Sofía Rosa Rivero is a writer, literature teacher, and Ph.D. candidate in Latin American Literature at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Her research examines the environmental metaphors of the Anthropocene in literary fictions from Southern Cone. She is part of the Environmental Humanities Latin American platform committed to open up transdisciplinary conversations and practices around plants and alternative futures from and for Latin America.@otro_dia_en_el_antropoceno
Gardiner Allen Brown (he/him) is a queer essayist and environmental writer. He holds a master’s of science in Environmental Humanities from the University of Utah where he wrote a thesis on the uneven impacts of Hurricane Harvey on disabled Houston residents. His research interests include disaster studies, queer ecology, and disability studies. He currently lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas.
Alice Bucknell is a North American artist and writer based in London. Working primarily through video game engines, her current work explores interconnections of architecture, ecology, magic, and non-human and machine intelligence. She uses speculative fiction and worldbuilding strategies to critique architecture's role in the climate crisis and its contribution to systems of global inequality. In 2021, she organized New Mystics, a collaborative platform exploring the practices of 12 artists merging magic, mysticism, and ritual with advanced technology, featuring texts co-written with the Language AI GPT-3. She is currently an Associate Lecturer in MA Narrative Environments, part of the Spatial Practices program at CSM, and a 2021-2022 Garage Museum Digital Laurate. She studied Anthropology and Visual Art at the University of Chicago and Critical Practice at the Royal College of Art in London.@alicebucknell
Gabriela Damián Miravete is a mexican narrative and essay writer, film and literary journalist. She belongs to Cúmulo de Tesla, a collective that wishes to strengthen the relationship between art, science and science fiction. Her work has been included in anthologies such as Los viajeros. 25 years of Mexican science fiction, Festín de muertos; El silencio de los cuerpos: relatos sobre feminicidios and Three Messages and a Warning (Small Beer Press, 2010, nominated for the World Fantasy Award). She has recently won the James Triptee Award Jr. 2018 with "Soñarán en el jardín" being the first Spanish-speaking person to win this important award.@miradavaga