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June 22, 2020  

About the Hosts

June 22, 2020

 Headshots of Cass Morris, Rowenna Miller, and Marshall Ryan Maresca


Rowenna Miller, a self-professed nerd from the Midwest, is the author of fantasy novels TORN, FRAY, and RULE. When she's not writing, she enjoys trespasses while hiking and recreating historical textiles.

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Marshall Ryan Maresca is a fantasy and science-fiction writer, author of the Maradaine Saga: Four parallel series set amid the bustling streets and crime-ridden districts of the exotic city called Maradaine.  This includes THE THORN OF DETONHILL, A MURDER OF MAGES, THE HOLVER ALLEY CREW, and THE WAY OF THE SHIELD. His work also appeared in Norton Anthology of Hint Fiction and Rick Klaw’s anthology Rayguns Over Texas. He also has had several short plays produced.

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Cass Morris works as a writer and educator in central Virginia. She writes the Aven Cycle (FROM UNSEEN FIRE and GIVE WAY TO NIGHT), Roman-flavored historical fantasy. She reads voraciously, wears corsets voluntarily, and will beat you at MarioKart. 

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