Authors and artists
A little bit about each of our authors and artists.
Michael M. Jones lives in southwest Virginia with too many books, just enough cats, and a wife who’s always ready to provide an alibi and/or a shovel. He has a degree in Theatre he never uses, is working towards a Master’s in Children’s Literature which is just an excuse to read more books, and blames his Santa fixation on working retail at the mall during the Christmas season. He’s the editor of Scheherazade’s Facade.
For more information, visit him at www.michaelmjones.com
Michael M. Jones’s story “Regarding the Sainted Pirate Nicholas” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 1 July 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
B. Morris Allen grew up in a house full of books that traveled the world. Nowadays, they’re e-books, and lighter to carry, but they’re still multiplying. He’s been a biochemist, an activist, and a lawyer, and now works as a foreign aid consultant. When he’s not roaming foreign countries fighting corruption, he’s on the Oregon coast, chatting with seals. In the occasional free moment, he edits Metaphorosis magazine, and works on his own speculative stories of love and disaster.
B. Morris Allen’s story “Adaptations to Coastal Erosion” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 24 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Kelly lives in Seattle, where the weather is always happy to make staying in and writing seem like a good idea. Her family includes a patient husband, a demanding cat, and an anarchist tortoise. By day, she works as an editor and has strong opinions about commas. By night, she works as a writer and annoys editors with her comma use.
Kelly Sandoval’s story “Small Magics” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 17 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Phil Berry is a London-based doctor, medical ethics blogger, aspiring novelist, and regular short story writer.
Phil Berry’s story “Sheer” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 10 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Luke Spooner currently lives and works in the South of England. Having graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a first class degree he is now a full-time illustrator working under two aliases; ‘Carrion House’ for his darker work and ‘Hoodwink House’ for his work aimed at a younger audience. He believes that the job of putting someone else’s words into a visual form, to accompany and support their text, is a massive responsibility as well as being something he truly treasures.
Luke Spooner’s image “Leaves and Butterflies” is the cover art for our June 2016 stories.
Vanessa Fogg dreams of selkies, dragons, and gritty cyberpunk futures from her home in western Michigan. She spent years as a research scientist in molecular cell biology, and now works as a freelance medical writer. She drinks copious amounts of green tea.
Vanessa Fogg’s story “In Dew and Frost and Flame” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 3 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.