Attending Professionals

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Mary Abreu
Author Mary Abreu juggles writing sewing books with her work as a seamstress for film and TV productions and teaching sewing to people of all ages.

Jeanne P Adams
Jeanne Adams is an award-winning suspense, urban fantasy, and paranormal author who is both traditionally and independently published. Her books are on all major digital outlets.

Stephen Adams
Stephen Adams is the host of the long running comedy podcast, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades and founder of the 2Dorks network of podcasts and livestreams.

David Afsharirad
David Afsharirad is the editor of The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF series, from Baen Books. His short fiction has appeared in various magazines and journals. 

Jamieson S Alcorn
Jamieson Alcorn has been a part of the Dungeons & Randomness cast for going on two years, and serves as editor for the D&R setting book and many other projects. 

Michael J. Allen
A bestselling sci-fi/fantasy author, speaker, and small-press publisher, Michael J. Allen has written 12 novels in space opera, urban fantasy, contemporary fantasy, and western fantasy.

Quincy J Allen
Quincy J Allen is a cross-genre author with series covering western, steampunk, fantasy, sci-fi, noir, paranormal, and action/thriller…and he’s just getting started.

Eric R. Asher
Eric R. Asher is the author of the Vesik urban fantasy series, Steamborn YA steampunk series, Mason Dixon Monster Hunter, and Havenwood Falls: Redemption’s End.

Davis Ashura
Davis Ashura is the award-winning author of the Asian Indian trilogy the Castes and the OutCastes. He has also written the YA epic fantasy, the Chronicles of William Wilde.

Stanley Aughtry
Stanley Aughtry has been acting for more than a decade and has appeared in several major films including The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Black Panther.

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Kevin Bachelder
Kevin Bachelder has been podcasting about genre TV and movies since 2005. His podcasts have won four Parsec Awards in the Best Fan Podcast category. 

Michael R Bailey
Michael Bailey has hosted or co-hosted such podcasts as Views From The Longbox, From Crisis to Crisis, Overlooked Dark Knight, It All Comes Back To Superman, and Bailey’s Batman Podcast.

Tony A Ballard-Smoot
Model, cosplayer, and speaker, Tony Ballard-Smoot works diligently to promote the steampunk, cosplay, modeling, and maker communities. He travels extensively, working within these communities in a variety of roles.

Griffin Barber
Griffin Barber writes all over the place, most notably in Eric Flint's 1632 series, but also in several anthologies across the spectrum of speculative fiction.

Dauna L Bartley
Ethics attorney by day, Dauna Bartley enjoys talking about science fiction, fantasy, space, and of course, the law and how it applies to all of the above.

Ariana Bauer
Ariana Bauer is a sewing teacher and cosplayer who focuses on teaching cosplayers how to make costumes that fit their body and make them feel great while looking amazing. 

Aretta Baumgartner
Aretta Baumgartner has been a professional puppeteer since 1992, and is proud to be the Education Director of the world-renowned Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA. 

Davey Beauchamp
Davey Beauchamp is an artist and librarian. His art has been used by BBC, BBCA, and Penguin UK for Doctor Who, Los Bastardz Productions, Falstaff Books, and Scaldcrow Games. 

Esther Beltran
Dr. Beltran, expert in Human Space Exploration works in NASA projects, trains military pilots in tactical and combat operations. She was the doctor at Tektas Burnu, anunderwater archaeological excavation.

Evan Bernstein
Evan Bernstein is a co-host of the podcast The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe and co-author of SGTU: How To Know What's Really Real In A World Increasingly Full Of Fake.

Bobby Blackwolf
Bobby Blackwolf is the co-owner of the Voice of Geeks Network podcast network, and has hosted a live internet radio show and podcast about video games since 2005. 

Charles Blue
Charles Blue is an internationally recognized science and astronomy communicator and writer with the U.S. National Radio Astronomy Observatory, promoting the discoveries of the ALMA telescope and the GBT. 

Shawn Boettner
Shawn Boettner is sometimes mistaken for a Sasquatch, but he is simply a paranormal investigator searching for the truth about America's favorite cryptid. 

David Boop
David Boop is a Denver-based author/editor. His novels include She Murdered Me with Science, and many shorts work featuring media tie-ins for Predator, The Green Hornet, and Veronica.

Kurt Boutin
Kurt Boutin spent over 20 years in the video game industry and now is a voice over artist, podcaster, Twitch streamer, and member of the Giant Size Team Up network!

Marie Brennan
Marie Brennan is the author of the Hugo-nominated The Memoirs of Lady Trent; the first book of that series was nominated for a World Fantasy Award.

Lauren Brown
Lauren Brown is a Lead Concept Artist working at Electronic Arts. She previously worked at Floyd County Productions, where she is credited on over 50 episodes of animated series.

Matthew J. Brown
Matthew Brown, Ph.D, is a scholar of comics and pop culture He is co-editor of More Critical Approaches to Comics and has organized an academic conference at Dragon Con.

Raychelle Burks
Raychelle Burks is a chemistry professor and true crime writer. A blerd in the Ivory Tower, she blends science with pop-culture in and out of the classroom.

Jeff Burns
Jeff Burns is the creator of superhero comedy series Super Knocked Up and host of improv comedy show Super Geeked Up LIVE, which he performs at cons across North America.

Tyra A Burton
Tyra Burton is a social media strategist and co-author of Socially Engaged: The Author’s Guide to Social Media. An award-winning professor, Burton teaches at Kennesaw State University. 

D.J. Butler
D.J. (Dave) Butler's novels include Witchy Eye and sequels from Baen Books, The Kidnap Plot and sequels from Knopf, and City of the Saints, from WordFire Press.

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Jessica Cail
Featured on NOVA’s Secret Life of Scientists for her dual life as psychopharmacologist and stuntwoman, Dr. Cail also serves as scientific consultant for Hollywood sci-fi. 

Rudy Campos
For the last 5 years, Rudy Campos of Rcc Creations has been traveling to cons to teach makeup, fx , and bodypaint techniques to cosplayers, both new and seasoned.

Kenneth G Carpenter
Dr. Kenneth Carpenter is currently the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Operations Project Scientist and the Ground Systems Project Scientist for the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST).

