Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of A Feast of Serendib, Bodies in Motion, The Stars Change, and twelve other titles. Other recent publications include stories for George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards series, Perennial: A Garden Romance (Tincture), stories at Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, and Lightspeed, and an essay in Roxane Gay’s Unruly Bodies.
Mohanraj founded Hugo-nominated and World Fantasy Award-winning speculative literature magazine Strange Horizons, and serves as Executive Director of both DesiLit (desilit.org) and the Speculative Literature Foundation (speclit.org). She is Clinical Associate Professor of fiction and literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. www.maryannemohanraj.com
Cat is an English major at University of Illinois at Chicago. She aims to become a Japanese to English translator. With a passion for languages and linguistics, her goal is to learn all the languages she can. When not language learning, she’s writing stories, playing video games, and learning how to bartend.
Emmanuel Henderson has a BA in English and aspiring literary superstar with a love of all words especially the word Umbrella.
Darius graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BA in English, where he learned to nurture and expand his love of writing. When he’s not working on cooking videos or the Mohanraj and Rosenbaum Are Humans Podcast, Darius writes fantasy and speculative fiction. And when he’s not doing that, (which he really should be doing more of), he’s reading or playing video games.
UIC undergrad, English major with a concentration in creative fiction, he/him. Ethan likes looking at art. Big fan of diverse genres of music. Ethan loves cooking as a way to feed friends and family, and as an artform. Pianist. Ethan is a dog and cat person but allergic to both. Aspiring househusband.