Pan Morigan is a songwriter, singer, and poet, who has performed with Chrysalis Theater and The Blackbird Effect, toured with Bobby McFerrin's Voicestra and edited Tamim Al-Barghouti's poetry collection, In Jerusalem and Other Poems. ShereeRen e Thomas is the author of Shotgun Lullabies and is the award-winning editor of Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. A Cave Canem Poetry Fellow and New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow, Sheree was awarded the Lee Hope Award for Diverse Voices and the Ledig House / LEF Foundation Award for Fiction. Troy L. Wiggins is a fiction writer and editor whose work has appeared in magazines and in anthologies like Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History, Griots: Sisters of the Spear, and Memphis Noir. He is co-editor of FIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction.