Bryan Thomas Schmidt-Acquistions & Developmental Editor has edited 13 anthologies, including 3 national bestsellers, for companies such as St. Martin’s Press, Titan Books, Baen Books, and more. He was the first editor on the international phenomenon The Martian by Andy Weir and has edited novels by authors including Alan Dean Foster, Angie Fox, Frank Herbert, Mike Rensick, Todd McCaffrey, Tracy Hickman, and many more. He has worked with everyone from Big 5 publishers to indies in a career spanning a decade. Bryan is a member of ASCAP, ITW, and IAMTW. Check him out at www.bryanthomasschmidt.net.
Guy Anthony De Marco, MFA—Developmental Editor is an Italian American speculative fiction author; an editor; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker Award® and IAMTW Scribe Award finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist and poet; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer; a disabled US Navy veteran who now writes full-time; and a coffee addict. One of these is false. A writer since 1977, Guy is a member of the following organizations: SFWA, WWA, RWA, SFPA, IAMTW, ASCAP, ITW, MWG, SWG, HWA. He hopes to collect the rest of the letters of the alphabet one day. Additional information can be found on Wikipedia and GuyAnthonyDeMarco.com.