'THE VOICE IN THE GARDEN'
Richard Michael is a Clinical Laboratory Scientist living in Summerville, South Carolina; originally from Long Island, New York.
Although not yet published (at the time of this bio) he is
a passionate lover of horror who takes great pleasure in writing horror fiction.
'THAT WHICH THE OCEAN GIVES AND TAKES AWAY'
'THE WHALE HUNTS'
P.L. McMillan is an accomplished horror writer whose stories have appeared in a wide array of anthologies and magazines. To her, every shadow is an entry way to a deeper look into the black heart of the world and every night she rides with the mocking and friendly ghouls on the night-wind, bringing back dark stories to share with those brave enough to read them. You can find out more about her here:
'THE MOUTH THAT OPENS'
Logan Noble is a horror and science fiction writer who lives in Ohio with his wife and his two dogs. His short stories have appeared in a number of anthologies and magazines, including Pickman’s Gallery, Miskatonic Dreams, Déraciné Magazine, and Sanitarium Magazine.
His work can be found at his website:
'SCRATCHING FROM THE OUTER DARKNESS'
'THE YELLOW WALLPAPER'
Born July 3, 1860, died August 17, 1935.
American feminist, lecturer, writer, and publisher who was a leading theorist of the women’s movement in the United States.
Her best known short story 'The Yellow Wallpaper' was published in 'New England Magazine' in 1892.
He wrote 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass'.
Need we say more.
'SCARLET CAPRICE FOR SOLO VIOLIN'
A former Oxford academic who decided to swap dry scholarly prose for weird tales.
Academia's loss is our gain gentle listener.
'Sal's last butcher shop'
Brenda Kezar is a horror, fantasy, and science fiction writer and
member of the Horror Writers Association.
She lives on the dark tundra of North Dakota with her muse, an evil corgi named Honey Booboo.
Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including Dark Moon Digest, Daily Science Fiction, Silverthought, Welcome to Miskatonic University, Zombidays: Festivities of the Flesheaters, and many others.
To learn more, visit:
Christina Rossetti was a mid nineteenth century English poet from an extraordinary family.
You can find out more about this important literary figure in the following excellent biography.
Jeff Speziale is an American writer and filmmaker from St. Louis, MO. He finds inspiration from classic American Ghost Stories and German Folklore. When he’s not writing screenplays or short stories— Jeff spends his free time traveling, sipping bourbon and enjoying life with his very patient wife.
An American educator and poet who took a particular interest in encouraging the natural creativity of children.
He is best remembered as the author of 'Antigonish' (or 'The Little Man Who Wasn't There').
'THE SEED FROM THE SEPULCHRE'
One of the most famous contributors to the pulp magazine Weird Tales, Clark Ashton Smith had a long running literary friendship with, doyen of dark fantasy fiction, H.P. Loveraft.
His extensive back catalogue has been collated in
'The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith', published by Nightshade Books
STEW, BRITANNIA! or This Septic Isle
Lyman Graves has published fiction with Swamp Ape Review, Grotesque Quarterly Magazine, and The Great Void. His story "When the Owls Call" appeared in the Red Room Press anthology Year's Best Hardcore Horror, Volume 4. He resides in East Texas, coexisting with the odd urban pest.
'The Early Bird'
Taylor Allgood's work has been featured on The Nosleep podcast and he himself is a sometimes guest on The Short and Spooky podcast (a comedy/horror review of anthology horror tv series from the '80s and '90s). Taylor is a native of the Pacific Northwest who now resides in San Francisco. When he can be pulled away from his job in the tech industry, he's typically daydreaming of new ways to frighten readers.
He has also been published in 'Bad Futurist' magazine
Henry-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant was a 19th-century French author. Considered by many to be the greatest French master of the short story.
