Author Rick Claypool: Leech Girl Lives

Rick Claypool writes weird/absurdist political fiction. He is the author of The Mold Farmer (coming in 2020 from Six Gallery Press) and Leech Girl Lives (Spaceboy Books 2017). He lives in Pittsburgh and works for Public Citizen, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting corporate power. He has worked as a reporter, a home health care worker, an adjunct professor, a first-person history interpreter and a grassroots organizer. For more information about Rick visit

Author Kyoshi John Morgan Hamilton: Participation

Kyoshi John Morgan Hamilton is a Cleveland, Ohio native, who was labeled as Educationally Mentally Retarded at a young age. He has never let that stop him from achieving his goals. He is a 22 year retired war veteran, with countless awards and models, and motivational speaker. He is also a 3rd generation of USA Goju Ryu karate from America’s first 10th degree black belt (Peter G. Urban). The creator, designer, and inventor of the “Double Light Sculpture (Monument & Memorial Set) park project. He published his first manuscript the year he retired from the military in 2010. He is certainly working on 7 other manuscripts.¬†Learn more about Kyoshi John Morgan Hamilton at

Author Lynn S Manley: Inspired to Conquer

Lynn has written two books, her first one titled, Through the Fire but Not Burnt, and the second titled, Inspired to Conquer. She does freelance writing for newspapers, bulletins, magazines, and companies. Lynn studied at Light University, the Extraordinary Women program, which she applies to her workshops and speaking engagements. Lynn believes that it is so important that women know how valuable they are. She was on the 700 Club and does local talk shows. Her sole purpose for writing is to encourage and provoke change. Lynn is currently working on her third book.