Tina Hesman Saey
Tina Hesman Saey is a former molecular geneticist who is now an award-winning science journalist at Science News magazine. Her work has won multiple awards.
Steve Saffel is a senior acquisitions editor at Titan Books, where he acquires science fiction, fantasy, horror, media tie-in fiction, and occasionally illustrated books.
Lesia Miller Schnur
Former librarian, Lesia Miller Schnur is the Haunted Librarian, a Top 15 Paranormal Website. Schnur investigates popular theories, hoaxes, and the obscure and forgotten.
Lisa Shackelford has more than a decade of experience as a paranormal investigator. Former co-host for the Archer Paranormal Show on â€ªLiveParanormal.comâ€¬ as well as guest co-host on ATL Radio X atlradiox.com Lisa is currently working on her first horror novel, The End of the Living.
Aron Siegel, producer and sound mixer whose work includes The Unwanted, Implanted, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Lightning, Walking Dead, and Vampire Diaries. Aron mixed the recent Star Trek fan film: Axanar.
R Alan Siler
R. Alan Siler is an author, editor, and the owner of kOZMIC Press LLC. His published works include non-fiction books, essays on numerous topics, and television, movie, and music reviews.
Tamsin L. Silver
Tamsin Silver is the author of Mark of the Necromancer, The Windfire Series, Scourge of Souls Series, Moon Over Manhattan, and a web series/novel trio, Skye of the Damned.
Cheryl Sleboda is a professional cosplay educator and award-winning fiber artist. She's taught nationally in person and on television, and is the host of Con Crunch Challenge!
Alan’s novella of a Roman invasion of ancient America, â€œA Clash of Eaglesâ€, won the Sidewise Award, and his books, Clash of Eagles, Eagle in Exile, Eagle and Empire, are available from Del Rey. 40+ stories in Asimov’s and other magazines. Also a NASA astrophysicist performing black hole research.
Fr. Bryan Small
Every DND group needs a cleric, no? A priest for over 15 years, Fr. Bryan Small loves to share in the fandoms with his fellow nerds.
Smashie can be found co-hosting her podcast Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, hitting the keys on her next writing adventure, engaging in spirited bouts of Dungeons and Dragons, or fast asleep.
Spat is a special effects makeup artist, costume and prop maker, and general ne’er do well who is known in the indie/low budget film circles and the sci-fi/comic con world.
Rox of Spazhouse
Roxanne Henkle aka Rox of Spazhouse is Need Coffee's Director of Zine studies, as well as a podcaster on Weekend Justice and cohost on 50 Days of Dragon Con.
Janine K. Spendlove
Janine K. Spendlove is an author, pilot, and U.S. Marine who is primarily known for her War of the Seasons fantasy series and her Star Wars tie-in story Inbrief.
Dia BSDcreative Starr
Dia Starr co-founded BSD Creative design with Micheal Odusanya. These multi-talents curate themed art events. Specialties include bodypaint, graphic design, online promotions, and art framing.
Amie Stepanovich is the Executive Director at Silicon Flatirons at Colorado Law. She is a nationally recognized expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law.
Shami A Stovall
Shami Stovall is a multi-award-winning author of fantasy and science fiction who started at the traditional presses and later moved on to independent publishing.
Ebony Warrior Studios
Charles Conley is a professional cosplayer best known for his appearance and win on Syfy's inaugural episode of Cosplay Melee.
Kyle Mackenzie Sullivan
Kyle Mackenzie Sullivan is a working filmmaker and a YouTuber. He is also the creator of the Trekspertise YouTube channel and the Wikisurfer Podcast.
Scott Sutherland is The Weather Network’s resident science nerd, and he supplies them with a steady stream of content about weather, space weather, astronomy, and space exploration.
Kimbra Swain began publishing in 2017. Her Fairy Tales of a Trailer Park Queen series is a favorite among urban fantasy readers. She currently has 25 published novels.