Jean Ellen Whatley
Jean Ellen Whatley is the author of Off the Leash, a memoir about grabbing her dog and hitting the road to give her life a reboot.
Fred Venturini is the author of The Heart Does Not Grow Back, a darkly comic, starkly original take on the superhero tale.
Ann Leckie is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Award winning novel Ancillary Justice and its sequel, Ancillary Sword. She has also published short stories in Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy. Her story “Hesperia and Glory” was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton.