C.S. Friedman

Celia S. Friedman (born January 12, 1957) is an American speculative fiction author. To date she has published thirteen novels, several short stories, and a sourcebook for White Wolf’s Vampire: The Masquerade role-playing game. Originally a costume designer by trade, Friedman began her publishing career in 1986, and quit costuming in 1996 to write full-time. … Read more C.S. Friedman

Janet Dawson

Janet Dawson

Janet Dawson has written nine novels featuring Oakland private investigator Jeri Howard. Her first, Kindred Crimes, won the St. Martin’s Press/Private Eye Writers of America contest for best first private eye novel. It was nominated in the best first category for three mystery awards, the Shamus, the Macavity and the Anthony. In the past, Dawson … Read more Janet Dawson

Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan is an American writer of epic fantasy and science fiction, best known for his debut series The Riyria Revelations, which has been translated into fourteen languages. In 2012 io9 named him one of the “Most Successful Self-Published Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors”. His books have been translated into French, German, Spanish, Czech, Dutch, … Read more Michael J. Sullivan

J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, born 31 July 1965, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film producer, television producer and screenwriter, best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have won multiple awards, and sold more than 500 million copies, becoming the best-selling book series … Read more J. K. Rowling