Bram Stoker Award-Winner Linda D. Addison
World Horror Society Grand Master Recipient William F. Nolan
Z-Series Author Timothy Long
Filmmaker & Anthologist Jason V. Brock
Make up & Fx Artist Tracey Lundell
Filmmaker & Actress Abie Eke
Evil Girlfriend Media Founder Katie Cord
Author Lorelei Shannon
World Horror Society Grand Master Author William F. Nolan, who is also a Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, is best known for coauthoring the acclaimed dystopian science fiction novel Logan’s Run with George Clayton Johnson. Prolific in his own right, Nolan is the author of more than 2000 pieces (fiction, nonfiction, articles, and books), and has edited twenty-six anthologies in his fifty-plus year career.
Poet Linda D. Addison is the first African-American recipient of the HWA Bram Stoker Award® and has published over 300 poems, stories and articles. A life-long lover of science she hold a B.S. in Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University. Current projects include a far-future SF novel and involved in 7 Magpies, a film project involving 7 black female horror authors & filmmakers based on the old nursery rhyme.
Tim has been writing tales and stories since he could hold a crayon and has read enough books to choke a landfill. With a fascination with all things zombie, a predilection for weird literature, and a deep-seated need to jot words on paper and thrust them at people. After 15 years working in the IT field as an engineer, the Z-series author left it all behind to become a full time author and now is an active member of Horror Writers Association, SFWA, and International Thriller Writers.
Filmmaker and Anthologist Jason V Brock is a popular speaker and panelist, he has been a special guest at numerous film festivals, conventions, and educational events, and was the 2015 Editor Guest of Honor for Orycon 37. He and his wife, Sunni, also run Cycatrix Press, and have a technology consulting business and are active on social sites such as Facebook and Twitter @JaSunni_JasonVB, and their personal website/blog.
Make-up and FX Artist Tracy Lundell studied at the Ei School of makeup artistry, in Hollywood CA, and now heads the makeup department for The Pierce County Haunted Asylum. Her Company, Traceless Artistry, works to encourage young aspiring artist to grow and follow their passions, while giving them opportunity as interns to actually get hands on doing what they love.
Founder and CEO of Evil Girlfriend Media Katie Cord
Author Lorelei Shannon is a horror writing, music-loving, film-obsessed gothabilly mama. She lives outside Seattle with her beloved family. Her hobbies include sculpting, reading, getting tattoos, cultivating carnivorous plants, blowing stuff up, and drinking tequila.
Filmmaker Abie Ekenezar a graduate of Computers Science from Montclair State University is an actress, singer and “Cosplayer” from Seattle. Her work in the entertainment industry includes Grimm, Man In The High Castle, Librarians, Portlandia and Z-Nation. Now with Big Fish Northwest she is working with the next generation of professional TV and Film professionals on a new fantasy film project that will be released by diggUM Entertainment and has started writing projects with Zombie Orpheus Ent.
Author Luna Lindsey is an author living in Seattle, WA. She's been writing fiction since she was 4, with a focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. She failed at becoming a physicist and landed in the computer industry instead, where she worked in various incarnations of "tech guru" for 14 years. She also became an accidental expert on mind control, autism, and faeries. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Unlikely Entomology, Penumbra eMag, and Crossed Genres.
Lead vocalist for Little Sara and The Night Owls
Owner/Creator at Indelible Ink Creative, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from the Art Institute of Colorado, in 2000. Born an artist, working professionally as a designer for the last 14 years, she has been recognized with over 23 marketing and design awards. Tenacious and passionate about life, creativity, and design, she pursues freelance projects in design and photography and aspires to be a life-long learner, a free-spirited artist and a traveler of the world.
Miles Greb is a Seattle based I.T Professional, Comic Writer, and Science communicator. His comic series After the Gold Rush features themes of Hard Science, skepticism, and Atheism. A promoter of a return to optimistic Science Fiction you can hear him on Podcasts such as Skeptics Guide to the Universe.