Cheryl Carpinello/Silver Quill Publishing

I am a retired high school English teacher and author of Arthurian Legend & Tales from ancient Egypt for readers ages 9-15. While my target audience is Reluctant Readers, my Tales & Legends offer an excellent introduction to the King Arthur Legend for all ages. My books: Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend (Bk1), Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend (Bk2), Guinevere: The Legend (Bk3), The King's Ransom (Young Knights of the Round Table), Sons of the Sphinx (a time travel to 1330 BC Egypt with the ghost of King Tut), and Tutankhamen Speaks (Tut tells about his life growing up and as Pharaoh).

Kendra Merritt

Books have been Kendra's escape for as long as she can remember. She used to hide fantasy novels behind her government textbook in high school, and she wrote most of her first novel during a semester of college algebra.Older and wiser now (but just as nerdy) she writes fairytales featuring main characters with disabilities and DnD inspired adventure fantasy following four inept heroes learning all the ways NOT to save the day.Be sure to check out the Mark of the Least books or the Mishap's Heroes series if you're interested in #ownvoices stories about different sorts of heroes.

Tricia Copeland

Tricia Copeland believes in finding magic. She feels each of us create our own brand of magic. Whether transforming hearts, lives, numbers, ideas, art, music, or simply enjoying nature, we discover magic every day. Tricia aim to write stories that show what is possible when one commits to finding their own version of magic. From titles falling in the paranormal, urban and historical fantasy, dystopian fiction and romance genres, she garners a wide range of readers. You can find all her books at

Jon Gray Lang

Through his journey through life, Jon Gray Lang has written a handful of screenplays, shot a few films and even acted. He’s still pretty handy with a sword, not too shabby on a pair of skis and can bang out a tune on a ukulele. With a life-long love of science fiction, it was only a matter of time before he bit the writing bullet and published the science fiction novel, the Matilda, in 2018. The fifth one in the series, Waltzing Matilda is due out in 2022.

Ian Brazee-Cannon

A multi-genre writer, film maker, actor, and podcaster, Ian Brazee-Cannon has published two novels and multiple short stories in his universe of Georgie and Armand’s Place - an interdimensional hotel run by two gay shapeshifting master mage dragons, with visitors from thousands of realms. He has also published a YA novel about a gamer girl facing unique challenges in a future of immersive gaming called the Cost of Leveling Up, and numerous short stories with local publishers such as Nomadic Delirium Press. He’s a lifelong convention-goer and panelist. He lives in Lakewood with two amazingly creative and geeky sons.

Chelsea Harper

Chelsea Harper is a copy editor for legal opinions by day and a writer, parent, and gamer in her own time. She's been writing epic fantasy since she was eight and has finally gotten good at it. Her debut novel, Wake of the Phoenix, is a political intrigue epic fantasy releasing Fall of 2021.

Rogue Publishing

Rogue Publishing is home to the Space Rogues and Grand Human Empire series. Offering fun fast science fiction adventures.

Kalijor Press

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, RPGs and more. Everything you need to set your imagination loose!

Stephanie A Gillis

Stephanie Gillis is the author of the urban fantasy series The Ashport Archives, a book about a ragtag group of mythological misfits struggling to stay together and survive evil vampires, dark fae, and their own dark histories. Come delve into the books and hear about her latest works coming soon or just stop by and tell her about your pets, she would really like that.

JAF Productions LLC

Jo Fontana lives in Denver, Colorado with her family and special needs animals. She is a member of the Colorado Authors' League. She has written an anthology titled Approaching Darkness. and contributed to Colorado Authors' League Prompts for Young Writers. The author won first place for her short story “The Plant Lady” at the Quid Novi Festival, 2014. Her new novel, Gods of the Bay, is available now and is a finalist in the Colorado Authors' League Awards. She is currently working on a fantasy novel Brotherhood of Blood.

