Our Authors

  1. John Grey
    John Grey
    John Grey is an Australian born writer, US resident. Has been published in Weird Tales, Tales of the Talisman, Flapperhouse, Strangely Funny 2 ½, and the scifi anthology, “A Robot, A Cyborg And A Martian Walk Into A Space Bar” amongst many others. Is a past Rhysling winner for genre poetry. "After the Crash" - Issue 1, August 2016
  2. Evan Henry
    Evan Henry
    Evan Henry is a freelance editor and writer. As the Editor in Chief of Black Ship Books he strives to nurture modern multimedia platforms for storytelling in all its forms, and through the publisher’s website seeks to place contemporary pop culture in conversation with the social sciences and the humanities. His writing credits include Broken Frontier, The Cavalier Daily, and three publications from Third Flatiron Anthologies. His short story “With Gilded Wings” was nominated for the 2015 Pushcart Prize. "Millions of Suns Left" - Issue 1, August 2016 "Millions of Suns Left" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  3. CB Droege
    CB Droege
    CB Droege is a fantasy author and poet living in Munich. Recently his fiction was collected in RapUnsEl and Other Stories, and a selection of his poetry appeared in the Drawn to Marvel anthology. His first novel, Zeta Disconnect was released in 2013. He recently edited Dangerous to Go Alone! An Anthology of Gamer Poetry. Learn more at cbdroege.com "Man From Oyon" - Issue 1, August 2016 "RapUnsEl" - Distressing Damsels Anthology (2017) "RapUnsEl" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  4. Mary E. Lowd
    Mary E. Lowd
    Mary E. Lowd writes stories and collects creatures. She’s had more than one hundred short stories published, and her novels include the Otters in Space trilogy and In a Dog’s World. Her fiction has won an Ursa Major Award and two Cóyotl Awards. Meanwhile, she’s collected a husband, daughter, son, bevy of cats and dogs, and the occasional fish. The stories, creatures, and Mary live together in a crashed spaceship disguised as a house, hidden behind a fairy's rose garden in Oregon. Learn more at www.marylowd.com. "Memory Sprites" - Issue 5, December 2016 "Missing: Friendly Spook" - Issue 9, April 2017 "An Aldebaran Sugar Cookie for Star Shaker" - Issue 10, May 2017 "Elephantine Daydream" - Issue 12, July 2017 "Xeno-Nativity" - Issue 15, October 2017 "Treasure Moon" - Issue 17, December 2017 "Geese and Gingerbread" - Issue 18, January 2018 "Treasure Moon" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  1. Cathleen Townsend
    Cathleen Townsend
    Avid reader, writer, and lover of fairy tales. Hangs out with dragons, faeries, and anyone who likes a good story at cathleentownsend.com. Cathleen has been published by Raven International Publishing, Thinkerbeat, Everyday Fiction, and (coming soon) Story Emporium and Fantasia Divinity. A free digital copy of her first short story collection, Dragon Hoard and Other Tales of Faerie, is available to all comers on her website/blog. "Unicorn" - Issue 1, August 2016 "Unicorn" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  2. Jacqueline Seewald
    Jacqueline Seewald
    Multiple award-winning author, Jacqueline Seewald, has taught creative, expository and technical writing at Rutgers University as well as high school English. She also worked as both an academic librarian and an educational media specialist. Sixteen of her books of fiction have been published to critical praise including books for adults, teens and children. Her short stories, poems, essays, reviews and articles have appeared in hundreds of diverse publications and numerous anthologies such as: THE WRITER, L.A. TIMES, READER’S DIGEST, PEDESTAL, SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE, OVER MY DEAD BODY!, GUMSHOE REVIEW, THE MYSTERY MEGAPACK, LIBRARY JOURNAL, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR and PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. One of her poems took first place in the Reader’s Digest 2015 Poetry Contest. She’s also an amateur landscape artist and loves blue grass music. Her writer’s blog can be found at: http://jacquelineseewald.blogspot.com "Albino Rhino" - Issue 2, September 2016
  1. Megan Manzano
    Megan Manzano
    Megan Manzano recently graduated University with a Bachelor's degree in English. She is a resident of New York City and has been published in Everyday Fiction, Maudlin House, and Firefly Magazine. She recently picked up a job as an editor for Fantasy Works Publishing. Her favorite activities include reading, blogging, finding ways to travel, and expressing her imagination through writing. "Unreturned" - Issue 2, September 2016 "Unreturned" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  2. Travis Brantner
    Travis Brantner
    Travis Brantner is a 27 year old EMT in Pennsylvania who lives with his wife. He has been writing since he was 6. Travis often finds humor in the most unexpected place, and seeks to share that insight through his writing. "Angel of Death" - Issue 2, September 2016
  3. Russell Hemmell
    Russell Hemmell
    Russell Hemmell is a statistician and social scientist from the U.K, passionate about astrophysics and speculative fiction. Stories in Not One of Us, Perihelion SF, SQ Mag, Strangelet, and others. He can be reached at: @SPBianchini. "Dolls for Deities" - Issue 2, September 2016 "Gwisins of the New Moon's Eve" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Ellie Maddox
    Ellie Maddox
    Ellie Maddox is an Australian writer dipping her toe (and other parts) in erotica for the first time. You can find more about her writing endeavors on Twitter @EMaddoxAuthor. "Anemic Dreams" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology
  1. T.C. Mill
    T.C. Mill
    T.C. Mill is a freelance editor and writer. Her short fiction has appeared in anthologies from Circlet, Storm Moon Press, Tempted Romance, and House of Erotica, and on the Nerve and Bright Desire websites. With Alex Freeman, she co-edited two literary erotica anthologies under the New Smut Project. "The Bitterness of Flesh" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology
  2. Jaap Boekestein
    Jaap Boekestein
    Jaap Boekestein (1968) is an award winning Dutch writer of science fiction, fantasy, horror, thrillers and whatever takes his fancy. Five novels and almost three hundred of his stories have been published. He has made his living as a bouncer, working for a detective agency and as editor. He currently works for the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice. His English publications include stories in: Cyäegha, Nonbianary Review, Strange Shifters, Lovecraft after Dark, Surreal Nightmares, Urban Temples of Cthulhu and Sirens Call 27. http://jaapboekestein.com/ "The Three Time Girl" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology "The Bounds of Winter" - Winter's Grasp Anthology "The House of Carabas" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology "All The Heroes' Waiting Wives" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "Cry Princess" - The Evil Within Anthology "Last Dance in Theatre d'Obscure" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  3. Michael M. Jones
    Michael M. Jones
    Michael M. Jones lives in southwest Virginia with too many books, just enough cats, and a wife who may or may not be one of the Fair Folk. His stories have appeared in numerous anthologies from Cleis and Circlet, including Like Myth Made Flesh and Fantastic Erotica. He is the editor of Like a Cunning Plan and Like Fortune's Fool. For more works in this setting, see his collection, Puxhill by Night. You can visit him at www.michaelmjones.com. "The Fairy's Reward" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology "The Mermaid's Knife" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  4. Charlotte McCormac
    Charlotte McCormac
    Charlotte McCormac is a 20-year-old student studying English in Birmingham, England. She enjoys blogging and making scrapbooks. "The Last Train" - Issue 3, October 2016
  1. Sara Codair
    Sara Codair
    Sara Codair lives in a world of words: she writes fiction whenever she has a free moment, teaches writing at a community college and is known to binge read fantasy novels. When she manages to pry herself away from the words, she can often be found hiking, swimming, gardening or telling people to save the bees. Her stories are scattered across a variety of publications, but she is looking forward to seeing them printed in anthologies like Dark Magic: Witches, Hackers and Robots, 100 Voices and It's All Trumped Up. You can learn more about Sara and her words at https://saracodair.com/. "One Way" - Issue 3, October 2016
  2. Deniz Besim
    Deniz Besim
    Deniz Besim is a thirty-two-year-old lady who lives in London and used to teach creative writing to adults. She enjoys reading fiction, and sometimes enters short-story competitions. She self-published two poetry books in 2014 (http://poetry-heaven.my-free.website). She also enjoys walking, swimming and playing tennis in her spare time and sometimes attend readings. "The Paper" - Issue 3, October 2016
  3. Matencera Wolf
    Matencera Wolf
    Matencera Wolf was born 1991 in Australia. He started collecting all kinds of experiences from an early age, ranging from performing with fire to playing gratuitous amounts of video games. He met his wife in 2012 when the world was supposed to end and has since been traveling the world while playing slightly fewer video games. He is currently touring Europe but is happily moving to Japan at the end of 2016. "Help Me, Batman!" - Issue 3, October 2016 "Born-Again Hero" - Issue 11, June 2017
  4. David W. Landrum
    David W. Landrum
    David W. Landrum teaches Literature at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. His speculative fiction has appeared widely, his revised fair tales in Modernday Fairy Tales, The Fairy Tale Whisperer, Father Grim's Book of Stories, Non-Binary Review, and many other journals and anthologies. "The Goddess in the Cave" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology "Rumpelstiltskin" - The Evil Within Anthology "The Sworded Woman" - Issue 18, January 2018
  1. Chris Clement-Green
    Chris Clement-Green
    In 2007 Chris Clement-Green won the National Associations of Writer's Group short story award which encouraged her to undertake courses in creative writing and advanced creative writing with The Open University which she passed with distinction. In 2013 Chris was accepted onto an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University which she again passed with distinction, and in 2014 she was offered a place at Oxford University's Summer School for creative writing. Chris have been shortlisted in several national short story competitions and been published in several anthologies - the most recent being The New Guard Volume 5, which is due to be published in New York at the end of this month. She is currently editing her debut novel The Soft Tread of Vengeance as well as collating an anthology of short stories entitled On Death and Dying. "Layla" - Issue 3, October 2016
  2. Tamoha Sengupta
    Tamoha Sengupta
    Tamoha Sengupta lives in India, but is happy to have visited many places on Earth and beyond at the expense of words. Her works have appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Mad Scientist Journal, T.Gene Davis's Speculative Blog and a few other places. She tweets @sengupta_tamoha.​ "A Door to Different Worlds" - Issue 3, October 2016 "A Door to Different Worlds" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  3. Eddie D. Moore
    Eddie D. Moore
    Eddie D. Moore’s job requires extensive traveling, and he spends much of that time listening to audio books. His stories have been published by Jouth Webzine, The Flash Fiction Press, Every Day Fiction, Theme of Absence, Flash Fiction Magazine, and the Centum Press. Find out more on his blog at: https://eddiedmoore.wordpress.com/. "Of Joy and Sorrow" - Issue 3, October 2016 "Gator Country" - Issue 5, December 2016 "Of Joy and Sorrow" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology "Falling Apart" - Issue 8, March 2017 "Vivian's Tree" - Issue 11, June 2017 "The People's Assassin" - Issue 15, October 2017 "The People's Assassin" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018) "A Piece of You" - Issue 19, February 2018 "The Initiate's Folly" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. Cindar Harrell
