Fantasia Divinity ​Magazine & Publishing

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.

  • "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
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
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.
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  • "Man From Oyon" - Issue 1, August 2016
  • "RapUnsEl" - Distressing Damsels Anthology (2017)
  • "RapUnsEl" - Dreams of the Past: 2017 Anthology (2018)​
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 
  1. Sara Codair
    Sara Codair
    Sara Codair lives in a world of words. Writing is like breathing; they can’t live without it. Sara teaches and tutors writing at a Northern Essex Community College. They live with a cat named Goose who likes to “edit” their work by deleting entire pages and a dog who limits their screen time. Their short stories were published in places like Unnerving Magazine, Alternative Truths, and Once Upon a Rainbow II. Their debut novel, Power Surge, will be published by NineStar Press on Oct. 1, 2018. Find Sara online at "One Way" - Issue 3, October 2016 "Dragon's Bane" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018) "The Suitor Sorter" - Issue 23, June 2018
  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 ( 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 fairy 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 "Eir" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (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: "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) "A Wizard's Bramble" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018) "The Fledgling" Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018) "The Royal Forest" - Issue 23, June 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 and visit her blog, which she promises to try and update more often, "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) "Let it Burn" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow 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 "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 is author of "The Enchanted Dagger" (Compton Crook Award Finalist, Maryland Writers Association Book Award Winner), "Owl Light," "The Greener Forest" (eFestival of Words Short Story Collection Award Winner), and other books. Her speculative writing has been published in "Faerie Magazine," "Weirdbook," "Cast of Wonders," "Great Tome of Fantastic and Wondrous Places," "Fantasia Divinity Magazine," and elsewhere. A cloverhand who has found so many four-leafed clovers she keeps them in jars, Vonnie strive to celebrate the power of myth in her writing. "Shoreside" - Issue 4, November 2016 "Shoreside" - Memories of the Past: 2016 Anthology "Angels" - Issue 20, March 2018
  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) "A Penance for My Sins" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018) "The Riddle of Vor" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow 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, 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. 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: "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: and "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 "Fantasma" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  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 "The Wild Hunt" - Distressing Damsels Anthology "Idun's Golden Apples" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  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 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 "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 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: Twitter: @kenmacgregor Facebook: "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: "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 (2017) "Eyes Too Blue" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  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. Liam Martin
    Liam Martin
    Liam Martin is a writer from Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom. He has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Derby and is currently studying a master’s degree in English Studies at the University of Nottingham. "The Little Sparrow" - I Will Fight For You Anthology (2018)
  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. "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. "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 "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 author who lives with her husband and fur-babies, currently two cats. Her favorite genres to read and write are fantasy and horror. Too list her short story publications would be very boring, so instead, check out her website She’s currently working on a collection of short stories. You can join her mailing list for news on upcoming publications or follow her on facebook If you enjoyed this story, please consider leaving a review. It helps lowly author’s like her get noticed and helps new readers find her books. "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 "The Carnival" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018) "Clash of Goddesses" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (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 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 "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 "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 "The Lace Forest" - Issue 20, March 2018
  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 "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 "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) "Scarred" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018) "Hidden in the Shadow of a God" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow 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 "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: "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 "Kojin" - Issue 10, May 2017 "Red Torl" - Issue 13, August 2017

