Editorial Board

For general editorial inquiries, book review requests, or press releases — or if you are a speculative fiction writer, editor, artist or critic and would like to join our editorial board —  please email [email protected].

Melody Friedenthal is MetaStellar's newsletter editor and copyeditor. She is a librarian and former software developer, leader of a science fiction book club, teacher of Python for Beginners, administrator of To Tell A Tale Writers' Group, library blogger, and science fiction writer. She has read too many books to count. Her short story "Country Lane" is in Bardsy's Romance Anthology: Love is Blind. You can read her story "Weekend Treasures" here: Weekend Treasures.
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Marie Ginga, MetaStellar's reprints and excerpts editor, has been writing and publishing books for five years. She writes as Marie LeClaire in Magical Realism. She thinks there's a little bit of magic out there if you know where to look. You can find her books on Amazon.
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MetaStellar social media manager Renay Intisar Jihad writes juvenile fiction, idiosyncratic short stories, inspirational and socially conscious poetry, and feature news articles. Jihad writes for the Muslim Journal, AF-AM Point of View newspaper, Medium.com, and PoetryVibe.com. Visit her at RenaySpace.com.
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David Kariuki is a technology journalist who has a wide range of experience reporting about modern technology solutions. A graduate of Kenya's Moi University, he also writes for Hypergrid Business, Cleanleap, and has previously worked for Resources Quarterly and Construction Review. Email him at [email protected].
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MetaStellar editor and publisher Maria Korolov is a science fiction novelist. During the day, Maria Korolov is an award-winning freelance technology journalist who covers artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and enterprise virtual reality. See her Amazon author page here and follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Email her at [email protected]. Her first virtual world novella, Krim Times, made the Amazon best-seller list in its category. Her second novella, The Lost King of Krim, is out now. She is also the editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business, one of the top global sites covering virtual reality.
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MetaStellar reviews editor Amira Loutfi writes nonfiction by day and fantasy by night. You can join her newsletter where she discusses writing, marketing for authors, and relevant epiphanies along the way.
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MetaStellar fiction editor Geordie Morse works primarily as a personal language coach, developing curricula and working with clients remotely. His first book, Renna's Crossing, is out now. His various other projects are cataloged on his site Arnamantle.
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Terrence J. Smith has contributed his writing to nonprofits and both print and digital publications. He enjoys all things technology, but remembers to meditate and appreciate the outside world.
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