    Cindar Harrell
    Cindar Harrell loves fairy tales, especially ones with a dark twist. She is currently writing a series of erotic short fairy tale retellings. Her released stories can be found on Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CindarHarrell/ and visit her blog, which she promises to try and update more often, https://cindarharrell.wordpress.com/. "Banshee" - Issue 3, October 2016 "Psyche's Curiosity" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology "Alchemy" - Issue 9, April 2017 "Moonlight" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "Black as Night" - The Evil Within Anthology "Black as Night" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  1. Caroline Sciriha
    Caroline Sciriha
    Caroline Sciriha lives in Malta, where she works as a Head of Department of English in a State Secondary School. She writes fiction—especially fantasy—whenever her day job allows. Her work has appeared in a children’s anthology titled Childhood Regained and in New Myths. "Not in the Stars" - Issue 4, November 2016 "When Two Rivers Meet" - Issue 5, December 2016 "When Two Rivers Meet" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  2. Randy Hulshizer
    Randy Hulshizer
    Randy Hulshizer is a writer and editor living in beautiful southeastern Pennsylvania just outside of Philadelphia, arguably one of the most historic cities in the United States. His over-educated brain, two dogs, wife, and daughter push him a little closer each day to the madness that fuels his science fiction and fantasy writing. In addition to his writing, Randy is editor-in-chief at Empyreome, a quarterly online speculative fiction magazine. You can find Randy online at https://twitter.com/randyhulshizer. "Bring Down the Sun" - Issue 4, November 2016 "Bring Down the Sun" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  3. Vonnie Winslow Crist
    Vonnie Winslow Crist
    Vonnie Winslow Crist (SFWA) is author of "The Enchanted Dagger" (Compton Crook Award Finalist), "Murder on Marawa Prime," "Owl Light," "The Greener Forest," and other books. Her fiction appears in "Chilling Ghost Short Stories" (Flame Tree Pub., UK), "Faerie Magazine," "Cast of Wonders," "Dia de los Muertos," and elsewhere. A cloverhand who has found so many four-leafed clovers she keeps them in jars, Vonnie strives to celebrate the power of myth in her writing. "Shoreside" - Issue 4, November 2016 "Shoreside" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  4. DJ Tyrer
    DJ Tyrer
    DJ Tyrer is the person behind Atlantean Publishing and has been widely published in anthologies and magazines around the world, such as Chilling Horror Short Stories (Flame Tree), State of Horror: Illinois (Charon Coin Press), Steampunk Cthulhu (Chaosium), Tales of the Black Arts (Hazardous Press), Ill-considered Expeditions (April Moon Books), and Sorcery & Sanctity: A Homage to Arthur Machen (Hieroglyphics Press), and in addition, has a novella available in paperback and on the Kindle, The Yellow House (Dunhams Manor). "The Return" - Issue 4, November 2016 "The Raven Princess" - Winter's Grasp Anthology (2017) "Thunder and Lightning" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "A Fall of Leaves" - Issue 16, November 2017 "Glory" - Issue 17, December 2017 "The Raven Princess" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018) "Dreams Gold and Yellow" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  1. Tyson West
    Tyson West
    Tyson West lives in Eastern Washington in smoke and dust on the bottom of an Ice Age flood plain. He enjoys reciting his poetry to magpies and coyotes. He has published poetry and speculative fiction in various genres in “Fast Forward Festival”, Voluted Tales, and in anthologies “Warlords of the Asteroid Belt”, and “You Can’t Kill Me I’m Already Dead”. He has had two poems nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His poetry collection “Home-Canned Forbidden Fruit” is available from Gribble Press, http://www.greymaredit.com/. His novella “Mall of the Damned” was published in 2014 by Red Dashboard Publishing, LLC. For more information please see his profile on “Haiku Registry” online. "What Color are Her Eyes" - Issue 4, November 2016
  2. Darren Ridgley
    Darren Ridgley
    Darren Ridgley is a journalist, speculative fiction writer, and grump residing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His short fiction has previously appeared in the Fitting In: Historical Accounts of Paranormal Subcultures anthology and Polar Borealis magazine. "Let Me Grow Cold with You" - Issue 5, December 2016 "Let Me Grow Cold with You" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology
  3. Gaynor Ace
    Gaynor Ace
    Gaynor Ace lives with her husband Andy in a little coastal town in South Wales called Llantwit Major. She used to work as a teacher but now does part time office work which gives her more time to indulge in her hobbies. In her spare time, she loves travelling, reading, craft work and keeping fit. She has always enjoyed writing stories and one day hopes to complete a novel she started some time ago. "The Purr-Fect Flat" - Issue 5, December 2016
  4. C.M. Saunders
    C.M. Saunders
    The dark fiction of Welshman C.M. Saunders has appeared in over 30 magazines, ezines and anthologies, including Raw Nerve, Fantastic Horror, Trigger Warning, Liquid imagination, and the Literary Hatchet. He is a hybrid author with nine long-from releases under his belt, the most recent being the novel Sker House and the charity novella No Man's Land: Horror in the Trenches, available via Deviant Dolls Publications. He is represented by Media Bitch literary agency. "The Sharpest Tool" - Issue 6, January 2017
  1. Katta Hules
    Katta Hules
    Katta Hules is a freelance writer in the throes working on her first novel. Currently, she works as an editor at TUBE. Magazine and a freelance journalist for Arcadia Weekly. "The Mists" - Issue 6, January 2017
  2. Jim Lee
    Jim Lee
    Jim Lee comes from a Pennsylvania town better known for producing Olympic swim champ/early movie Tarzan Johnny Weismuller, Pioneer Rock 'n' Roll DJ Alan Freed and millions of tons of coal dust. Jim has been a published writer since the 1980s with a wide variety of his fiction, poetry and nonfiction having been published in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and South Africa. "The Spellweaver and the Once-Proud Prince" - Issue 5, December 2016
  3. Steve Carr
    Steve Carr
    Steve Carr began his writing career as a military journalist and has had short stories published in Double Feature, Tigershark Magazine, The Wagon Magazine, CultureCult Magazine, Fictive Dream, Ricky's Back Yard, Sick Lit Magazine, Literally Stories, Viewfinder, The Spotty Mirror and in the Dystopia/Utopia Anthology by Flame Tree Publishing and 100 Voices Volume II anthology by Centum Press, and the Neighbors anthology by Zimbell House Publishing, among others. His stories are scheduled for publication in NoiseMedium, Door is a Jar, Visitant Literary Journal, Panorama, Bento Box, and in the “Winter's Grasp” anthology by Fantasia Divinity Magazine, to name a few. His plays have been produced in several states including Arizona, Missouri and Ohio. He is a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee. "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology (2017) "The Tale of the Singing Snow Witch" - Winter's Grasp Anthology (2017) "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  4. Jamie Marchant
    Jamie Marchant
    Jamie Marchant is the author of the epic fantasy series, The Kronicles of Korthlundia, the first three volumes of which are The Goddess’s Choice (Reliquary Press, 2012), The Soul Stone (Black Rose Writing 2015), and The Ghost in Exile (Bewitching Fables Press, 2016). She is busily working on the next book in the series, which is yet to be titled. The Kronicles of Korthlundia are set in a epic fantasy world of Marchant’s creation and filled with magic and adventure. The Goddess’s Choice is an more extensive rewriting of the same little known fairy tale that inspired, “The Princess and the Glass Hill.” She has also published a urban fantasy novella, titled Demons in the Big Easy, and a collection of short stories, Blood Cursed and Other Tales of the Fantastic. Her short fiction has also been published in the anthologies--Urban Fantasy and Of Dragons & Magic: Tales of the Lost Worlds—as well as in the publications, Bards & Sages, The World of Myth, A Writer’s Haven, and Short-story.me. When she is not writing, Jamie teaches writing and literature at Auburn University. She lives in Auburn, Alabama, with her husband and four cats, which (or so she’s been told) officially makes her a cat lady. She is the mother of an amazing adult son. "The Princess and the Glass Hill" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  1. Sarah Gribble
    Sarah Gribble
    Sarah Gribble physically resides somewhere in Ohio, but where her mind resides depends on the day. She spends her days writing and trying to satisfy the intense attention requirements of a houseful of animals and one patient husband. She enjoys things most other authors like, namely reading, people watching, and procrastinating. Her writing has appeared in Wordhaus, Hindered Souls Vol. 1, Fantasia Divinity, World Unknown Review Vol. III, Digital Publishing’s Quickfic, and is forthcoming on the Manor House podcast and in The Edge: Infinite Darkness. You can find her at Sarah’s Typos and on Facebook. "Final Goodbye" - Issue 6, January 2017 "Final Goodbye" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018) "The Apprentice" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  2. David J. Wing
    David J. Wing
    David J. Wing is a flash and short fiction writer. His work is dotted all around the Internet. He holds a Master's degree in creative writing from Anglia Ruskin University. He is a husband to Clarissa and a father to Alexandra. He also runs www.zeroflash.org "Bring Your Kid to Work Day" - Issue 6, January 2017 "No Man's Land" - Issue 13, August 2017
  3. Christine King
    Christine King
    Christine King loves to write short horror stories, and has written a few novels but finds herself constantly drawn back to the short story. Stephen King once said that a short story was like a kiss. Well, she likes kissing in the dark, sometimes she startles or even alarms. Her kisses have been known to surprise or send a shiver up your spine. She loves writing horror and has been a writer for as long as she can remember and also is an avid reader. Not only Stephen King but Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, James Herbert and many, many more. She is a wife and mother as well as a volunteer and PTA member. She lives in Barcelona at the moment working as a struggling author, although she is originally from London, England. She runs an online group to encourage female horror writers as she feels they are underrepresented in the genre. She is always a little bemused by the response she receives from people when they hear she writes horror: “But you seem so nice!” She has a web page if anyone is interested in her other published work http://christinekingauthor.wixsite.com/mysite. Sometimes one kiss is just not enough. "Photos" - Issue 6, January 2017
  4. Ken MacGregor
    Ken MacGregor
    Ken MacGregor’s written work has appeared in dozens of anthologies and magazines, and the occasional podcast. His story collection, “An Aberrant Mind” is available online and in select bookstores. He edits an annual anthology (Recurring Nightmares) for the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers. Ken is an Affiliate member of HWA. He has also written TV commercials, sketch comedy, a music video, and even a zombie movie. Recently, he co-wrote a novel and is working on the sequel. Ken lives in Michigan with his family and three cats, one of whom is dead but still haunts the place. Website: http://ken-macgregor.com Twitter: @kenmacgregor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KenMacGregorAuthor?ref=hl "Implied Ascent" - Issue 6, January 2017
  1. Matthew Green
    Matthew Green
    Matthew Green is a genre-bending author, specializing in short works of fiction that deal with mortality, religion, and technology, prophesying the future as well as looking at the past for answers to the great questions dominating our existence. "The Wager" - Issue 6, January 2017