R E Carr
R. E. Carr is the Kindle Scout Winning author of urban fantasy and science fiction novels. Her Rules Undying Series is an award winning Amazon bestseller.

Alison Carrier
Alison Carrier is the Senior Lead UI/UX Designer for Certain Affinity, an independent game studio. As a seasoned developer, she is currently working on an unannounced third-person looter-shooter.

Kara J Chappell
Formerly a freelance writer for White Wolf's Vampire the Masquerade and senior litigation paralegal, Kara Chappell is the FOIA Coordinator for the Virginia Beach Department of Human Services.

Michael Chatfield
Author Mike Chatfield uses his past experience in the military and other personal experiences, plus copious amounts of online research, to bring readers on epic character-based adventures.

Alison Cherry
Alison Cherry is the author of Red, For Real, and Look Both Ways and the novels The Classy Crooks Club, Willows Vs Wolverines, Ella Unleashed, and She's the Liar.

» Todd Robert Cochrane
Todd Cochrane has worked in the podcasting space since 2004. He is the host of Geek News Central and The New Media Show.

Sahrye Cohen
Sahrye Cohen is the co-author of the book, Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers. Sahrye is the lead designer of the design group, Amped Atelier.

Kelly Lynn Colby
Kelly Lynn Colby is a writer whose novel, Tarbin’s True Heir, won the IPPY bronze medal. She hosts the Writers Meet Up at Dragon Con.

Pamela Cole
Pamela Cole is a costumier who graduated from Goodman Theater in Chicago over 40 years ago and continues to work with dance companies, movies, museums, and reenactors in Atlanta.

Ellie Collins
Ellie Collins is a writer, director, and voice actor based in the Atlanta area who has worked in podcasting and audio dramas for nearly 10 years. 

Izzie Colpitts-Campbell
Izzie Colpitts-Campbell is an artist, designer, educator, and technologist whose work inhabits the interfaces between the body, leather, and computational fashion. 

Ryan A Consell
Ryan Consell is an acclaimed theorist on the science of fiction. He has consulted on such titles as The Science of Game of Thrones and has spoken at many events.

Jason Cordova
Jason Cordova is best known for his popular Kin Wars Saga series. He was also featured in the Black Tide Rising anthology and the Forged in Blood anthology.

Casey Renee Cosplay
Casey Renee Cosplay was 2018's Twitchcon Cosplay Contest Champion, she is a costumer/livestreamer who is dedicated to sharing her craft with the world.

Aaron Crash
Aaron Crash is the co-author of the War God’s Mantle series and the author of the American Dragon series, both bestsellers. His books have broken into Amazon’s Top 100.

Paul B Currie
A scientist, philosopher, and photographer, Dr. Currie seeks to bring the light of knowledge to all he encounters. His weapons are a sharp wit and fast shutter speed.

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D'Vinci
D'vinci is a high energy DJ that loves to get the crowd involved within the show. Ultimately, he believes his creativity and love for music can bring everyone together.

Daisy Viktoria
Daisy Viktoria is a costume designer specializing in corsets and fairytale gowns. Daisy has a background in corsetry and historical fashion and teaches classes on period costuming and research.

Ben Davis
Dr. Ben has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Notre Dame. He is a professor of mathematics, programming, astronomy and physics. 

Milton J Davis
Milton Davis is an award-winning Black Speculative fiction writer and owner of MVmedia, LLC, a small publishing company specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and sword and soul.

JC De La Torre
JC De La Torre is a screenwriter, award-winning filmmaker, and voice actor. DeLaTorre co-wrote, produced, and directed Seekers of the Lost Worlds and created the animated series Star Mage.

Rita De La Torre
Rita De La Torre is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and voice actor. De La Torre co-wrote, produced, and directed Seekers of the Lost Worlds and co-created the animated series Star Mage.

Walter Dean
Walter Dean is a designer, specializes in custom-made costumes. He was spotlighted in the book, 1000 Incredible Costume & Cosplay Ideas and The Huffington Post as a “designer to watch”. 

Celeste DeAngelis
Celeste DeAngelis is the host of Which Game First: The Board Game Podcast. She has been active in the promotion, writing and running of games (and game events) since 1992.

Mason Spence Deaver
Mason Deaver is the non-binary author of I Wish You All the Best. They has also contributed to The Other F-Word, an anthology of fat authors edited by Angie Manfredi.

Lali DeRosier
Science teacher and education advocate, Lali DeRosier (a.k.a. Adverbia) promotes youth involvement in science through student writing, SciArt, and science outreach, tackling themes of science and diversity in pop-culture.

Amanda DeWees
Amanda DeWees’s novels of Victorian gothic suspense include With This Curse, winner of the 2015 Daphne du Maurier Award for historical mystery/suspense.

Lucienne Diver
Lucienne Diver is a literary agent with 25 years of experience as well as the author of the Latter-Day Olympians series, Vamped series, and novels Faultlines and The Countdown Club.

Heather Dobson
Heather Scarbro Dobson is a paranormal investigator and author of Memoirs of a Future Ghost. You should check it out before she expires.

Cecilia Dominic
By day, clinical psychologist Cecilia Dominic helps people cure their insomnia. By night, this multi-published author writes fiction that keeps her readers turning pages past bedtime, hence the secret identity.

Chris Donio
Chris Donio is a Key Specialty Costumer for Film and TV. His most recent work was for Antman and the Wasp and for Marvel’s End Game.

» Chuck Dorsett
Chuck Dorsett has been a hobbyist and professional leathercrafter for over 30 years and his work has appeared in a number of motion pictures, television series, and theatrical productions.

Jordan T. Duncan
Jordan Duncan is an investigator with Paranormal Georgia Investigations (PGI). He is also an academic historian, educator, vlogger, and podcaster.

Andy Dykes
Andy Dykes is a real, live rocket scientist who flies satellites for a living and has supported all kinds of manned and unmanned space flight at NASA. 

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Marc Alan Edelheit
Bestselling Author, Marc Alan Edelheit writes military science fiction and fantasy. He authored the award-winning Chronicles of An Imperial Legionary Office Series and Tales of the Seventh.

Kevin Eldridge
Kevin Eldridge produces and hosts The Flopcast, a weekly pop culture comedy podcast. He is also an author of sci-fi stories, an organizer for Boston Skeptics, and a comedy musician.

