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Valerie Valdes
Valdes, Valerie

Valerie Valdes’s work has been published in Nightmare Magazine, Uncanny Magazine, and the anthologies She Walks in Shadows, and Time Travel Short Stories. She is a graduate of the Viable Paradise workshop and lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and children.

Catherynne M. Valente
Valente, Catherynne M.

Catherynne M. Valente was born in the Pacific Northwest, grew up in California, and now lives in Ohio with her two dogs.

Lisanne Valente
Valente, Lisanne

Lisanne was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland but loves to travel.  Her travels have taken her to many parts of the US, one of her favourite places is Alaska. She has also travelled extensively in Europe. Her genetic recipe is quite diverse and includes a teaspoon of  Italian, a tablespoon of German, a tablespoon of Irish and 2 ladles of Scots!

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Susanne Valenti
Valenti, Susanne

I'm Susanne Valenti and I co-write books with my sister Caroline Peckham. We love dark romance and characters who will break your heart, stomp on it and laugh over the pieces before putting them all back together in the end. 

Genevieve Valentine
Valentine, Genevieve

Genevieve Valentine's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Journal of Mythic Arts, Fantasy Magazine, and Apex, and in the anthologies Federations, The Way of the Wizard, Running with the Pack, Teeth, and more. Her nonfiction has appeared in Lightspeed,, and Fantasy Magazine.

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Jenny Valentine
Valentine, Jenny

Jenny Valentine is an award-winning writer for Young Adults. Her debut novel, Me, the Missing, and the Dead, was a Morris Award finalist in America and won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in the United Kingdom under the title Finding Violet Park. Fire Color One, Jenny's follow-up, was a finalist for the prestigious Carnegie Medal. She is also the author of the novel Broken Soup and Iggy and Me, a series for younger children, and served as the Hay Festival International Fellow in 2017. Jenny's work has been published in 19 countries, and she works to empower and give a voice to young people. She lives all over the place and has two daughters.

Mark Valentine
Valentine, Mark

Mark Valentine is an English author, biographer and editor.

Valentine’s short stories have been published by a number of small presses and in anthologies since the 1980s, and the exploits of his series character, "The Connoisseur", an occult detective, were published as The Collected Connoisseur in 2010.

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Valerios enjoys letters and numbers. One day, combining them crossed his mind, and now he spends most of his time placing one after the other until something pleasant appears.

Besides transforming words into worlds, Valerios also enjoys moving figurines over chess boards, spending quality time with quality people, and stubbornly trying to convince machines that cats are not, in fact, dogs.

Carl-Johan Vallgren
Vallgren, Carl-Johan

Carl-Johan Vallgren was born in 1964. He is the author of eight novels, of which The Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-reading Monster Hercules Barefoot... was the first novel to be appear in English. His work has been translated into eleven languages. He lives in Stockholm.

Jean-Christophe Valtat
Valtat, Jean-Christophe

Jean-Christophe Valtat was educated at the École Normale Supérieure and the Sorbonne. He is the author of three acclaimed books of literary fiction: Album, a collection of short stories, and the novels Exes and O3, the last of which was recently translated into English and published in the United States by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Aurorarama is his first book written in English. Valtat also wrote and co-directed the movie, Augustine. He lives in Paris.

Dave van Arnam
van Arnam, Dave

Dave van Arnam (born 1935) is an American science fiction author.

Peternelle van Arsdale
van Arsdale, Peternelle

Peternelle van Arsdale is the author of the young adult novel, The Beast Is an Animal. A dark fairy tale, it's been described as "a swift and compelling read" (Booklist) and "a psychologically intense fantasy" (Horn Book Magazine) and is being developed by Amazon Studios for a feature film produced by Ridley Scott's Scott Free and directed by Bert & Bertie. Her essays have been published by LitHub,, and Culturefly. Her second novel, also a dark fairy tale, will be published in January 2019, and she's currently at work on her third. A former executive editor in the book industry, she is now an independent editorial consultant.

Edo van Belkom
van Belkom, Edo

Edo van Belkom (born 1962) is a Canadian author.

Kathleen Van Cleve
Van Cleve, Kathleen

Kathleen Van Cleve lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two sons. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania.

Karel van de Woestijne
van de Woestijne, Karel

Karel van de Woestijne (1878-1929) was perhaps the greatest twentieth-century poet in Flanders. Heavily influenced by French symbolism, he wrote numerous volumes of verse, as well as short stories and a novel. Today he is most remembered for  his novella The Dying Peasant, which was first published in 1918, and which is a classic of Dutch literature.

Allison Van Diepen
Van Diepen, Allison

Allison van Diepen is the author of Street Pharm and Snitch. She teaches at an alternative high school in Ottawa, Canada.

