Welcome to the Read For Pixels “Meet The Authors” section where you can learn more about the award-winning bestselling authors who who will be taking part in the 6th annual Fall Edition of the 2019 Read For Pixels campaign.

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A.M. Dellamonica

A.M. DELLAMONICA‘s first novel, Indigo Springs, won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Their fourth, A Daughter of No Nation, won the 2016 Prix Aurora. They have over forty short stories in print and teaches writing at two universities, while pursuing an MFA in creative writing at a third.

Alyx will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 27th, 2019 (Friday).

Learn more about Alyx at https://alyxdellamonica.com/.  You can follow her on Twitter at @AlyxDellamonica.


Anna Smith Spark

ANNA SMITH SPARK is the author of the critically acclaimed, Gemmell and BSF awards shortlisted Empires of Dust grimdark epic fantasy series The Court of Broken Knives, The Tower of Living and Dying and The House of Sacrifice (HarperVoyager UK / Orbit US/Can). Her favourite authors are Mary Renault, R Scott Bakker and M. John Harrison. Previous jobs include English teacher, petty bureaucrat and fetish model. You may know her by the heels of her shoes.

Anna will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 3.00pm UK Time/10am EST on September 8th, 2019 (Sunday).

Learn more about Anna at www.courtofbrokenknives.org.  You can follow her on Twitter at @queenofgrimdark.


Bradley P. Beaulieu

BRADLEY P. BEAULIEU is the author of Twelve Kings in Sharakhai, a sweeping, Arabian Nights-style tale about a young woman who rises up to challenge the cruel kings of the desert. Brad’s novels have garnered many accolades, including over twenty “Best Books of the Year” for Twelve Kings in Sharakhai.

Brad will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 15th, 2019 (Sunday).

Learn more about Bradley at https://quillings.com/.  You can follow him on Twitter at @bbeaulieu.


Daryl Gregory

DARYL GREGORY writes genre-mixing novels, stories, and comics. His most recent novel is Spoonbenders, a Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award finalist. Other novels include Harrison Squared, Afterparty, Pandemonium, and the World Fantasy Award- winning short novel We Are All Completely Fine. His stories are collected in Unpossible and Other Stories.

Daryl will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on September 6th, 2019 (Friday).

Learn more about Dary at https://darylgregory.com/.  You can follow him on Twitter at @darylwriterguy.


James A. Moore

JAMES A. MOORE is the bestselling and award winning author of over forty-five novels, thrillers, dark fantasy and horror alike, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, The Seven Forges series, Blood Red, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) and his most recent novels, The Tides of War series (The Last Sacrifice, Fallen Gods, and the Gate of the Dead) and Avengers: Infinity. In addition to writing multiple short stories, he has also edited, with Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon, the British Invasion anthology for Cemetery Dance Publications.

James will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 14th, 2019 (Saturday).

Learn more about James at www.jamesamoorebooks.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @JamesAMoore.


Kristine Kathryn Rusch

New York Times bestseller KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH uses several pen names, including Kris Nelscott for mystery. The first (and so far only) female editor of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, she has written about women’s issues for more than thirty years. Her two most popular sf series, The Diving Universe and The Retrieval Artist are under option for TV; her Kris Nelscott Smokey Dalton series is in development for a major motion picture. Find out more at .

Kristine will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 13th, 2019 (Friday).

Learn more about Kris at www.kriswrites.com.  You can follow her on Twitter at @kristinerusch.


Marshall Ryan Maresca

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 Dentonhill, A Murder of MagesThe 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.  He lives in Austin with his family.

Marshall will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on September 28th, 2019 (Saturday).

Learn more about Marshall at http://mrmaresca.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @marshallmaresca.


Nicholas Eames

NICHOLAS EAMES was born in Ontario, Canada, and is the author of Kings of the Wyld and Bloody Rose.  He loves black Coffee, neat whiskey, the month of October, and Video games. He lives in Kingston, Ontario, and is probably writing at this very moment.

Nicholas will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 20th, 2019 (Friday).

Learn more about Nicholas at http://nicholaseames.com.  You can follow him on Twitter at @Nicholas_Eames.


Nicky Drayden

NICKY DRAYDEN is a systems analyst from Austin, Texas, and when she’s not debugging code, she’s detangling plot lines and mixing metaphors. Her debut novel, The Prey of Gods is set in a futuristic South Africa brimming with demigods, robots, and hallucinogenic hijinks

Nicky will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on September 21st, 2019 (Saturday).

Learn more about Nicky at www.nickydrayden.com.  You can follow her on Twitter at @NickyDrayden.


R.F. Kuang

R. F. KUANG resides in the UK, where she is pursuing an MPhil in Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Cambridge on a Marshall Scholarship. Her debut fantasy epic THE POPPY WAR is a Crawford Award winner and a Nebula, Goodreads Choice, and Compton Crook finalist.

Rebecca will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 3.00pm UK Time/10.00am EST on September 22nd, 2019 (Sunday).

Learn more about Rebecca at https://rfkuang.com/. You can follow her on Twitter at @kuangrf.


Stephen Graham Jones

STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES is the author of seventeen novels and six story collections. Stephen’s been an NEA recipient, has won the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, a Bram Stoker Award, and four This is Horror Awards. Next up are The Only Good Indians and Night of the Mannequins. Stephen lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Stephen will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on September 1st, 2019 (Sunday).

Learn more about Stephen at www.demontheory.net.  You can follow him on Twitter at @SGJ72.


The Read For Pixels Fall 2019 Google Hangout Live Author Panel

As part of the Read For Pixels Fall 2019 Google Hangout series, The Pixel Project will be holding the 2nd Read For Pixels Google Hangout live panel session: We Are The Witches You Couldn’t Burn: Writing Violence Against Women in Horror in the Age of #MeToo. 

Acclaimed Horror authors Hillary Monahan, Sarah Langan, and Christopher Golden will be discussing violence against women in the Horror genre and techniques for tackling the subject without dehumanising female characters. There will also be a live Q&A segment for writers and fans to ask Ms. Monahan, Ms. Langan, and Mr Golden questions.

The live session will take place on September 7th, 2019 (Saturday). Bookmark the YouTube Live page here.


Hillary Monahan

HILLARY MONAHAN is the New York Times bestselling author of Mary: The Summoning and, under the Eva Darrows name, the critically acclaimed The Awesome and Belly Up.  Hillary writes everything from horror and comedy to SFF and romance, for young adult and adult audiences alike. 2020 sees her twelfth novel in print.

Keep up with Hillary on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HillaryMonahan.Author/.  You can also follow her on Twitter at @HillaryMonahan.


Sarah Langan

SARAH LANGAN is the author of three novels and dozens of short stories. Her novel Audrey’s Door is under option with Octavia Spencer for adaptation, and her most recent story, “Night Nurse” is under option with Paramount. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, the filmmaker JT Petty, and two daughters.

Learn more about Sarah at www.sarahlangan.com


Christopher Golden

CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. He has also written books for teens and young adults, including Poison Ink, Soulless, and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New York Public Library and chosen as one of YALSA’s Best Books for Young Readers. Upcoming teen novels include a new series of hardcover YA fantasy novels co-authored with Tim Lebbon and entitled The Secret Journeys of Jack London.

Learn more about Christopher at www.christophergolden.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @christophgolden.