authors

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 Madrid - 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 

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

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 UnwishBremen, Marionettesand 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 

Angelica Gorodischer

Camilla Grudova lives in Edinburgh, UK.  Her fiction has appeared in The White Review and Granta. The Doll's Alphabet, her first short story collection, was published in 2017 by Fitzcarraldo to great critical acclaim An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

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 and scholar with an interest in the antic, the weird, the strange. He has published one novel,The Wanderer, which came out from Perfect Edge Books in the summer of 2014. His short fiction has appeared in various places - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

Hasier Larretxea was born in Arriaoz, a village in the Valle de Baztan, Navarra, in 1982. He has lived in Madrid for many years. In 2018 he published his first prose book in Castilian, What the Woods Speak, a multi-media work including illustrations by the artist and designer Zuri Negrín and photographs by Paola Lozano. He began his career as a poet in Basque, publishing two volumes of poetry, Azken bala (2008) and Atakak (2011). Then he began to translate his own work and to write directly in Castilian. His work in Castilian includes the books Fog at the Border (2015), From a New Land (2016), and Earthly Meridians (2017). He regularly performs his nature poetry alongside his father, a famous aizkolari (traditional Basque sportsman), who accompanies his son's recital while cutting tree trunks with an axe - Fog At The Border

Vladimir Vladimirovich Maiakovski (1893-1930) was a poet and playwright connected with the Russian Revolution, and one of the most significant figures of Russian poetry at the beginning of the twentieth century. He studied Arts in Moscow, and one of the founders of the Futurist Movement in poetry. After the Revolution, he supported the cultural politics of the bolshevik administration. Tormented by love and by his increasing ambivalence towards the Soviet project, in 1930 he shot himself in the heart - Cinema Writings

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 Twitter @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 

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 

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 Isle, The Shadow Booth, Unthology and The Lonely Crowd. He is the founder of the website Unofficial Britain (www.unofficialbritain.com), 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 

Sofía 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  An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

Anna Starobinets  - An Invite to Eternity. Tales of Nature Disrupted 

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