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Kelly McCullough
http://www.kellymccullough.com

Kelly McCullough is a freelance writer and editor working in Science Fiction and Fantasy. His work has been seen in several issues of Weird Tales and Tales Of The Unanticipated, as well as in Writers of the Future Vol. XVII. He is an active life member of the Science Fiction Writers of America. In the near future you'll be able to find his short fiction in Absolute Magnitude, Weird Tales, and The DNA Helix, a "best of" DNA publications anthology.
Kelly currently has three unrelated stand-alone novels with his agent, Jack Byrne of Sternig Byrne. WebMage, a contemporary fantasy piece, expands on characters and themes he first developed for his debut Weird Tales story, involving a computer-hacking sorcerer and his shape-changing laptop/goblin familiar. Winter of Discontent ties together the rites of Dionysus, the War of the Roses, Elizabethan theater, and the politics of magic in a modern university. Numismancer is set in present day Edinburgh, and delves into the secret history of money and the magical reasons behind European Economic Union. His current fiction projects include editing novel four and completing novel five, both of which he hopes to have off to his agent in 2003, and blocking out novel six. #4, The Swine Prince is a humorous fantasy about an extra prince and a less than competent wizard forced into a reluctant partnership. #5, The Urbäna, is an exploration of urban magic and what evolves to fill the niches vacated by the now extinct fey. A short story in the Urbäna world, Shatter, is forthcoming in Weird Tales #332. #6, Outside In, is a secret history of architecture and architectural magic using Roman and Chinese mythology as a starting point. All three books are stand-alone works unrelated to the three earlier novels.
In the area of science education, he has worked as an editor for another physical science curriculum, the CPU project. He also regularly attends the national meetings of the American Association of Physics Teachers. He is providing science fiction characters, background, and storyline for the CIPS project.

 

 

Marsha Traynor
mjt005@aol.com

I have over eleven years of teaching experience, most of those teaching 7th, 8th and 9th grade science. I'm currently finishing work on my Ph.D. in science education at the University of Minnesota.

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Vedder
vedd0007@tc.umn.edu

Bio coming soon...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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