Cat RamboF&SF writer Cat Rambo lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest. She has been shortlisted for an Endeavour Award, Locus Award, World Fantasy Award and most recently the Nebula Award. Her debut novel, BEASTS OF TABAT, appeared in 2015 from WordFire Press, the same year she co-edited AD ASTRA: THE SFWA 50TH ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK. Forthcoming books include EXILES OF TABAT (novel, Wordfire Press) and YOU SEXY THING (novel, Tor Macmillan). She is a former two-term President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) and still volunteers with the organization.
She runs the popular online writing school focused on fantasy and science fiction, the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers.
Robert V.S. RedickRober V. S. Redick has been writing since he could hold a pen, and began his first novel, about purple monsters invading a Chicago apartment complex, when he was twelve. After that his tastes somewhat diversified. He studied literature and Russian at the University of Virginia, tropical conservation and development at the University of Florida, and fiction writing in the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. A former theater critic and international development researcher, he worked most recently for the antipoverty organization Oxfam. He lives in western Massachusetts.