Joseph Nassise is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty novels, including the Templar Chronicles series, the Jeremiah Hunt trilogy, and the Great Undead War series. He also writes epic fantasy under the pen name Matthew Caine and a retelling of the King Arthur mythos under the pen name Rowan Casey. He is a former president of the Horror Writers Association and a multiple Bram Stoker Award and International Horror Guild Award nominee.
Delilah S. Dawson is the New York Times bestselling writer of Star Wars: PHASMA, The Secrets of Long Snoot, The Perfect Weapon, and Scorched; the Blud series, Servants of the Storm, the HIT series, Wake of Vultures and the Shadow series (as Lila Bowen), and a variety of short stories in anthologies such as Robots vs. Fairies, Hellboy: an Assortment of Horrors, Violent Ends, Carniepunk, Three Slices, and Last Night a Superhero Saved My Life.
Her comics credits include the creator-owned Ladycastle #1-4, Adventure Time comics #66-69, and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special from BOOM! Studios, as well as stories in Star Wars Adventures and Star Wars: Forces of Destiny for IDW.
Delilah is the winner of the 2015 Fantasy Book of the Year from RT Book Reviews for WAKE OF VULTURES and the 2013 Steampunk Book of the Year and May Seal of Excellence for WICKED AS SHE WANTS. She has earned stars from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal for WAKE OF VULTURES, as well as a star from Library Journal for the Blud e-novella The Damsel and the Daggerman.
She teaches writing classes online at LitReactor and lives in Florida with her family.
Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned–among other things–that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She’s studied art, screenwriting, and film production, but realized her real passion was writing stories for children. She’s the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the award-winning middle-grade series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, as well as the Sky Fall series for young adults. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many different languages. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at shannonmessenger.com.
Born and raised in Tempe, Arizona, Mike MacLean took a flying leap into the comics’ world, co-writing Lady Death, La Muerta, and Zack the Zombie Exterminator with Coffin Comics founder Brian Pulido. Mike is also the screenwriter behind the hit Syfy creature features Sharktopus, Piranhaconda, and Dinocroc vs. Supergator, all produced by the legendary Roger Corman. In addition to monster flicks, Mike wrote the comedy Attack of the 50ft Cheerleader and the military thriller Operation Rouge.
Mike’s other credits include a slew of white-knuckle crime stories that have bloodied the pages of The Best American Mystery Stories, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and Thug Lit.