  2. Paul Sherman
    Paul Sherman
    Paul Sherman is a teacher, author and director of youth and adult theatre. He has had stories published in various hard copy magazines, but most recently, he has had three fantasy-horror stories (The Jokers of Sarzuz, Daemon Page and Missed!) published by TWB Press which are available on Amazon, Omni Lit, etc. His black magic story ‘Satan’s Grip’ (published by Dreaming Big) is also available on Amazon as paperback or for kindle. His current collection of short stories 'Tales out of Herm' all set at different locations on the tiny channel island of Herm (steeped in history and mythology and ripe for short stories), is due to be launched in the Channel Islands next year. "Slaying Thru the Snow" - Issue 6, January 2017
  3. Damien Mckeating
    Damien Mckeating
    Damien Mckeating was born and some time after that he developed a love of fantasy and horror. A childhood spent reading and writing led him inextricably to study film and screenwriting at university. He went on to work for a time as a radio copywriter but left it all behind to work as a special needs teaching assistant. He once sold a sketch to a BBC comedy show but more recently has had stories included in the Dead Roots anthology and Firewords (Issue 5). On occasion he can be spotted writing and performing with peculiar folk band Hornswaggle. He writes daily and is currently the oldest he has ever been. "Red" - Winter's Grasp Anthology "Savage Hearts" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  4. Sammi Cox
    Sammi Cox
    Sammi Cox lives in the UK and spends her time writing and making things. Ghost stories, fairytales, folklore and witchcraft have all played their part in firing up her imagination and inspiring her to write. You can keep up to date with whatever she is scribbling by visiting her blog: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/ "The Legend of Fire and Ice" - Winter's Grasp Anthology "The Gift of Three Spells" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "A Witch's Heart" - The Evil Within Anthology "The Attic Room" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  1. Columbkill Noonan
    Columbkill Noonan
    Columbkill Noonan has an M.S. in Biology, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland. She teaches Anatomy and Physiology at a university in Maryland. Her novella, “The Unexpected Travelers," was released this year. In her spare time, Columbkill enjoys hiking, aerial yoga, and riding her horse, Mittens. To learn more about Columbkill please feel free to visit her on Twitter @ColumbkillNoon1. "Marigold and Maurelle" - Winter's Grasp Anthology
  2. E. M. Eastick
    E. M. Eastick
    E. M. Eastick was born and raised in the tropical north of Australia. Her creative efforts ignore genre boundaries: sometimes they glide on the sunshine of happy thoughts and sometimes they wander lost and lonely in dark, squishy places. On productive days, they do both. Her stories have been published by Writer's Digest, Third Flatiron, and The Dark City Mystery Magazine among others. She currently lives in Colorado with a dog, a cat, and some humans. "A Change of Season" - Winter's Grasp Anthology
  3. Anusha VR
    Anusha VR
    Anusha VR is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary residing in India. She has a penchant for traveling and reading novels. Her short stories have appeared in several anthologies such as Monsoon Winds, Carol of the Spells, Spectral Book of Horror Stories among others. Winner of the 2016 Anthology Theme Contest: Fairy Tale Villains "Frost Bite" - Winter's Grasp Anthology "Splinters of Glass" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "Admire from Afar" - Issue 7, February 2017 "Yama" - Issue 10, May 2017 "The Crimson Forest" - The Evil Within Anthology "Maya's Last Dance" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. J.M. Williams
    J.M. Williams
    Author, teacher, historian, veteran. J.M. Williams is a SF/F author who is unabashedly into anything pulp. He has had more than thirty short fiction pieces accepted for publication in a wide range of venues including Bards and Sages, Left Hand Publishers, Corner Bar Magazine, and the Uprising Review. He also earned an Honorable Mention in the third quarter of the 2017 Writers of the Future contest. Williams lives in Korea with his wife and 10 cats—and can be found online at www.jmwilliams.site . "Snow Tracks" - Winter's Grasp Anthology (2017) "Dragon's Tongue" - Issue 9, April 2017 "Some Things You Can't Let Go" - Issue 13, August 2017 "Aiyel, Daughter of the Sea" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018) "Dragon's Tongue" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018) "Green or Red?" - Issue 19, February 2018 THE NIGHTINGALE - Coming Soon
  1. Naomi Gibson
    Naomi Gibson
    Naomi Gibson lives with her husband in Cheshire, UK. She works freelance as a beta reader and editor, and is currently working on her own first fantasy novel. "The SIlver Stag" - Winter's Grasp Anthology
  2. Alice J. Black
    Alice J. Black
    Alice J. Black lives and works in the North East of England with her partner and slightly ferocious cats! Alice has always enjoyed writing from being a child when she used to carry notebooks and write stories no matter where she went. She would be the girl in the corner scribbling away while everything went on around her. She writes all manner of fiction with a tendency to lean towards the dark side. Dreams and sleep-talking are currently a big source of inspiration and her debut novel, The Doors, is a young adult novel which originally came from a dream several years ago. Several of her short stories have been included in anthologies and she is always working on more. When she's not writing, she always has a book in her hand and will read from whatever genre suits her that day. www.facebook.com/alice.j.black.doors "Mass Migration" - Winter's Grasp Anthology
  3. Daniel Por
    Daniel Por
    Daniel Por is a secondary school student in Singapore. His work has won the Grey Wolfe Publishing prize for November 2016. He has also won the Bronze Award for the Royal Commonwealth Essay 2013 and the Silver Awards for 2014 and 2015. In his spare time, Daniel likes to read and play tennis. "The Ice-Cold Killer" - Winter's Grasp Anthology
  4. Daniel Coronel
    Daniel Coronel
    Daniel Coronel has a Master's in History from UTSA, and currently works in education. He is an avid fan of fantasy and science fiction, primarily writing speculative short stories. His primary influences are Tolkien, Poe, Dickens, and Joss Whedon, and if he ever achieves something half as good as their work he will consider himself a success. "Maid Maleen" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  1. Sarah L. Carter
    Sarah L. Carter
    Sarah L. Carter lives in London, where she spends much of her time glaring at her laptop. Occasionally she manages to write something. Her day job involves handling numbers as a bookkeeper for a local charity, but she prefers grappling with words in her spare time. She has been passionate about reading and writing since a very young age, and loves all things fantastical. sarahcarter.weebly.com "Deadly Beauty" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  2. David guy
    David guy
    David Guy is the writer of a number of picture books for children, including The Saddest Bear Of All, Do Not Disturb The Dragon and Spiders Are Wonderful. He used to write and edit the science fiction, horror and folklore magazine Essex Terror. "The King's Daughter and the King's Son" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  3. Megan Engelhardt
    Megan Engelhardt
    Megan Engelhardt is a manatine mother of two little wild things who writes in the margins of the day. She tweets @MadMerryMeg and lives an hour north of the Sasquatch Triangle of Ohio. "Roses in Zero-G" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  4. Anjum Choudhury
    Anjum Choudhury
    Anjum Choudhury grew up around and about South Asia and spent a short period outside the region in the Netherlands. She crossed the Atlantic and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Mount Holyoke College only to realize she wanted to be a writer. In 2016, she published the pulp-adventure novella, “A Time to Tour Ghost City.” "A Wish for the Water Bearer" - Issue 7, February 2017
  1. Alice Lawrence
    Alice Lawrence
    Alice Lawrence lives in Manchester UK, with an extensive horror film collection and enough books to build an igloo. This is her first published story and she'd like to dedicate it to her mother, who never stopped believing in her. Thank you mum. "The Price of a Heart" - Issue 7, February 2017
  2. Erin J. Kahn
    Erin J. Kahn
    Erin J. Kahn loves writing scary stories, but don't let that fool you: she's scared of the dark and still checks her bed for monsters. Her Poe-inspired short story “Annabelle Lee” has appeared in the Mighty Quill Books anthology Dead of Winter. In other news, she currently lives in New York City, where she works as a copywriter for a news and entertainment site. She also co-authors a literary and arts reviews blog at woodbtwntheworlds.blogspot.com. "Haunted" - Issue 7, February 2017 "Haunted" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  3. R.A. Goli
    R.A. Goli
    R.A. Goli is an Australian writer of horror, fantasy, speculative and erotic horror short stories. In addition to writing, her interests include reading, gaming, the occasional walk, and annoying her dog, two cats, and husband. Her short stories have been published by Broadswords and Blasters, Fantasia Divinity Magazine, Deadman’s Tome and Horrified Press among others. Her fantasy novella, The Eighth Dwarf is due for release Spring 2018. Check out her website https://ragolifiction.wordpress.com/ or stalk her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ragolifiction. "Firelight" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "Hidden" - The Evil Within Anthology "Charred Memories" - See Through My Eyes Anthology "Silent Conversations" - Issue 18, January 2018 "An Unscheduled Stop" - Issue 19, February 2018
  4. Aaron Smith
    Aaron Smith
    Aaron Smith has yet to meet a genre he's not interested in, so he’s written mysteries, horror, science fiction, thrillers, fantasy, and westerns. His work includes many new Sherlock Holmes stories; the horror novel Chicago Fell First; the vampire novel 100,000 Midnights; and the Richard Monroe spy series, which consists of Nobody Dies for Free, Under the Radar, and, coming soon, Never Think Twice. Smith occasionally blogs at www.godsandgalaxies.blogspot.com He hopes readers of his work will follow him on Twitter as @AaronSmith377 "Silence from the Sea" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  1. Kim Strattford
    Kim Strattford
    Kim Strattford lives in Northern Virginia and grew up on romances of all sorts, courtesy of her mother, who let her read them (perhaps a few years before she ought to have). Kim recently retired and has turned her eye toward writing her own romances. She has stories published in Powerless Against You: A Romantic Superhero Anthology, When the Sea Swallows the Sun: A Sweet Romance Anthology, the Robotica anthology, and The One Who Got Away anthology. When she's not writing, she likes sipping good whiskey, collecting Zoya nail polishes, and reading (of course!). See more at www.kimstrattford.com. "Kissing Toads" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  2. Jonty Levine
    Jonty Levine
    Jonty Levine is a sci-fi and fantasy writer who lives and works in Nottingham, where he graduated in 2014 with a degree in Owing Money. He has narrated his works on local radio, and on stage at Bristol’s Southbank Club. At the time of writing, he is still working on his first full-length novel, which will either be about superpowered teenagers, or sports competitions on the moon, depending on which one he finishes first. He tweets as @JontyLevine. "A Girl Named Sid" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  3. Stewart C Baker
    Stewart C Baker
    Stewart C Baker is an academic librarian, haikuist, and speculative fiction writer. His fiction has appeared in Writers of the Future volume 32, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and Galaxy's Edge, among other places. Stewart was born in England, has spent time in South Carolina, Japan, and California, and now lives in western Oregon with his wife and children—although if anyone asks, he’ll say he’s from the Internet. His website is http://infomancy.net/ "Sharp as Sunrise" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  4. Deanna Baran
