About the Creators


Author Bio: Janeen Ippolito is an idea-charged teacher, reader, writer, book reviewer, and the Fearless Leader (president) of Uncommon Universes Press. She writes speculative fiction laced with everyday humor and cultural tension. Her co-written illustrated novella, Blood Mercy: Thicker Than Water, releases on October 29th.  In her nonexistent spare time she reads, cooks, and sword-fights. Go to janeenippolito.com for world-building resources and off-the-wall insights from this sleep-deprived author.



Author Bio: Julia Busko (like “bus” and “co.”) is an illustrator, designer, writer, and the Elusive Unicorn (art director) of Uncommon Universes Press.  She strives for art filled with creative wonder and the beauty inherent in tragedy. She has created book covers for Janeen Ippolito, made logos and t-shirt designs, and is planning a series of steampunk fairy tale picture books. In her spare time she dances with a local company and watches documentaries and horror movies. Go to juliabusko.com to dive into her world of remarkable visions and artistic musings.