Yvonne Navarro

Yvonne Navarro

YVONNE NAVARRO

An American author who has published over twenty books, the titles AfterAge, deadrush, Final Impact, Red Shadows, DeadTimes, That’s Not My Name and Mirror Me were solo novels, or fiction created solely by her. Her most recent works Highborn and Concrete Savior are part of The Dark Redemption Series. She lives in Arizona and is married to author Weston Ochse.
AfterAge was a finalist for the Horror Writers Association’s 1993 Bram Stoker Award, in the category of Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Deadrush was a finalist for the Horror Writers Association’s 1995 Bram Stoker Award, in the category of Superior Achievement in a Novel. Her ‘Buffyverse’ novel, The Willow Files, Vol. 2, won the 2002 Bram Stoker Award in the category of Works for Young Readers. Final Impact won the 1997 Chicago Women In Publishing Award for Excellence in Adult Fiction, and the Rocky Mountain News “Unreal Worlds” Award for Best Horror Paperback of 1997.
That’s Not My Name was the First Place Winner of the Illinois Women’s Press Association’s 2001 Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest in the Fiction Novel Category.
That’s Not My Name was also the First Place Winner of the National Federation of Press Women’s 2001 Communications Contest in the Fiction Novel Category. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Paleo was the First Place Winner in the Illinois Women’s Press Association’s 2001 Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest in the Juvenile Book Category, and the Third Place Winner, National Federation of Press Women’s 2001 Communications Contest in the Juvenile Book Category.

Joseph Nassise

Joseph Nassise

JOSEPH NASSISE

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

Delilah S. Dawson

DELILAH DAWSON

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

Shannon Messenger

SHANNON MESSENGER

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.

Michael Maclean

Michael Maclean

MICHAEL MACLEAN

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.