P. Djeli Clark
Born in New York and raised mostly in Houston, P. Djeli Clark spent the formative years of his life in the homeland of his parents, Trinidad and Tobago. His writing has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, Lightspeed, Tor.com and in print anthologies including Griots I & II, Steamfunk, Myriad Lands, and Hidden Youth. He currently resides in a small castle in Hartford, CT with his wife Danielle and a rambunctious Boston Terrier named Beres.
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Milton Davis is an award winning Black Speculative fiction writer and owner of MVmedia, LLC, a small publishing company specializing in science fiction, fantasy and sword and soul. Milton is the author of 19 novels and the editor and co-editor of nine anthologies. Milton Davis and Balogun Ojetade won the 2014 Urban Action Showcase Award for Best Script; Milton’s story ‘The Swarm’ was nominated for the 2018 British Science Fiction Association Award for Short Fiction.
The Haunting of Tram Car 015
In an alternate Cairo, humans live and work alongside otherworldly beings; the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities handles the issues that can arise between the magical and the mundane. Senior Agent Hamed Nasr shows his new partner Agent Onsi Youssef the ropes of investigation when they are called to subdue a dangerous, possessed tram car. What starts off as a simple matter of exorcism, however, becomes more complicated as the origins of the demon inside are revealed.