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NAOMI BOOTH is the author of acclaimed novels Sealed (Dead Ink, 2017) and The Lost Art of Sinking (Penned in the Margins, 2015). She was born in Bradford and grew up in Dewsbury. Naomi read English at the University of Cambridge and spent several years working in publishing before completing a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Sussex. As an academic she has lectured in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Sussex, York St John University, and Durham University - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

SONIA BUENO was born in the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla in 1976. She works with the literary collective Lavarca ebria, whose remit is to investigate the possibility of the word and its relation with other arts. She has published two collections of poetry: retales (leftovers, which won the Premio Internacional de Poesía Fundación Centro de Poesía José Hierro in 2011) and Aral (2016). She has published poems in literary magazines in Spain and abroad, including the English-language magazine The Wolf. She was an invited reader at the 49th Rotterdam Poetry International in 2018. She lives in Souther Spain- Aral

GARY BUDDEN is a writer and co-founder of Influx Press. His book of uncanny psychogeographies and landscape punk, Hollow Shores, was published in 2017 by Dead Ink, and his dark fiction novella, Judderman (as D.A. Northwood) was published in 2018 by the Eden Book Society, and has been recently shortlisted for a Shirley Jackson Award. His experimental creative essay, illustrated by artist Maxim Griffin, The White Heron Beneath the Reactor – a tale of egrets, climate collapse and Dungeness in Kent – is published in summer 2019. His short story ‘Greenteeth’ was nominated for a 2017 British Fantasy Award and adapted into a short film by the filmmaker Adam Scovell. His work has been published widely, including in StructoBlack StaticThe Shadow BoothElsewhereUnthologyThe Lonely CrowdThe QuietusGorse, and Year’s Best Weird Fiction (vol. 4) - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

SUE BURKE holds a Diploma in Translation for Spanish into English from the UK’s Chartered Institute of Linguists. She is a member of the American Translators Association and has won its Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation. Her most recent science fiction novel is Dual Memory (Tor). She also wrote the trilogy Semiosis, Interference, and Usurpation (forthcoming), which deals with communication across several species. Her other work includes short fiction, essays, and poetry. She currently lives in Chicago, where she enjoys cooking, growing houseplants, and strolling along Lake Michigan. Her website is - When Star-Stuff Tells Stories: Translating science fiction as a metaphor of technology and wonder

LILIANA CARSTEA is a Romanian writer fascinated with the macabre, the ancient, and the magical. Her work has appeared in The Pinworm Factory: A Tribute to Eraserhead (Plutonian Press), Pluto in Furs 2 (Plutonian Press), Cunning Folk, Black Flowers, Civilian Global and Write or Die Tribe. Some of her flash fiction stories made it to the second round in the SmokeLong Flash Fellowship for Emerging Writers in 2019. - Within the Magic Circle of an Alien Will. Dreams, archetypes, the unconscious and creative practice

ALBERTO CHIMAL (Toluca, México, 1970). Fiction writer and essayist. He is the recipient of the Premio Bellas Artes de Cuento San Luis Potosí, the Premio Bellas Artes de Narrativa Colima, the Premio de la Fundación Cuatrogatos, and in 2013 he was shortlisted for the Premio Internacional de Novela Rómulo Gallegos. He is the author of the novels Los esclavos (2009), La Torre y el Jardín (2012) and Cartas para Lluvia (2017), as well as several volumes of short fiction. He has also edited anthologies such as Viajes celestes. Cuentos fantásticos del siglo XIX (2006) and La tienda de los sueños. Un siglo de cuento fantástico mexicano (2015), and has written two books of essays: La cámara de maravillas (2003) and La generación Z (2012). He teaches literature and creative writing, and has given classes and workshops in Mexico and other countries. Some of his work has been published in magazines and anthologies in English - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