    Deanna Baran
    Deanna Baran lives in Texas and is a librarian and former museum curator. She writes in between cups of tea, playing Go, and trading postcards with people around the world. "The Princess in Disguise" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  1. R. S. Pyne
    R. S. Pyne
    Fuelled largely by black coffee and sheer bloody-mindedness, R. S. Pyne is a freelance writer/research Micropalaeontologist/Mental Health First Aider from rural West Wales where the only traffic jams are caused by sheep. Working mostly in the historical fiction, horror, science fiction, and fantasy genres, previous fiction has appeared in Bête Noire, Aurora Wolf, Albedo One, Bards and Sages Quarterly, Fifth Di, Neo-Opsis, Hungur, Mad Scientist Journal, Lacuna, and many others, but she also writes sonnets and evil haiku. Someone has to do it. Four novels are currently available from Amazon (in both ebook and paperback formats). She lives with a mad sprollie (springer spaniel x Welsh collie) and a black tortoiseshell cat which just appeared on the doorstep one rainy day in August 2015 and decided to move in. "Of Mod-Rats and Steampunk Fairy Godmothers" - Waiting for a Kiss Anthology
  2. Brenda Anderson
    Brenda Anderson
    Brenda Anderson’s fiction has appeared in various places, most recently in Flash Fiction Online and Every Day Fiction. She lives in Adelaide, South Australia, and tweets irregularly @CinnamonShops. "Star Light, Star Bright" - Issue 8, March 2017
  3. Amanda Staples
    Amanda Staples
    Amanda Staples is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist specializing in anxiety and depression. She is fascinated by emotions and the workings of the mind, and has a minor obsession with death. Amanda self-published a cook book in 2016 to help people deal with fatigue. She has had numerous short stories published, has a play going into production and writes the odd poem (often about death). She lives in Bristol, England with her husband and two anthropomorphised dogs. She is working on two novels, one of which has been long-listed in the UK International Novel Writing competition. "Papier Mache Doll" - Issue 8, March 2017
  4. Claerie Kavanaugh
    Claerie Kavanaugh
    Claerie Kavanaugh is a 22-year-old writer with a love for fantasy, historical fiction, and YA and NA contemporary. She has been writing seriously since her sophomore year of high school, but her love of words started as early as first grade. In May 2017, she will have a BA in English and a minor in Technical and Professional writing. She has recently discovered a passion for editing and helping other authors while working as an intern at a new independent publisher, Owl Hollow Press. She lives with her mother, and sister, and a very sassy cat. In her spare time, she works on her debut novel and writes an author advice and flash fiction blog at https://claeriekavanaughblog.wordpress.com. "Unknown Adventures" - Issue 8, March 2017 "Snow Serenade" - Issue 9, April 2017
  1. B. Michael Stevens
    B. Michael Stevens
    B. Michael Stevens writes science fiction, fantasy, horror and weird fiction when he isn't busy working on his global escape plan. He lives in Texas with his wife and son in the Stevens House of Wayward Animals. He is currently in the rewrite phase of his first novel, book one of the No Gods, No Masters trilogy of future fantasy. Visit his website for updates at bmichaelstevens.com. "Breaking Ahab" - Issue 8, March 2017
  2. Cassandra Schoeber
    Cassandra Schoeber
    Cassandra Schoeber is a fantasy writer but sometimes weirdness and horror creep into her stories, wreak havoc, and tend to end up eating people. When she dares to take a break from writing, she ventures into the outside world as a Strength and Movement Coach, motivating women to be confident and strong. She has had one story published: “Let It Snow” in Silver Apples Magazine. "When the Last Petal Falls" - Issue 8, March 2017 "Killing a Devil" - The Evil Within Anthology (2017) RAVENOUS - A Fairy Tale Collection Novella (2017) "When the Last Petal Falls" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  3. Clio Nima
    Clio Nima
    Clio Nima is from Greece and studied business administration, but dropped out before graduation. She also has a certificate of proficiency in English from Cambridge university. Nowadays, she works in the tourism industry but every now and then she publishes a short story. "Silverhooves" - Issue 8, March 2017
  4. Patrick Doerksen
    Patrick Doerksen
    Patrick Doerksen lives in British Columbia. His fiction, poetry, and haiku have appeared in Aurealis, Abyss and Apex, (parenthetical), and the Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2016, among other venues. He wishes his carbon footprint were smaller and his memory for large German compound words were bigger—and is glad that reading seems to accomplish at least the first goal. "A Moth" - Issue 9, April 2017
  1. Alison McBain
    Alison McBain
    Alison McBain is an award-winning author with more than fifty short stories and poems published. When not writing, she practices origami meditation and draws all over the walls of the house with the enthusiastic help of her kids. Once in a while she puts on her Book Reviews Editor hat for the magazine Bewildering Stories or blogs at http://www.alisonmcbain.com. "The Race" - Issue 9, April 2017
  2. M.A. Kastle
    M.A. Kastle
    M.A. Kastle resides in Southern California. She has been published in the Women in Horror Annual. With a notebook, pen, and camera she travels, camps, and always enjoys an afternoon at a winery. "Together We Are Complete" - Issue 9, April 2017
  3. Patrick Winters
    Patrick Winters
    Patrick Winters is a graduate of Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL, where he earned a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. He has been published in the likes of Sanitarium Magazine, The Sirens Call, Trysts of Fate, and other such titles. A full list of his previous publications may be found at his author's site, if you are so inclined to know: http://wintersauthor.azurewebsites.net/Pages/Previous%20Publications. "Texas Awaits" - Issue 10, May 2017 "Daniel's Scream" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "The Cold" - Issue 14, September 2017 "The Cold" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  4. EJ Shumak
    EJ Shumak
    Mr. Shumak lives in metro Chicago, Illinois, and has spent most of his life in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. He has been many things: police officer (disabled), large cat sanctuary operator, C.P.A. and on again, off again writer -- lately on again. He has held active membership in S.F.W.A. since 1992, and has sold four books, three fantasy novels and one non-fiction along with several dozen short science fiction pieces and non-fiction articles. He has appeared in the May issue of this magazine with the short story Kojin. Some of his current work is available at amazon.com/author/ejshumak "Kojin" - Issue 10, May 2017 "Red Torl" - Issue 13, August 2017
  1. Jill Hand
    Jill Hand
    Jill Hand is a member of the Horror Writers Association. She is the author of The Blue Horse, a rollicking time travel adventure from Kellan Publishing. Her work has appeared in more than thirty publications and nine anthologies, including Mrs Rochester's Attic, and Beyond the Stars: New Worlds, New Suns. She lives in New Jersey. "Thursday in the Park with Loas" - Issue 10, May 2017 "Thursday in the Park with Loas" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  2. John C Adams
    John C Adams
    John C Adams’ debut novel ‘Souls for the Master’ is out now from Sinister Saints Press. She is a Contributing Editor for the Aeon Award and Albedo One. You can read more of her short fiction in anthologies from Horrified Press and Lycan Valley Press. Her permafree fantasy novel Aspatria is available on Smashwords. John has had fiction published in The Horror Zine, Devolution Z magazine and in many other smaller magazines too. Why not read some of her work for free online at her website? http://johncadams.wix.com/johnadamssf. John C Adams lives in Edinburgh, UK, with her husband and family, and is a non-practising solicitor. https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/JohnCAdams https://www.amazon.co.uk/Souls-Master-Sinister-Saints-Press/dp/1326649639?ie=UTF8&qid=1466244188&ref_=la_B018EXJ2V2_1_14&s=books&sr=1-14 "A Mother's Gift" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  3. C.J. Cole
    C.J. Cole
    The short fiction of Catherine Jane Cole (C.J. Cole) won first prize in the 2016 Metamorphose Science Fiction and Fantasy Contest, and was published in the anthology Metamorphose V2. The fairytale/mystery mix “The Slippery Case of the Slipper” appeared in Candlesticks and Daggers: An Anthology of Mixed-Genre Mysteries. You can find the author on Twitter @CJCole2U and at www.facebook.com/CJColeFiction. "An Evil Foretold" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  4. Sergio Palumbo
    Sergio Palumbo
    Sergio Palumbo is an Italian public servant who graduated from Law School working in the public real estate branch. He has published a Fantasy RolePlaying illustrated Manual, WarBlades, of more than 700 pages. Some of his works and short- stories have been published on American Aphelion Webzine, WeirdYear, Quantum Muse, Antipodean SF, Schlock!Webzine, SQ Mag, and in print inside 32 American Horror/Sci-fi/Fantasy/Steampunk Anthologies, 52 British Horror/Sci-Fi Anthologies, 2 Urban Fantasy/Horror Canadian Anthology and 1 Sci-Fi Australian Anthology by various publishers, and 16 more to follow in 2017/2018. Some Sci-Fi/fantasy/Horror short- stories by him in Italian have been published on Alpha Aleph, Alpha Aleph Extra, Algenib, Oltre il Futuro, Nugae 2.0, SogniHorror, La Zona Morta, edizioni Lo Scudo, Antologia Robot ITA 0.1, Antologia Il Segreto dell'Universo, Antologia E-Heroes, etc.’ The internet site of his Model Club “La Centuria”: www.lacenturia.it “ Sergio would like to thank Michele Dutcher for editing the first drafts of all his short stories. "One-Eyed" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  1. Lyndsay E. Gilbert
    Lyndsay E. Gilbert
    Lyndsay E. Gilbert is from Northern Ireland. She lives beside an ancient castle looking out to sea with two cats, two dogs and one man. Her favourite thing is to write, but she has lots of other hobbies like playing the fiddle, belly dancing, and playing games of all types. Lyndsay has a few short stories published in zines and anthologies, all fantasy, horror or sci-fi. Check out her blog here: https://lyndsayegilbert.wordpress.com/ "The Soulless Mermaid" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  2. Steve Pease
    Steve Pease
    Steve Pease once had a ‘proper job’, drafting press-releases and briefings for British politicians. He argues, rather convincingly, that this was an ideal apprenticeship in the realms of fantasy. These days, he enjoys an idyllic lifestyle – walking his dogs by the River Derwent in Northern England, as he dreams up ideas for his twin passions of story and song writing. Steve’s work has appeared in U.K. sci-fi/fantasy magazine ‘The Singularity’, Volumes 1 & 2 of Canadian anthology ’47-16: Short Fiction & Poetry Inspired by David Bowie’, and at ‘Paper Butterfly Flash Fiction’. Examples of his musical collaborations can be seen & heard at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zOS8K6tZQk&feature=youtu.be and https://www.reverbnation.com/thejamesdeangarageband "Through, Yet Darkly" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  3. Helen Mihajlovic
    Helen Mihajlovic
    Helen Mihajlovic is a published short story writer and filmmaker. Her story 'A Dark Love story' is in the book '100 Doors to Madness', available at Amazon. Many of her stories may be found in Horror Novel review online, including 'A Sinister Nature' and 'A Temptation to Eve'. Helen also makes films, her latest film 'Dominica- A Tale of Horror' may be found online. She is grateful for a good editor Alison Strumberger and text advisor Roger Smith. All stories are dedicated to her brother Bill and mother. "Circe - The Witch's Curse" - Distressing Damsels Anthology (2017) "Pandora" - Issue 16, November 2017
