Mary Abreu is a TV/film seamstress and set costumer for more than 10 years and the author of three sewing books with Stash Books/C&T Publishing.
Stephen Adams is the host of the long-running comedy podcast, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, and a founder of the 2Dorks network of podcasts and live streams.
David Afsharirad is an associate editor at Baen Books. He is the editor of several volumes of short fiction and the author of many published short stories.
Jer Alford is the Owner/Editor/Writer of Mini-Komix publishing company specializing in independent comics, fanzines, and prose books. Webmaster for Stupid Comics comic book retrospective, and Anime Anyway genre review blog.
Rachael Allen is a scientist by day and kidlit author by night. She is the winner of the 2019 Georgia Young Adult Author of the Year award.
Drew Allison is the founder of Grey Seal Puppets. Allison has performed regularly on television and stage including such venues as The Center for Puppetry Arts and The Smithsonian Institution.
Ayla Almee has performed dance for 30+ years. They are a founding member, head choreographer, and co-director of Antipode Dance and specialize in silk road styles.
Cristina Amaya is the president & cofounder of nonprofit Latinx in Gaming, has been on the Board of Directors for the IGDA and works as the Director of Dreamhack Festivals.
Robert Amico is a Portland-based puppet artist who cofounded Kettlehead Studios with their partner Keziah. They produce puppet acts for Puppet Slams and variety shows and short puppet films.
Daryl Andrews is a professional freelance game designer, with 30+ board games already released through 20+ different publishers. Andrews’s top selling board game, Sagrada has sold over 300,000 copies.
Corey Applegate works for the Mando Mercs costume club, TarValon.Net, and JordanCon. Applegate is a former Disney Travel Planner, an avid reader, crocheter, and cross stitcher.
Dr. April Armes is a microbiologist who is generally interested in how bacteria communicate with each other and their hosts. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of microbiology with others.
Azure Arther is obsessed with literature. Azure's work has appeared in over a dozen publications, including a winning story in Writers of the Future, Volume 38.
PhDs should never go to waste, thus Dyrk Ashton uses his as a professor of Screenwriting & Cinema Studies and to write The Paternus Trilogy.
Davis Ashura is the award-winning author of three bestselling epic fantasy series, the Castes and the OutCastes, the Chronicles of William Wilde, and Instrument of Omens.
Emily Swan is a graphic designer, illustrator, Twitch streamer, and podcaster. Swan is the creator of the Doodle Crew, co-host of Sketching Shakespeare, and a member of the In Addition podcast.
Samantha Avila is an Art Director working in film and TV. Recent credits include Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3, Spider-Man:No Way Home, Our Flag Means Death, and Westworld.
Will Aymerich is a paranormal investigator of 30+ years out of Atlanta, GA. He has traveled the world experiencing and investigating claims of high strangeness.