Ryohgo Narita is the author of a number of successful novel series, including the original "Durarara!!" books. His earlier series, "Baccano!" was honored with the Gold Prize at the 9th Dengeki Novel Awards.
Rachel Neumeier started writing fiction as a hobby to relax from her research as a graduate student. However, finding that research wasn't for her, she soon let her hobbies take over her life instead. Apart from tutoring part time, Rachel also gardens, cooks, raises and shows dogs, and occasionally finds time to read.
Stan Nicholls has been a reviewer and interviewer in the UK for more than 20 years and is a key figure on the genre scene. He writes a regular column for TIME OUT and contributes to both INTERZONE and STARBURST. As well as the original Orcs trilogy, his Quicksilver fantasy trilogy has also been an international sensation.
Ai Ninomiya has penned a number of fantasy romance series for women, including Are You Alice? and Zyklus Code.
Larry Niven has won the prestigious Hugo Award five times. He is known to millions as the premier modern author of rigorous, scientifically consistent hard SF, the champion of 'SF without a net'.
Author Mizuki Nomura is best known for her light novel series, BOOK GIRL, which has been adapted into multiple manga franchises and was transformed into an animated film in 2010 by Production I.G. She currently resides in Japan.