  4. Claire Davon
    Claire Davon
    Claire Davon has written on and off for most of her life, starting with fan fiction when she was very young. She writes across a wide range of genres, and does not consider any of it off limits. If a story calls to her, she will write it. She currently lives in Los Angeles and spends her free time writing novels and short stories, as well as doing animal rescue and enjoying the sunshine. Claire's website is www.clairedavon.com. "The Wild Hunt" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  1. Erin O'Loughlin
    Erin O'Loughlin
    Erin O'Loughlin is a writer, translator and restless soul. Originally from Australia, she has lived all over the world including Japan, South Africa, Italy and Germany. She writes about unhappy people, twisted fairy-tales, and lost dreams. She has almost definitely never fantasized about being an evil princess. Erin is also the associate editor for www.thewildword.com, an online magazine for artists and writers to share their passions. "Godmotherless" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  2. Sandor Schuman
    Sandor Schuman
    Sandor (Sandy) Schuman “the human” delights in sharing historical sagas, folk tales, and personal stories that touch your heart. He tells stories about songs and sings songs that tell stories. His engaging performances range over the Great American Songbook from Huddie Ledbetter to George and Ira Gershwin, from Irving Berlin to Woody Guthrie. Written versions of his stories appear in "Welcome to Chelm's Pond," "Stories We Tell," "New Mitzvah Stories for the Whole Family," and "Story Club Magazine." "Unfriended" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  3. Dale W. Glaser
    Dale W. Glaser
    DALE W. GLASER is a lifelong collector, re-teller and occasional inventor of fantasy tales. He read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for the first time in fifth grade, and got good and spoiled by it. The sheer lack of nonsense in the required reading across the remainder of his education was disappointing by comparison. He makes up for it these days by penning his own weird trips to other worlds. His stories have appeared in publications such as Electric Spec, Cheapjack Pulp, and Trysts of Fate, as well as anthologies such as Eldritch Embraces (Dragon's Roost Press), Final Masquerade (Lycan Valley Press) and Pirates vs. Monsters (Pro Se Productions). He can be found online at https://dalewglaser.wordpress.com. "My Name is Melise" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  4. Naomi Brett Rourke
    Naomi Brett Rourke
    Naomi Brett Rourke is a writer and a teacher living in Southern California. She loves the genres of crime, mystery, and horror and spending time with her beloved family and pets. Her short stories can be found in anthologies such as Life on the Rez by Tree-Lion Press, Brewed Awakenings 2 by Caffeinated Press, and Enter the Apocalypse by TANSTAAFL Press, and in journals and magazines such as The Mature Years by Abingdon Press, London’s Morpheus Tales, and the Young Adult journal Refractions by Golden Fleece Press. Coming out in 2017 are stories in the anthologies Distressing Damsels (April) by Fantasia Divinity by and 100 Voices, Volume 3 (April) by Centrum Press, Straight Outta Tombstone (July 4) by Baen Books. Her novelette Devil’s Night, published by London's Frith Books, will make it out by October. She is currently working on two novels and more short stories. She is a member of the Greater Los Angeles Writer's Society, Horror Writers Association, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime. Visit her at www.naomibrettrourke.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/naomibrettrourke, on Twitter at NaomiBRourke, and on Instagram at @naomibrettrourke. "Puss" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  1. Matthew Wilson
    Matthew Wilson
    Matthew Wilson, 34, has been published over 100 times in such places as Horror*Zine, Alban Lake Publishing, Zimbell House, Star*Line and many more, he is currently editing his first novel. "Beasts of Beauty's Heart" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  2. Shalini P. Sawkar
    Shalini P. Sawkar
    Shalini P. Sawkar is a writer of fantasy and fiction short stories, living in Bangalore, India. She is an avid reader and traveller. She has been to Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, U.A.E., Mauritius, and parts of Europe including London, Paris, Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy. Her work has been published in the anthology Born Too Soon. She is also a computer science engineer and Coursera Mentor for Writing for Young Readers. Follow her on https://shalinipsawkar.wordpress.com. "The Witch of Strawhorn" - Issue 11, June 2017
  3. Tabatha Rodriguez
    Tabatha Rodriguez
    Tabatha Rodriguez is a lover of all good (and so bad it's good) fantasy and science fiction who lives in Corinth, Texas. She has two grown human sons, as well as several fur children, and enjoys traveling, reading, and (of course) writing. "The Calling" - Issue 11, June 2017
  4. Margery Bayne
    Margery Bayne
    Margery Bayne is a resident of Baltimore, MD, a graduate of Susquehanna University's Writers Institute, and works every day surrounded by books in a library. More about her and her work can be found at www.margerybayne.com. "What You Make of It" - Issue 11, June 2017
  1. M. C. Kaske
    M. C. Kaske
    M. C. Kaske is a PhD candidate studying educational communications in medicine at New York University. In the past, he has been recognized by the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) and the University of Illinois at Chicago for a graphic novel on cell biology, and has published work on science and medical education in various scholarly journals. Presently, he is writing popular science articles for the medical illustration community's newsletter and avidly writes speculative fiction with medical, science, and health-related themes. His most recent preceding fiction short story can be found in Theme of Absence, an online ezine. "The Girl Who Knew When" - Issue 11, June 2017 "The Girl Who Knew When" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  2. Karen Bovenmyer
    Karen Bovenmyer
    Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Nonfiction Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror Writers Association Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship. Her poems, short stories and novellas appear in more than 40 publications and her first novel, SWIFT FOR THE SUN, an LGBT romantic adventure in 1820s Caribbean, debuted from Dreamspinner Press March 27, 2017. http://karenbovenmyer.com/ "The Scarlet Cloak" - The Evil Within Anthology
  3. Linda M. Crate
    Linda M. Crate
    Linda M. Crate is a Pennsylvanian native born in Pittsburgh yet raised in the rural town of Conneautville. Her poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews have been published in a myriad of magazines both online and in print. She has three published chapbooks A Mermaid Crashing Into Dawn (Fowlpox Press - June 2013), Less Than A Man (The Camel Saloon - January 2014), and If Tomorrow Never Comes (Scars Publications, August 2016). Her fantasy novel Blood & Magic was published in March 2015. The second novel of this series Dragons & Magic was published in October 2015. The third of the seven book series Centaurs & Magic was published November 2016. Her novel Corvids & Magic was published March 2017. Her novel Phoenix Tears is forthcoming. "A Crone's Mercy" - The Evil Within Anthology
  4. Lynette Roggenbuck
    Lynette Roggenbuck
    Lynette Roggenbuck prefers to live in the imaginary worlds of science fiction and fantasy novels. She inherited her love of jokes and stories from her grandfather, who would tell her tales of his adventures sailing the Great Lakes of Michigan, and her mother, who raised her with a love of Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. "Heart of Stone" - The Evil Within Anthology
  1. Joanna Benitez
    Joanna Benitez
    Joanna Benitez is a Salvadorian-American born and raised in Los Angeles, California. A lover of folklore, mythology, and fairytale her fiction tends to revolve around these sub-genres. A focus is given to her own Salvadorian folklore. Joanna’s stories have appeared in the Northridge Review, Zimbell House Publishing’s Dark Monsters Anthology, Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Les Cabinet des Polythéistes, and Body Parts Magazine. "Sihuehuet" - The Evil Within Anthology
  2. Ed Ahern
    Ed Ahern
    Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had a hundred fifty stories and poems published so far, and three books. Several of his stories can be found on Audible and at the New York Public Library. Ed works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he sits on the review board and manages a posse of five review editors. "Blood Will Out" - The Evil Within Anthology
  3. Randee Dawn
    Randee Dawn
    Randee Dawn is an author, journalist, and mom to a sweet West Highland Terrier. She published her collection of dark speculative fiction short stories, Home for the Holidays in 2014, and in 2009 co-authored The Law & Order: SVU Unofficial Companion. Her short fiction has popped up in a number of publications and podcasts, including 3AM Magazine ("The View of My Brother's Profile in the Rear-View Mirror," "Warm, In Your Coat") and Well-Told Tales ("Home for the Holidays," "Can't Keep a Dead Man Down"). She is represented by Dunham Literary for her novel, The Only Song Worth Singing, which is seeking publication. When not making stuff up, Randee publishes entertainment profiles, reviews and think pieces in outlets including Variety, The Los Angeles Times, Today.com and Emmy Magazine. She also blogs regularly at randeedawn.com. "The Visitors" - Issue 12, July 2017
  4. Emma Grave
    Emma Grave
    Emma Grave is a British speculative fiction writer who lives with her husband and house rabbit. Since completing a Film Studies degree, she has worked as a Library Assistant, Notetaker, and Online Writer. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing video games, and watching films & TV shows. "Keep it Secret or it will Disappear" - Issue 12, July 2017 "Keep it Secret or it will Disappear" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  1. Rob Butler
    Rob Butler
    Rob Butler lives in Reading in the UK and his short fiction has been published in places such as Mad Scientist Journal, Shoreline of Infinity, Every Day Fiction and Daily Science Fiction. Some of his work can be found on his Amazon author pages including a small book of Drabbles, a few of which have previously appeared in Specklit Magazine. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rob-Butler/e/B01ELRD8XS/ "A Final Decision" - Issue 12, July 2017
  2. Brooke Reynolds
    Brooke Reynolds
    Brooke Reynolds is a veterinarian from Charlotte, North Carolina. When she isn't saving animals, she enjoys reading and writing fiction. Recently her short story “Dr. Google” won 2nd place in the 2016 Channillo Short Story Contest. Her work has also appeared at The Scarlet Leaf Review and The Story Shack. Her latest story "Extraction" is scheduled to appear in Massacre Magazine at the end of June. Typically her writing style includes horror, neo-noir, and transgressive satire with a literary bent. You can follow her on twitter @psubamit "An Act of Jade" - Issue 12, July 2017
  3. DC Diamondopolous
    DC Diamondopolous
    DC Diamondopolous is an award-winning short story and flash fiction writer published worldwide. DC’s stories have appeared in over seventy-five anthology and online literary publications, including: Lunch Ticket, Silver Pen’s Fabula Argentea, Fiction on the Web, and many more. “Billy Luck” is nominated for Best of the Net 2017 Anthology and won first place for short story at Defenestrationism’s summer contest of 2016. DC has been awarded an Honorable Mention from the Charles Carter ‘Letters from Post Apocalypse’ Contest for 2017. The international literary site The Missing Slate, in Aug. 2016, honored DC as author of the month for the short story “Boots.” dcdiamondopolous.com "Safe Harbor" - Issue 13, August 2017 "Crow Barn" - Issue 19, February 2018
  4. Nidhi Singh
    Nidhi Singh
