Michael K. Iwoleit was born in Düsseldorf in 1962 and now lives in Wuppertal. Since the mid Eighties he is active as writer, translator, critic, and editor mostly in the science fiction field. He is co-founder and co-editor of the German sf magazine Nova and founder and editor of InterNova. His fiction has appeared in translation in Croatia, Poland, Italy, England, and USA. He is especially known for his novellas for which he won the German Science Fiction Award five times and the Kurd Laßwitz Award twice. His latest book is the novel Der Moloch.
Adriana Kantcheva, born in Bulgaria, now living in the Black Forest region of southern Germany, is a writer of speculative fiction. She dips toes into several tributaries of the genre, from literary spec to epic fantasy to sci-fi to no spec. Writing has always been in the background of all her activities. She started writing in primary school and finished her first novella at the age of twelve. She is an associate member of SFWA, a Codexian, and had recently had her first go at being a panelist. Check out her wLog to learn what she has been up to lately and the links to her published works, some of which are free to access.