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Uncanny Authors

SL Huang

SL Huang is an Amazon-bestselling author who justifies her MIT degree by using it to write eccentric mathematical superhero fiction. Her debut novel, Zero Sum Game, is upcoming from Tor, and her short fiction has sold to Analog, Nature, and The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016. She is also a Hollywood stuntwoman and firearms expert, with credits including Battlestar Galactica and Top Shot. Follow her online at slhuang.com or on Twitter as @sl_huang.

Kameron Hurley

Kameron Hurley is the author of The Light Brigade, The Stars are Legion, and the essay collection The Geek Feminist Revolution, as well as the award-winning God’s War Trilogy and The Worldbreaker Saga. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Locus Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer. She was also a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Nebula Award, and the Gemmell Morningstar Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Popular Science Magazine, Lightspeed, and numerous anthologies. Hurley has also written for The Atlantic, Writers Digest, Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, Bitch Magazine, and Locus Magazine. She posts regularly at KameronHurley.com.

Ana Hurtado

Ana Hurtado holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University and is a professor of English at Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Her work has been published in Strange Horizons, Noble/Gas Qtrly, RHINO Poetry, and others.

Brit E. B. Hvide

Brit E. B. Hvide is a writer and Hugo Award nominated editor. She studied creative writing and physics at Northwestern University. Originally from Singapore, she now lives in Brooklyn with her husband, their son, and their dog. Follow her on Twitter @bhvide or visit her website brithvide.wordpress.com.

José Pablo Iriarte

José Pablo Iriarte is a Cuban-American writer and teacher who lives in Central Florida. Their fiction can be found in magazines such as Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, and others, and has been featured in multiple Year’s Best volumes. José’s novelette, “The Substance of My Lives, the Accidents of Our Births,” was a Nebula Award Finalist for 2018. Learn more at www.labyrinthrat.com, or follow José on Twitter @labyrinthrat.

Sid Jain

Sid Jain is a biotech engineer and writer based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. He has composed music for stories written by his friends and hopes to score the soundtrack to an adaptation of his own work someday. When not making medicine or writing, he’s testing recipes for a five-course vegetarian dinner, practicing martial arts, or listening to progressive rock. He can be found at sidjain.info.

N. K. Jemisin

N(ora). K. Jemisin is an author of speculative fiction short stories and novels who lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been multiply nominated for the Hugo, the Nebula, and the World Fantasy Award; shortlisted for the Crawford, the Gemmell Morningstar, and the Tiptree; and she has won a Locus Award for Best First Novel as well as several Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards.  In 2016, she became the first black person to win the Best Novel Hugo for The Fifth Season.

Her short fiction has been published in pro markets such as Clarkesworld, Postscripts, Strange Horizons, and Baen’s Universe; semipro markets such as Ideomancer and Abyss & Apex; and podcast markets (mostly Escape Artists) and print anthologies.

Laura Hanifin, copyright 2015

Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings lives and works in New Orleans with his dog, Karate Valentino. He was born in Germany and raised in Gaborone (Botswana), Paramaribo (Surinam), Tunis (Tunisia), and Columbia, MD. He is a graduate of The University of New Orleans. His writing has appeared in Strange Horizons, PodCastle, and Uncanny Magazine, and he is a regular contributor to The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He manages for Dream Foundry’s Con or Bust Program and teaches Fiction writing at the Stonecoast MFA Program. His debut novel, The Ballad of Perilous Graves, is available wherever books are sold.

(alexjennings.net, @magicknegro on Twitter and Instagram!)

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