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Editor in Chief/Owner

Wahida Clark has an amazing story. Tenacity, vision and sheer determination are what helped her rise to become the successful author and business woman she is today.
Clark began writing her first novel while serving a 9 ½ year prison sentence, including 9 months in solitary confinement, at the Lexington Prison Camp in Lexington, KY. While behind bars, Clark inked publishing deals with two major publishing houses, wrote and released 7 novels, including one New York Times bestseller, and laid the groundwork for her own publishing company, Wahida Clark Presents, with the help of media queen/mentor and prison-mate MARTHA STEWART.

Managing Editor

Ex-emcee, historical martial artist, and Blerd of the highest order Chase Bolling is author of The Vanguard series and Managing Editor of (SF/F)or the Culture. Born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut with a strong connection to his Afro-Indigenous roots and a love of STEM, history and activism.
  His eclectic sci-fi/fantasy tastes extend to Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, the MCU, and anime series like Bleach, Naruto, and Gundam Wing. As an avid reader Chase counts authors like Milton Davis, Steven Erickson, Glen Cook, Miles Cameron, and Gregory Keyes among his favorite authors and top literary influences. If you want to know more connect with Chase at www.chasebollingauthor.com

Debra Renée Byrd is YA/NA Fantasy author for SFF/For the Culture, the Science Fiction & Fantasy imprint of Wahida Clark Presents Publishing. She self-published her debut novel, FRACTURED PRINCESS, the first book of her Young Adult Fantasy series THE SHATTERED CHRONICLES, in July 2019 and is working with SFF/For the Culture to republish it soon. Located in the unassuming but historic state of Delaware, Deb loves to travel with her family and friends, binge watch her DVR, read books and webcomics, and play videos games between work and church activities. Deb loves to write darker-theme fantasies but has also tried her hand at contemporary romance, fan fiction, and science fiction.

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Zed Amadeo, indie author of fantasy and horror, has always held a curiosity for the unexplained. Especially that of the most elusive mystery of them all: the human psyche. After gobbling up works of speculative fiction and the paranormal and experiencing adventures across the globe, Zed pursued the study of the world's greatest enigma with an undergraduate degree in Psychology.
Today, Zed continues to be inspired by the strange happenings in the world, serving as fuel for Zed's latest dark urban fantasy series "Kindred." Zed currently resides in the edge of your imagination, located in the place where wakefulness blends into dreams.
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At the age of 19, Kevin Macklin was arrested and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Over the past 20 years, he has experienced a tremendous amount of growth as a person. Growing up in the Washington DC area, Kevin was a constant presence at the local libraries and book stores. As he got older, he became a fan of the thriller genre, but noticed the blaring lack of heroes who looked like him with a similar background. So, he decided to write that character. Then, the characters and their stories just kept coming. Kevin looks forward to sharing his work with the world as he continues to work toward his freedom. Kevin is currently working on a petition in an effort to get a second chance at life. Please show your support by signing up for his newsletter at www.authorkevin.com

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