Rachel Van Dyken
Van Dyken, Rachel

Rachel Van Dyken is the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 100 books ranging from new adult romance to mafia romance to paranormal & fantasy romance. With over four million copies sold, she's been featured in Forbes, US Weekly, and USA Today. Her books have been translated in more than 15 countries. She was one of the first romance authors to have a Kindle in Motion book through Amazon publishing and continues to strive to be on the cutting edge of the reader experience. She keeps her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, adorable sons, naked cat, and two dogs. 

Greg van Eekhout
van Eekhout, Greg

Greg van Eekhout lives in San Diego, California, with his astronomy/physics professor wife and two dogs. He’s worked as an educational software developer, ice-cream scooper, part-time college instructor, and telemarketer. Being a writer is the only job he’s ever actually liked.

Chris Van Etten
Van Etten, Chris

Chris Van Etten is a writer for the beloved television show One Life to Live. He is also one third of David Van Etten, the writing team behind the Likely Story series.

Erik van Lhin
van Lhin, Erik

Erik van Lhin is a pseudonym of Lester del Rey.

Ryan Van Loan
Van Loan, Ryan

Ryan Van Loan (he/him) served six years in the US Army Infantry, on the front lines of Afghanistan. He now works in healthcare innovation. The Sin in the Steel is his debut novel. Van Loan and his wife live in Pennsylvania.

Paul van Loon
van Loon, Paul

Stephen Paul Lambert Mary Elizabeth (Paul) van Loon (born 1955) is a Dutch children's author and singer. The CD's he makes are often delivered with a book. The majority of his many books has to do with horror. His best known books are the series Dolfje Weerwolfje and De Horrorbus. Van Loon's been writing for 25 years has made 101 books. His books are not only sold in the Netherlands and Belgium but also in other countries including Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden, Spain and Japan.

E. Van Lowe
Van Lowe, E.

E. Van Lowe was born in New York City and moved to Los Angeles to attend graduate school. He cowrote the Academy Award-nominated short film Cadillac Dreams, and was a writer for many TV shows, including The Cosby Show, Knight Rider, and Even Stevens. He was nominated for an Emmy for his work on Even Stevens. Never Slow Dance with a Zombie is his first novel for young adults.

Eric Van Lustbader
Van Lustbader, Eric

Eric Van Lustbader (born 1946) is a writer of fantasy and thriller novels.

Mark L. Van Name
Van Name, Mark L.

Mark L. Van Name, whom John Ringo has said is "going to be the guy to beat in the race to the top of SFdom," has worked in the high-tech industry for over 30 years and today runs a technology assessment company in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. A former Executive for Ziff Davis Media and a national technology columnist he's published over a thousand computer-related articles and multiple science fiction stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including the Year's Best Science FictionJon & Lobo stories have appeared in a Baen anthology and Jim Baen's Universe.

James Van Pelt
Van Pelt, James

James Van Pelt is an American science fiction author.

Menna van Praag
van Praag, Menna

Menna van Praag was born in Cambridge, England and studied Modern History at Oxford University. Her first novella - an autobiographical tale about a waitress who aspires to be a writer - Men, Money & Chocolate has been translated into 26 languages. Her magical realism novels are all set among the colleges, cafes and bookshops of Cambridge. The House at the End of Hope Street (2014), The Dress Shop of Dreams (2015), The Witches of Cambridge (2016), The Lost Art of Letter Writing (2017) & The Patron Saint of Lost Souls (2018). Menna is currently at work on her upcoming fantasy trilogy, The Sisters Grimm. The first book in the series will be published in 2020 by Transworld (UK) & HarperVoyager (US).

Philomena van Rijswijk
van Rijswijk, Philomena

Philomena van Rijswijk lives in Tasmania, the ‘south island’ of Australia. Her last novel, The World as a Clock-face, was published by Penguin. Her poems and short stories have been published in collections and literary journals in Australia, Ireland and India. The author’s work was included in Best Australian Stories 2002 (Black Inc) and Best Australian Poetry 2005 (UQP). Some of her stories have been translated into Hindi by Dr Aruna Sitesh and published in Delhi. Her poetry collection, Bread of the Lost, was published by Walleah Press in 2013. In 2016, she was awarded the Masterton District Fellowship, spending three weeks at the New Zealand Pacific Studio at Mt Bruce in New Zealand. Philomena lives alone with her two budgerigars, Neftali and Mathilde, in the south east of the island.  She has five adult children and eight grandchildren.

Suzanne van Rooyen
van Rooyen, Suzanne

Suzanne is a tattooed storyteller from South Africa. She currently lives in Finland and finds the cold, dark forests nothing if not inspiring. Although she has a Master’s degree in music, Suzanne prefers conjuring strange worlds and creating quirky characters. When not writing, she teaches dance and music to middle schoolers and entertains her shiba inu, Lego.

Sydney J. van Scyoc
van Scyoc, Sydney J.

Sydney J. van Scyoc (born 1939) is an American science fiction author.

A. E. van Vogt
van Vogt, A. E.

Alfred Elton van Vogt (1912–2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author. He was considered to be one of the most prolific, yet complex, science fiction writers of the mid-twentieth century.

Alexander Vance
Vance, Alexander

Alexander Vance works as a multimedia designer. He is the author of the YA novels The Heartbreak Messenger and Behind the Canvas. He lives in Western New York with his family.

Jack Vance
Vance, Jack

John Holbrook "Jack" Vance (1916–2013) was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction writer. Though most of his work has been published as by Jack Vance, he also wrote 11 mystery novels using his full name John Holbrook Vance, three under the pseudonym Ellery Queen, and once each using the pseudonyms Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse.

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Ann VanderMeer
VanderMeer, Ann

Ann VanderMeer (née Kennedy) is an American publisher and editor, and the second female editor of the venerable horror magazine Weird Tales. She is the founder of Buzzcity Press.

Her work as Fiction Editor of Weird Tales won a Hugo Award. Work from her press and related periodicals has won the British Fantasy Award, the International Rhysling Award, and appeared in several year's best anthologies. Ann was also the founder of The Silver Web magazine, a periodical devoted to experimental and avant-garde fantasy literature.

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Jeff VanderMeer
VanderMeer, Jeff

Jeffrey Scott VanderMeer (born 1968) is an American writer. He was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, but spent much of his childhood in the Fiji Islands, where his parents worked for the Peace Corps. This experience, and the trip back to the United States through Asia, Africa, and Europe, influenced him deeply. He currently lives in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2003, Jeff married editor Ann Kennedy.

Milla Vane
Vane, Milla

A pseudonym of Meljean Brook.

Jason Vanhee
Vanhee, Jason

Jason Vanhee lives in Seattle, Washington. Engines of the Broken World is his first published novel.

David Vann
Vann, David

David Vann is the author of Legend of a Suicide, which has been translated into sixteen languages, won ten prizes, and been on forty Best Books of the Year lists worldwide. He’s also the author of the bestselling memoir A Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea and Last Day on Earth: A Portrait of the NIU School Shooter, winner of the AWP Nonfiction Award. A current Guggenheim Fellow and former Stegner Fellow and NEA Fellow, he has taught at Stanford and Cornell, and is now a professor at the University of San Francisco.

Patrick A. Vanner
Vanner, Patrick A.

Patrick A. Vanner was born into a Marine family, and, after attending Penn State University, majoring in aerospace and electrical engineering, he enlisted in the Marine Corps like his parents before him. After a successful military tour, he earned a degree in network administration and began a career in telecommunications and information technology. He divides his time between working, reading, writing, gaming and spending an exorbitant amount of money on anime.

Therese Vannier
Vannier, Therese

Therese has been voted most likely to survive a zombie uprising, but she’s also most likely to die during the first act of any modern romantic comedy. If you ask her to select a nice, light movie for your evening entertainment, don’t be surprised if she pulls out her thoroughly deranged Sam Peckinpah box set. She’ll catch your dinner and cook it, too. She has sea water in her ears and dog hair on her shirt.

Robert E. Vardeman
Vardeman, Robert E.

Robert Edward Vardeman (born 1947) is an American science fiction and fantasy author.

Robert E. Vardeman has also written books under the pseudonyms of F. J. Hale, Daniel Moran, Victor Appleton and Edward S. Hudson.

Nina Varela
Varela, Nina

Nina Varela is a nationally awarded writer of screenplays and short fiction. She was born in New Orleans and raised on a hippie commune in Durham, North Carolina, where she spent most of her childhood playing in the Eno River, building faerie houses from moss and bark, and running barefoot through the woods. These days, Nina lives in Los Angeles with her writing partner and their tiny ill-behaved dog. She tends to write stories about young people toppling the monarchy/patriarchy/whatever-archy. On a related note, she's queer. On a less related note, she has strong feelings about hush puppies and loves a good jambalaya. Crier's War is her first novel. You can find Nina at any given coffee shop in the greater Los Angeles area.

Nancy Virginia Varian
Varian, Nancy Virginia

Nancy Virginia Varian is a pseudonym of Nancy Varian Berberick.

John Varley
Varley, John

John Herbert Varley (born 1947) is an American science fiction author.

Rina Vasquez
Vasquez, Rina

Rina Vasquez is a 23-year-old author from England. She is half Peruvian and half Spanish that adores anything that has dulce de leche in it. When she isn't writing, she is reading fantasy, romance and fangirling over Star Wars. You can usually find her holed up in her room almost every day, cuddling her two dogs, collecting crystals for her superstitious mind and daydreaming in the hopes that she will magically end up in a Fae kingdom one day. 

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Brian K. Vaughan
Vaughan, Brian K.

Brian Keller Vaughan (born 1976) is an American comic book and television writer, best known for the comic book series Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Runaways, Pride of Baghdad, Saga, and, most recently, Paper Girls.

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Elizabeth Vaughan
Vaughan, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Vaughan is the USA TODAY Bestselling Author of Warprize, the first volume of The Chronicles of the Warlands. Her father introduced her to sci/fi and fantasy, and she’s never looked back. She loves fantasy and romance novels, and has played Dungeons and Dragons since 1981, both table-top and the online game. The Chronicles of the Warlands stretches over eight books, with more to come. The latest in the series is Warsong, 2018. Beth also has a number of short stories published in various anthologies.

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M. M. Vaughan
Vaughan, M. M.

The daughter of South American parents, Monica Meira Vaughan grew up in Spain before moving to London at the age of five where she learnt English by watching Sesame Street and reading every Roald Dahl book she could get her hands on.

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 S. K. Vaughn
Vaughn, S. K.

S. K. Vaughn is the pseudonym for an author of three internationally bestselling thrillers. Vaughn’s first science fiction novel, Across The Void, will be released in multiple languages and territories worldwide. S. K. Vaughn lives and works in North Beach, San Francisco.

Carrie Vaughn
Vaughn, Carrie

Carrie Vaughn is the best-selling author of the Kitty Norville series, the most recent of which is Kitty Saves the World. She is also the author of several other books, including the superhero novels Dreams of the Golden Age and After the Golden Age, the young adult novels Voices of Dragons and Steel, and the fantasy novel Discord’s Apple. Her Hugo Award–nominated short fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, from Lightspeed to, as well as in George R. R. Martin’s Wild Cards series. She lives in Colorado with a fluffy attack dog.

Drake Vaughn
Vaughn, Drake

As a genre fiction writer, Drake focuses on offbeat thrillers and horror with a psychological bent. By bending traditional genres in unique ways, he transforms simple stories into his own crinkled vision. His tales appear deceptively simple, but turn into a wild ride into darkness. He lives in California with his wife and a black cat named Shadow.

J. D. Vaughn
Vaughn, J. D.

J. D. Vaughn is the pen name of two friends who are also writing partners. One is a former school librarian from Illinois and a winner of the Golden Kite Award. The other, a high school English teacher from Ohio, received critical acclaim and the Schneider Family Book Award. Together they share a love of travel, reading, chicken biscuits, and the teenagers who call them Mom.

Matthew Vaughn
Vaughn, Matthew

Matthew Vaughn lives in Shelbyville, Kentucky. He is the father of three little girls and a little boy, yet he and his wife are just big kids too. By day he maintains machines and robots, but, by night he is a writer of bizarro fiction.

S. R. Vaught
Vaught, S. R.

S. R. Vaught is a pseudonym of Susan Vaught.

Susan Vaught
Vaught, Susan

Susan Vaught has also written books under the pseudonym of S. R. Vaught.

Leslie Vedder
Vedder, Leslie

Leslie Vedder (she/her) is a queer ace author who subsists primarily on coffee and cat snuggles!

She grew up on fantasy books, anime, fanfiction, and the Lord of the Rings movies, and met her true love in high school choir. She currently lives in Colorado with her wife and two ultra-spoiled house cats.

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Julia Vee
Vee, Julia

Julia loves stories about heroes, monsters, and heroic monsters.

Julia attended U.C Berkeley and majored in Asian Studies. She is a graduate of Viable Paradise.

Danielle Vega
Vega, Danielle

Danielle Vega also writes under the pseudonym of Danielle Rollins.

Crystal Velasquez
Velasquez, Crystal

Crystal Velasquez is the author of the Your Life, but... series: Your Life, but Better; Your Life, but Cooler; and Your Life, but Sweeter; as well as four books in the Maya & Miguel series, based on the television show - My Twin Brother/My TwinSister, Neighborhood Friends, The Valentine Machine, and Paint the Town. She holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of the New York University Summer Publishing Institute. She lives in Flushing, Queens, in New York City.

Vivian Vande Velde
Velde, Vivian Vande

Vivian Vande Velde (born 1951) is an American author.

Toby Venables
Venables, Toby

Toby Venables is a writer and lecturer in Cambridge, England. He developed a liking for horror early, watching old Universal movies when his parents thought he was asleep. He has written for various media and in 2001 won the Keats-Shelley Memorial Prize (and spent the proceeds on a Fender Telecaster). He now lives in a secure location with his wife, where he is preparing for the coming zombie apocalypse. The Viking Dead is his debut novel.

M. Verano
Verano, M.

M. Verano has been searching for evidence of paranormal activity for most of his career. He is currently preparing another diary to further prove his theories.

Jessica Verday
Verday, Jessica

Jessica Verday wrote the first draft of The Hollow by hand, using thirteen spiral-bound notebooks and fifteen black pens. She likes: things that smell nice, rainy nights, old books, cemeteries, Johnny Cash, zombie movies, L.J. Smith books, abandoned buildings, trains, and snow.

Jules Verne
Verne, Jules

Jules Gabriel Verne (1828–1905) was a French author who helped pioneer the science-fiction genre. He is best known for his novels A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), From the Earth to the Moon (1865), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869–1870), Around the World in Eighty Days (1873) and The Mysterious Island (1875).

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Roger Lee Vernon
Vernon, Roger Lee

Roger Lee Vernon (1924–1980) was an American science fiction writer.

He got a master's degree from Northwestern University, traveled extensively throughout North American and Europe, and while writing his stories in the early 1950s worked as a Chicago high school teacher.

Ursula Vernon
Vernon, Ursula

Ursula Vernon is the author and illustrator of "Nurk," "Digger," "Dragonbreath," "Castle Hangnail," and the forthcoming "Hamster Princess." Her Eisner-nominated comic "Digger" won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story and the Mythopoeic Award, and her children's book "Dragonbreath" won the Sequoyah Award in 2013. 

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Denise Verrico
Verrico, Denise

Denise is an East Coast native. She has loved vampire stories since she was a little girl and a fan of the Dark Shadows television series. She is an avid reader and fan of sci fi and fantasy of all genres. Denise also enjoys anime, manga and graphic novels. She is a big movie buff. Her favorite TV series of all time are Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly. Her favorite rock group is Queen, but she also loves The Beatles, The Who, and David Bowie. Her background is in the theatre and she was a member of the Oberon Theatre ensemble in NYC for seven seasons, with whom she acted, directed, wrote plays and designed, She attended Point Park College in PGH PA. She currently resides in Ohio with her husband, teenaged son and flock of seven parrots.

A. Hyatt Verrill
Verrill, A. Hyatt

Alpheus Hyatt Verrill, known as Hyatt Verrill, (1871–1954) was an American archaeologist, explorer, inventor, illustrator and author. He was the son of Addison Emery Verrill (1839–1926), the first professor of zoology at Yale University.

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Erica Verrillo
Verrillo, Erica

Erica Verrillo is a world traveler who has worked and studied in a variety of fields. She has worked primarily as a teacher of languages, public speaking, linguistics, and music. She lives in Massachusetts with her two children.

Francesco Verso
Verso, Francesco

Francesco Verso is a hardworking author and publisher tirelessly promoting the science fiction genre in Italy. Born in Bologna, in 1973, he has a major in Environmental Economics at the University of Roma Tre and worked at IBM (PC Division) until 2005, then for Lenovo until 2008. Since 2008 he has worked as a full-time writer/publisher of Italian Science Fiction. His novel Antidoti umani was a finalist for the 2004 Urania Mondadori Award. In 2009, he won the Urania Mondadori Award for his book e-Doll. In 2011, he wrote short stories like “Flush,” “90 Cents,” “Two Worlds” (published on International Speculative Fiction nr.5), and “Fernando Morales, This Is Your Death!” In the same year, he finished his third novel Livido, which went on to win the Odyssey Award 2013 and Italy Award 2014 for best Italian Science Fiction novel. Livido, published in 2014 in Australia by Xoum with the title of Nexhuman is his first novel to be translated into English.

Stephen T. Vessels
Vessels, Stephen T.

Stephen T. Vessels is a Thriller Award nominated author of SF, dark fantasy and cross-genre fiction. He was born in South Texas, grew up in Colorado and resides now in southern California. He is a lifelong lover of books, art and music, all enthusiasms he acquired from his father, who was himself an avid reader, and with whom he and his siblings attended many jazz and classical performances, and visited many museums. His aspirations to write were aroused at the age of seven by the early SF films of directors like Ib Melchior, the horror films of Boris Karloff, Vincent Price and Bela Lugosi, and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, Edgar Allen Poe, H. G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov and Charles Dickens, among many others. His stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and collections from Grey Matter Press and ShadowSpinners Press, among others. In 2012 he received a Best Fiction Award from the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. His story collection, The Mountain & The Vortex and Other Tales, was released this year by Muse Harbor Publishing.

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Rod Vick
Vick, Rod

Author Rod Vick has led an unexpectedly interesting life, winning awards in national short story writing contests, climbing a mountain in bad shoes, running the Boston Marathon, battling a Coca-cola addiction, being chosen Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, sinking a 40-foot putt for bogey, and meeting the President of the United States in the Oval Office.

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Emily Victoria
Victoria, Emily

Emily Victoria is a Canadian prairie girl who writes young adult science fiction and fantasy. When not word-smithing, she likes walking her over-excitable dog, drinking far too much tea, and crocheting things she no longer has the space to store.

Mary Victoria
Victoria, Mary

Mary Victoria was born in 1973 in Turners Falls, Massachusettes. Despite this she managed to live most of her life in other places, including New Zealand, Cyprus, Canada, Sierra Leone, France and the UK. She worked for ten years in the film industry before turning to full time writing. ’Samiha’s Song’, the second book in her ‘Chronicles of the Tree’ series, recently won the 2012 Sir Julius Vogel award for best fantasy.

Don Viecelli
Viecelli, Don

Information about the author in his own words:

"I was born and raised in Michigan and attended Michigan State University where I majored in Advertising and Marketing. I moved to Chicago in 1973 where I have worked and raised my family. I am a Product Marketing Professional and have worked for several high technology companies in the Chicagoland area. My family and I vacation at Carolina Beach in North Carolina often. I have always liked science fiction and strive to write interesting novels that weave real science with fiction. Please read my Newsletters wth book reviews on my website to learn about exciting new science fiction writers and stories."

Lynn Viehl
Viehl, Lynn

Lynn Viehl is a pseudonym of S. L. Viehl.

S. L. Viehl
Viehl, S. L.

S. L. Viehl (Sheila Lynn Kelly, born 1961) is an American author.

S. L. Viehl also writes under the pseudonym of Lynn Viehl.

Mary Vigliante
Vigliante, Mary

Mary Vigliante Szydlowski began her writing career in 1978. She has published six adult novels under various pseudonyms and is also the author of a children's book. Her articles, short stories, poetry, and children's stories have appeared in magazines and newspapers. She lives in Albany, New York.

Debbie Viguié
Viguié, Debbie

Debbie Viguié is the New York Times Bestselling author of over a dozen novels including the Wicked series and the new Crusade series co-authored with Nancy Holder. Much of Debbie’s writing has a dark edge to it, including her retold fairy tales, her latest being Violet Eyes, a retelling of The Princess and the Pea. In addition to her epic dark fantasy work Debbie also writes thrillers including The Psalm 23 Mysteries and the upcoming Kiss trilogy. When Debbie isn’t busy writing she enjoys spending time with her husband, Scott, visiting theme parks. They live in Florida with their cat, Schrödinger.

Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson
Vilhjálmsson, Alexander Dan

Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson is an Icelandic author who lives in Reykjavík. Shadows of the Short Days is his first novel. He writes in both Icelandic and English and is the founder and editorof Iceland's first SFF magazine, Furðusögur (Weird Stories). Alexander is also the vocalist and lyricist for Icelandic black metal band Carpe Noctem.

Raymond Villareal
Villareal, Raymond

Raymond Villareal is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, and is currently a practicing attorney. A People's History of the Vampire Uprising is his first novel.

Halli Villegas
Villegas, Halli

Halli Villegas is both a writer and a publisher. She has published two books of poetry, Red Promises (Guernica Editions, 2001) and In The Silence Ansence Makes (Guernica Editions, 2004). Her chapbook, The Human Cannonball, appeared in October 2005 with Believe Your Own Press. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and papers throughout Canada. She has taught creative writing workshops in Canada and the United States. She is the publisher of Tightrope Books. The Hair Wreath and Other Stories is her first short story collection.

K. S. Villoso
Villoso, K. S.

K. S. Villoso writes speculative fiction with a focus on deeply personal themes and character-driven narratives. Much of her work is inspired by her childhood in the slums of Taguig, Philippines. She is now living amidst the forest and mountains with her husband, children, and dogs in Anmore, BC.

Nik Vincent
Vincent, Nik

Nik Vincent has co-written a number of Black Library books with Dan Abnett - including the celebrated Gilead’s Blood - as well as her own novels.

She also writes under the pseudonym of Nik Abnett.

Rachel Vincent
Vincent, Rachel

Rachel Vincent is the New York Times bestselling author of several pulse-pounding series for teens and adults. A former English teacher and a champion of the serial comma, Rachel has written more than twenty novels and remains convinced that writing about the things that scare her is the cheapest form of therapy. Rachel shares her home in Oklahoma with two cats, two teenagers, and her husband, who’s been her number one fan from the start.

Joan D. Vinge
Vinge, Joan D.

Joan D. Vinge (born 1948 as Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author.

Vernor Vinge
Vinge, Vernor

Vernor Steffen Vinge (born 1944) is a retired San Diego State University Professor of Mathematics, computer scientist and science fiction author.

Joshua Viola
Viola, Joshua

Joshua Viola is a four-time Colorado Book Award finalist and co-author of the Denver Moon series with Warren Hammond. His comic book collection, Denver Moon: Metamorphosis, was included on the 2018 Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel. He edited the Denver Post #1 bestselling anthology, Nightmares Unhinged, and co-edited Cyber World - named one of the best science fiction anthologies of 2016 by Barnes & Noble. His fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies, Birdy magazine, and on He is owner and chief editor of Hex Publishers.

Elfrida Vipont
Vipont, Elfrida

Elfrida Vipont was the pen name of Elfrida Vipont Foulds (1902–1992), a British children's author. She was also a schoolteacher and a prominent member of the Society of Friends in England.

R. R. Virdi
Virdi, R. R.

R. R. Virdi is the two-time Dragon Award-Nominated author of the The Grave Report, a paranormal investigator series set in the great state of New York. The second novel in the series, Grave Measures, was a finalist for the 2016 Dragon Awards under the Best Fantasy (Paranormal) category alongside Jim Butcher, Larry Correia, N. K. Jemisin, Dave Freer, James Osiris Baldwin, and G. Derick Adams.

James Viscosi
Viscosi, James

James Viscosi is an American author of horror and fantasy fiction. He has written the novels A Flock of Crows Is Called a Murder and Night Watchman, as well as a number of short stories.

Denise Vitola
Vitola, Denise

Denise Vitola also writes under the pseudonym of Denny DeMartino.

Nury Vittachi
Vittachi, Nury

Nury Vittachi (born 1958) is a journalist and author based in Hong Kong. His columns are published daily, weekly in a variety of newspapers in Asia as well as on his website. He is best known for the comedy-crime novel series The Feng Shui Detective, published in many languages around the world, but he has also written non-fiction works and novels for children. He is also noted for his role in founding the Asia Literary Review, the Hong Kong International Literary Festival, the Man Asian Literary Prize, and was the chairman of the judges of the inaugural Australia-Asia Literary Award in 2008. Vittachi currently lives in Hong Kong with his English wife Mary-Lacey Vittachi and their three adopted Chinese children. His father is the famed Sri Lankan journalist Tarzie Vittachi, and his uncle, the late Dr V.P. Vittachchi, is a major shareholder of the biggest conglomerate in Sri Lanka, the Stassen Group.

Renée Vivien
Vivien, Renée

“Renée Vivien” (Pauline Mary Tarn, 1877-1909) was introduced into Symbolist circles by one of her lovers, Natalie Barney, but produced the bulk of her work while in a relationship with Hélène de Zuylen de Nyevelt, with whom she collaborated on a number of books under the pseudonym Paule Riversdale. Under her usual pseudonym she published two volumes of prose poems and two further volumes of prose as well as the numerous volumes of poetry that helped to make her notorious as a kind of tragic symbolic embodiment of the Belle Époque: a neurotic, anorexic, alcoholic, suicidal lesbian doomed to self-destruction.

Ned Vizzini
Vizzini, Ned

Ned Vizzini (1981–2013) was an American writer. He was the author of four books for young adults including It's Kind of a Funny Story, which NPR named #56 of the "100 Best-Ever Teen Novels" and which is the basis of the film of the same name.

Len Vlahos
Vlahos, Len

Len Vlahos dropped out of NYU film school in the mid '80s to play guitar and write songs for Woofing Cookies, a punk-pop four piece that toured up and down the East Coast, and had two singles and one full-length LP on Midnight Records. After the band broke up, he followed his other passion, books. He is the author of Life in a Fishbowl, as well as The Scar Boys, a William C. Morris Award finalist and a #1 Indie Next pick, and Scar Girl, the book's sequel. Len lives in Denver with his wife and two young sons, where he owns the Tattered Cover Book Store.

Daniel Vlasaty
Vlasaty, Daniel

Daniel Vlasaty lives in Chicago with his wife and two cats. He works at a methadone clinic, which is not as interesting as one would assume. His short fiction and poetry have been published in numerous places, both in print and online.

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Nghi Vo
Vo, Nghi

Nghi Vo was born in central Illinois, and she retains a healthy respect of and love for corn mazes, scarecrows, and fifty-year floods. These days, she lives on the shores of Lake Michigan, which is less a lake than an inland sea that she is sure is just biding its time. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, PodCastle, Lightspeed, and Fireside. Her short story, “Neither Witch nor Fairy” made the 2014 Otherwise (formerly Tiptree) Award Honor List. She is also the author of The Singing Hills Cycle, which begins with Empress of Salt and Fortune. Nghi mostly writes about food, death, and family, but sometimes detours into blood, love, and rhetoric. She believes in the ritual of lipstick, the power of stories, and the right to change your mind.

Cynthia Voigt
Voigt, Cynthia

Cynthia Voigt is an American author of books for young adults dealing with various topics such as adventure, mystery, racism and child abuse.

Janalyn Voigt
Voigt, Janalyn

Janalyn Voigt is an American author. She is the author of the Tales of Faeraven fantasy series.

Vladimir Voinovich
Voinovich, Vladimir

Vladimir Nikolayevich Voinovich (alternatively spelled Voynovich, born 1932 in Stalinabad, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) writer and a dissident. He is a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Department of Language and Literature.

Chris Vola
Vola, Chris

Chris Vola was born in Hartford, Connecticut. A former assistant greenskeeper, bouncer, waiter, and editor, he lives and bartends in New York City. Only the Dead Know Brooklyn is his third book after Monkeytown and E is for Ether.

Stephen Volk
Volk, Stephen

Stephen Volk is a British screenwriter, whose first produced work was Ken Russell's film Gothic in 1986.

His most famous work is Ghostwatch, a controversial drama shown on BBC One on Halloween 1992. It is commonly misrepresented as a hoax documentary, but this was never the intention. It was originally planned as a six-part series for the BBC. However, the producer of the six-part series, Ruth Baumgarten, didn't believe it had commercial viability. Stephen reworked the script so that everything would be set "Like episode six" and repitched it as a 90 minute live broadcast drama on behalf of BBC's Screen One drama segment. Ruth accepted the new format. Volk's work often involves the supernatural and the paranormal, such as with the ITV1 thriller series Afterlife (2005–06).

Paula Volsky
Volsky, Paula

Paula Volsky is an American fantasy author.

She has also written books under the pseudonym of Paula Brandon.

Élisabeth Vonarburg
Vonarburg, Élisabeth

Élisabeth Vonarburg (born 1947) is a French-born science fiction author who lives in Canada.

Kurt Vonnegut
Vonnegut, Kurt

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1922–2007) was a prolific and genre-bending American author. His works blend satire, black comedy and science fiction.

Alex Vorkov
Vorkov, Alex

Alex Vorkov is a veteran copywriter, blogger, and editor whose fiction resides in the realm of the dark, the fantastical, and the delightfully gruesome.

When he's not writing post-apocalyptic and horror novels, he's composing songs and banging around on the drums and guitar.

Alex lives near New York City.

John Vornholt
Vornholt, John

John Blair Vornholt (born 1951) is an American science fiction author known primarily for his media tie-ins, particularly Star Trek novels.

Dawson Vosburg
Vosburg, Dawson

Dawson Vosburg is a graphic designer specializing in hand lettering. He also writes novels and makes some music for fun.

Hannah Voskuil
Voskuil, Hannah

Hannah Voskuil received her B.A. from Middlebury College and her M.F.A. from Emerson College. Her short fiction has appeared in various literary magazines and anthologies. She lives outside Boston with her husband and two children.

Adrienne Maria Vrettos
Vrettos, Adrienne Maria

Adrienne Maria Vrettos grew up on a mountain in southern California, where she rode dirt bikes and made a mean double-mud pie. Her first novel, Skin, was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and a New York Public Library Top 100 Books for Reading and Sharing selection. Her second novel, Sight, was an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age. She is also the author of The Exile of Gigi Lane and Burnout. Adrienne lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

Ray Vukcevich
Vukcevich, Ray

Ray Vukcevich (born 1946) is a writer of fantasy and literary fiction. His loopy, sometimes surreal stories have been compared to the works of R. A. Lafferty, George Saunders, and David Sedaris. Some seventy-five stories, with titles such as "White Guys in Space," have appeared in science fiction and literary magazines. His online novelette The Wages of Syntax was on the Nebula Award final ballot.

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Dan Vyleta
Vyleta, Dan

Dan Vyleta is the son of Czech refugees who emigrated to Germany in the late 1960s. He holds a Ph.D. in history from King’s College, Cambridge. Vyleta is the author of three novels, Pavel & I, The Quiet Twin, which was shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and The Crooked Maid, which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the J. I. Segal Award. An inveterate migrant, Vyleta has lived in Germany, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He currently resides in Stratford-upon-Avon in England.