Selena Middleton
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Selena E. L. Middleton with coffee and sunshine.

Selena Middleton is a writer, editor, and educator with experience teaching both academic and creative writing. She earned a PhD in English focusing on feminist and Indigenous science fiction and interrelationality in the context of ecological collapse narratives. Branching off from this project, her current work—both academic and creative—examines connections between the emotional and the ecological as part of a wider definition of ecology. She is an active member of Editors Canada and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She lives with her family in a weird wooded dreamland on the Niagara Escarpment, where she regularly meets deer, foxes, coyotes, and cloaked riders on horseback.

Selena writes fiction under the name Eileen Gunnell Lee. A few examples of her climate fiction can be found at Selene Quarterly, Little Blue Marble, Reckoning, and Nightmare Magazine.

Kristen Shaw
Reader and Freelance Editor

Kristen Shaw is an educator and editor. She earned her PhD in English focusing on speculative fiction and spatial politics. Her current research looks at speculative fiction of the Anthropocene through an intersectional lens.

Rae Stoltenkamp
Reader

Rae Stoltenkamp was born in South Africa and travelled to England in her 20s to visit family. She stayed on as an alien and was eventually granted British citizenship because she pledged to teach English to inner city school children. When she’s not reading, she writes poetry, short stories, novellas and novels. Her dearest hope is to make enough money from her writing so one day she can own a very large dog which takes her for walks.

Jacqueline Langille
Editing and Publishing Consultant

Jacqueline Langille has more than 15 years of experience in publishing and currently works as Managing Editor at a respected academic journal.

Beverly Bambury
Publicity Consultant

Beverly Bambury has been a book publicist since 2012. She has worked with writers from most genres, including horror, mystery, crime, SFF, and others. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Beverly resides in Brampton, Ontario. She lives there with her husband, teenaged step-son, two very small dogs and two normal-sized cats. Read more about Beverly Bambury Publicity here.

Artists and Designers

Anne Middleton did the art and design for Sim Kern’s Depart, Depart! and Michael J. DeLuca’s Night Roll. Anne is a graphic design professional and business owner who runs the very popular northern Ontario destination, Severn Mills Trading Post & Coffee Cabin.

Rachel Lobbenberg (Yu-Lobbenberg, Rachel) did the art and design for Octavia Cade’s The Impossible Resurrection of Grief and design for Cynthia Zhang’s After the Dragons.

Wang Xulin is the cover artist for Cynthia Zhang’s After the Dragons.

Earthstar Fungus Logo