Matthew S. Rotundo

Matthew S. Rotundo is the author of the Prison World Revolt series--Petra, Petra Released, and the forthcoming Petra Rising.His short fiction has appeared in Alembical 3, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and Writers of the Future Volume XXV. He graduated from the Odyssey Writing Workshop in 1998.Matt also plays guitar and has been known to sing karaoke. He lives in Nebraska, and assures you that he has heard all the jokes.

Grant Street Publishing

Jason Evans has published close to a dozen short stories and four novels. He has taught writing at RMFW, PPW, Denver Pop Culture Con, and many other conferences. He holds an M.A. in U.S. History from UC Denver and blogs regularly for RMFW. He lives in Denver with his wife, the Fetching Mrs. Evans.

Local Hero Press

Local Hero Press is a Denver-based publisher of quality superhero, fantasy, and science fiction, and the home of the popular Just Cause Universe superhero series.

Vennessa Robertson

Vennessa Robertson is an author and ex-educator and is active in the writing and historic reenactment communities. When she is not writing or homeschooling she is managing the family's ever-growing large and small animal sanctuary ranch. She is the author of the Victorian Paranormal Arcane Adventuress series and the StarHawks futuristic military scifi series.

Joshua margolis

Joshua Margolis is the writer, sculptor, and photographer of the children’s book series staring Melvin the Robot. Joshua sculpts each character out fo clay before photographing them In the real world to tell unique stories about love and kindness.

Benjamin M. Weilert

14er Climber Rocket Scientist Published Novelist Movie Connoisseur Amateur PhotographerBenjamin M. Weilert was born in Colorado in 1985.While he went to school for Mechanical Engineering (eventually earning a Master’s Degree), he has found science to be interesting enough to write fiction about it. He likes to classify his novels as “science fantasy,” wherein the science is real and (semi) accurate, but portrayed in a fantasy setting to make it accessible to non-scientific readers. If you want stories that are surreptitiously educational, he’s your man.

Natli VanDerWerken/Zenith Star Publishing

Natli VanDerWerken is the award-winning author of Red Dragon’s Keep and WindRunner. She collected 30 dragons, most while serving in the Navy as a meteorologist/anti-submarine warfare specialist. The Dragon’s Children pentalogy grew out of a fairy-tale she told her grandchildren one Christmas Eve. Natli is a native Coloradan, has a Masters in Computer Information Systems, develops websites, and quilts in her spare time.

Robert G. Williscroft

Retired submarine officer, deep-sea and saturation diver, scientist, author, and lifelong adventurer. Spent 22 months underwater, a year in the equatorial Pacific, three years in the Arctic ice pack, and a year at the Geographic South Pole. Degrees in Marine Physics and Meteorology, and a doctorate for developing a system to protect SCUBA divers in contaminated water. A prolific author of non-fiction, Cold War thrillers, and hard science fiction. Lives in Centennial, Colorado, with the girl of his dreams and her two cats.

Alastair Mayer

Alastair Mayer is a near-ancient British-Canadian-American who has haunted MileHiCon for decades. Before his kids sapped all his energy, he was a pilot, scuba diver, astronaut candidate, space activist, and probably other things he doesn't remember.A SFWA member, he has written for Analog, Byte, High Frontier and Final Frontier magazines. Now that his kids are adults, he has plenty of time to write, especially since leaving his day job at a Colorado-based satellite company. Alastair continues to add to his popular T-Space series, comprising the Alpha Centauri trilogy, the Kakuloa series, and the Carson & Roberts archeology adventures. His latest novel is "Delta Pavonis: Discovery". His short story "Raven's Rift" in the space western anthology "Gunfight on Europa Station", will be coming in November from Baen Books.

Alison Kimble

Alison Kimble is a debut fantasy author who recently published her first novel, Strange Gods, through Immortal Works. Her writing blends the real and the fantastical and crosses genres of horror, fantasy, and sci-fi. Strange Gods begins in Colorado at a boot camp for troubled teens and takes off on a journey across worlds of gods and monsters. Alison lives in the Greater Seattle Area with her husband and spends her time writing, walking in the woods, going to the movies, and seeking adventures large and small.