    Nidhi attended American International School, Kabul, before moving to Delhi University for BA English Honors. Currently, she lives with her husband in Yol, a picturesque cantonment, which was a British POW Camp housing German and Italian soldiers during the World Wars. More than 50 of her short stories have appeared internationally in Military Experience and the Arts, Grey Wolfe publishing, Expanded Horizons, Vagabondage Press, Rigorous, TQR, SPR, Fantasia Divinity, Fiction on the Web, Storyteller, TWJ Magazine, Indie Authors Press, Flyleaf Journal, Liquid Imagination, Digital Fiction Publishing Co, LA Review of LA, Flame Tree Publishing, Four Ties Lit Review, The Insignia Series, Inwood Indiana Press, Bards and Sages Publishing, Scarlet Leaf Review, Bewildering Stories, Down in the Dirt, Mulberry Fork Review, tNY.Press, Fabula Argentea, Aerogram, Fiction Magazines, Flash Fiction Press, The Dirty Pool, Asvamegha, Thurston Howl Publications etc. She has also authored several translations of the Sikh Holy Scriptures. "The Reborn" - Issue 13, August 2017
  1. Kristyl Gravina
    Kristyl Gravina
    Kristyl Gravina is from the island of Malta where she lives with her husband, son and three cats. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Third Wednesday, Down in the Dirt magazine, Haiku Journal, The Literary Hatchet and Hindered Souls: Dark tales for dark nights among others. "Once Upon an August" - Issue 13, August 2017 "The Sweetest Blood" - Issue 15, October 2017 "In the Heart of the Forest" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  2. Mike Murphy
    Mike Murphy
    Mike Murphy has had over 150 audio plays produced in the U.S. and overseas. In 2016, he won two Moondance International Film Festival awards. His prose work has appeared in, among others, DIME SHOW REVIEW, GATHERING STORM MAGAZINE, ZETETIC, LYONESSE, THEME OF ABSENCE, FABULA ARGENTEA, and BUCKSHOT MAGAZINE. In 2015, Mike's script “The Candy Man” was produced as a short film under the title DARK CHOCOLATE. In 2013, he won the inaugural Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition. He keeps a blog at audioauthor.blogspot.com. "The Wool Hat" - Issue 13, August 2017 "True Colors" - Issue 14, September 2017 "The Soul Man" - Issue 16, November 2017
  3. Karen Heslop
    Karen Heslop
    Karen Heslop writes from Kingston, Jamaica. Her stories have been published or are forthcoming in Bards and Sages Quarterly, Big Echo Critical Science Fiction, The Fifth Di…, Broadswords and Blasters, Grievous Angel , FunDead Blog, The Ginger Collect and Brilliant Flash Fiction among others. She tweets @kheslopwrites. "At the End of Summer" - Issue 13, August 2017
  4. Brett Petersen
    Brett Petersen
    Brett Petersen writes because he feels it is a better way to spend his time than mopping floors or running cash registers. He obtained his B.A. in English from the College of Saint Rose in 2011 and his fictions have appeared in journals such as the Corvus Review, Corner Bar Magazine and Loud Zoo. He is also a cartoonist, drummer and singer/songwriter whose high-functioning autism only adds to his creativity. Links to all of his projects can be found at https://jellyfishentity.wordpress.com/ He lives in Albany New York. "A Free Ride to Pleroma" - Issue 13, August 2017
  1. Elana Gomel
    Elana Gomel
    Elana Gomel is an Associate Professor at the Department of English and American Studies at Tel-Aviv University. She has taught and researched at Princeton, Stanford, University of Hong Kong, and Venice International University. She is the author of six non-fiction books and numerous articles on subjects such as narrative theory, posthumanism, science fiction, Dickens, and Victorian culture. As a fiction writer, she has published more than thirty fantasy and science fiction stories in New Horizons, Bewildering Stories, Timeless Tales, The Singularity, New Realms, Mythic and many other magazines; and in several anthologies, including People of the Book and Apex Book of World Science Fiction. Her fantasy novel A Tale of Three Cities was published in 2013. "The Two Courts" - Issue 13, August 2017
  2. Amber M. Simpson
    Amber M. Simpson
    Amber M. Simpson is a nighttime fiction writer with a penchant for horror, fantasy, and sci-fi. When she's not editing for Fantasia Divinity Magazine, she divides her creative time between writing short stories and working on the creations of two very different novels; a mystery/horror called Wolves Hollow, and a medieval fantasy she hopes to make into a series, called The First Blood. She has a Bachelor’s degree and lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and two little boys, who keep her feet on the ground even while her head is in the clouds. To learn more, visit https://ambermsimpson.wordpress.com. "The Back Yard" - Issue 13, August 2017 "What Lies Below" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "The Back Yard" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018) "Around the Fire" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  3. Joni Chng
    Joni Chng
    Joni Chng is a writer and photographer by profession. In her spare time, she reads and draws. But in between writing scripts for choose-your-own-adventure online games, doing photo shoots, urban sketching and interviewing some professional for magazine articles, she continues building and expanding her own imaginary universe – one story at a time. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram under the handle jonichng. "The Deal" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Jonathon Cromack
    Jonathon Cromack
    "Anna's Second Chance" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  1. Paul A. Freeman
    Paul A. Freeman
    Paul A. Freeman is the author of Rumours of Ophir, a novel which was taught in Zimbabwean high schools and has been translated into German. In addition to having two crime novels, a children’s book and an 18,000-word narrative poem commercially published, he is also the author over a hundred published short stories, articles and poems. Paul currently works in Abu Dhabi, where he lives with his wife and three children. "A Day in Antarctica" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  2. Ken Goldman
    Ken Goldman
    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 865 independent press publications in the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Australia with over thirty due for publication in 2017-18. 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 and recently re-released in Kindle by eXcessica Publishers). His first novel OF A FEATHER (Horrific Tales Publishing) was released in January 2014. SINKHOLE, his second novel, will be published by Bloodshot Books late summer 2017. Ken isn't yet famous. He expects that to happen posthumously. "Get the Door for Me, Will You, Edgar?" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "A Tale from Captain Andy" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  3. Cyndie Goins Hoelscher
    Cyndie Goins Hoelscher
    Cyndie Goins Hoelscher is of Croatan Native American descent and shares her heritage with her Lumbee cousins in North Carolina. She earned her BA: History at Texas A&M University Kingsville and studied anthropology under Dr. Miguel Latham. Her non-fiction work has been recognized in USA Today; Margaret Walker Creative Writing Awards, College Language Association, Spellman College, Birmingham, Alabama; and Phi Theta Kappa Diversity Hallmark Award, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Her poetry and fiction have been published in the Birmingham Journal for Arts, Cezanne's Carrot and Writer's Digest. She lives with her husband Ronnie and their furbaby, Lady Tiva von Hoelscher in Corpus Christi, Texas. "The Township" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Victor H. Rodriguez
    Victor H. Rodriguez
    Victor H. Rodriguez is a talent manager, novelist and short story writer. He’s been a scriptwriter for HBO and published short fiction with Murder of Storytellers, Jaded Books and White Wolf. He also has short stories in the upcoming anthologies Tales of the Once and Future King from Superversive SF, and Hyperion and Theia from Radiant Crown. "Music of the Wild" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  1. Victoria Dalpe
    Victoria Dalpe
    Victoria Dalpe is an artist and writer based out of Providence, RI where she lives with her husband, filmmaker Philip Gelatt, and their young son. She has been published in a variety of horror anthologies. Her novel Parasite Life came out with ChiZIne Publications December 2017. "Dark Inheritance" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "Dark Inheritance" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  2. KC Grifant
    KC Grifant
    A founding co-chair of the Horror Writers Association (HWA) San Diego chapter, KC Grifant is a New England-to-SoCal transplant who writes horror, fantasy, science fiction and weird west stories. Her nonfiction science articles on science, medicine and technology have appeared in hundreds of magazines and newspapers while her fiction stories have found homes in magazines, card games and anthologies, most recently the Lovecraft Ezine, Electric Spec magazine, and the Stoker Award-nominated “FRIGHTMARE: Women Who Write Horror.” Visit @SciFiWri or www.SciFiWri.com to learn more. "Better Halves" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  3. Vaggelis Sarantopoulos
    Vaggelis Sarantopoulos
    Vaggelis Sarantopoulos is a Greek writer living in the UK. He is been writing in Greek for many years and now he is making his debout in the English language with the short story "Ouija Board". In 2012, Universe Pathways magazine of Greece awarded him with the Second Larry Niven Fantasy Award for his novelette "Sunrise Deep Under The Earth". The Author lives with his wife and his cat in Wales. "The Ouija Board" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Paul Stansbury
    Paul Stansbury
    Paul Stansbury is a life long native of Kentucky. He is the author of Inversion -Not Your Ordinary Stories, Down By the Creek – Ripples and Reflections, and a novelette: Little Green Men? His speculative fiction stories have appeared in a number of print anthologies as well as a variety of online publications. Now retired, he lives in Danville, Kentucky. www.paulstansbury.com www.facebook.com/paulstansbury/ "Exiled" - See Through My Eyes Anthology (2017) "The Girl in the Harvest Moon" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  1. Benjamin Langley
    Benjamin Langley
    Benjamin Langley has had over a dozen pieces published online and in print including at Flash Fiction Magazine, Litro and The Manchester Review. Benjamin is currently working on a supernatural novel set in the Cambridgeshire Fens. He lives, writes and teaches in Cambridgeshire, England. "Something Old" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  2. Michael J.P. Whitmer
    Michael J.P. Whitmer
    Michael J.P. Whitmer is a father, husband, and published speculative fiction writer, casting a shadow in his sunny hometown of Jacksonville Beach, FL. His writing has appeared electronically and in print. Follow his ramblings @MJPWhit on twitter or get exclusive content at michaeljpwhitmer.com. "False Awakening" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  3. Darren Todd
    Darren Todd
    Darren Todd writes short fiction full time, along with freelance book editing for Evolved Publications and narrating the occasional audiobook for Audible, Inc. His short fiction has appeared in twenty-three publications over the last eleven years. He has had three plays produced and a non-fiction book published. While many of his works fall under the literary umbrella, he often returns to horror. His style and reading preferences tend toward the psychological, as he enjoys stories that linger in the imagination long after he's closed the book on them. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife and son, and does his best work in coffee shops on a dated Alphasmart word processor. "What Meets in the Dark and Rain" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Raven McAllister
    Raven McAllister
    Raven McAllister is a psychotherapist hailing from southwest Louisiana. His stories have been featured on a number of eZine sites such as Dark Energy Speculative Fiction, Macabre Cadaver, and Flashes in the Dark, and in the print anthologies Hindered Souls and Deadman's Tome: The Ancient Ones. His latest story, “The Language of the World,” is part of the Frith Books ghost anthology Restless, and his story “Four Turns” will be featured in the upcoming Between the Tracks collection put out by Oz Horror Con. "Unlife" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  1. Edmund Stone