AL-KITAB AL-GHOUL: Being the Singular Memoir of Ibn al-Warith, the Only Known Son of Abdul al-Hazrad, Called the Mad Arab by Some
Eps. 101 & 102
Aaron Vlek is a storyteller whose work focuses primarily on the trickster as bringer of delight and proponent of disquieting humors. Many of her short stories delve into original tales of the jinn and a universal imagining of the Native American Coyote. Some works are historical in setting while others hail from the contemporary and urban landscape. She indulges more and more frequently in the reimagining of classic themes of Lovecraftian horror and has a keen fondness for the occult detective. Aaron is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she spent most of her time writing.
This Won't Hurt a Bit
John Saxton hails from Yorkshire, UK, where he is happily married, with two sons. He has had over 50 short horror stories published in the independent press, including his own
He writes mainly after dark...
Twitter - @jsaxtonwriter
Alex Wolfgang is a horror writer from Oklahoma City.
When not reading and writing horror, you'll find him camping, playing the drums, watching movies with his wife, and backpacking around the world.
His debut collection Splinter and Other Stories, which contains the story Mandibles, is available now.
He's a member of HOWL Society and the Horror Writer's Association.
The Lunch Pail
W. B. Stickel lives in Central New York with his wife and three kids. By day he works for the Air Force as a systems administrator--doing computer geek stuff. By night he reads and writes as much as life allows. He has published over a dozen stories in various magazines and anthologies, to include Sanitarium Magazine, E-Fiction Horror, Shadows of the Mind, SQ Mag, and the Lovecraftian tribute Whispers from the Abyss. His story "Selection" was featured on episode #226 of the horror podcast Tales to Terrify.
Transition / Transformation
Taylor Mittelsteadt is a transgender man and aspiring author from Massachusetts, working to break into the horror genre.
You can reach Taylor at email@example.com.
The Fifth Gable
Kay Chronister‘s fiction has appeared in
Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Clarkesworld.
She lives in Seattle with her miniature
dachshund, Victor Hugo.
Priya Sharma is a UK based writer.
Her fiction has appeared in Interzone, Black Static, Nightmare, The Dark and Tor.
'Fabulous Beasts' was a Shirley Jackson Award finalist and won a British Fantasy Award for Short Fiction.
Priya is a Shirley Jackson Award and British Fantasy Award winner, and Locus Award finalist, for 'All the Fabulous Beasts', her debut collection, available from Undertow Publications.
'Ormeshadow', her first novella (available from Tor), won a Shirley Jackson Award and a British Fantasy Award.
Pinterest page: priyasharma1
Instagram page: priyasharma1000
Caleb Stephens is a dark fiction author writing from somewhere deep in the Colorado mountains. His short stories have appeared in multiple publications and podcasts, including HOWL Society Press, MetaStellar, Suspense Magazine, Scare You To Sleep, and more.
His story “The Wallpaper Man” is forthcoming as a short film from Falconer Film & Media.
Jed Vesper is a horror writer with a taste for the macabre and strange. His home county of Yorkshire, UK, is steeped in atmosphere and inspiration for the ghoulish and ghostly, so he fits right in.
His debut anthologies: Tales of Dread and Dismay, Volumes 1 and 2 are available in ebook format, from Amazon worldwide. Jed is usually most active around the witching hour. That’s when the company is best.
Jed can be found haunting Twitter
Zachary Rosenberg is a fantasy and horror writer living in Florida. He appreciates the ocean, wildlife and his love of literature was constantly nurtured growing up where he practically lived in the libraries, reading every horror and fantasy book he could get his hands on.
Look for him on Twitter at @OrbKnighter
His print debut short story "The Teeth Of the Deeps" will be featured in the fifth short story collection from Dead Sea Press.
He will also soon be appearing in 'The Nightmare Sky' by Death Knell Press
The Crystal Egg
H. G. Wells
What more need we say.
The Brass Bed
Megan Joyce Pugh is an award winning British horror and thriller writer in London. Her co-written and co-produce short film The Blue Door was nominated for a BAFTA in 2019. As a result, the feature length script of The Blue Door was optioned by Steven Speilberg's outfit Amblin in 2021. In January 2022 her second short horror script: She Talks In Her Sleep was filmed and is now in post production, due for Autumn release. She is Co-Creative Director of the production company 13th Door Films with writer and actor Ben Clark.