CHARLOTTE CORY is the first artist to be inducted into The Art Workers’ Guild as a Storyteller. She is the author of 5 novels, 3 of which were published by Faber and Faber and numerous original BBC radio drama series, short stories and plays. With Calque Press she has published the collection The Lemon Painters and Little Miriam's Nose. She is also an artist best known for her VISITORIANA - a complete, fantastical, "wholly believable" alternative 19th Century, a post-Darwinian intriguing universe of reworked, recycled, collaged and montaged Victorian "carte de visite" photography. Her artworks are in the Royal Collection at Windsor, and have been sold at art fairs all round the world, and exhibited in galleries in Britain, France and Germany, the USA and including the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibitions in London. She divides her time between Greenwich, London on the River Thames, where she has a big 1863 Columbian press with an eagle on top, and Sancerre on the River Loire in France, where she works on a small cast iron 1832 Albion press. - The Lemon Painters, Little Miriam's NoseThe People on the Wall


VIDA CRUZ was working as a journalist during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Six years and four jobs later, the memory of the things she’d seen and the stories she’d heard still burn bright in her mind. A 2018 Tiptree Fellow and a graduate of the 2014 Clarion Writers Workshop, she is also the first Filipina to win the Writers of the Future Contest. Her fiction can be found in Expanded HorizonsLONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, the Philippine Speculative Fictionseries, and various other anthologies. She lives in Manila with her family and six rambunctious, meme-able dogs - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

CLAIRE DEAN’s short stories have been widely published and are included in Best British Short Stories 2011, 2014 & 2017 (Salt). The UnwishBremenMarionettesand Into the Penny Arcade are published as chapbooks by Nightjar Press. Her first collection, The Museum of Shadows and Reflections, was published by Unsettling Wonder in 2016. Claire is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Edge Hill University where her research explores material writing practice and ecological storymaking - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

MALCOLM DEVLIN's stories have appeared in various publications including InterzoneBlack Static and Shadows and Tall Trees. His collection, You Will Grow Into Them, is published by Unsung Stories - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 


CAMILLA GRUDOVA lives in Edinburgh, UK.  Her fiction has appeared in The White Review and GrantaThe Doll's Alphabet, her first short story collection, was published in 2017 by Fitzcarraldo to great critical acclaim. She is also the author of the collectionThe Coiled Serpent (2023), and of the novel Children of Paradise (2022). - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted Olives and Eyeballs: In defense of the short story

KATHLEEN RANI HAGEN (1988) is a Norwegian writer. Her first novel Grunnleggende plantediversitet (Fundamentals of Plant Diversity) was published in 2018. She also works as a literary critic and essayist, with a special interest in ecology and environmentalism. She lives in Oslo with her family, where she is currently working on her second novel - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

TIMOTHY J. JARVIS is a writer with an interest in the antic, the weird, and the strange. Treatises on Dust, a collection of linked weird tales was published by Swan River Press in summer 2023. His cult 'last man' novel, The Wanderer, was first released in summer 2014 (Perfect Edge Books) and republished in 2022 (Zagava). In 2020, he edited the anthology of strange stories, Uncertainties IV (Swan River Press). His short fiction has appeared in various venues. He also writes criticism and reviews, and is co-editor of Faunus, the journal of the Friends of Arthur Machen. - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted , Within the Magic Circle of an Alien Will. Dreams, archetypes, the unconscious and creative practice

CRISTINA JURADO is a bilingual author of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other hybrid genres, as well as editor, translator, and SF promoter. In 2019 she became the first female author to win the Best Novel Ignotus Award (Spain’s Hugo) for Bionautas. Her recent fiction in English includes the translation of Bionautas (Twine), and many stories in various venues, such as Strange HorizonsClarkesworld and Apex Magazine, as well as The Best of World SF by Head of Zeus. Her works have been translated into Italian, Romanian, Chinese and Japanese. As editor she has published several books: Alucinadas, the first anthology of SF short stories written by women in Spanish (translated into English as Spanish Women of Wonder); Infiltradas, the first anthology in Peninsular Spain of feminist sf articles, which won the Best NonFiction Book Ignotus Award in 2020; and Todos los demás planetas, an SF anthology focused on inclusive language. In 2015 Cristina founded SuperSonic, winner of three Best Magazine Ignotus Awards and honored by the European Science Fiction association (ESFS) as Best Zine in 2016 and Best Magazine in 2017. She has worked as international editor for Apex Magazine and has co-edited, with Lavie Tidhar, The Apex Book of World SF #5, focused on speculative fiction around the world. She currently works as co-editor for Futura House, a blog featuring stories from Hispanic authors in English. Distinguished as Europe’s Best SF Promoter Award in 2020, she has worked as editor and contributor for Apex Magazine and Constelación magazine, and as Spanish slush reader for Clarkesworld. - Alphaland and Other Tales