    Edmund Stone
    Edmund Stone is a writer and poet of horror and fantasy living in a quaint river town in the Ohio Valley. It is a rural and backward area from which he derives a wealth of characters and strange ideas. He writes at night, spinning tales of strange worlds and horrifying encounters with the unknown. He lives with his wife, a son, two dogs and two mischievous cats. Edmund is an active member of The Write Practice, a member only writer’s forum. Edmund’s poetry is featured in the Horror Zine, Summer 2017 issue. He has a poem featured in issue #6 of Jitter by Jitter Press. He also has two upcoming short stories, one in a Year’s Best Body Horror anthology 2017 by Gehenna & Hinnom and February 2018 in Hell’s Talisman by Schreyer Ink Publishing. Contact: edmundstone69@gmail.com or visit him on Facebook. "Hush" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  2. Jeff C. Stevenson
    Jeff C. Stevenson
    Dean Koontz has praised the writing of Jeff C. Stevenson as “unique and compelling,” while Jonathan Kellerman calls it “fascinating and disturbing.” Stevenson is a professional member of Pen America and an active member of the Horror Writers Association. He is the author of FORTNEY ROAD: The True Story of Life, Death and Deception in a Christian Cult and more than two dozen dark fiction short stories. Jeff is finishing a two-part, supernatural suspense novel and he also writes mainstream fiction under the pen name of Mary Saliger. Film rights to all stories are represented by Steve Fischer of the Agency for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Author of a true-life horror story, Fortney Road, and those we can only imagine. Author profile: http://goo.gl/dWEA8N Purchase Fortney Road: http://goo.gl/TU74lw Visit Fortney Road: https://fortneyroad.com "EVP" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  3. Anna Shane
    Anna Shane
    "Commedia Dell'Arte" - See Through My Eyes Anthology
  4. Gerri Leen
    Gerri Leen
    Gerri Leen lives in Northern Virginia and originally hails from Seattle. In addition to being an avid reader and an at-times sporadic writer, she's passionate about horse racing (the racing part, not betting), tea, whiskey, handbags, and art. She has work appearing in: Nature, Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, Grievous Angel, Grimdark, and others, and has edited several anthologies for independent presses. See more at http://www.gerrileen.com. "Good Intentions" - Issue 14, September 2017
  1. James Dorr
    James Dorr
    Indiana (USA) writer James Dorr’s THE TEARS OF ISIS was a 2014 Bram Stoker Award® nominee for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. Other books include STRANGE MISTRESSES: TALES OF WONDER AND ROMANCE, DARKER LOVES: TALES OF MYSTERY AND REGRET, and his all-poetry VAMPS (A RETROSPECTIVE). Also just out in June 2017 from Elder Signs Press, a novel-in-stories, TOMBS: A CHRONICLE OF LATTER-DAY TIMES OF EARTH. An Active Member of HWA and SFWA with more than 500 individual appearances from ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE to XENOPHILIA, Dorr invites readers to visit his blog at http://jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.com. "Flightless Rats" - Issue 14, September 2017
  2. Maureen Bowden
    Maureen Bowden
    Maureen Bowden is a Liverpudlian, living with her musician husband in North Wales. She has had ninety-two stories and poems accepted for publication by paying markets, and Silver Pen publishers nominated one of her stories for the 2015 international Pushcart Prize. She also writes song lyrics, mostly comic political satire, set to traditional melodies. Her husband has performed these in Folk clubs throughout England and Wales. She recently retired from a long career with HMRC, and in 2013 she obtained a First Class Honours Degree from the Open University. As well as Literature and History, the Degree included modules in Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing. She achieved a distinction in both. She loves her family and friends, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Shakespeare, and cats. "Trapped in Ceramic" - Issue 14, September 2017
  3. A.P. Sessler
    A.P. Sessler
    A.P. Sessler is a resident of North Carolina's Outer Banks. A.P. frequents an alternate universe not too different from your own, where he searches for that unique element that twists the everyday commonplace into the weird. When he's not writing fiction, he composes music, makes art and muses about theology and mind-hacking. He also likes to dress in funny clothes and talk about the first English colony in the New World. His short stories have appeared in e-magazines, audio podcasts and print anthologies such as Keystone Chronicles, Dark Hallows 2 and Turn to Ash, Volume 2: Open Lines. "Plastic Teeth" - Issue 15, October 2017 "Down the Myrtle Tree" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. Eddie Generous
    Eddie Generous
    Eddie Generous is a Canadian living on the Pacific coast with his wife and their cats. He operates a fledgling literary horror outfit aptly named Unnerving. "Night of the Lesson" - Issue 15, October 2017
  1. KT Wagner
    KT Wagner
    KT Wagner writes speculative fiction in the garden of her Maple Ridge, British Columbia home. She enjoys day-dreaming and is a collector of strange plants, weird trivia and obscure tomes. KT graduated from Simon Fraser University’s Writers Studio in 2015. She can be found on the web at www.northernlightsgothic.com and @KT_Wagner "Late Blight" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2017)
  2. Teresa Lopez
    Teresa Lopez
    Teresa Lopez is a social worker by day and writer by night. She hails from Northeast Ohio, where one day its 70 degrees and the next is 30. She writes paranormal fantasy/romance. You can check out her Catty Comment blog and flash fiction at teresalopezwriter@wordpress.com. "For a Season" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2017)
  3. Michael Anthony Lee
    Michael Anthony Lee
    Michael Anthony Lee lives in small town Ontario, Canada. At fifteen he spent the long walks home from school dreaming of someday becoming a writer. Now, thirty years later, that journey has begun . This is his first published work of fiction. Note to my fellow writers: Never stop writing. Never stop dreaming. It is never too late. "The Dark Prince" - Issue 16, November 2017 "The Dark Prince" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)
  4. Doug Russell
    Doug Russell
    Doug Russell’s fiction has appeared in Weirdbook, Space and Time Magazine, and elsewhere. He has twice received honorable mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. His non-fiction has appeared in Skeptic Magazine. At various times he has worked as a retail manager, a close-up magician, and as a member of a pyrotechnics crew. "Neptune's Castle" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2017)
  1. Ada Hardy
    Ada Hardy
    Ada Hardy hasn’t quit her day job, but she writes furiously in her free time, and gets her best ideas when she’s tearing around the local trails on horseback. She lives in Ventura County, California with two loving house cats and an indifferent tarantula. She has been previously published in The Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review. "Little Black Cat" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2017)
  2. S. P. Lowe
    S. P. Lowe
    When S. P. Lowe, a Washington-based writer, is not working on short stories or YA fiction and fantasy novels, she is teaching preschoolers their ABCs and road tripping to state and national parks throughout the USA. Her fiction has appeared in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine and Teen Ink, and her poetry has won an award from Scholastic’s Alliance of Young Artists & Writers. "Love Potion" - Issue 17, December 2017
  3. Morgan Crooks
    Morgan Crooks
    Morgan Crooks grew up in the Finger Lakes of NY, a beautiful part of the country carved into being by ancient glaciers. He now lives with his wife outside of Boston, and is obsessed with wasps, cosmic horror, and ziggurats. His works have appeared in Electric Spec, Daily Science Fiction, and Theme of Absence. Find him online @raponikoff on Twitter and on ancientlogic.blogspot.com. "What Little We Know" - Issue 17, December 2017
  4. Gustavo Bondoni
    Gustavo Bondoni
    Gustavo Bondoni was born in Argentina, which, he believes, makes him one of the few - if not the only - Argentinean fiction writers writing primarily in English. He moved to the US at the age of three because his father worked for a multinational company that bounced him around the world every three years. Miami, Zurich, Cincinnati. He only made it back to Buenos Aires at the age of twelve, by which time he was not quite an American kid, not quite a European kid, and definitely not Argentinean! His fiction spans the range from science fiction to mainstream stories, passing through sword & sorcery and magic realism along the way, and it has been published in fourteen countries and seven languages to date. His latest book is a far future war novel entitled Incursion, and his website is at gustavobondoni.com. "Teeth" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2017)
  1. Tara Campbell
    Tara Campbell
    Tara Campbell [www.taracampbell.com] is a Washington, D.C.-based writer, assistant fiction editor at Barrelhouse, and volunteer with children's literacy organization 826DC. Prior publication credits include Booth, SmokeLong Quarterly, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Establishment, Barrelhouse, Masters Review, and Queen Mob's Teahouse, among others. Her debut novel, TreeVolution, was released in 2016, and her collection, Circe's Bicycle, will be published in fall 2017. "The Collector" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  2. Allison Epstein
    Allison Epstein
    Allison Epstein lives and writes in Chicago, where she is pursuing an MFA in fiction at Northwestern University. She also holds a degree in creative writing from the University of Michigan's Residential College. Her writing has been or will be published in Metaphorosis Magazine, Rathalla Review, Bloodbond, Pantheon Magazine, and others. You can find her work online at allisonepstein.contently.com, or follow her on Twitter @AllisonEpstein2 for irregular tweets about obscure Renaissance playwrights. "Iron and Pearl" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  3. G.G. Silverman
    G.G. Silverman
    G.G. Silverman lives north of Seattle with a dog-boy and an adult male human. She is the author of the YA comedic horror novels VEGAN TEENAGE ZOMBIE HUNTRESS and STONERS VS. MOANERS, the first of which was a finalist for the North Street Book Prize. Her short fiction and poetry have won awards and have appeared in or are forthcoming from The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, ellipses literature + art, The Iron Horse Literary Review, Iconoclast, The Seventh Wave, Molotov Cocktail, and more. For more info, and to connect with G.G., please visit www.ggsilverman.com. "The Feeding" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  4. Janel Brubaker
    Janel Brubaker
    Janel Brubaker recently graduated from Clackamas Community College with her associates in English and Creative Writing. She worked as a student assistant editor for the Clackamas Literary Review for the 2015 and 2016 editions. She is currently the Managing Editor of the M Review. She has been published in Sick Lit Magazine, The Bella Online Literary Review, Heartbeat Literary Journal, Crab Fat Magazine, Dark Fire Fiction, Linden Avenue Literary Journal,Slink Chunk Press and (boink) zine,Corner Bar Magazine, Anomaly Literary Journal, and Sheepshead Review. Janel is currently pursuing a B.A. in Creative Writing from Marylhurst University. "The Touch of a Spindle" - Issue 18, January 2018
  1. M J Scott
    M J Scott
    M J Scott was born in London but lives in Scotland and is currently enjoying an MA in Creative Writing at Napier University. Previous publications include book reviews and short stories for magazines and anthologies. M J has an abiding love of folk lore, fairy tales and magic of all kinds. "The Selkie" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  2. Kristin Roahrig
