John Henry Stanton, Josh Gaines: In the future, computers write books specifically for you, and learn to use them as weapons of control.
Josh Gaines ditched a promising military career to write books, run a profitless press, and build blanket forts with his daughter. He earned his MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a 2016 Art Farm writer in residence. His short stories and poems have been presented internationally in numerous publications. His poetry book, Cigarette Sonatas, is available online. He is the founder and Captain of Thoughtcrime Press.
Lacuna, Baron Brady: When people can upload and relive memories, a manager of a memory repository must address the suffering when the network overloads.
An author of many published novels including Palpable Obscure, Malachi, Osireion’s Library as well as sci-fi novels Deus and Extant, Baron Brady is also a screenwriter specializing in sci-fi, historical and metaphysical stories. He recently published the story “God’s Window” in a 2015 issue of Nebula Rift. A few of his screenplays—including Babalon and Da Vinci’s Angels—reached the finals of screenplay competitions such as ScriptPimp and the AWS Screenplay Contest.
Lazy Money Blues, Martin Clark: History is the thief of Time.
Martin Clark is a freelance writer and occasional poet. He is the author of supernatural noir novellas produced by Eggplant Literary Productions and short stories in recent Third Flatiron anthologies. He also contributes to several online publications including Mythaxis.co.uk, Timelesstales.com and Kraxon.com.
Bones of Humanity, D.W. Cobine: A unique approach to survivors of an extinction event.
D.W. Cobine is a veteran of 10 years in the U.S Army, serving two tours in Iraq. He studies biotech. Writing is a passion of his dating back to early childhood.
The Priestess, Chris Dean: Romantic science fiction that explores the future of mankind.
Traveling throughout the American west, Chris Dean has worked as a truck driver and a concert promoter. Currently Chris resides in the Des Moines area.