Terry Bisson is a superb storyteller in the best Southern tradition, whose knifelike wit will bring a smile to your heart and some very unsettling ideas to your conscience. His books include Wyrldmaker , Talking Man , Fire on the Mountain , Voyage to the Red Planet , Pirates of the Universe  and a collection of his short stories, Bears Discover Fire . Terry is best known for his short stories.
Gene Wolfe is science fiction's most respected author. His four volume Book of the New Sun is already a classic. His short fiction has set a higher standard in the fields of SF and fantasy.
Nicholas Jainschigg is a delightful artist whose illustrations can sneak up and bite. Nick also does scientific art and museum displays.