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Bryant O’Hara is a programmer, poet, and musician (not always in that order, sometimes all at once) who has been published among the winners of the Science Fiction Poetry Association’s annual poetry contest.
Kyoko M is the USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of the Black Parade urban fantasy series and the Of Cinder and Bone science fiction dragon-hunting series.
Alan Jones, a former columnist for The Atlanta Tribune and a graduate of the Robinson School of Business, published his third science fiction novel, Heretics, late last year.
Poet and author Edward Austin Hall co-edited the 2013 anthology Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond, as well as a 2017 Philip K. Dick-themed issue of ART PAPERS magazine.
Ian Campbell, director of the Arabic program at Georgia State University and the author of a forthcoming book on Arabic-language science fiction, has written previously on that topic for Science Fiction Studies and the New York Review of Science Fiction.