Juliette Wade never outgrew of the habit of asking "why" about everything. This path led her to study foreign languages and to complete degrees in both anthropology and linguistics. Combining these with a fascination for worldbuilding and psychology, she creates multifaceted speculative fiction that holds a mirror to our own society.
N. K. JEMISIN is the author of several novels, including The Fifth Season, which won the Locus and Hugo awards (making her the first black author to win either award for best novel). Her short fiction and novels have also been multiply nominated for the Nebula and the World Fantasy Award, and short-listed for the Crawford and the Tiptree. She writes the bimonthly "Otherworldly" column at the New York Times Book Review. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Yoon Ha Lee's novel Ninefox Gambit came out from Solaris in 2016 and quickly garnered massive critical acclaim and was short-listed for the Arthur C. Clarke, Hugo and Nebula Awards. It won the Best First Novel Award in the Locus Awards and the Reddit Fantasy Award. His story collection Conservation of Shadows was released by Prime Books in 2013. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators.