An artist creates a biological work of art, only to discover that he's playing with forces he doesn't understand. Marriage, love, and ambition all play a role in leading to the catastrophic conclusion of this story.
Nancy Hightower has been published in Joyland, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Sundog Lit, Word Riot, storySouth. Gargoyle, and Cleaver, and has written about politics and religion in HuffPost. From 2014-2016, she reviewed science fiction and fantasy for The Washington Post. She is the author of Elementari Rising (Pink Narcissus Press, 2013) and The Acolyte, (poetry, Port Yonder Press, 2015). She teaches at Hunter College and is working on a book about digital storytelling with Paul D. Miller for Duke University Press, as well as a memoir about growing up in the evangelical South.
Jose Febus's credits include the short film " Not Guilty" for which the award of Best Actor was honored at the My Final Shot Production Film Festival. Other films include Attempted Burglary, Plurality and Chicago Boricua. Television credits include The Path, Blindspot, Law & Order, Law & Order Criminal Intent. Web Series - East Willy B.
His Off-Off Broadway credits include O'Rex with the G&F Company, The Deep Run at PRTT and Acts of Mercy written by Michael John Garces at The Rattlestick Theater.
Regional credits include Ana in the Tropics at the Portland Center Stage, Williamstown Theater and the Hartford Stage Co.
The Blessed Days:
Two and a half years ago, the Blessings began, and everyone on Earth woke up covered in blood. It happens every night in sleep, and no one remembers dreams anymore. But one lucid dreamer's remembered dreams reveal the answer and open the gate to the underworld.
Nebula Award, Shirley Jackson Award and World Fantasy Award finalist Mike Allen is author of the short story collections Unseaming and The Spider Tapestries and the novel The Black Fire Concerto. He’s also the editor and publisher of Mythic Delirium Books, home of Mythic Delirium magazine and the Clockwork Phoenix anthologies. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia, with his wife and co-editor Anita Allen, and two neurotic cats. You can follow his adventures as a writer at descentintolight.com, as a publisher at mythicdelirium.com, and as both on Twitter at @mythicdelirium.
Kevin Gilligan is an actor/writer/comedian who has been seen on SpikeTV, TVLand, Style Network, Travel Channel, TruTV, and Funny or Die. You may have seen him as Kevin the bisexual on the season premiere of Billy on the Street. He was also in the VisionFest and CineKink award winning film Broken Side of Time. He has written for HEEB Magazine and Geeks OUT, and co-hosts the Geeks OUT Podcast (available on iTunes & Libsyn). He produced and co-wrote his acclaimed web series Gigahoes, the first season of which is now on Amazon Prime, the second season to premiere later in 2018. He's performed at UCB, UCBEast, The Magnet, Gotham Comedy Club, and The PIT. Find more at www.KevinRyssGilligan.com