Queensland writer Pauline Yates, is a keen horsewoman, animal welfare supporter, and lover of all things environmentally sympathetic. Her gardens are full of edible plants so the kids can graze while playing outside and she loves to cook up a feast for her family using home-grown produce, her favourite dishes being pumpkin soup and lemon meringue pie, if she can find the free-range laid eggs.
Paul A. Hamilton is a writer, editor, and technologist living in Northern California with his wife and two daughters. His stories feature broken people, reassembled worlds, beautiful monsters, and hideous love. He gets his inspiration by impersonating an old-timey bartender, listening to stories told by lonely strangers. When not writing, he can be found reading, drawing, taking photographs, or riding roller coasters.
More from him can be found at ironsoap.com, and @ironsoap.
Kimberly Kaufman lives in San Francisco with her husband and pet demon. (Some would call this pet demon a cat but Kimberly knows better). When not toiling away at her day job in law, she’s probably reading an Ursula Le Guin book or playing her 1975 Rickenbacker bass at full volume
Jamie Lackey lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and their cat. In addition to writing, she spends her time reading, playing tabletop RPGs, baking, watching anime, and hiking.
Karl Dandenell is a first-generation Swedish American, survivor of Viable Paradise XVI, and active member of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He lives on an island near San Francisco with his family and 2 cat overlords. He is fond of strong tea and single-malt scotch.
When not sitting in project meetings, he reads a lot of speculative fiction, and ponders the 42 forms of tai chi.
Karl Dandenell’s story “Papa Pedro’s Children” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 28 July 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Charlotte is a science fiction/fantasy writer and lifetime avid reader. She turned her love of reading into writing while a teen, then raised her children to love stories and storytelling as much as she does. Now that her kids are grown, she’s moving on to sharing that love with the world. Charlotte lives in a small town outside of Vancouver, BC (Canada) – just far enough away for those kids to visit every week, but not close enough for them to raid her fridge every day.
Charlotte H. Lee’s story “HOPper” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 21 July 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.