Austin Ellefson
Austin Ellefson is a returning guest, he is a member of Botched Podcast which in turn is a part of the Giant Size Team Up Network. 

Dax ExclamationPoint
Dax ExclamationPoint, is a cosplaying drag performer. Ever since she walked onto the set of Rupaul’s Drag Race season 8, she has taken the world by storm...literally!

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Michael Falkner
Michael Falkner is a writer and podcaster who runs the Timestamps Project. He is a host of The Weekly Podioplex as well as Who’s the Doctor: Talking Outside the Box

Sarah Falls
From sculpting large scale set pieces to creating props and supersuit armor, Sarah Falls regularly deals with unusual projects to create movie magic.

Kenneth L. Feinberg
Ken Feinberg, an international award-winning director and actor, mentors young actors and is co-author of The Conquest of Canaan graphic novel series.

Emily A Finke
A forensic anthropologist by training, but a science communicator by passion, Emily Finke has spent the past 20 years teaching in museums, nature centers, pubs, conventions, and more.

Declan Finn
Declan Finn is a three-time Dragon Award finalist, known for his urban fantasy series Live and Let Bite, and his Pius thrillers, published by Silver Empire Press. 

Ben Fisher
Ben Fisher is a reformed attorney who writes bestselling comics across multiple genres, including The Great Divide, The Underfoot, and The Misadventures of Grumpy Cat & Pokey.

Rob Fitz
Rob Fitz is a professional makeup artist and film director with 20 years’ experience. Most recently he worked on films like The Equalizer, Patriots Day, and Super Troopers 2.

Tom Fleming
Four time Chesley Award nominee, known for his work for Marvel, DC, WWE, Dark Horse, WOW, Magic the Gathering, Heavy Metal Magazine, Iron Maiden, and Screen Gems movie studios.

John L. Flynn
Dr. John L. Flynn is author, screenwriter, and three-time Hugo nominee. His recent book, Intimate Bondage, has spawned a series and likely a big screen adaptation, based upon his screenplay. 

Marina Fontaine
Marina Fontaine is an author of Chasing Freedom (a 2016 Dragon Awards finalist) and The Product, a dystopian novella. She also contributed short stories to several themed anthologies.

Julie Fooshee
Julie Ann Fooshee is a professional science communicator and public engagement professional in the world of live public science events. She works to make science accessible to everyone.

Laura Seward Forczyk
Laura Forczyk is the owner of space consulting firm Astralytical, founder and Executive Director of the Georgia Space Alliance, and a NASA Subject Matter Expert for planetary science missions.

Barr Foxx
Barr Foxx (JaBarr) is an award-winning cosplay model, television/film producer, and influencer. His brand, Cosplay Your Way, encourages cosplay without limits and choosing characters regardless of race, size, or gender.

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Mikey G
Mike Grenier is a co-designer of the game Student Bodies for his company Angry Duck Games. He is also an editor and panelist for the podcast Which Game First.

Abigail Gardner
Abigail Gardner is a writer and podcaster. Having co-founded Yes Have Some Podcast in 2016, she has become a leading voice in the Ghostbusters fan community.

Paige Gardner
Paige Gardner is an award-winning costumer who regularly appears as a guest presenter on unconventional costuming at science fiction and anime conventions in the U.S. and Canada.

Jenna Garrett
Jenna Garrett could have been anything she wanted, but she chose to be a podcaster and the awkward geek that you hear on Panelology and Minds at Yeerk today.

David R. George III
David R. George III is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. In addition to writing for Star Trek on television, he has penned various other genre stories.

Marc Gerst
In 2017 Marc Gerst started The Templin Institute, an online series that produces documentary videos covering some of the most critical elements of science fiction, alternate history and fantasy genres. 

Clay Gilbert
Since 2013, Clay Gilbert has been a professional editor and author of science fiction, horror, and urban fantasy. He has published eight novels.

Jennifer Gilley
Jennifer Gilley is an artist from Virginia who concentrates her work around body arts including special effects, body painting, tattooing and illustrating. 

» Jeremy Gillula
Dr. Jeremy Gillula is Tech Projects Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. 

Tina Glasneck
Tina Glasneck, a USA Today bestselling author, enjoys creating stories that combine history, mythology and Norse Gods. Her tales include murder and magic. 

Dwayne Keith Goetzel
Dwayne Goetzel is an intellectual property attorney who specializes in copyrights, trademarks, and related matters across multiple industries, such as books, music, computer hardware and software, among other fields. 

Craig Goldberg
Craig Goldberg is podcaster and podcast producer. He founded Yes Have Some Podcast, which is a leading source of news and opinion on Ghostbusters, nostalgia culture, and toy collecting.

Gabriel Gonzalez
Gabe Gonzalez is a game designer for Red Crow, an Electronic Arts studio. He’s worked on the Madden NFL series, and is the lead designer on The Simpsons: Tapped Out. 

Jeffrey Grant
Jeffrey Grant is senior vice president of research for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Boomerang. He is responsible for research for those brands across linear, digital, and mobile platforms.

Andrew Greenberg
Award-winning game designer Andrew Greenberg has credits on more than 50 White Wolf products and more than 20 HDI books. He has also worked on products with other rpg companies. 

Daniel Griffith
Daniel Griffith is an award-winning documentary filmmaker specializing in cult film and television. He has also been the official documentarian for Mystery Science Theater 3000 for the past ten years. 

Rick Gualtieri
Gamer, geek, and writer; Rick Gualtieri is the author of over two dozen novels, including the bestselling Tome of Bill horror/comedy series. 

Nicole Gugliucci
Professor, astronomer, education researcher, maker-of-tiny-comets, and all around geek, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci has made it her mission to study and share the Universe.

Mark W. Gura
Mark W. Gura is an author, speaker, co-host of the Richard Dawkins award, the President of Atheist Alliance of America and also the Association of Mindfulness Meditation and Secular Buddhism. 

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Aaron-Michael Hall
Aaron-Michael Hall is an award-winning author who enjoys writing diverse epic fantasy with a grimdark edge, high fantasy, and science fantasy romance. 

Bailey Harris
Bailey Harris is a 12-year-old science author, speaker, and activist. She is on a mission to inspire a love of science and a sense of wonder at the universe.

