J.J. Drew lives in New Orleans where she spends her days writing, training animals, and singing.
Jason P. Burnham (he/him) is an infectious diseases physician and researcher. He loves many things, among them sci-fi and speculative fiction, his wife, child, dog, metal music, Rancho Gordo beans, and equality (not necessarily in that order).
Matt Hornsby is based between London, United Kingdom, and Dublin, Ireland. When not writing, he works on environmental and economic policy, after previous lives as a scrap metal dealer and English teacher. “The Draining” in his second story in Metaphorosis, following “A Final Resting Place” in September 2019, and he has published other work in StarshipSofa, Electric Spec, and Kzine. Follow him on Twitter at @Matth0rnsby.
After 35 years as a doctor, first in Family Medicine, and then in Emergency Medicine, Rhema Sayers retired. She and her husband had adopted three little girls from China. Their daughters were all grown by the time she retired. So she turned to writing as a second career. It had been a passion when she was young.
In addition to writing, she loves hiking with her three dogs in the Arizona desert where they live and traveling with her husband, carrying a camera during both activities. Photography is another hobby.
She writes fiction, but also historical articles and stories based on her experiences in the ER.
Chris lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, daughter, a herd of dogs, and possibly one goat. He also does album art for metal bands, and generally employs his borderline ADD to any number of projects at the same time. He is also a civil trial lawyer representing people who have been poisoned by negligent corporations.
Jo Miles is a non-binary author of science fiction and fantasy and is working to build a more hopeful future, both in their fiction and through their day job helping nonprofits use the internet to save the world. They live in Maryland, where they are owned by two cats.