Liz Ancel (USA 2018) Linguistics minor and Speech Language Pathology student.
Joel Anderson (USA 2015) Joel Anderson, despite rumors to the contrary, is not a Klingon. He is however: 1) A Software Engineer who has worked in software development and the telecommunications industry for over 20 years. He still remembers the "good old days" when computing online meant dialing with a rotary phone, using his VIC 20. 2) A science fiction enthusiast, Joel may occasionally need to be reminded that he is a human, from Earth. 3) A language hobbyist who enjoys building programs that use science fiction languages, especially those found in the worlds of Star Trek. 4) A card carrying member of the Klingon Language Institute. See his article in the institute's journal, HolQeD, "Building a Klingon Computer".
William S. Annis (USA 2012)
Anthony Aristar (USA 2012) Retired professor of Linguistics. Founder of LINGUIST List. Focus: historical linguistics and endangered languages. Building complete worlds using GIS.
Carl Avlund (Denmark 2018) I am a boy from the island of Sjælland in Denmark. I'm a student, and will probably remain so for a couple of years. Conlanging is one of my greatest hobbies, and I put a lot of pride into my work. I'm especially fascinated by historical linguistics and extinct languages. I like to work with ancient, Stone Age-like conworlds and the evolution of such, both linguistically and culturally.
Mike Bacon (USA 2013) Atlanta, GA. creator of Kardak.
Claire Benham (USA 2018) Discovered the existence of linguistics in high school, thanks to Latin. Read many pilfered ling 101 slides from various colleges that talked about how only one language per fantasy novel didn't make much linguistic sense. Read Tolkien. Looked at own stack of amateur fiction writing. Got Ideas. | Tried her best not to major in linguistics in college, but it couldn't be helped. Now holds a BA, seeking PhD.
Justin Biggi (Italy 2017) Justin is currently working on expanding High Speech, the constructed language present in Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series. When not conlanging, he writes a lot about the self-identification of 5th Century BCE Athenian citizens through language, the use of metaphor and sight in Plato, and the use of metaphor in Saint Augustine.
Christian Borillo (USA 2016) Creator of the Minhast Language, and the conland of Minhay
Brian Bourque (USA 2018) Native language: English
Fluent in Persian (Farsi); operationally proficient in Korean and French; basic understanding and usage of German
Creator of Lortho
Jackson Bradley (Canada 2018)
Francesco Bravin (Italy 2013) creator of the Danan language, a fictional ancient indo-european language.
Jeffrey Brown (USA 2009) τεμεηια - The Temenia project is a model of the process by which an international auxiliary language is constructed, as well as an example language constructed by that process. Temenia had its first speakers conference in 2011. You can view the conference website here.
Sally Caves (USA 2008) Conlang: Teonaht. Niffodyr tweluenrem lis teuim an. "The gods have retractable claws." I have worked on this language and its culture for about fifty years. The extensive webpages with drawings and samples of my script vanished when I abandoned GoDaddy, and will be restored on WordPress when I learn how to navigate it (help would be most welcome!). Teonaht is largely an a priori language with some lexical borrowings as its inhabitants mingle, clandestinely, with our own, but they remain largely isolated, and ever so slightly inhuman. I'm finishing a long novel devoted to them. Teonaht has some peculiar features, notably its OSV structure in formal writing and speaking (SOV in vernacular speech), and prefixing tense and aspect information on pronouns instead of the verbs. It makes a morphological distinction between volitional and non-volitional action and a large set of irregular nouns borrowed from a dead language, Nenddeyly. In the meantime I can direct you to the translation made by my ammanuensis, Issytra, of a Conlang Relay text she felt was utterly baffling: http://conlang.org/language-creation-conference/lcc5/3-teonaht/. My early machinima (or Real Time Animation--made under the sobriquet "Textcavation" and director "Hypatia Pickens") has me singing in Teonaht.
Carmine Ceraolo (Italy 2018) First of all, I'm into science.
I'm a full-time genomics student with a growing passion for conlanging. I have been working (sporadically, it might be) to my own natlang for two years, and I'll probably keep doing so for many years to come. I also love Na'vi and Toki Pona.
Martin Edwardes (UK 2016) Creator of Pravic for Night School on Anarres project. Also interested in cants and cryptic languages, esp. Polari. Teaches language creation module at King's College London, and looking to start after-school conlang club project at local schools.
Martin Ellison (USA 2018)
Joseph Engelhardt (USA 2017)
Fenhl (Germany 2011) Mostly interested in collaborative conlangs (colllangs). Creator of Batu and Wanya; co-creator of Wyunurisi, Naeso, Jayus, and Ęndehl; and member of the Viossa project.