Ronah Harris
Dr. Harris is an arts and technology educator. She is also a costume designer focusing of wearable tech. Her commissioned works are found in museums, films, television, and on runways.

Scott Harris
Scott Harris is the staff planetary geologist at Fernbank Science Center and Planetarium. He also is an active researcher investigating asteroid impact deposits around the world, primarily in South America.

» Todd Alan Harris
Todd Harris is co-founder of Hi-Rez Studios, one of the largest video game studios in the Southeast, and President of Skillshot Media, the largest east coast esports production company.

Will Harris
Will Harris is a paleontologist, educator, and host of the Common Descent Podcast, where he applies his experience as a fossil hunter, researcher, and educator to entertaining and educational discussions.

M. Haynes
M. Haynes is the mind behind the popular Elemental novel series, an educator, blogger, and public speaker who hopes to show that anyone and everyone can be "super."

» Darrell C. Hazelrig
Darrell C. Hazelrig is an award-winning filmmaker. He is a founding member of the New Puppet Order, a mature and experimental puppet film collective that has screened at film festivals.

Devan Clark Henderson
Devan Henderson is the Co-DM for D4 and a set and specialty costumer, prop maker, set dresser, and ager/dyer for film and television.

Tony P Henderson
Tony P. Henderson is the creator, producer of numerous podcasts including his flagship show, the Geek Vs podcast. which spans over 250 episodes over the past 5 years.

Charon E Henning
Charon Henning is a visual science communicator and Art Director for March Mammal Madness. She writes and illustrates the webcomic Kei’Phavian, and is an arts performer, swordswallower, and fire eater. 

K. M. Herkes
Karen Morris Herkes writes and publishes science fiction and fantasy. Before settling down to write full time, she earned a degree in biology from the University of Notre Dame.

Lucas Hernandez
Lucas Hernandez is a Lead Educator at The Florida Aquarium. His programs use pop culture as a medium for education. He is the co-host of The Science of Pokemon podcast.

David J. Hewitt
David J. Hewitt is a Propulsion Engineer at Dynetics, Inc. Additionally, he participates in STEM educational outreach activities and gives talks about space and propulsion to the public.

Chris Hofmann
Chris Hofmann launches the rockets for a Stealth Space Company and has previously been involved with NASCAR, Aviation maintenance, SpaceX, and Masten Space Systems.

Ginger Holley
Ginger Holley is a costumer for film and television. Best known for her work on the web series Star Trek Continues, she has gone on to fabricate for multiple projects.

J.F. Holmes
J.F. Holmes was a 2017 two-time Dragon Award finalist and writes military science fiction. He is a retired US Army soldier and Iraq War veteran.

John Hudgens
John Hudgens is an award-winning filmmaker, animator, and artist who has directed several documentaries and short films. His work on properties includes Babylon 5, Crimson Skies, MechWarrior, and Star Wars.

G. Scott Huggins
G. Scott Huggins is a fantasy and science-fiction writer. He has won runner-up honors in both the Writers of The Future and the Baen Adventure Fantasy Awards.

Walter H. Hunt
Walter H. Hunt is a science and historical fiction writer. He currently collaborates with Eric Flint on Ring of Fire related and other projects, and has two novels with Ring of Fire Press.

James A. Hunter
James A. Hunter is a full-time ink slinger and the bestselling author of the Yancy Lazarus series, Legend of the Treesinger, Rogue Dungeon, and the litRPG epic Viridian Gate Online!

Alledria Hurt
Alledria Hurt is an author of multiple long form works for both adults and YA. Her most well-known pieces are the Fate Circle Saga and the She Becomes Death universe.

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Kevin Ikenberry
Kevin Ikenberry is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and sci-fi writer. He is the author of The Protocol War series and the Peacemaker novels in the bestselling Four Horsemen Universe.

Alan Isom
Alan Isom began his adventure with science fiction and fantasy literature as it should begin: with JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit. The Cayn Trilogy is his first published fantasy work.

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Chris A Jackson
Chris Jackson is an author of over 20 novels in fantasy, sci-fi, and horror, including Pirate’s Prophecy, Watery Graves, The Deep Gate, Dragon, and the bestselling Weapon of Flesh series.

Kristin Jackson
Kristin Jackson is an accomplished print and digital designer, working in the film industry as an artist, set photographer, and social media manager. 

Stuart Jaffe
Stuart Jaffe is the prolific madman behind the Nathan K thrillers, The Max Porter Paranormal Mysteries, the Parallel Society novels, The Malja Chronicles, The Bluesman, Real Magic, and much more.

Albin Johnson
Albin Johnson is founder of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization with over 20,000 members. In 2006 he helped launch R2-KT, the pink charity droid.

Stefanie Jones
Stefanie Forte grew up having paranormal experiences that she could not explain. Eleven years ago she joined Paranormal Georgia Investigations and has been exploring the “other side” ever since.

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Charlie Kaufman
Charlie Kaufman has worked in extensively in environmental consulting and academia where he studied coastal erosion, and natural disaster impacts. He currently works in the emergency management field.

Philip Daniel Keating
Philip Keating is the creator of Botched: A D&D Podcast, a host of Breaking The Panel, FTH Beyond: Booze and Borderlands, and partner of the Giant Sized Team Up network.

Chris Kennedy
A Dragon Award finalist, sci-fi/fantasy author, speaker, and small-press publisher, Chris Kennedy has written 20 books and published more than 50 others. 

Julie Kenner
Julie Kenner (aka J. Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and #1 international bestselling author of over 100 books across multiple genres.

Bethany Kesler
Historian and writer Bethany Kesler currently has a Patreon for short stories, reviews on Murderboarding Inc, as well as her own blog under her pen name, DJ Gray.

Jairus Khan
Jairus Khan is a hacker, musician, writer, activist, and recovering goth. He works on Mozilla's Internet Health Report, an open-source project that examines the health of the internet. 

Roy Kilgard
Dr. Kilgard is an astrophysicist who researches black holes in nearby galaxies with an emphasis on intermediate-mass black holes: an enigmatic class of objects whose origins are unclear. 

Sue Kisenwether
Sue Kisenwether has been podcasting about sci-fi TV and movies since 2010. Currently, she co-hosts Women at Warp on the Roddenberry Podcast Network.

