All contributors (starting with regulars) will be added to this page, eventually. If you have been published in Tigershark please feel free to submit a short bio and links to any relevant sites (max. 5). Names appear alphabetically.
Fiction in issue: 11
C.R. Berry is a British author with designs on building his own time machine. Till then, he’s making do with time travelling through his books. His other preoccupation is with mysteries, urban legends and conspiracy theories, which is why his forthcoming novel, Million Eyes, is a time travel/mystery/conspiracy mash-up. Think Doctor Who meets The Da Vinci Code meets 24. He’s also working on a series of loosely linked short stories set in the Million Eyes universe. The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller, published in Issue 11, is one of those stories.
You can follow C.R. Berry on his website (crberryauthor.wordpress.com) and get his take on government cover-ups, unsolved murders, UFOs, monsters, ghosts and curses. You can also find him on Twitter and Facebook (@CRBerry1).
Fiction in issue: 12
Steve Carr began his writing career as a military journalist and has had short stories published in Fictive Dream, The Wagon Magazine, CultureCult Magazine, Literally Stories, Sick Lit Magazine, Viewfinder, the Utopia/Dystopia Anthology by Flame Tree Publishing, among numerous others. His stories will be coming out soon in Visitant Literary Journal, A Door is A Jar, The Spotty Mirror and in anthologies by Centum Press and Fantasia Divinity Publications. He is a 2017 Pushcart prize nominee.
Fiction in issue: 15
Tony Concannon grew up in Massachusetts. After graduating from college with a degree in English and American Literature, he taught for 18 years in Japan, where much of his fiction is set. Since returning to the United States, he has been working in human services. Stories of his have appeared in Columbia Journal, Litro, On the Premises, Oasis Journal, The Taproot Literary Review, Origins, Here Comes Everyone, The Lost River Review and Eastlit.
Fiction in issues: 2, 3, 8, 12
Poetry in issues: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Aeronwy Dafies is a Welsh poet. According to a review in Krax magazine, her work is “consistently readable.” She has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
Fiction in issues: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 14
Poetry in issues: 1, 2
Andrew Darlington has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
Fiction in issues: 7, 16
Poetry in issues: 1, 3, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16
Layout: Issue 6 onwards.
Editor of Tigershark. DS Davidson, earlier, was the founding editor of satirical ‘zine Garbaj (which he edited alone for 15 issues and co-edited for three more, handing over the reins to DJ Tyrer). He has an Atlantean Publishing wiki Page.
Poetry in issues: 7
Drummond Henderson (1900-61) was the father of Neil K. Henderson.
Neil K. Henderson
Fiction in issues: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15
Poetry in issues: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16
Neil K. Henderson was born in 1956 in Glasgow, Scotland, he is the son of artist and mountaineer Drummond Henderson (1900-1961) and maternal grandson of artist and illustrator Harry Keir (hence the K.), and has been submitting his own brand of idiosyncratically humorous and bizarre works of imaginative self-expression for publication since 1987. He has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page and a detailed bio to download.
Lana Dean Highfill
Poetry in issues: 16
Lana Dean Highfill holds an MFA in Writing from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. She writes poetry in Southern Indiana, where she is an English professor. Her interests include live music, comic books, sci-fi, and marine biology. She has had poems published by Thurston Howl Publications, Sediments Literary-Arts Journal, Slipstream Press, Lost Tower Publications, Halcyon Days Magazine, Blue Horse Press, you are here: the journal of creative geography, Three Drops Press, & Rose Red Review. You can read more about Lana at lanahighfill.wordpress.com.
Artwork in issues: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8
Layout: Issues 1-5.
David Leverton co-founded Tigershark with DS Davidson. He has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
Frederick J. Mayer
Fiction in issues: 2, 3
Poetry in issues: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12
Artwork in issues: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Frederick J. Mayer was presented the International Clark Ashton Smith Poetry Award and was nominated for a record eight Balrog Awards, winning three for ‘Best Poet’. He is listed in The Ultimate Science Fiction Poetry Guide as one of the “significant Fantasy Poets” of the modern era and was the first to hold the Poet Laureate position at the World Science Fiction Convention (Denver, 1981). A founding member of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA), he has been nominated for its Rhysling Award. he has also been the introduction writer and editor for such works as Joseph Payne Brennan’s poetry collection Webs of Time, for which he also provided the cover art. He has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
J. J. Steinfeld
Fiction in issues: 14, 15
Poetry in issues: 11, 12
J. J. Steinfeld is a Canadian fiction writer, poet, and playwright who lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published seventeen books, including Disturbing Identities (Stories, Ekstasis Editions), Should the Word Hell Be Capitalized? (Stories, Gaspereau Press), Would You Hide Me? (Stories, Gaspereau Press), An Affection for Precipices (Poetry, Serengeti Press), Misshapenness (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions), Word Burials (Novel and Stories, Crossing Chaos Enigmatic Ink), Identity Dreams and Memory Sounds (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions), Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell (Stories, Ekstasis Editions), and and An Unauthorized Biography of Being (110 Short Fictions Hovering Between the Absurd and the Existential, Ekstasis Editions).
Fiction in issues: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Poetry in issues: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16
Non-fiction in issues: 16
DJ Tyrer is the person behind Atlantean Publishing (which has been going for two decades), was placed second in the 2015 Data Dump Award for Genre Poetry, and was short-listed for the 2015 Carillon ‘Let’s Be Absurd’ Fiction Competition. DJ’s fiction has appeared in such anthologies as Chilling Horror Short Stories (Flame Tree), Strangely Funny II and III (both Mystery & Horror LLC), Steampunk Cthulhu (Chaosium), Night in New Orleans (FunDead Publications), and Sorcery & Sanctity: A Homage to Arthur Machen (Hieroglyphics Press). Poetry has appeared in The Rhysling Anthology 2016, issues of Cyaegha, Illumen, The Pen, Scifaikuest, Sirens Call, and California Quarterly, and online at Makata, Three Drops from a Cauldron, Bindweed, Poetry Pacific, Scarlet Leaf Review and The Muse. DJ has released several chapbooks of poetry and fiction (available through Atlantean Publishing) and has a novella available in paperback and on the Kindle, The Yellow House (Dunhams Manor). DJ has a website, a Facebook page and an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
Fiction in issue: 11
Neal Wilgus is a lifelong resident of the American Southwest who has been writing poetry, short fiction, satire and book reviews for over fifty years, much of it science-fiction/fantasy/horror related. Born in Arizona in 1937, he has lived in New Mexico since the early 1960s. He is the author of The Illuminoids (1978) as well as six chapbooks of poetry, a collection of his LEAK News Service satires, a scattering of short stories and a volume of author interviews. His Rhysling-nominated poem, Balloon to the Center of the Earth, is available as a chapbook now from Juxtopedoid Press, 927 Camino Hermosa, Corrales, NM 87048, USA. He has an Atlantean Publishing wiki page.
Artwork in issue: 15
Non-Fiction in issue: 15
A self-taught artist as a sculptor, painter and anything that comes along. She has had 30 exhibitions in circulation and was the recipient of the Kampala National Discoveries Award for her Turifanya Art installation. She was commissioned to produce a life-size work of The President of Rwanda. Her website is at naki-muli.com.