Daniel José Older is a writer, composer and paramedic living in Brooklyn, New York. Salsa Nocturna, Daniel’s debut ghost noir collection, was hailed as “striking and original” by Publishers Weekly. He has facilitated workshops on music and anti-oppression organizing at public schools, religious houses, universities, and prisons. His soul band Ghost Star performs original multimedia theater productions about New York history around the city and he’s composed scores for nationally known filmmakers, puppeteers and choreographers. His short stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Flash Fiction, Crossed Genres, and The Innsmouth Free Press, among other publications. Daniel is working towards his MFA in creative writing at Antioch University, Los Angeles and is represented by Eddie Schneider at JABberwocky Literary Agency. You can find his thoughts on writing, read his ridiculous ambulance adventures and hear his music at http://ghoststar.net/
Rose Fox edits speculative fiction and romance reviews for Publishers Weekly, co-hosts Publishers Weekly Radio on SiriusXM’s Book Radio channel, and provides freelance editorial services to unpublished authors and nonfiction publishers. Rose is also the program chair for Readercon, the world’s most thoroughly awesome speculative literature convention. Rose lives in New York City with two partners, three cats, four computers, and several thousand books.
Crossed Genres Publications is a small press publisher “justly famous for producing high quality, genre-bending, innovative and inclusive magazine issues, anthologies, and the occasional novel.” (-The Future Fire)
Framingham, Massachusetts-based CGP is the publisher of Crossed Genres Magazine. CG Magazine ran for 3 years (2009-2011). Thanks to CGP’s immensely successful 2012 Kickstarter, the magazine returned in January 2013, now paying SFWA-standard rates.
CGP has published three novels, a short story collection, and several themed anthologies, including Subversion: Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm, Fat Girl in a Strange Land, and Menial: Skilled Labor in Science Fiction.