Paul Klotz
Paul Klotz is a managing partner of the Giant Size Team Up podcasting network, a podcaster of more than five years, and a variety streamer on Twitch, as SoapboxGSTU. 

Aleron Kong
Doctor by day, author by night, Dr. Aleron Kong is known for his bestselling series The Land which has sold over 500,000 copies. 

Dakota Krout
A best-selling author of fantasy and LitRPG, Dakota Krout is a full-time author and indie publisher. His debut novel, Dungeon Born, was in the top 5 fantasy audiobooks of 2017. 

K`Tetch
K`Tetch is a Robotics engineer and research journalist. After working on several seasons of BattleBots and other TV shows, he became the lead researcher for TorrentFreak.com.

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Valeria La Saponara
Dr. La Saponara is a tenured professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is the co-Investigator of The Radiation Effects on Volatiles and Exploration of Asteroids and Lunar Surfaces (REVEALS).

Steph LaMassa
Astrophysicist Steph LaMassa works at the Space Telescope Science Institute on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Her research focuses on the growth and evolution of supermassive black holes. 

L. Jagi Lamplighter
L. Jagi Lamplighter is an author of fantasy and YA novels. She also edits for Superversive Press and is a founding member of the Superversive Literary Movement.

Aaron Lathrop
Actor, singer, puppeteer, and designer Aaron Lathrop has worked with The Jim Henson Company, Enchantment Theatre, Granpa Cratchet Puppets, Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre, Mystic Seaport Museum, and more.

Alex LaVelle
Alex LaVelle is a podcast host and producer whose current projects include Panelology, Minds at Yeerk, and an upcoming project focused on the works of Rob Thomas.

CB Lee
CB Lee is a Lambda Literary Award nominated writer of young adult science fiction and fantasy. CB loves to write about queer teens, magic, superheroes, and the power of friendship.

DN Lee
Dr. Danielle N. Lee is a scientist who studies the natural history and behavioral biology of rodents across urban gradients. She engages broad audiences in science communication on social media.

K.N. Lee
K.N. Lee is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She is the author of the Dragon-Born Saga, Eura Chronicles, Wonderland University, and the Chronicles of Koa series.

Gina L Leigh
Gina Leigh is a writer and puppeteer. She is the creator of the puppet webseries Circus Town, about physics and the circus. Leigh has toured with two national companies.

Jeff M. Leininger
For more than 20 years, Jeff Leininger has produced costumes for theme parks, film, TV and corporate clients like Disney, Universal Studios, Hasbro, Nasa, Blizzard Entertainment, and Samsung.

Rob Levy
Rob Levy is a pop culture writer, blogger, podcaster, and contributor to needcoffee.com, anglotopia.net, and other websites. Since 1995 he has hosted Juxtaposition on KDHX Radio.

J.F. Lewis
Alabama madman J. F. Lewis is the internationally published author of The Void City series and the Grudgebearer Trilogy. He writes books that get him into trouble.

Talia Lin
Talia Lin is an actress from Birmingham, AL. She currently stars in So True, Y'all, the flagship sketch comedy show on the internet brand, It's a Southern Thing. 

K.A. Linde
K.A. Linde is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 30 novels. Her breakout paranormal romance series, Blood Type, released last year with Random House. 

Kelly Lockhart
Kelly Lockhart is a book and newspaper editor, radio personality, voice actor, screenwriter, musician, and host of the popular Robot Battles competitions.

» Annie Lockwood
Annie Lockwood works in casting, as a wardrobe stylist assistant, writer, actor, and stand-up comedian. Presently, she produces several live stand-up comedy shows around Atlanta.

F T Lukens
F.T. Lukens is an award-winning author. She is best known for her novel The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths & Magic and for the Broken Moon trilogy.

Tara Lynne
Tara Lynne is an author, event planner, fandom and geek culture expert, and public speaker. She founded Ice and Fire Con and co-hosts the webcast FEELINGS...with The Geekiary.

Courtney Lytle
Courtney Lytle is a practicing intellectual property and corporate attorney and an Adjunct Professor at Emory Law. Lytle represents artists, authors and start-up companies.

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Terry Maggert
Terry Maggert is left handed; loves pie, giraffes, coffee, and dragons, with 26 novels in five years under two names, his own and pen name Daniel Pierce.

Moxie Anne Magnus
Lt. Moxie Magnus travels through time and space to deliver her own brand of sci-fi comedy! She's proof that your physics professor was wrong; there IS drag in space!

Matthew Charles Malis
Matthew Malis is an established podcaster. His longest running show is Polyhedron, an RPG podcast. He also co-hosts The Great Movie Draft and is an editor for The Grimdark Podcast

Lisa Manifold
Lisa Manifold is a USA Today bestselling author of the The Realm series, Sisters of the Curse series, the Djinn Everlasting series, the Aumahnee Prophecy series, and The Dragon Thief.

Thomas Mariani
Thomas Mariani is a writer and host of the podcast Double Edged Double Bill. He is a born geek with a bit of nerd mixed in there. 

Sarah Glenn Marsh
Sarah Glenn Marsh is the author of dark fantasy novels and children’s picture books. She is perhaps best known for her fantasy-horror series Reign of the Fallen.

Anya Martin
Anya Martin’s horror collection, Sleeping with the Monster, debuted in 2018. She co-produces The Outer Dark podcast, with Scott Nicolay, on This Is Horror, and co-chairs The Outer Dark Symposium.

Mike Massa
Mike Massa draws upon his experience as a Navy SEAL, banker, and technologist to write exciting SFF. His solo novel The Genius War is available in 2020.

Misty Massey
Misty Massey is the author of Mad Kestrel, a rollicking high seas fantasy, the sequel Kestrel’s Dance, and the Shadow Council Dead Man novellas featuring Doc Holliday. 

Holly Sullivan McClure
Holly Sullivan McClure is published in fiction and non-fiction. All her books have elements of paranormal and supernatural. She now writes, teaches writing, and mentors a few select writers.

Jonathan B McFarland
Jonathan McFarland is a career law enforcement officer who found his calling as a Special Victims Unit detective. He also designs, develops, and writes role-playing games for Growling Door Games.

Brett A McGuire
Dr. Brett McGuire is currently a research fellow at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Virginia and the Center for Astrophysics, Harvard and Smithsonian in Massachusetts.

