heartedly with the following words: “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; ...

 

La Salle, Ken

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Author and playwright, Ken La Salle’s passion is intense humor, meaningful drama, and finding answers to the questions that define our lives. Ken La Salle grew up in Santa Ana, California and has remained in the surrounding area his entire life. He was ra ...

 

Lloyd, Rebecca

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I am a writer and fiction editor living in Bristol, UK. My short stories have been widely published. I won the Bristol Short Story Prize in 2008 for The River. In 2010 my novel Under the Exquisite Gaze was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Priz ...

 

Naranjo, Elizabeth Maria

Elizabeth grew up writing short stories and bad poetry before escaping the cold winters of Wyoming and settling in the Sonoran Desert. She lives in Tempe, Arizona with her husband and two children, Abigail (11) and Gabriel (6). She still loves to write, b ...

 

Orr, Aviva

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I was was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. I majored in English at college and graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a master's degree. I took most of my classes in early British literature. Some of my favorite British w ...

 

Passons, Erin

Erin Passons was born in Mississippi and went to school in Melbourne, Australia. She is the author of several plays, fiction books, and the nonfiction You’ll Never Interview in This Town Again. She currently lives in Austin, Texas, with her two children. ...

 

Pelaez, Jill Fletcher

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Jill Fletcher Pelaez was born in Puerto Rico and spent her school years in Orlando, Florida. Her mother, a high school teacher and native New Yorker, encouraged her to embrace art, music, and dance. In school, she was deeply interested in history. She b ...

 

Poppe, D. Michael

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I am writing now, but I have been a visual artist most of my life. I have always been interested in writing but never had the time. I grew up in the Midwest US on a dairy farm near a small town. My book "Match Play" is a new acquisition by Wido and my fi ...

 

Rickman, Becky Lyn

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Since I've only had a few creative writing-type classes, I would have to defer to my life experience as my credentials. As Evelyn Waugh so aptly put it: "Novel-writing is a laborious trade. The raw material is every single thing one has ever seen or heard ...

 

Roozenboom, S.B.

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Born to the Great Northwest, S.B Roozenboom grew up submerged in fairytales, art, nature and all things related. During a rough year in high school, she turned her emotions into words, and wrote the book MARKINGS. At the age of twenty-two, she is now also ...

 

Sabin, E. Rose

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E. Rose Sabin lives with her two dogs, Kira and Juliet, in Florida's Tampa Bay Area, where for many years she taught Spanish, first in middle school and later on the junior college level. She now devotes her time to writing fantasy and science fiction, h ...

 

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