Arisia 2024

Visit the Small Publishing in a Big Universe Marketplace in the Dealers Room at Arisia 2024!

January 12, 2024 – January 15, 2024

Westin Boston Seaport District Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

SPBU Marketplace table (Arisia 2024)

M.D. Neu

Growing up in an accepting family, internationally award-winning author M.D. Neu always wondered why there were never stories reflecting the diverse queer society. Surrounded by characters that only reflected heterosexual society, he decided to change that and began writing, wanting to tell epic stories that reflect our varied world. When not writing, M.D. Neu works for a non-profit in Silicon Valley and travels with his husband of twenty-plus years.

Palmer Pickering

Palmer Pickering has been writing fiction since she was eight. She received her BA in American Studies from Wesleyan University, with concentrations in Religion and Race Relations. She currently works in Silicon Valley in the gaming industry and high tech. She lives and writes in the magical redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, California.

William C. Tracy

William C. Tracy writes and publishes queer science fiction and fantasy through his indie press Space Wizard Science Fantasy ( His largest work is the Dissolutionverse: a space opera with music-based magic. He also has a standalone epic fantasy with seasonal fruit-based magic and a nonfiction book about body mechanics and correct posture. He is working on the final book of The Biomass Conflux, a hard sci-fi trilogy with generational colony ships and a planet covered by a sentient fungal entity.