Harrison Demchick

Raised in Baltimore, Maryland on a steady diet of magical realism, literary fiction, science-fiction, and Spider-Man comics, Harrison Demchick spent most of his formative years inside his own head, working out strange thoughts and ideas that would eventually make their way into stories, screenplays, and…

J. Scott Fuqua

J. Scott Fuqua is the author of four award-winning young adult novels, including Alex Award-winning The Reappearance of Sam Webber for Bancroft Press. He has also written three highly acclaimed literary novels and the award-winning graphic novel In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe. He’s…

Stephen Besecker

Steve Besecker is a graduate of Orchard Park High School (Orchard Park, NY) and St. Bonaventure University (near Olean, NY). He was born in Somersworth, NH, grew up in East Aurora, NY, and lived briefly in Palos Park, Illinois, before his family settled south of…

Ron Cooper

A South Carolina native, Ron Cooper received a Ph.D. in philosophy from Rutgers University and now teaches at Central Florida Community College. He is the author of a number of philosophical essays in academic journals, such as the Journal of Speculative Philosophy and Philosophy Today,…

Alma h. Bond, Ph.D.

Jackie O: On the Couch is the first of Alma Bond’s “On the Couch” series, and is Dr. Bond’s 19th published book. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University, graduated from the post-doctoral program in psychoanalysis at the Freudian Society, and was…

Shannon Nering

If reality television hadn’t been invented, Shannon Nering wouldn’t know what to do for a living! Shannon’s a much-in-demand Vancouver-based docu-reality producer and director, whose savant-like understanding of the genre, combined with her ability to create intimate bonds with her subjects, pays off in riveting television…

Hannah Sternberg

Hannah Sternberg has had extensive experience writing both fiction and nonfiction. In 2009, she received a B.A. in Film and Media Studies and Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University, which she attended on a full scholarship. She’s been published in the Hopkins student literary magazine,…