Joy Kennedy-O’Neill‘s fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, Galaxy’s Edge, The Cimarron Review, and more. Her story “Jericho” appeared in Flash Fiction Online in 2016. Joy holds a PhD in literature and teaches for a small college on the Texas coast. She enjoys cats, cheese, and sincere awkwardness. Find her at JoyKennedyOneill.com.
Wendy Nikel is a speculative fiction author with a degree in elementary education, a fondness for road trips, and a terrible habit of forgetting where she’s left her cup of tea. Her short fiction has been published in Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, Daily Science Fiction, Nature: Futures, and elsewhere. Her time travel novella series, beginning with The Continuum, is available from World Weaver Press. For more info, visit wendynikel.com
Aimee Ogden is a former science teacher and software tester; now she writes stories about sad astronauts and angry princesses. Her short has also appeared in Clarkesworld, Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and elsewhere, and her first novellas “Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters” and “Local Star” debuted in early 2021. She co-edits Translunar Travelers Lounge, a magazine of fun and optimistic speculative fiction, and is a graduate of the Viable Paradise workshop. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin with her husband, her twins, and a dog named Commander Riker.
Mira Jiang lives and attends school in a suburb near Dallas. Apart from a few years spent in China, she was born and raised in Texas. She is the president and co-founder of Bluebonnet Classroom, a non-profit dedicated to helping foreign students improve their English, and she is grateful for the way the organization has opened her eyes to vibrant cultures from around the world. Her works have been published by Hollins University, the Poetry Matters Project, and the Rising Phoenix Review. She is an avid reader but also finds joy in dancing and playing piano. You can find her on Instagram at @mira.jiang.