Brandon Tietz is the author of Out of Touch (Otherworld Publications; 2011) and the upcoming collection, Vanity. His work can be seen in Cannoli Pie Magazine, Troubadour 21, Outsider Writers Collective, Red Fez, and Rotten Leaves. He's also featured in the anthologies Warmed and Bound (Velvet Press; 2011) and Amsterdamed If You Do (CCLAP; 2011).
Caleb J. Ross
Caleb began writing his sophomore year of undergrad study when, tired of the formal art education then being taught, he abandoned the pursuit in the middle of a compositional drawing class. Major-less and fearful of losing his financial aid, he signed up to seek a degree in English Literature for no other reason than his lengthy history with the language. Coincidentally, this decision not only introduced him to writing but to reading as well. Prior this transition he had read three books. One of which he understood.
Christopher J. Dwyer
Christopher J. Dwyer is the author of WHEN OCTOBER FALLS (Brown Paper Publishing, April 2011) and numerous short stories that skirt the edges of noir, horror and science-fiction. His work has been featured in numerous magazines (both online and print), including Twisted Tongue Magazine, Pendulum, Colored Chalk, Red Fez, Shalla Magazine, New Horizons, Gold Dust Magazine, Nefarious Muse, and Sex and Murder. His stories have also appeared in several fiction anthologies, including Warmed and Bound, End of Days: An Apocalyptic Anthology, Dead Worlds 5, and more. He is the former writer-in-residence of indie online magazine Dogmatika.
Gordon Highland is the author of the novels Major Inversions and the forthcoming Flashover. His short fiction has appeared in Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology, Colored Chalk, ThunderDome, and Nefarious Muse, among others. Gordon has been directing videos full-time since 1995, and lives in the Kansas City area, where he also enjoys writing, recording, and performing music.
Richard Thomas was the winner of the 2009 "Enter the World of Filaria" contest at ChiZine. He has published over forty stories online and in print, including the Shivers VI anthology (Cemetery Dance) with Stephen King and Peter Straub, the Warmed and Bound anthology (Velvet Press), Speedloader (Snubnose Press), Murky Depths, Gargoyle, PANK, Pear Noir!, Word Riot, 3:AM Magazine and Opium. His debut novel Transubstantiate was released in July of 2010.
Rob Hart is the associate publisher at MysteriousPress.com. He's the author of The Last Safe Place: A Zombie Novella. He's written about the publishing industry at Salon, and his short stories have appeared in Shotgun Honey, Needle, Thuglit, Reloaded, Kwik Krimes, Crime Factory, and Helix Literary Magazine.