Team Ubi

Tod Foley

Series Curator, Editor & Contributor

Tod Foley is a writer, editor, game designer & technical director, curator of the UbiquiCity project, founder of As If Productions, writer/host of the Fractopia podcast, and author of numerous roleplaying games and adventures including Other Borders (2016), DayTrippers (2015), Watch the World Die (2014), and CyberSpace (1989). He was the designer of the award-winning online "World of South Park" for Comedy Central, writer/producer of the live interactive theatrical presentation "Ghosts In the Machine" (CyberArts International, 1992), and Senior Editor of PIX-elation magazine (1993-1996). Contact him online at, on Twitter @AsIfProds, or on Facebook.

Irene Bassett

"I, Witness" (book 2)

Irene D. Bassett is a trans woman who loves to play D&D when she's not writing for podcasts or dreaming of the future. You can find her work on the nosleep podcast, the CREEPY podcast, and at You can follow Irene on Twitter at @pineapleheretic

Niko Carcosa

"Awake" (book 1)

Niko Carcosa is a poet and master of blank verse. Published in the sadly extinct microfiction magazine Quillpill, and a featured slam poet of Huntsville, AL's Outloud literary society, Niko started writing poetry in the third grade with a (for the time) brilliant poem about a venus flytrap. Their years in gaming are even longer, having started at the ripe old age of six with the D&D Blue Books.

Brad Cole

"Ghost Story" (book 2)

Brad Cole writes near future science fiction. Look for his next piece in the upcoming Neon Shadows anthology from Indie Author Press. He is also putting together his own collection of cyber- and bio- punk tales for publication, and assisted with Arbee Cole's 21st Century Tales of High Fantasy (available now at He currently resides in the Greater Cincinnati area. Check out his website at

Antony M. Copeland

"Murder Inc." (book 1)

Antony Copeland is the creator of Hermes925 and The City Of Gate. He's been a lover of writing stories, particularly science fiction and fantasy since childhood, and finally decided to take the plunge in his mid-thirties. Despite his late start he's determined to fulfill his childhood dreams and become a well-known author, and hopes that his success will inspire others to take a similar leap of faith. Antony's detailed and colorful depiction of the "N-Viron" was a key inspiration for the vision of UbiquiCity.

Tod Davies

"Rebel, Rebel" (book 1)

Tod Davies, editorial director of indie Exterminating Angel Press, is the author of The History of Arcadia fairy tales for adults series, Snotty Saves the Day, Lily the Silent, The Lizard Princess, and the upcoming Report to Megalopolis (August 2018), as well as the Jam Today cooking memoir series, Jam Today: A Diary of Cooking With What You've Got and Jam Today Too: The Revolution Will Not Be Catered. Unsurprisingly, her attitude toward publishing, fantasy, cooking, and literature is the same: it's all about discovering and preserving human values. Davies lives with her husband, the filmmaker Alex Cox, and their two dogs, in the alpine valley of Colestin, outside of Ashland, Oregon.

D. M. Dore

"Playing with Dolls" (book 2)

D. M. Dore is an avid reader from Quebec who is currently in the process of independently publishing her first novel while working on developing her blog. Her interests include sci-fi, fantasy, and all things supernatural. She blogs at Follow her on Twitter: @dore_deirdre or Instagram: dedge_106

Jens Durke

"Memoirs of an Undead Book Printer" (book 2)

Jens Durke is a hobby blogger and RPG design enthusiast, living, gaming and writing in Germany. He's been playing roleplaying games for over 25 years now, and writing about them for almost 8 years. When he's not busy gaming or writing or working to keep a roof over his head, he's preparing for his degree as a Print Media BA and exploring the beautiful city of Leipzig and its surroundings with his partner. His contributions to the UbiquiCity series are his first forays into writing (science) fiction. Jens can be found musing about roleplaying game design and other creative concepts at

DeAnna Knippling

"To Summon Mountains" (book 1)

DeAnna is a freelance writer, editor, and book designer living in Colorado. She's the author of Alice's Adventures in Underland and Choose Your Doom Zombie Apocalypse, among many other titles. DeAnna writes science fiction, fantasy, horror, crime, and mystery for adults under her own name; adventurous weird fiction for middle-grade kids under the pseudonym De Kenyon; and has ghostwritten over a million words under various non-disclosable names. She's also obsessed with Alice in Wonderland. Her new book, One Dark Summer Night, is an '80s-style horror novel of the fae. Her website and blog are at

S L Koch

"Rat Queen to Black King" (book 1), "Dork Knights of Harohbakh" (book 2)

S. L. Koch is a person-shaped sentient fungus that is fooling no one. A storyteller of weird tales, he is responsible for the books Liquid Hitler and Crime of the Scene, as well as pieces done for Enter the Shadowside and Ubiquicity. He's working on dozens of new books, so please feed him before he dies. [Liquid Hitler] [Crime of the Scene]

Shariann Lewitt

"Stockholm Syndrome" (book 1)

Shariann has written seventeen books under five different names. Most of her publications are hard science fiction, with particular interest in biology and biocomputing as she has a background in evolutionary and computational biology. Her better known titles include Memento Mori, Interface Masque, and Rebel Sutra, which was selected as a selection of the Science Fiction Book Club. They are available from Fantastic Books as well as on Amazon.

G. Dean Manuel

"The Heart of a Doctor" (book 2)

G. Dean Manuel is a multi-genre author who was born in the Philippines but, through a series of misadventures (or just adventures, depending on your POV), he currently resides in Kansas. He has been published in several anthologies and magazines. His published stories include "Grandfather" (Contemporary Fantasy, Heart of a Child anthology), "The King's Road" (Fantasy, Unsheathed Anthology) and "Bounty:Greed" (Weird West, Gathering Storm Magazine). Besides fiction writing, G. Dean fancies himself a part time poet, an avid gamer, and a reader of "stuff" (defined as things that catch his interest). You can find him on the net at his website, Twitter (@courtjester005), or on Facebook (@DeantheBlogger). Drop him a message and start a conversation.

Adrian McCauley

"Surrounded by Dolphins" (book 1), "Skin Job" (book 2)

Adrian McCauley lives in the small coastal town of Oamaru, New Zealand - world-famous for its Victorian Heritage and its ubiquitous Steampunk culture - where he home-schools his three children. When he isn't parenting, tending to his large section, fixing up his Edwardian cottage or chasing his free-range chickens out of the kitchen, he likes to write. He is an author of fantasy, science fiction and slipstream, and a regular contributor to the UbiquiCity series. He blogs at

T Reynolds

"Real Life Action Hero" (book 1)

T Reynolds is a researcher, writer and gamer who's working to bring all three together with a gaming company called Chromatic Chameleon Publishing. Their thesis paper at university was on developing the virtual landscape of Second Life, and they've worked as both a reference librarian and as a city archivist. T Reynolds' previous written work includes articles on competitive intelligence and cultural landscapes for scholarly publications, as well as assorted articles on gaming for Polymancer Magazine.

Rick Rosenkranz

"Two Heads on a Platter" (book 2)

Rick Rosenkranz is a writer from Seattle who will be publishing his sci-fi Luminarium series (Dark Evasion and Bright Manifest) in the coming year. He's also working on a fantasy Stormguard series called The Stormguard Ten and The Stormguard Dead. "Two Heads on a Platter" is his first published work.