About Cindy Fan

Cindy Fan was born in Sichuan, China. She immigrated to Canada with her parents when she was 6 and has grown up in and around the Toronto area. She studied illustration at OCAD University and graduated with a Bachelors of Design. Currently, she is working freelance as an illustrator. Her hobbies include writing poetry, hiking and having an awful sleep schedule.


Cindy Fan‘s image “A Final Resting Place” is the cover art for our September 2019 stories.Metaphorosis

About Simone Kern

Simone Kern grew up in a small town in Illinois, where they were definitely the only Jewish-atheist-socialist-genderqueer kid in school. After studying creative writing at Oberlin College, they moved to Houston where they taught English in public schools for ten years. After the birth of their kid, Simone quit teaching to write and be a stay-at-home parent. They love-hate Houston, because their house floods, and it’s too hot, and nearby chemical refineries keep exploding, but the people are just too good to leave. Thus, Simone has embraced life as a bayou creature and is busy learning the names of all the Texas wildflowers.

www.simonekernwrites.com, @simone__kern


Simone Kern’s story “The Propagator
in Metaphorosis Friday, 23 August 2019.
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About Dawn Lloyd

Dawn Lloyd is an American who got bored and set out across the world looking for adventure. Six countries and four continents later, she teaches at St. Constantine’s International School in Tanzania and continues to travel in search of adventure whenever she can.

She is also the Editor in Chief of The Colored Lens (www.thecoloredlens.com) .

dawnlloyd.wikispaces.com


Dawn Lloyd’s story “The Last Duty
in Metaphorosis Friday, 16 August 2019.
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About Edward Ashton

Edward Ashton lives in Rochester, New York with his inordinately patient wife, an adorably mopey dog, and a steadily diminishing number of daughters. He studies new cancer therapies by day, and spends his evenings writing speculative fiction, and occasionally trying to explain how an MRI works to an extremely bored sixteen year old girl.

edwardashton.com, @edashtonwriting


Edward Ashton’s story “A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant
in Metaphorosis Friday, 9 August 2019.
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About Claire Simpson

Claire Simpson writes code by day and stories by night (or at least that’s what she claims to be doing when she’s actually looking at Twitter). Congenitally incapable of doing nothing, she also sews, crochets, and favours a peaty single malt if you’re buying.

@RexMagenta


Claire Simpson’s story “Never Fade Away
in Metaphorosis Friday, 2 August 2019.
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