Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 New York Times-bestselling Outlander novels, which include Outlander, Dragonfly In Amber, Voyager, Drums Of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath Of Snow And Ashes, and An Echo In The Bone, with nineteen million copies in print worldwide. She has also written a graphic novel called The Exile, and a number of novels and novellas about her character Lord John Grey, the latest of which, The Scottish Prisoner, came out in 2011.
Theodora Goss’s stories have appeared in magazines such as Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, Fantasy Magazine, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and Apex Magazine. Anthologies featuring her work include Ghosts by Gaslight, Logorrhea, Other Earths, Polyphony, Year’s Best Fantasy, The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, The Apocalypse Reader, and John Joseph Adams’s Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom. Much of her short work has been collected in In the Forest of Forgetting. She is also the editor of Voices from Fairyland and Interfictions (with Delia Sherman). She is a winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Rhysling Award, and has been a finalist for the Nebula, Crawford, Mythopoeic, and Tiptree awards.
Grady Hendrix’s fiction has appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Strange Horizons, Pseudopod, and 365 Tomorrows. He is one of the founders of the New York Asian Film Festival and his nonfiction writing has appeared in Variety, Slate, Playboy,Time Out New York, the New York Sun, and the Village Voice. He attended the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop in 2009, and he is the author of the book, Satan Loves You.
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. is the bestselling author of the Saga of Recluse, the Spellsong Cycle, the Corean Chronicles, and several other series, as well as a number of standalone novels, such as The Eternity Artifact and The Elysium Commission. His most recent books include Haze, Arms-Commander, Empress of Eternity, and the Imager Portfolio series. His short fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies—including John Joseph Adams’s Federations—and was recently collected in Viewpoints Critical.
Ben H. Winters is the bestselling author of two posthumous, “mash-up” collaborations: Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters (with Jane Austen) and Android Karenina (with Leo Tolstoy). He is also the author of Bedbugs, the middle-grade novel The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman, and the children’s musicals The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, A (Tooth) Fairy Tale, and Uncle Pirate. Other works include writing for newspapers and magazines and the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Guide series.
Daniel H. Wilson is the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse and seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising and A Boy and His Bot. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. In 2008, Daniel hosted The Works which aired on the History Channel. The movie adaptation of his novel Robopocalypse will be directed by Steven Spielberg, and is scheduled for release on April 25th, 2014. Daniel’s latest novel, Amped, was released by Doubleday in June, 2012.
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Carrie Vaughn is the bestselling author of the Kitty Norville series, which started with Kitty and the Midnight Hour. Her most recent books include Kitty’s Big Trouble,Voices of Dragons, Discord’s Apple, Steel, and After the Golden Age. and. Her short work, which has been nominated for the Hugo Award, has appeared in magazines such as Lightspeed and Realms of Fantasy, and in a number of anthologies, such as John Joseph Adams’s Armored, By Blood We Live, and Brave New Worlds, as well as in The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance, Fast Ships, Black Sails, andWarriors, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.
Harry Turtledove—who is often referred to as the “master of alternate history”—is the Hugo Award-winning author of more than 80 novels and 100 short stories. His most recent books include Reincarnations, The Golden Shrine, Atlantis and Other Places, and The War that Came Early series: Hitler’s War and West and East. In addition to his SF, fantasy, and alternate history works, he’s also published several straight historical novels under the name H. N. Turteltaub. Turtledove obtained a Ph.D. in Byzantine history from UCLA in 1977.
Marjorie M. Liu is the author of the Dirk & Steele series, which began with Tiger Eye. She is also the author of X-Men: Dark Mirror and The Iron Hunt and the other books in the Hunter Kiss series. Her short fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies, such as Masked, Songs of Love and Death, Hotter than Hell, and Inked. She is also a writer for Marvel Comics, penning NYX, Black Widow, X-23, and Dark Wolverine.
Austin Grossman’s first novel, Soon I Will Be Invincible, was nominated for the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, and his writing has appeared in Granta, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He is a video game design consultant and a doctoral candidate in English Literature at the University of California at Berkeley, and he has written and designed for a number of critically acclaimed video games, including Ultima Underworld II, System Shock, Trespasser, and Deus Ex. His second novel, You, came out from Mulholland Books in 2012, and his short fiction has also appeared in John Joseph Adams’s anthology Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom.keep looking »