L.L. McKinney
L.L. McKinney is an advocate for equality and inclusion in publishing, and the creator of the hashtag #WhatWoCWritersHear. She writes for Hallmark, Marvel, DC, Disney, and others

Joseph Edward Meany
Joseph Meany, Ph.D., is a material scientist, board member of the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop, and coauthor of the eponymous book Graphene with Les Johnson.

R M Meluch
R.M. Meluch's first novel was published when she was 19 years old. She's pretty sure she has never written a novel in which she didn't blow something up. 

Jason R Merrill
Jason R. Merrill is a SQL DBA by day, purveyor of vintage gentlemen's accessories by night. His interest in vintage fashion have led to him speaking across the country. 

Tim Miller
Dr. Miller is a member of the Principal Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, where he works on various NASA space and astrophysics projects. 

» Melinda R. Mock
Melinda Mock is the co-founder of RetroBlasting, a video channel that analyzes and deconstructs cartoons and toys of the 80s and also hosts Dreamland: The RetroBlasting Podcast.

Christopher G Moore
Christopher G. Moore is an award-winning filmmaker, was a co-writer of the YouTube series Mario Warfare, and is co-host of the podcasts Horror News Radio and Decades of Horror 1980s.

Scottye Moore
Writer Scottye Moore is the host of various podcasts (A Load of BS, Fight Boyz) and also the founder of the BS Network. 

Christopher Morgan
Born and raised in Texas, Christopher Morgan received a BA from Mississippi State University in History and English. He began working for Tor books in 2014.

» Kenya Morgan
Kenya Morgan is a film and television costumer whose career began with her education at the Georgia Film Academy. Since then she’s worked on Annabelle 3 and Stranger Things.

David Moscato
David Moscato is a paleontologist, science writer, and host of the Common Descent Podcast, where he applies his professional experience to discussions about past and present life on Earth.

Bill Mulligan
Bill Mulligan works as a special effects technician, writer, director, actor and producer. He is a contributing writer to Gruesome magazine and the Decades of Horror podcast.

Amy J. Murphy
Amy J. Murphy wields this power to write kick-butt space opera, most notably the Allies and Enemies series, which was a Dragon Award Finalist.

» Rebecca Kate Myers
Rebecca Myers has designed and produced ensembles from steampunk and rococopunk inspired to tiki and everyday wear. Myers is collaborating with family on costumed events at Hightower Creek Vineyards.

Stormy Mystique
Stormy Mystique: The Renegade Raven is an accomplished woman of many trades, as a gamer, cosplayer, aviation engineer, UAS pilot, model, commercial photographer, and soon to be author.  

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Neon the Glowgobear
DJ Neon the Glowgobear is based in Atlanta spinning his edgy big room vocal sounds at the annual SPECTRUM Party.

Heather Ness
Author Heather Ness has taught the psychology of superheroes and the psychology of video games courses, hosts the podcast and website Super-Psych, and speaks at conventions in the Atlanta area.

James Nettles
For 30 years, James Nettles has been consulting for dozens of clients. He is a media contributor, speaker on a multitude of subjects, and is a sci-fi and fantasy author.

Russell Newquist
Russell Newquist operates Silver Empire publishing, publishers of urban fantasy, paranormal romance, horror, superhero, and steampunk novels. Their author roster includes four Dragon Award nominated authors. 

L.H. Nicole
L.H. Nicole is the author of the Legendary Saga series and tells the stories of fun, strong, and clever females and the heroes that fight beside them.

Mohamed A Noor
Mohamed Noor is a professor of biology and Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University. He is an avid Star Trek fan who talks about science in science fiction.

Jay Novella
Jay Novella is a skeptical activist, a science popularizer, co-author of a national best seller The Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe and co-host of The Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe.

Steven Novella
Steven Novella is the host and producer of The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, a popular and award-winning weekly science podcast. He is an internationally known science communicator.

Bob Nygaard
Bob Nygaard is a retired NY police officer, turned private investigator, turned actor. He specializes in the investigation of confidence crimes, most notably psychic fraud.

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Corinne O'Flynn
Corinne O'Flynn is a USA Today bestselling author of The Expatriates, Witches of Tower Hill, and the Aumahnee Prophecy series. She is also a publisher with Wicked Ink Books. 

Melissa F Olson
Melissa Olson has published ten novels and a short story compilation in her Old World series for 47North, three novellas for Tor.com, and a standalone mystery. 

» Annalise Ophelian
Annalise Ophelian is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and clinical psychologist. She's the creator of the upcoming documentary Looking for Leia, about women and non-binary Star Wars fans.

» Prof. Orlando
Thom Orlando is a Professor at Georgia Tech who serves as the Director of the Center for Space Technology and Research. He is also the Principal Investigator of REVEALS.

Chantelle Aimée Osman
Chantelle Aimée Osman is the editor of Agora, an imprint of Polis Books. She is also the author of multiple fiction and non-fiction works.

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Joshua Palmatier
Joshua Palmatier has published the Throne of Amenkor series, the Well of Sorrows series, and the Ley series. He is the founder/owner of the small press Zombies Need Brains LLC.

James Palmer
James Palmer is an award-nominated writer of science fiction, pulp adventure, steampunk, space opera, and more. He has written for Falstaff Books, Moonstone, Airship 27, and much, much more.

Aleta Pardalis
Aleta Pardalis has been designing and creating costumes for over 15 years. She specializes in steampunk adaptations of pop culture characters. She loves teaching people about costume design and history.

Thomas Parham
Dr. Thomas Parham is executive director of screenwriting at Azusa Pacific University. His book Communication Contexts on Star Trek: The Next Generation will be published in 2019.

Sean M. Patton
Sean Michael Patton is a 20+ year costume design veteran and has designed more than 40 stage productions, eight short films, five features, and numerous media projects.

» Rachel Pendergrass
Rachel Pendergrass a writer, performer, and gigantic dork who has written for everyone from National Lampoon to HowStuffWorks. She's the producer of the Solve for X Variety show.

Penina
PeninaChan is an aspiring content creator and streamer who has been using websites such as YouTube and Twitch as tools for personal growth, development, her hobbies, and for social interaction. 

D.R. Perry
D.R. Perry writes and publishes speculative fiction. Her works is Dragon Award nominated A Change In Crime, Supernatural Vigilante Society, and Providence Paranormal College.