LEENA LIKITALO hails from Finland, the land of endless summer days and long, dark winter nights. She breaks computer games for a living and lives with her husband on an island at the outskirts of Helsinki, the capital. But regardless of her remote location, stories find their way to her and demand to be told. Leena is an author and has published translations from Finnish in Weird Fiction Review and other venues. - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 


USMAN T. MALIK is a Pakistani writer resident in Florida. He has won a Bram Stoker and a British Fantasy Award. His stories have been finalists for the Nebula, the Storysouth Million Writers and the World Fantasy awards and have been reprinted in several Year's Best anthologies. He likes distance running but you can catch him on social media @usmantm - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

ALEXANDRA MANGLIS is a Cypriot writer and editor. She writes short SFF and creative non-fiction while also working as a poetry editor. Most recently she is the co-editor of 21 | 19: Contemporary Poets in the Nineteenth-Century Archive (Milkweed 2019), an anthology of lyrical essays by contemporary North American poets on the subject of nineteenth-century US literature. She is  an enthusiastic alumna of the Clarion West class of 2017 and holds a D.Phil in English from the University of Oxford - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

HELEN MARSHALL is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of two short story collections and two poetry chapbooks. She holds a PhD from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Oxford University investigating literature written during the time of the Black Death, which inspired her recent novel The Migration (Titan, 2019) - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

PHILIPPA MULLINS translates from Russian to English. Her translations have been published in The Denver QuarterlyPoetry London, and the Russian Oppositional Arts Review (ROAR). She lives in Yerevan, Armenia.- A sieve filled with berries 

LIZA NEKLESSA is an artist and poet from Moscow, Russia. She has exhibited in many countries, and her work is held in private collections in Boston, Brussels, Geneva, Kyoto, and Moscow. She is the author of the books A Sieve Filled with Berries and A Phenomenology of Death: Some Notes, as well as of the poetry and art project ‘Women’s Voice’. Her poetry and prose have been published in journals and literary projects in Russia, the United Kingdom, and Germany. She has been included multiple times in 49ART’s ranking of outstanding contemporary Russian artists.- A sieve filled with berries 

SILVINA OCAMPO was born in Buenos Aires in 1903. Over a long a fruitful career spanning seven decades, she distinguished herself in many areas, most notably as a writer of short fiction and poetry, but also as a visual artist, as well as an author of novels and stories for children. Among many other honours, her work was recognised with the Premio Nacional de Poesia in 1962. She worked on a number of classic anthologies and collaborative projects, most notably with writer Adolfo Bioy Casares (whom she married in 1940), and their mutual friend Jorge Luis Borges. She died in 1993.- The Topless Tower 

TIINA RAEVAARA (1979) is a Finnish author who has written short stories, novels and non-fiction books. Her short story collection I Don’t Feel You Beside Me (2010) won the acclaimed Runeberg literature prize in 2011. Several of her short stories have been translated in English. Her short story My Creator, My Creation, was published in The Best European Fiction 2013 anthology. Raevaara uses her writing to give a point of view to animals, creatures and things that people fear, admire, consider strange. Her latest work is a trilogy, which mixes dark romanticism and classic horror with elements of modern science - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

JAMES RANN teaches Russian and translation at the University of Glasgow. He has also worked as a professional translator, and has produced versions of various novels, collections of short stories, and poem, including two books by Anna Starobinets. Most recently, he translated and edited Artery Troitsky's Subkulture, a book on Russian subcultures. He is a former editor of The Calvert Journal, and has contributed widely on Russian topics to such publications as the Guardian and the Times Literary SupplementAn Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 


GARETH E. REES is the author of Car Park Life, an exploration of the UK's retail car parks from Plymouth to Edinburgh (Influx Press, 2019), occult Hastings memoir The Stone Tide (Influx Press, 2018), and acclaimed psychogeographic work Marshland (Influx Press, 2013). He has written weird fiction and horror tales for titles including This Dreaming IsleThe Shadow BoothUnthology and The Lonely Crowd. He is the founder of the website Unofficial Britain (, lead singer in garage punk band, The Dirty Contacts, and guitarist in psychedelic noise duo, Black Arches - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

