Authors: Josh Malerman,Damien Angelica Walters,Matthew M. Bartlett,David James Keaton,Tony Burgess,T.E. Grau
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(“The Last Scream”) was born somewhere, but then moved to a different place. He has worked as dog whisperer, witty communications professor, and ballerina assassin. Now he hides near a dumpster in Austin, Texas, where he works as a freelance journalist and impersonates a PhD student. His nonfiction has appeared in places like
The New York Times, Z Magazine, El Nuevo Día
, and others. The stuff that’s made up has been published in places like
Red Fez, Flash Fiction Offensive, Drunk Monkeys, Bizarro Central, Paragraph Line, Divergent Magazine, Cease, Cows
, and a few horror, surrealist, and bizarro anthologies. He is the author of
(“The Man in Room 603”) is a bit of a writer. Often he’s known to pull an all-nighter. Dedicated he is to weirdstuff and words. Known some to dabble in things quite absurd. But bios are not his strong suit, he’ll warn ya. He lives and he writes in North California.
(“The Sound of Yesterday”), author of
The Damning Moths
and its looming sequel, has also written short apocalyptica which can be found nestled within the award-winning anthologies of horror,
Surviving the End
. Hidden in Western Australia with her collection of pine cones, Ashlee renders speculative fiction, takes too many photos of pigeons, toadstools, and moss, and probably has enough pets—for now.
(“Children of a German Autumn”) is a retired US Marine officer who lives and works near Dallas, Texas. His fiction has appeared in
Thuglit, Blight Digest
, among others.
(“The Night Wire”) is another “lost” author from the days of the pulps, something that is quite surprising since “The Night Wire” was considered the most popular story ever published in
. What few sources give any information about his life say that he was born in 1901, worked as an author and journalist and died in 1963, but even these sketchy details (and his actual name, for that matter) may, or may, not, be true. All that is known as fact about Arnold, is that his fictional output, at least in the fields of science fiction and horror, consisted of only 3 works
: “The Night Wire”, appearing in
; “The City of Iron Cubes,” serialized in the March and April issues of
and a two-part serial “When Atlantis Was,” that appeared in the October and December 1937 issues of
. Outside of that, Arnold remains an enigma.
John C. Foster
(“Armageddon Baby”) was born in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. A writer of thrillers and dark fiction, Foster lives in New York City with the actress Linda Jones and their dog, Coraline. Dead Men was released by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing on July 22, 2015 and Mister White by Grey Matter Press on April 5, 2016. Mister White the Short Story was included in the anthology Dark Visions Vol. 2 in 2013, also by Grey Matter Press. For more information, please visit johnfosterfiction.com.
(“The Small Hours”) is the author of
The Red Tags
, published by Comet Press. He is also an award-winning journalist, author and photographer.
(“Hush”) is a technical writer by day and fiction writer by night. Besides literature, her other loves are good sandwiches, bad pop songs, and her hamster, Chad. Her short stories and poems have been published by Eunoia Review, Every Day Fiction, and Eye Contact.
(“Feedback Loop”) is the Managing Editor of LitReactor.com. He has also written for the popular film site TwitchFilm and for ChuckPalahniuk.net, the official website of
author Chuck Palahniuk. He is the author of
. His short fiction has appeared in Zetetic, Motherboard, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Thuglit, Dark Moon Digest, Cracked Eye, Pantheon Magazine, and more. More info at joshuachaplinsky.com.
Damien Angelica Walters
(“Little Girl Blue, Come Cry Your Way Home”) is the author of
Sing Me Your Scars
. Her short fiction has been nominated twice for a Bram Stoker Award, reprinted in
The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror
The Year’s Best Weird Fiction
, and published in various anthologies and magazines, including
Cemetery Dance Online
. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two rescued pit bulls. Find her on Twitter @DamienAWalters or on the web at www.damienangelicawalters.com.
Paul Michael Anderson
(“All That You Leave Behind”) is the author of
Bones Are Meant to Be Broken
and he’s from Virginia.
(“SOMETHINGINTHECODE”) is the author of
Odd Man Out
Ugly As Sin
. He lives in
with his wife, G
, and their two sons. He hopes he hasn’t placed readers in danger with his contribution to
, but suggests
or visiting www.james-newman.com for immediate assistance.