Ashley Poston
Ashley Poston is the author of the YA series Once Upon a Con (Geekerella and The Princess and the Fangirl), as well as the space opera duology Heart of Iron.

Edward Povilaitis
Edward Povilaitis is a co-host on Which Game First: A Board Game Podcast. For the past eight years he has been a developer with Angry Duck Games. 

Stefan Price
Stefan Price is a professional artist and maker of 22 years in film, entertainment, and themed attractions. He founded Roundtable Productions, a props, scenic, and special effects company. 

Marx Pyle
Marx Pyle authored the Television on the Wild Wild Web, co-hosts DC Action Hour, the podcast GenreTainment and creates web series/films. He teaches script analysis, film production, and web series.

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Cassandra Quave
Cassandra Quave is Curator of the Herbarium and Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Human Health at Emory University, where she leads drug discovery research initiatives and teaches undergraduate courses.

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Caroline Ratajski
Caroline Ratajski is a senior software engineer at Twitch, as well as a writer. At Twitch she works on content discoverability, helping connect streamers and viewers. 

Lindsay Ribar
Lindsay Ribar is the author of the YA novels The Pros of Cons, Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies, The Art of Wishing, and The Fourth Wish.

» Alison Sky Richards
Alison Sky Richards has given up her sword for the pen. She is an author of paranormal romance, sci-fi, and fantasy, she is currently getting her MFA in Creative Writing.

Gray Rinehart
Gray Rinehart has written nonfiction, fiction, and two albums of music, some songs of which were played on The Dr. Demento Show.

Rob Roberts
Rob Roberts is an internet broadcasting veteran and co-creator of Orange Lounge Radio, the longest running weekly show about video games online since 2002. 

Linda Robertson
Linda Robertson is an internationally published author with seven novels in two separate fantasy/speculative fiction series, and has several short stories to her credit. 

Jill Robi
Talking Dead ultimate fan Jill Robi is a writer, social media influencer and star of Love & Cosplay. Robi is heavily passionate about The Walking Dead, cosplay, and entertainment.

Dennis Lee Robinson
Dennis Robinson is the co-creator of the outrageous Botched: A D&D Podcast. Dennis also writes, edits, produces and hosts the show along with his four cohorts.

Hal Rodriguez
Hal Rodriguez is the co-author of the book, Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers. He is the lead technologist of the design group, Amped Atelier.

Meredith Rose
Meredith Rose is a policy advocate and lawyer at Public Knowledge, an advocacy group, where she advocates for consumers and fans on copyright, internet policy, and other tech issues.

Robert W Ross
Robert W. Ross is the author of the critically acclaimed Sentinels of Creation print and audiobook series. His fourth book in the seven-part series debuts in Spring 2019.

Ginger Rowland
Ginger Rowland is an avant garde hair styling and hair extension specialist, was voted best hairstylist in Atlanta 2018, and is a styling and hair extensions educator.

Ashley Ruhl
Ashley Ruhl is a game designer with over eight years of experience. She's worked on titles including Star Wars: The Old Republic, Telltale series, and Darksiders III.


Christopher Ruocchio
Christopher Ruocchio is the author of The Sun Eater, a space opera fantasy series from DAW Books. He is also the Assistant Editor at Baen Books.

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John Sabol
John Sabol is a professional archaeologist/cultural anthropologist and actor. He has written 40 books, and has spoken at scientific conferences in the U.K, Canada, Mexico, Czech Republic, Germany, and Hungary.

Tina Hesman Saey
Tina Hesman Saey is the senior science writer at Science News magazine. She covers things that contain DNA and a few that don't.

Steve Saffel
Steve Saffel is Senior Acquisitions Editor at Titan Books, acquiring original SF, fantasy, horror, and media tie-ins including Alien, Planet of the Apes, Spider-Man, Batman, and Mass Effect

Cara Santa Maria
Cara Santa Maria is a Los Angeles area Emmy and Knight Foundation award-winning journalist, science communicator, television personality, author, and podcaster.

» Shellie Schmals
Shellie Schmals is Atlanta Jewish Film Festival’s Film Programming Manager, the Women in Film and Television Atlanta secretary, co-chair of the Short Film Showcase, and producer/emcee of Roxie Roz Burlesque.

Emily Ann Schmidt
Emily Schmidt of Go Big or Go Home Cosplay is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. She has been cosplaying for around 5 years and loves the cosplay community.

Michelle Schusterman
Michelle Schusterman is the author of Spell & Spindle, Olive and The Backstage Ghost, Kat Sinclair Files, and I Heart Band, and is the co-author of The Pros of Cons.

Adam Schwartz
Adam Schwartz is one of the creators and stars of So True, Y'all, the flagship sketch comedy show on It's a Southern Thing

» Jason Shwartz
Jason Shwartz is an animation director. His credits include Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, Alien News Desk, Paradise PD, The Awesomes, The Who Was? Show, Chozen, and Lazor Wulf.

» Aron Siegel
Aron Siegel, producer and sound mixer whose work includes The Unwanted, Implanted, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Lightning, Walking Dead, Vampire Diaries, and more.

Tamsin L. Silver
Tamsin Silver is a fantasy author with books such as Mark of the Necromancer, The Windfire Series, Weird of the West, and a web series, Skye of the Damned

» Melissa Simpson
Melissa Simpson is the Executive Director of the nonprofit Film Impact Georgia. She has also has worked for multiple film festivals and is actively involved in the Atlanta film community.

Shawnee Small
Shawnee Small is a USA Today bestselling author and creator of the Shining Ones. She is currently working on several projects including the last installment in the Shining Ones saga.

Smashie
While not procrastinating, Ashley can be found co-hosting Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, hitting the keys for her next book, engaging in spirited bouts of Dungeons and Dragons, or fast asleep.

Spacedock
Daniel Orrett is the presenter of the popular science fiction web series Spacedock which currently boasts 140,000 subscribers and almost 25,000,000 views (October 2018).

Spat
Spat Oktan of SpatCave Studios is a makeup artist and costume and prop maker who is well known in the indie/low budget film circles and the sci-fi/comic con world.

