TITLE: Managing Director, Grants Administrator
FOCUS AREAS: Creative writing for science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature
PROFILE: Malon Edwards is the managing director and the grants administrator for the Speculative Literature Foundation. Edwards has been in this role since October 2013. He is also a senior communications officer for issues and media at Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
His professional bio shares:
Malon Edwards has been writing short stories since he was eight years old. His first story was about two astronauts who take a rocket ship to the Moon, where one decides to stay, all alone.
These days, his stories—sometimes steampunk and urban fantasy, other times horror and cyberpunk—are often set in an alternate or near-future Chicago and feature people of color. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Malon now lives in the Toronto area with his wife and their two children. He has volunteered for the Speculative Literature Foundation since 2008.
You can read his stories on his website.