Mira Grant is the pseudonym of Seanan McGuire, winner of a 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She is the author of Deadline, Blackout, Feed, and Countdown, all part of the Newsflesh series. She lives in California.
SALADIN AHMED was born in Detroit. He has been a finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Short Story, the Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction or Fantasy Writer, and the Harper s Pen Award for best Sword and Sorcery/Heroic Fantasy Short Story. His short fiction has earned praise from Publishers Weekly and Locus Magazine, has appeared in numerous magazines and podcasts, including Orson Scott Card s Intergalactic Medicine Show and the Hugo-winning StarshipSofa, and has been translated into Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, and Romanian. He lives with his wife and twin children in Michigan.
Rae Carson is the author of the New York Times bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns series. Her books tend to contain lots of adventure, magic, and smart girls who make (mostly) smart choices. Originally from California, Rae Carson now lives in Arizona with her husband.