Eva Jurczyk is a writer and librarian living in Toronto. She has written for Jezebel, The Awl, The Rumpus, and Publishers Weekly.
Born in Illinois, Marie Rutkoski is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Harvard University.
Joseph Knox was born and raised in and around Manchester, England, where he worked in bars and bookshops before moving to London.
Kim Newman is a popular and respected author and movie critic, known for his acclaimed alternate-history series, Anno Dracula.
Goldy Moldavsky was born in Lima, Peru, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where she lives with her family.
Saraciea J. Fennell is a Black Honduran writer and the founder of The Bronx is Reading. She is also a book publicist who has worked with many award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors.
Nicholas Meyer is the author of three previous Sherlock Holmes novels, including The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, which was on the New York Times bestseller list f
Steven Reigns is a Los Angeles poet and educator and was appointed the first Poet Laureate of West Hollywood.
Amanda Foody is the author of YA novels Daughter of the Burning City and The Shadow Game
Roshani Chokshi is the author of commercial and critically acclaimed books for middle grade and young adult readers that draw on world mythology and folklore.