About Ben Wan

Ben Wan is a cancer survivor who’s been making the most out of his second chance at life. Aside from writing, he’s a former musician who’s performed in Carnegie Hall, a black belt in Kung Fu San Soo, and a coach for Become Sharp in helping introverted clients succeed succeed with dating, confidence, and social skills. He’s currently the co-host and “Man Who Knows Too Much About Batman” for the podcast Superhero Stuff You Should Know, where his cat Alfie makes cameo appearances.

www.benwanwriter.com, @SuperHousePod

Ben Wan’s story “Shortcut to Happily Ever After
in Metaphorosis Friday, 7 April 2023.
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About Danny Menter

Danny Menter grew up in Central Florida, fled to Madrid after graduating from Florida State University, and currently lives outside of Chicago, Illinois. He is a teacher by day, and is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction.


Danny Menter’s story “Pain Eater
in Metaphorosis Friday, 24 March 2023.
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About Michael Barron

Michael is the vice president of the North Baltimore Chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association. He is a member of the neurodivergent community, and his experiences inspire his writing. When he is not writing or reading he is either training for a marathon with his wife or working as a librarian at the Baltimore County Public Library, where he teaches creative writing classes. He has also undertaken a never-ending quest to find the world’s greatest hot sauce.

michaeljbarron.com, @Barron_Writer

Michael Barron’s story “River’s Song
in Metaphorosis Friday, 17 March 2023.
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About Harold R. Thompson

Harold R. Thompson enjoys storytelling in all its forms. A long-time employee of Parks Canada, he develops exhibits and public programming at several national historic sites. He also writes historical fiction and science fiction and fantasy, both short stories and novels. He lives in Nova Scotia with his family.


Harold R. Thompson’s story “My Little Sister Brigid
in Metaphorosis Friday, 10 March 2023.
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About Jan Priddy

Jan Priddy began reading science fiction in high school when her father handed her Foundation, later earned undergraduate degrees in the visual arts from the University of Washington, and eventually studied writing with better authors including Ursula K. Le Guin and Molly Gloss. An MFA graduate from Pacific University, she lives in the NW corner of her home state of Oregon where she runs a couple of miles every other day. She weaves and bakes. She writes stories into the world.

Imperfect Patience

Jan Priddy’s story “All the Daughters Sing
in Metaphorosis Friday, 3 March 2023.
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About Cecelia Isaac

Cecelia Isaac is a fantasy author based in New Jersey. In her day job as a geospatial research specialist, she studies the decarbonization of the electrical grid. Her hobbies include being really bad at badminton. Besides fantasy, her favorite genre to read is mystery/thriller.

ceceliaisaac.com, @CeceliaIsaac

Cecelia Isaac’s story “The Numismatist
in Metaphorosis Friday, 17 February 2023.
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