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Ken Goldman, former Philadelphia teacher of English and Film Studies, is an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association. He has homes on the Main Line in Pennsylvania and at the Jersey shore. His stories have appeared in over 750 independent press publications in the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Australia with over thirty due for publication in 2015. Since 1993 Ken’s tales have received seven honorable mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror. He has written five books : three anthologies of short stories, You Had Me at Arrgh!! (Sam's Dot Publishers), Donny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (A/A Productions) and Star-Crossed (Vampires 2); and a novella, Desiree, (Damnation Books).
His first novel Of a Feather (Horrific Tales Publishing) was released in January 2014.
Christina Klarenbeek lives on an Ontario farm with her husband and too many cats. Her story "The Pattern Box" was published in the Ecotones Anthology in 2015. It introduces the world of MaraGant, the setting of the novel she is currently working on. "15:32" is her second sale.
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From New Mexico to Nebraska to New York to Indiana to Qatar to Washington D.C., Jeremiah Murphy has lived everywhere. And he writes a lot. His work can be found in anthologies such as Fae Fatales, The Dark Lane Anthology, From the Corner of Your Eye, Pagan, and others, as well as at www.jrmhmurphy.com.
Shaun Avery writes crime and horror fiction in various mediums and has been published in many magazines and anthologies. A love of satire and a dislike of obsession with fame occasionally - actually, often - produces stories like "A Day in the Life of a Lame Fame Addict."
Adrian Ludens is a radio announcer and fiction author from Rapid City, South Dakota. His newest collection, When Bedbugs Bite, is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats. Other recent publication appearances include: Broken Worlds, Crossroads in the Dark, Surreal Worlds, Science Fiction Short Stories (part of the Gothic Fantasy series), and The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper Stories. Adrian is an Active member of the Horror Writers Association. Visit www.adrianludens.com.
Benjamin DeVos is an interdisciplinary artist from Philadelphia. He is the author of the chapbook Freaking out the Neighborhood, and has two collections forthcoming from Dostoyevsky Wannabe and Plan B Press. His work has also been featured in numerous journals, most recently decomP, and forthcoming in After the Pause.
Born in Billings, MT, Timothy O'Leary was been the winner of the 2015 winner Aestas Short Story Award, and a finalist for the 2015 Mississippi Review Prize, the Washington Square Review prize in fiction, The Subito Book Prize, and the Mark Twain award for humor writing. His short stories and essays have been published in many magazines and anthologies, including Talking River, The Fredericksburg Literary Review, Pooled Ink, And All Our Yesterdays, and The Water Holds No Scars. His award-winning non-fiction book, Warriors, Workers, Whiners & Weasels was published in 2006. He received his MFA from Pacific University, and resides in the Columbia Gorge, near Portland, OR, and Santa Ynez, CA. More information can be found at timothyolearylit.com.
Jack Campbell Jr.
When he's not stepping on his son's Lego creations, Jack Campbell Jr. writes horror and dark literary fiction in Lawrence, KS. His writing has appeared in a variety of venues both online and in print. He possesses both a real Master's degree from Fort Hays State University and a fake Bachelor's degree from Miskatonic University. Jack is an unapologetic bibliophile and researches the history of Gothic writing. He is a member of the Horror Writer's Association and a lifetime member of the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society.
Tracy Fahey writes short fiction concerned mainly with uncanny domestic space and folk Gothic. Since taking up fiction writing in 2013, she has had short stories accepted for publication in anthologies by US and UK presses including Fox Spirit Press, Hic Dragones Press, Dark Minds Press, A Murder of Storytellers and Hydra Publications. Her debut collection, The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, will be released with a UK press in 2016.
As all good Gothic writers do, she has a doppelganger, Dr. Tracy Fahey, who runs a fine art department, a research centre and an art collective, Gothicise.
More details and some taster fiction all available on her author website www.designingtracy.wix.com/tracyfahey
Lisa Finch lives in Forest, Ontario with her husband and three children. Her fiction and non fiction have appeared in magazines such as Every Day Fiction, Page and Spine, The Literary Hatchet, Mash Stories, Alfie Dog Fiction, and many others. She's also had her stories published in anthologies such as Beyond the Nightlight (A Murder of Storytellers). You can visit her website at www.finchtales.webs.com.
Amber Bierce is a pen name of short story writer T.N.Collie, under which she writes dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Collie was born in The Bahamas and has lived in several countries and U.S. states. She currently lives in southern California penning fiction, and her short stories and poetry have appeared in several magazines including Expanded Horizons, On the Premises (where she took first place in a contest), Big Pulp, and Another Dimension (formerly Wily Writers). She has also received an Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest.
Hall Jameson is a writer and artist who lives in the Northwest with her husband and an assortment of other furry and feathered critters. Her work has appeared in Phobos Magazine, Drabblecast, Allegory, and Fantasy Scroll Mag. When she's not writing stories or taking photographs, Hall spends her time kayaking, playing the piano, and cat wrangling.
Laura-Marie Steele is a writer from Canterbury, England. After an interesting couple of years writing erotica, she now writes speculative fiction. Laura-Marie has an MA in English and American Literature and received an honourable mention from the Writers of the Future Contest last year. Her work can be found at Black Treacle and is forthcoming at Cast of Wonders.
Mac Boyle is a writer. With Bill Fisher, he is the co-creator of “The Adventures of Really Good Man.” He has made it his life’s work to put the filmmaker Orson Welles in unusual situations. He is currently working on the third book in the series, where Welles will try to successfully run an Arby’s franchise in Toad Suck, Arkansas. In his spare time, Boyle works for an un-named federal agency that is one-hundred percent NOT a cover for the CIA. If the universe hadn’t seen fit to create pinball, he might have been a truly great man. He lives in Oklahoma with his wife, Lora.
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