Author Profiles

Charlie Bookout: Profile

August 30, 2014

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Charlie Bookout lives with his wife (a lovely elementary school teacher) and son (a seven-year-old Godzilla specialist) in Gentry, Arkansas—a creepy little town that’s a stone’s throw from the hillbilly infested Ozark Mountains. Charlie belongs to a group of rural artists who’ve converted Gentry’s old mortuary into a studio devoted to independent music and film. […]

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Nicholas P. Oakley is a science fiction author from the UK. Oakley was born in Solihull, England. In 2012, he withdrew from a PhD programme in Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham, and moved from the English Midlands to the Scottish Highlands, where he now lives with his partner. His first novel, The Watcher, […]

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Amanda C. Davis: Profile

April 5, 2014

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Amanda C. Davis is a combustion engineer who loves baking, gardening, and gory low-budget slasher films. Her short fiction has appeared in Shock Totem, Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, and others. You can follow her on Twitter (@davisac1) or read more of her work at Let us read you her short story “Two […]

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Megan Tilley: Profile

February 22, 2014

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Megan Tilley is a creative writing major at Florida State University. She like cats, fairy tales and sleeping in late. This is her first published story. Let us read you her fairypunk story called “My Own Creature.”

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Kate Story: Profile

February 9, 2014

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Kate Story is a writer and performer. Born and raised in Newfoundland, she presently lives in Ontario. Her first novel Blasted (Killick Press, 2008) received honourable mention from the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, and was long-listed for the ReLit Awards. Wrecked Upon This Shore, her second novel, has been called “magical […]

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M. Darusha Wehm: Profile

October 26, 2013

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M. Darusha Wehm is the two-time Parsec Award short-listed author of the novels Beautiful Red, Self Made, Act of Will and The Beauty of Our Weapons. Her short fiction has appeared in Luna Station Quarterly and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine and has been featured as episodes of the Toasted Cake and Escape Pod podcasts. She […]

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A.J. Fitzwater: Profile

September 14, 2013

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AJ Fitzwater is a dragon wrangler of high repute from Christchurch, New Zealand (aka Shakytown). When not buffing scales, stoking chilli infused breath, or skipping cracks caused by grumpy land ogres, they’re being herded by a solar-powered calico cat and a mortgage. Their tap dances and feints with words can be found in such venues […]

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Profile: Simon McCaffery

July 14, 2013

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Simon McCaffery’s fiction has appeared in Lightspeed, Black Static, and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and anthologies including Still Dead, Mondo Zombie, Best New Werewolf Tales, Other Worlds Than These, Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane, Evil Jester Digest Volume 2 and the upcoming Mountain Dead from Apex Books. He recently completed his […]

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Profile: A.J. Brown

June 30, 2013

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A.J. Brown is a southern-born writer who pens mostly dark fiction. He thinks too much, drinks too much coffee and writes too little. He’s a firm believer that if there are no readers, then there would be no reason to write. Let us read you his award-winning horror story, “Numbers”.

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Andrew lives and occasionally writes in Stockport, England, where the grey skies provide a good motive to stay inside at the word processor. When not working in his standard issue office job he battles the slugs threatening to overrun his garden and the monsters lurking in the woods. He’s had over forty stories published in […]

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Profile: Brian Dolton

May 27, 2013

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An Englishman now living in an obscure corner of New Mexico, Brian Dolton has traveled widely. He’s watched the sun set over Saharan dunes from the back of a camel; he’s played volleyball on a sandbar in the middle of the Pacific Ocean; he’s stayed in a Buddhist monastery on a sacred mountain in Japan. […]

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Nicole Feldringer is a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences and a former Himalayan earthquake geologist. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with a Frisbee-obsessed Australian Cattle Dog and writes short stories, science fiction novels, and academic essays on climate dynamics. She can be found online at Read “Beached” a mythic, cryptofiction tale of an […]

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Dan Rabarts: Profile

March 10, 2013

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Dan Rabarts is a speculative fiction writer, sometime narrator of podcasts (including stories for the Hugo award-winning StarShipSofa), occasional sailor of sailing things, and father of two wee miracles in a little house on a hill, under the southern sun. He has work published or forthcoming in the Wily Writers Podcast and at Andromeda Spaceways […]

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Tom Brennan: Profile

January 20, 2013

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Tom Brennan lives near the sea in Liverpool, UK, with wife Sylvia and a very spooky white cat called Delaney. His day job is Emergency Medical Dispatcher, taking 911 calls, but he enjoys writing fiction – Speculative, SF/F, Crime, Literary. Guilty pleasures include old black and white films and nostalgia. He has an alt.history novel, […]

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Fosco Graves: Profile

December 9, 2012

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Fosco Graves lives in the wilds of New York State, not safely far from where H. P. Lovecraft heard the whisperer in the darkness. He teaches philosophy, which requires him to look into the abyss of unfounded existence forty hours a week. In his spare time, he aspires to become increasingly frightening. Listen to Fosco’s […]

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Tony Richards: Profile

November 21, 2012

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Tony Richards is the author of such horror novels as Night Feast and The Harvest Bride, and has most recently produced the Raine’s Landing supernatural fantasy series from HarperCollins. He has additionally seen more than 100 shorter works into print and has been short-listed for both the Bram Stoker and British Fantasy awards. Read Tony’s […]

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H.J. Hill: Profile

September 16, 2012

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H.J. Hill has been writing stories for several years. Her work has been featured in Pill Hill Press, Crossed Genres, and other publications. In her varied career, she has practiced law, homeschooled her children, and raised chickens in her urban backyard deep in the heart of Texas. “The Sentinels of San Saba” is her first […]

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Russell Linton: Profile

August 26, 2012

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Russell Linton was raised in Oklahoma, currently resides in Texas, and mostly through osmosis, has managed to write his first published story—a non-traditional “Western”. Growing up in the suburbs off of a golf course, Russell’s exposure to the traditional West mostly consisted of re-runs of Big Valley, Lone Ranger, and Wild, Wild West along with […]

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James S. Dorr: Profile

August 3, 2012

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James Dorr has two collections from Dark Regions Press, Strange Mistresses: Tales of Wonder and Romance and Darker Loves: Tales of Mystery and Regret, while his all-poetry Vamps (A Retrospective) came out in August 2011 from Sam’s Dot Publishing. Dorr is an active member of SFWA and HWA, with nearly four hundred appearances in venues […]

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Darian Smith: Profile

July 2, 2012

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Darian Smith lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with his wife and neurotic Siamese cat. In his day job, he works with people who have muscular dystrophy. He has dabbled in non-fiction but much prefers to make stuff up and his short stories have appeared in various competitions and publications. Two of his stories have been […]

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