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Featured Contributor: James Cambias

January 22, 2014 in Featured Contributors, Hieroglyph

James CambiasJames Cambias is a New Orleans-based science fiction and fantasy writer whose stories have been nominated for the Nebula Award and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. In 2001, he was a nominee for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Cambias has also made a name for himself within the gaming community as a tabletop designer and co-founder of Zygote Games.

His work has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, The Journal of Pulse-Pounding Narratives, Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic, All-Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories, Hellboy: Odder Jobs, and several Year’s  Best anthologies.

Most recently, Cambias is the author of the novel A Darkling Sea, a first contact story about undersea exploration and inter-species conflict, which will be published later this month by Tor Books. To learn more about Cambias and his work, visit his blog.

Lauren Pedersen was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona to a writer and a helicopter pilot. She is currently pursuing her two passions of art and design at Arizona State University, where she continues to work towards a bachelor's degree in Design Studies with a focus in Design History, and a minor in Art History.