Romain Filstroff (Austria 2014) Conlanger since I'm 12, I'm currently studying at the university of Vienna (indo-european studies & diachronic linguistics). I'm very interrested in the finno-uralic languages and the indo-european languages, especially the germanic and romance ones. And, of course, conlangs. ALL OF THEM.
Alex Fink (USA 2010)
Enrique Gamez (USA 2018)
LJ Garcia (USA 2015) language enthusiast, writer, & musician
Jay Goldstuck (South Africa 2018) I am an avid linguist with a passion for creating languages for fiction - specifically for film.
Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets (Netherlands 2011) Christophe is the creator of Moten and Narbonese. Also, his is the crazy mind that invented Maggel.
Aidan Grey (USA 2009) Gay, married, bearded, right-handed conlanger/six-cats owner in Aurora, Co, conlanging since 1983. Main project is Táálen, but was responsible for the mostly defunct Ardalang project (one of Muke Tever's lands is the last existent lang, I believe) and an ongoing series of practice sentences maaaaany years ago.
Jan Havliš (Czech Republic 2011) Jan's language creations are summarized here, under the green triangle window of the tower temple. Some pages of the individual languages might be slightly out-of-date, but still give relevant info.
James Hopkins (USA 2012) "Itlani is my main conlang. My other languages are (in order of most development): Djanari (Nordsh), Semerian (Pomolito Zulu), Djiran (Ijira Rova) and Lastulani (Lastig Klendum). Five in all, all spoken in the planet Itlán (the venue of my soon to be published novel Circle of the Lantern."
Alexis Huchelmann (France 2015) Staff member of l'Atelier Philologique (the french conlanging forum), author of a master thesis on constructed languages "Les langues construites : délimitation, historique et typologie suivies d’une illustration du processus de création d’une langue naturaliste nommée « tüchte »" (on Academia.edu).
Alex Igbineweka (USA 2017) Guosa is a Nigerian and West African common indigenous future lingua franca for unity, identity, political stability, tourism, arts, culture and science. There are about 400 different ethnic languages, dialects in Nigeria and about twice this number in other West African nations. presently, Guosa consists of more than 120 of these diverse tongues and it all started with two language interlarding in the beginning about 1964. The language is evolution of scientifically detailed units of traditional African words from different languages and cultures, so that in the future, the West African nations or ECOWAS should take their positive stand in the communities of world lingua franca nations such as the East Africa, North Africa, France, etc.
Victor Lancaster (UK 2018) I started making a new alphabet spontaneously just for fun. This has now developed into me huddling up by myself at any given opportunity to scribble away in a rapidly falling apart pad of paper to make a language nobody but me can understand (called ɒǀdɛːd (using IPA because I cant write in my own script)). I hope to find other people who share this extremely niche interest to distract me from the fact that I should probably be focusing on my GCSEs instead of creating an imaginary world.
Anne Lyle (UK 2017) Writer, web developer and all-round geek. Author of Elizabethan fantasy novels "The Alchemist of Souls", "The Merchant of Dreams" and "The Prince of Lies", which feature two non-human conlangs.
michael mabbot (UK 2017)
Piermaria Maraziti (Italy 2012) Has been conlanging since he can remember.
Lorenzo Masci (Italy 2018) I've been passionate about linguistics since i can remember, and i started trying to create languages since 2014ish. I made a few highly developed conlangs and thousands of sketches.
Krishna May (Germany 2018) Spiritual queer polyamorous psychotherapist exploring oligosynthetic languages and human nature. I especially like phonology and have a Youtube channel (Krishna the Conlanger) where I talk about phonology, conlangs and languages in general.
Oliver Mayeux (UK 2016) PhD Candidate, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.
Jan Michalsky (Germany 2016) PhD in Linguistics (Experimental Phonetics). Teaching constructed languages as a University course at the University of Oldenburg, Germany.
James Miller (Australia 2010)
William W Moore (USA 2017) I set out in 1957 to invent a universal language from scratch. I was seeking a logical or rational language, like math, that was not just a collection of arbitrary sounds, which would mean the same in every culture regardless of what other languages they already speak. In the process of "creating" language I discovered that the languages we already have are more "created" languages – products of forethought and design – and less products of "evolution" than they're commonly presumed to be. I'm still working at it.
Spencer O'Dowd (USA 2016) A conlanger with an unhealthy fixation on the way languages change over time, I specialise in the creation of language offshoots and dialects, whether they be real world languages or conlangs.
