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Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination. Silvia's debut novel, Signal to Noise, about music, magic and Mexico City, won the Copper Cylinder Award and was nominated for the British Fantasy, Locus, Aurora and Sunburst awards. Her second novel, Certain Dark Things, deals with Mexican narco vampires.

She won a World Fantasy Award for co-editing She Walks in Shadows.

Jack Skillingstead

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Since 2003 Jack Skillingstead has sold more than forty stories to markets including Asimov's, Clarkesworld, F&SF, and Lightspeed, as well as various Year's Best volumes and original anthologies. In 2004 he was a finalist for the Sturgeon Award and in 2013 his novel Life on The Preservation was a finalist for the PKD Award. Jack has taught writing classes onboard ship in the Bahamas and in Seattle for Clarion West's one-day workshop series. He lives in Seattle with his wife, writer Nancy Kress.