Arylias Nova is a Texas born SciFi/Fantasy and Horror writer currently living in Charleston, SC. Growing up she always made up worlds and stories, leading her to quickly find her calling in life as a writer. Currently she has the first two installments of her Stories of Ghardar SciFi series, Spark and Ignition, and is working quickly on the third, Combustion. As well as just releasing her fantasy novel, Awakening. Loving the horror genre herself, she put together a series of horror shorts in her A Peek Inside collection and her dark-humored novella series Parenting During the Apocalypse. Nova has also recently produced a short film, Anniversary, based off her short story.
Nova has quickly become a rising star in the author world, being the number one selling author during the Barnes and Noble BFest in Mount Pleasant, SC, and a major fan favorite.
When not writing Nova can be found gaming at www.twitch.tv/nerdsoftheapoc
Jessica Fichter is a lover of storytelling and fiction. She believes in the power of art and literature as a mechanism for discussion and change. She is a literacy advocate and writes to reach a wide audience of readers. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Jersey City where she works as a theatrical director, teaching artist, and playwright. She holds in a B.A. in theatre education from Winthrop University, a M.Ed from Columbia College in Divergent Learning, and is finishing her MFA in directing at the Actors Studio Drama School.