Dan Parson (USA 2017) Founder of Sidosi, advancing and promoting Solresol (the universal musical language) since 2011. Also, web developer, computer technician, musician, and barefooter.
Andrea Patten (USA 2016) Continuing the work of my father, W. John Weilgart, PhD, on aUI, the Language of Space, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AUI_(constructed_language)
Brianna Peacey (Canada 2018)
Matt Pearson (USA 2010) Matt is the creator of the Okuna language (formerly Tokana), and also the creator of the Thhtmaa language, which he created for the television series Dark Skies.
Peter (Canada 2018)
David Peterson (USA 2007) "I keve'ave'a, ka kupi ei foe leveya..." (Kamakawi, "Once upon a time, I was sitting by the sea...", from the LCC3 relay)
Max Poston (USA 2018)
Rasmus Praestholm (USA 2016) Terasology lead - open source video game project with voxel world and more!
David Salo (USA 2015) David splits his conlanging time between studying the languages of J.R.R. Tolkien and inventing conlangs of his own. He is the author of A Gateway to Sindarin and did language consultation on the filmed versions of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, in the course of which he developed languages based on Tolkien's Khuzdul, Orkish, and Black Speech. More recently he's been working on Nrtranya, an a posteriori Indo-European language. David is the owner of the Elfling mailing list (elfling.midgardsmal.com) and a moderator of the Facebook Constructed Languages page.
David Sicé (France 2018) I have a law degree and teach French as a foreign language, piano and singing. I am the author of role-playing table gamesshort stories, novels and essays in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Fantasy, as well as the textbook L'art du Récit (The Art of Storytelling) devoted to writing all media, linear and interactive. I have just completed the Stellar language, which allows, among other things, to import any lexical word from a foreign language to start speaking and writing immediately, using only 280 elementary words and affixes. I have been a member of the L'Atelier de Création linguistique et de mondes imaginaires (Linguistic and imaginary worlds workshop) for ten years now, a French on-line forum. I also run a blog about SF.
Isaac Silbert (Australia 2018) I have dabbled in the art of conlanging for many years now although I myself can't quite remember when I first got into conlanging. Many of my brief sketches have included quite rare typological features in an attempt to better understand them. Currently an undergraduate in engineering and mathematics, but I always have time for conlanging.
Beverly Skinner (Canada 2017) I enjoy conlanging and world building for my aspiring fiction novel. My conlangs include Sarudani, Dankonish, and Eldtyric, in which I particularly enjoy designing and using new writing systems.
Tim Smith (USA 2013)
Rodrigo Solano (Brazil 2012) Allamej is a hybrid language, resulting from mixing several world languages. It aims a semiotic reflexion on what segregates humanity.
Moaaz TC (Sweden 2018) Teen who's really interested in conlanging. Originally from Egypt but lives in Sweden.
Seumas The Red (UK 2018) Seumas The Red is a Scottish wizard who likes made up languages, Gàidhlig, and 3D printing.
Gordon Tisher (Canada 2017)
Benjamin Tkach (USA 2016)
Bethany Toma (Germany 2018) Moderator of /r/conlangs on reddit and of the conlanging Stack Exchange. Semantics and pragmatics are my jam.
Alessandri Ubbiali (Italy 2018) I am an English teacher at a bilingual primary school in the north of Italy. I am very interested in languages, I can speak English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and a little Swedish. I took a degree in Germanic philology and applied linguistics of English. I can read and understand Latin, Old English and Middle High German.
Actually I dare say I am a language creator. I have always invented languages but I thought to be crazy till I knew J. R. R Tolkien did it... and then I realised I am not the only one, luckily!
Antun Vlašić (Croatia 2018) Xarevas Azyk - Charewas Language|Am author of Xarevas, semi-Slavic arfificial language made from elements of Indo-Aryan/Indo-Eurpean languages, with many constructed elements based after my own ideas not into any existing natural human language.
Lee Walter (USA 2014) Current work is centered around the Anyuvin language (aka Varindjo) and the development of software to support conlang development.
Carla Weigel (Canada 2018) My name is Carla Weigel. I have a degree in Honours Linguistics and have been working as a Speech Pathologist Assistant since 2012. I have a great ear for accents and pronunciation and I really enjoy teaching. I am very creative and have done lots of creative activities in my past jobs and experiences. I know several languages from different subfamilies (or at least the basics!) and am able to identify and re-create the tongue positions of sounds that make a language unique.