Alvin Pang is a poet, writer and editor from Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Iowa International Writing Program, an advisor to the International Poetry Studies Institute, and a founding director of The Literary Centre, Singapore. Listed in the Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English, he has featured in festivals and publications worldwide. His writings have been translated into over twenty languages. His recent publications include Tumasik: Contemporary Writing from Singapore (Autumn Hill, USA: 2010), What Gives Us Our Names (Math Paper Press:2011), Other Things and Other Poems (Brutal, Croatia: 2012), When The Barbarians Arrive (Arc Publications,UK: 2012) and När barbarerna kommer (Rámus Forlag, Sweden: 2015).
Andrew Hook is a Norwich-based writer with over 140 short stories, five short story collections, three novellas and three novels in print. His most recent collection of short fiction is Human Map (Eibonvale Press). Two other collections are in the pipeline. 2017 will see publication of a critical and personal appraisal of Luis Bunuel’s surrealist film The Exterminating Angel, as well as Elasticity, a retrospective anthology of short fiction reflecting his editorial input into the award-winning but now defunct Elastic Press. Andrew writes in a variety of genres, from literary to crime to science fiction, and has been published in magazines and anthologies as diverse as Ambit, Black Static, Interzone, Best British Horror (Salt), and others too numerous to mention. He is also co-editor at Salò Press and when not writing, Andrew can be found writing. http://www.andrew-hook.com/