    Kristin Roahrig
    Kristin Roahrig's short stories and poetry have appeared in various publications. She is also the author of several plays and lives in Indiana. "Fire in the Stained Glass" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  3. J.G. Formato
    J.G. Formato
    J.G. Formato is a writer and teacher from North Florida. Her short fiction has appeared in Persistent Visions, Bracken, Equus from World Weaver Press and elsewhere. "Clipped" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  4. Dawn Vogel
    Dawn Vogel
    Dawn Vogel writes and edits both fiction and non-fiction. Her academic background is in history, so it's not surprising that much of her fiction is set in earlier times. By day, she edits reports for historians and archaeologists. In her alleged spare time, she runs a craft business, co-edits Mad Scientist Journal, and tries to find time for writing. She is a member of Broad Universe and an associate member of SFWA. Her first novel, Brass and Glass: The Cask of Cranglimmering, is available from Razorgirl Press. She lives in Seattle with her awesome husband (and fellow author), Jeremy Zimmerman, and their herd of cats. Visit her at historythatneverwas.com. "Salt in Our Veins" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  1. Elizabeth J. Kepsel
    Elizabeth J. Kepsel
    Elizabeth J. Kepsel is a Chicago-based writer with an M.A. in Writing from Northern Michigan University. Her stories often focus on fairy tale and folklore retellings. Her work has been published in Bending Spoons, Larks Fiction Magazine, and Luna Station Quarterly. "Snip, Snip" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  2. Katherine Inskip
    Katherine Inskip
    Katherine Inskip teaches astrophysics for a living and spends her (infrequent) spare time populating the universe with worlds of her own. She is a mother to two boys, and enjoys chaos, water-fights, tree-climbing, and thwarting plans for world domination. "A Coat of Salt and Sand" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  3. Rebecca Linam
    Rebecca Linam
    Rebecca Linam lives in Alabama and teaches German at the University of North Alabama. She has published four novels for children and young adults. For more, visit her website at www.rebeccalinam.com or find her on Twitter @rebecca_linam. "The Legend of Lorelei" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  4. J.R. Troughton
    J.R. Troughton
    James Ross Troughton is a writer of speculative fiction who lives and works in Essex, England. After graduating from the University of Leicester in 2007, he moved to Seoul, South Korea, where he worked in language academies for three years before returning to the UK. He now works in Primary education. His fiction has been published by Shimmer, Cast of Wonders, Fantasy Scroll and elsewhere. He can be found on Twitter at @JRTRoughton. "Mother Salt and Her Sisters" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  1. James Norris
    James Norris
    James has been a member of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers since 2010 and is working on three novels, the first of which, The Order of the Brotherhood, is a work of dystopian speculative fiction set in a prison which investigates the value of democracy in an America that has largely forgotten it. He’s also written several short stories—”Izzie Tells No Lies” his is second published short story—his first, is ”Angel of Death”, was published by Moon Magazine (http://moonmagazine.org/james-norris-angel-death-2017-12-31/) in Jan 2018. He’s also written several spec teleplays, the latest of which, Project Ωmega is currently under review at Amazon. He lives in Idaho with his wife and three creatures of the canine and feline persuasions, where he is pursuing his PhD in Physics. He can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/pjamesnorris/ or pjamesnorris25@gmail.com. "Izzy Tells No Lies" - Issue 19, February 2018
  2. W. T. Paterson
    W. T. Paterson
    W. T. Paterson is a writer out of New England. His critically acclaimed novels "Dark Satellites" and "WOTNA" were both named books to watch by MSLW.com. Visit www.wtpaterson.com for more information, or send him a tweet @WTPaterson. "Harvest Moon" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  3. James Potter
    James Potter
    James Potter grew up in Europe where superstition and gypsy fortune tellers are a common fact of everyday life. After coming to America he devoured science fiction. He garnered some recognition for his writing in high school and college. A career in advertising and writing award winning copy, led him back to his interest in writing speculative fiction. He has had stories published in Nebula Rift fiction magazine and T.Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog. "Autumn Roots" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. Jennifer McCollom
    Jennifer McCollom
    Jennifer McCollom has been telling stories ever since she was a little kid running around pretending to be a jungle girl. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a B.A. in English and has had her work published in the literary magazine Whatever Our Souls. When she's not writing novels, she occasionally posts poetry on her blog nodtothemoon.wordpress.com. "Constance" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  1. Rachel Villalobos
    Rachel Villalobos
    Rachel Villalobos currently resides in Clovis, California with her 3 children and her evil demon dog/corgi Cali. She has had many of her short stories published including Tammy Lynn's Burden at www.short-story.me and All That Is Left in Sanitarium Magazine #17. While she is always reaching into the dark corners of her mind to weave the next tale for you, she also keeps busy with her business Not So Ordinary where she creates seasonal items, art work, home decor and party decorations. You can visit her website at https://nsordinary.wixsite.com/notsoordinary to see her many creations or email her to get updates on any upcoming published work. "The Prank" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  2. Kevin Hopson
    Kevin Hopson
    Prior to hitting the fiction scene in 2009, Kevin was a freelance writer for several years, covering everything from finance to sports. His debut work, World of Ash, was released by MuseItUp Publishing in the fall of 2010. Since then, Kevin has released over a dozen books through MuseItUp, and he has also been published in various magazines and anthology books. Kevin's writing covers many genres, including dark fiction and horror, science fiction and fantasy, and crime fiction. His website can be found at http://www.kmhopson.com. "Stairway to Perdition" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  3. Pamela Q. Fernandes
    Pamela Q. Fernandes
    Pamela Q. Fernandes is a medical writer who spends time writing fiction, playing her keyboard and baking brownies. She has been previously published by Indireads, (Seoul-Mates) 2013, Quantum Fairy Tales, and Laksa Media, (Joseon Fringe) 2017. You can read more of her free short stories at pamelaqfernandes.com or reach her on Twitter at PamelaQFerns. "Naiads of Pegae" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  4. Sylvia M DeSantis
    Sylvia M DeSantis
    Sylvia M DeSantis currently has two books on the market, Watercharms: Ocean-Reiki Meditations (Schiffer, 2011) and Academic Apartheid (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), and has written for various journals and anthologies over the past two decades including Ruminate Magazine, Ballista Literary Journal, the Chicken Soup for the Soul© and A Cup of Comfort© anthologies, and others. "Shalimar" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  1. Sophia Grayson
    Sophia Grayson
    Sophia Grayson is a young writer located in Texas. She has written many stories in a wide variety of genres. She currently lives with her family in Houston. "The Siren" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  2. Jetse de Vries
    Jetse de Vries
    Jetse de Vries is a technical specialist for a propulsion company by day, and a science fiction reader, editor (part of the Interzone team 2004 — 2008, SHINE) and writer (Clarkesworld, Michael Moorcock’s New Worlds, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, among others) by night. He's also an avid bicyclist, total solar eclipse chaser, single malt aficionado, metalhead and intelligent optimist. "City Beneath the Surface" - Goddesses of the Sea Anthology (2018)
  3. Melissa R. Mendelson
    Melissa R. Mendelson
    Melissa R. Mendelson is a Horror and Science-Fiction author, whose writing has been published by Antarctica Journal, Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine and Sirens Call Publications. She was also recently published by Dark Helix Press, and she has a variety of writing available on Amazon Kindle. "When the Autumn Leaves Fall" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. M. Lopes da Silva
    M. Lopes da Silva
    M. Lopes da Silva is an author and fine artist living in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Blumhouse, The California Literary Review, and Queen Mob’s Teahouse, and anthologies by Mad Scientist Journal, Gehenna & Hinnom Press, and World Weaver Press. She recently illustrated the Centipede Press collector’s edition of Jonathan Carroll’s The Land of Laughs. "Mrs. Evergreen's Amusement Fair" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  1. Dorothy A. Winsor
    Dorothy A. Winsor
    Dorothy A. Winsor is a former college professor who used to spend all day studying the communication practices of engineers but found that writing middle-grade and young adult fantasy is more fun. Her YA fantasy, Deep as a Tomb, came out from Loose Leaf Publishing in 2016. The characters in "Ghost Cakes" also appear in her middle-grade fantasy, Finders Keepers (2015, Zharmae). "Ghost Cakes" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  2. Rainie Zenith
    Rainie Zenith
    Australian author Rainie Zenith writes novels and short fiction across genres, especially fantasy, horror and YA. Her work has appeared in anthologies published by Dark Cloud Press and WolfSinger, including Tales of Blood and Squalor and Tales From The Fluffy Bunny. Rainie is currently working on her third novel. She is also a singer. Find her on the web at rainiezenith.com. "Witch Hazel" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  3. Lorah Jaiyn
    Lorah Jaiyn
    Lorah Jaiyn's debut novel, “Whisper of an Angel” released early in 2018. Her short stories are featured in several anthologies, and she has much more in the works. Her mood dictates genre blend from magic to vigilante justice. She lives in Central Florida and credits her Jack Russell as both her muse and biggest distraction. Lorah enjoys creating with polymer clay and volunteers with a wildlife rescue. She loves exploring the great outdoors and is also totally addicted to the Hallmark Channel. She can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lorahjaiyn. "The Whistler Man" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. Diane Arrelle
    Diane Arrelle
    Diane Arrelle, the pen name of Dina Leacock, has sold almost 200 short stories and two books including Just A Drop In The Cup, a collection of short-short stories. She recently retired from being director of a municipal senior citizen center and resides with her husband, her younger son and her cat on the edge of the Pine Barrens (home of the Jersey Devil). "Lost in the Season" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  1. R.F. Keele
    R.F. Keele
    R.F. Keele mainly writes short genre fiction, though he has strayed into plays, screenplays, and poetry. He lives in London, England. Website: rfkeele.blogspot.co.uk Twitter: @RFKeele "Sister Autumn's Gift" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  2. Frank S. Montellano
    Frank S. Montellano
    Frank S. Montellano has worked (in no particular order) as a movie projectionist, travelling stuffed animal salesman, sailor, aircraft electrician, teacher, KMart employee, vice-principal, and media specialist. He is also a veteran, retired from the U.S. Navy after 24 years of service. He is married, living in Louisiana, and has four children who fill him with pride and joy. "The Killing Parts" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)