SOFIA RHEI (Madrid, 1978) is an author and experimental poet with more than 30 published books. She is one of Spain's most prolific children's authors, and she also writes dark fantasy and weird fiction for adults. She has participated in major Spanish publications in this genre, among them the magazines Presencia humana and SuperSonic, or the anthologies Crónica de TinieblasCuentos desde el otro lado or Las otras. Antología de mujeres artficiales. Her first novel for adults is Róndola, a humorous fantasy fairytale. She has been translated into several languages, and in English can be read in Strange HorizonsMythic DeliriumBarcelona Tales (NewCon Press), and the special issue of SuperSonic for EuroCon 2016.  She has been shortlisted for the Dwarf Stars and Rhysling awards, and is the recipient of the Children's Author Award of the European Science Fiction Association (2016) - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

KRISTEN ROUPENIAN graduated from Barnard College and holds a PhD in English from Harvard, as well as an MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. She is the author of the short story, “Cat Person,” which was published in The New Yorker and selected by Sheila Heti for The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018, and the horror short fiction collection You know you want this. She is currently at work on a novel. - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 


ANNA STAROBINETSAn Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

JON STONE is a Derbyshire-born writer, editor and researcher who publishes collaborative anthologies as one half of Sidekick Books. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2012, the Poetry London Prize in 2014 and 2016 and the Live Canon International Poetry Competition in 2018. School of Forgery (Salt, 2012) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. His most recent short books are Unravelanche (Broken Sleep, 2021) and Sandsnarl (The Emma Press, 2021). He has also published a monograph, Dual Wield: The Interplay of Poetry and Video Games (DeGruyter, 2022). His website is Poems are Toys, and Toys are Good for You

REGINA KANYU WANG (1990) is a bilingual writer from Shanghai. Her writing has been supported by Shanghai Culture Development Foundation and Writing Downtown in Las Vegas residency. Her short story, 'Back to Myan' won the SF Comet international short story competition. Her novella, Of Cloud and Mist won the Xingyun Award for Global Chinese SF. Her stories can be found in MengyaScience Fiction WorldSouthern People WeeklyGalaxy’s EdgeWhere the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and FantasyBroken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation. She has also published a science fiction story collection, Of Cloud and Mist 2.2 - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

DP WATT lives between Scotland and England in an otherworldly, misty borderland. He taught drama, literature and philosophy in various UK universities for twenty years before focusing on writing. His stories have appeared in anthologies with Ex Occidente, Zagava, Side Real, Egaeus, Sarob and Swan River presses. His collection Almost Insentient, Almost Divinepublished by Undertow Publications, was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

ALIYA WHITELEY was born in Devon in 1974, and currently lives in West Sussex, UK. She writes novels, short stories and non-fiction and has been published in places such as The GuardianInterzoneMcSweeney's Internet TendencyBlack StaticStrange Horizons, and anthologies such as Unsung Stories's 2084 and This Dreaming Isle, and Lonely Planet's Better than Fiction I and II. She has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award, a Shirley Jackson Award, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction awards, the John W Campbell Award, and a James Tiptree Jr award. She also writes a regular non-fiction column for Interzone magazine - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

JAMES WOMACK is a Cambridge-based poet and novelist. He studied Russian, English and translation at University, and received his doctorate, on W.H. Auden’s translations, in 2006. He lived in Madrid from 2008 to 2017, and now teaches Spanish and translation at Cambridge University. He is a freelance translator from Russian and Spanish concentrating mostly on poetry. He has published three collections of poems, all with Carcanet: Misprint (2012), On Trust: A Book of Lies (2017, Shortlisted for the 2019 Ledbury Forte Prize for Second Collections; Longlisted for the 2018 International Dylan Thomas Prize), and Homunculus (2020), a book-length meditation of the Elegies of the sixth century Roman poet Maximianus. His most recent translations are Heaven, by Manuel Vilas, a selection of poetry by Vladimir Maiakovski, both published by Carcanet, and  new translation of The Hive by Nobel Prize Camilo Jose Cela, published by the New York Review of Books classics collection in 2023.