Rox of Spazhouse
Roxanne Henkle (aka Rox of Spazhouse) is Need Coffee's Director of Zine studies, as well as a long-time podcaster on Weekend Justice and cohost on 50 Days of Dragon Con

Jennifer St. Giles
USA Today bestselling author Jennifer St. Giles’s is an award-winning author of paranormal crime thrillers, paranormal, historical, military, and contemporary romantic suspense.

Roxanne Starr
Roxanne Starr is a graphic designer/comic book letterer, best known for being a pioneer of computer lettering specifically created for comics. 

Amie Stepanovich
Amie Stepanovich is U.S. Policy Manager and Global Policy Counsel at Access Now, where she works to protect human rights in laws and policies involving technologies and their use.

Doc Stone
With 25 years of experience as a leather artist and metal work, Doc Stone imbues his original quintessentially steampunk designs with his dedication to superlative craftsmanship

Brandon H Strauss
Brandon Strauss is a forensic entomologist whom has trained and worked with many experts in the field of forensics. He has also consulted on Ozark and various novels.

Anne Sullivan
Anne Sullivan was a game developer at EA before getting her PhD in Expressive Artificial Intelligence. She is now an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Georgia Tech.

Scott Sutherland
Scott Sutherland is a meteorologist and science writer with Canada's The Weather Network, where he is an expert regarding weather, climate change, space weather, astronomy, space exploration and science.

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Douglas Wayne Talk
Dr. Douglas Talk is the chief medical consultant for SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc., assisting in the design of human hibernation-based space missions for deep space exploration. 

Simon Tam
Simon Tam is an author, musician, activist, and troublemaker. He is best known as the founder and bassist of The Slants and for numerous TEDx talks on race and identity.

Lesia Miller The Haunted Librarian
Former librarian, Lesia Miller Schnur is the Haunted Librarian. Lesia investigates popular theories, hoaxes and the obscure and forgotten. She is a contributor in Celebrity Ghosts & Notorious Hauntings.

The Wicked Tailor
Frank T. Puricelli, "The Wicked Tailor," is a professional costume and prop maker from Charleston, SC. He has been producing national award-winning costumes and movie grade props since 2010.

Larissa Thompson
Larissa Thompson, along with her business partner Marc Gerst, founded the entertainment company The Templin Institute which covers critical and often overlooked elements of science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history. 

Apollos Thorne
Apollos Thorne is the bestselling LitRPG author of the Underworld and Codename: Freedom series. With over 50,000 books sold, he has published four books since July of 2017.

Mel Todd
Mel Todd is the author of 17 stories, nine under Renee Lovins. Her new series, the Kaylid Chronicles, is six books strong with three more releasing in the upcoming months. 

Chuck Tomasi
Chuck Tomasi has been producing and hosting several podcasts since 2004. His passion for creating podcasts directly benefits his professional career where he creates audio and video content.

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Alexi Vandenberg
Alexi Vandenberg is an expert in marketing and featured writer in fandom and contributor to the Evil Overlord List. He owns of Rabid Fanboy Literary Services and Bard’s Tower.

Derrick Vener
Derrick Vener is a costumes ager/dyer and specialty costumes fabricator living and working in Atlanta best known for his work on AMC's The Walking Dead and Marvel's The Gifted.

R.R. Virdi
R.R. Virdi is a two-time Dragon Award-nominated author for Best Fantasy. He writes two multiple award-nominated urban fantasy series, the Shepherd of Light space western series, and Monster Slayer Online.

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Constance G.J. Wagner
Constance G.J. Wagner, writer, editor, and Tolkien scholar, has spoken regularly on all things Middle-earth at both academic and fan-friendly events nationally and internationally since 2005.

Heather D Walker
Heather Walker has been in the film industry for eight years. She is able to use her skills as an actress/writer/director/producer and combine that with her love of geek culture.

Natalie Zina Walschots
Natalie Zina Walschots is an essayist, video game writer, ARG developer, and creator of award-winning poetry about supervillians. She is the author of HENCH (William Morrow, Fall 2020).

Jacob Walsh
Jacob Walsh is a podcaster, musician, and tattoo artist. He is a co-founder and hosts of Yes Have Some Podcast and is a longtime member of The Georgia Ghostbusters.

Sean D Weiland
Sean Weiland is and actor and producer for podcasts and video games. He currently executive produces two podcasts and has a third game in development.

Dave West
Dave West is a writer, interviewer, and podcaster who also hosts game shows, wrestling events, and rock concerts as his alter ego, Phantom Troublemaker. 

Damien Patrick Williams
Damien Williams is an instructor, researcher, and writer on philosophy, technology, religion, popular culture, and the occult, writing at AFutureWorthThinkingAbout.com and Technoccult.net

Dan A Williams
Cosplayer Dan Williams is better known as Parthenon from the SYFY TV show Who Wants To Be A Superhero? hosted by Stan Lee. 

M. C. Williams
M. C. Williams is a engineer, podcaster, and writer. He spends his days designing nuclear plants and mixed-use spaces and nights getting lost in mythologies, futuristic civilizations, and unspeakable horrors.

Michael George Williams
Michael G. Williams is an award-winning author of novels and short stories. Williams’s best-known works are The Withrow Chronicles, A Fall in Autumn, and Shadow Council Archives: Emperor Norton

Christopher Woods
2018 Dragon Award finalist Christopher Woods is a writer known for his Soulguard series and for being an author in the Four Horsemen Universe.

Trisha J. Wooldridge
Trisha J. Wooldridge writes short stories, novellas, and poetry that occasionally win awards. She’s edited four anthologies and over 60 novels.

Philip R Wyatt
Philip Wyatt is an experienced paranormal researcher with an extensive background in spirit communication. He combines science, technology, and his Clairvoyant abilities in his research and investigations.

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Bryan Young
Bryan Young is an author, screenwriter, and novelist. He's also renowned for his work in the Star Wars universe. Most recently, he's the co-author of the new Robotech RPG.

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Mark Zoran
Mark Zoran, the creative mind behind Razorfly Studios, inc., has been professionally involved in costuming and props for more than 15 years.

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Cancellations

Due to professional commitments, the following previously confirmed guests will not be able to attend Dragon*Con this year. 
Ed BrissonBethany BrookshireRachel CaineSean Galloway
John Hornor JacobsJorge MolinaJai NitzJustin K Parker
Jonathan TarboxGreg Tremblay