Our Authors

  1. 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
  2. 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, In a Dog’s World, and The Snake's Song: A Labyrinth of Souls Novel. 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 inside a fairy's garden in Oregon. Learn more at "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) "When the Ghost of the Future Catches Up" - Issue 20, March 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 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: "Albino Rhino" - Issue 2, September 2016
  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? John C Adams lives in Edinburgh, UK, with her husband and family, and is a non-practising solicitor. "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 "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”: “ Sergio would like to thank Michele Dutcher for editing the first drafts of all his short stories. "One-Eyed" - 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, 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 "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, on Facebook at, 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 "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 "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. "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 stories of his adventures sailing the Great Lakes, and her mother, who raised her with a love of "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings." Lynette's latest evil schemes can be found on Facebook @authorLynetteRoggenbuck or on Twitter @LynetteRogg. "Heart of Stone" - The Evil Within Anthology (2017) "Bloodletting" - Menagerie de Mythique (2018)
  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, and Emmy Magazine. She also blogs regularly at "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) "Killing the Unkillable" - Menagerie de Mythique 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. "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.” "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) "A Lullaby for a Monster" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. Mike Murphy
    Mike Murphy
    Mike Murphy has had over 150 audio plays produced in the U.S. and overseas. He's won five Moondance International Film Festival awards in their TV pilot, audio play, short screenplay, and short story categories. His prose work has appeared in several magazines and anthologies. In 2015, his 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. Mike keeps a blog at "The Wool Hat" - Issue 13, August 2017 "True Colors" - Issue 14, September 2017 "The Soul Man" - Issue 16, November 2017 "About Time" - Issue 20, March 2018 "Family Tree" - Issue 21, April 2018
  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 He lives in Albany New York. "A Free Ride to Pleroma" - Issue 13, August 2017
  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. 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 "The Fairy's Reward" - Ever Dream of Me Anthology "The Mermaid's Knife" - Distressing Damsels Anthology
  3. 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. 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 "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 "Loki's Daughter" - Issue 21, April 2018
  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 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. "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 "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: 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: Purchase Fortney Road: Visit Fortney Road: "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 "Good Intentions" - Issue 14, September 2017 "Eden's Spawn" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  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 "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) "Bag of Treats" - The Heart of a Devil 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 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 "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 "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 "Teeth" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018) "New Hunting Grounds" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Tara Campbell
    Tara Campbell
    Tara Campbell [] 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, 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 "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 "The Aria" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (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) "A Special Place" - The Heart of a Devil 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 "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 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 ( 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 or "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 Visit 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 "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 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 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 "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 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 "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 "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: 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)
  3. J.W. Grace
    J.W. Grace
    J.W. Grace started writing seriously in 2009 and self-published two novels in a genre he calls “Action-Horror”. Based on his work and hobbies, he is a Geek and a Nerd, but he’s also a Husband, a Father and a Musician. When he’s not writing or spending time with family he’s usually gaming. "Autumn's End" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. Devin Lagasse
    Devin Lagasse
    Devin Lagasse is an aspiring novelist and short story dabbler. Her work can be found in publications such as the 2013 Imagine This! Artprize Anthology and Issue #6 of Two-Fisted Library stories. Her two great passions are romance novels and feminism and she is happy to explain via a twenty-slide PowerPoint presentation why the two together are a perfect pair. For obvious reasons, she enjoys reading and writing stories with strong heroines, biting social commentary, and, of course, a happily ever after. "Mythandry" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. J. Patton
    J. Patton
    J. Patton resides in Northern California. He writes when he can, loves his wife and children and enjoys spending time building things. He hopes to have a more interesting author bio one day. "The Blood Countess" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. John Grover
    John Grover
    John Grover is a fiction author residing in Massachusetts. John grew up watching creature double feature with his brother on Saturday afternoons. This fueled his love of monsters, ghosts and the supernatural. He never missed an episode. In his spare time he loves to cook, garden, go to the theater to watch horror movies with his friends, read, talk about food, bake amazing desserts, play with his dog Buffy (yes named after the character in the TV show) and draw-badly. Some of his publishing credits include stories in The Silver Blade Journal of Fantasy and Science Fiction, The Aurora Wolf Journal of Sci-fi and Fantasy, Best New Werewolf Tales Vol. 1 and Best New Zombie Tales by Books of the Dead Press, In the Blood Stream Anthology by Mocha Memoirs Press, and The Epitaphs Anthology by The New England Horror Writers. He has recently released his Best of Collection of over 20 reprint short stories. Please visit his website or his facebook page ( for more information. "The Necromancer's Daughter" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Ville Merilainen
    Ville Merilainen
    Ville Meriläinen is a Finnish university student. His short fiction has won the Writers of the Future award, and has appeared in Pseudopod, The Death of All Things, and Still Waters. His musical fantasy novel, Ghost Notes, is available on "Forget the Human Half" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  4. Nicole Tanquary
    Nicole Tanquary
    Nicole Tanquary's constant daydreaming as a child frightened her birth parents into abandoning her in the forest, where she was taken in by a nice Bear couple, and thus raised on a healthy diet of fruits, berries, and whatever insects she could pick out of her parents' fur. She regularly makes the journey from her home in the forest to the nearest town library, where she logs onto the public computer writes little tidbits of stories – nothing longer, as the librarians kick her out after a while for smelling too bad. She has published nearly two dozen short stories, many of which can be found by searching her name on; some of the most recent include work with Grievous Angel, Not One of Us Magazine, and Mad Scientist Journal. "A Simple Game" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. Kyla Chapek
    Kyla Chapek
    Kyla Chapek is a twenty nine year old woman living in Eugene, Oregon and identifies with the LGBTQ community. Kyla grew up in the McKenzie River community and graduated from McKenzie High School and Oregon State University. To pay the bills, Kyla bartends along with other odd jobs and aspires to be a stuntwoman someday along with having a full writing career. When she is not reading or writing, Kyla enjoys training in martial arts, traveling and getting lost in the woods. Kyla's previously published work can be found in the Roar Seven anthology through Bad Dog Books. "Big Buddha" - Issue 20, March 2018 "Obsidian Falls" - Issue 22, May 2018
  2. Alex Collingwood
    Alex Collingwood
    Alex Collingwood lives in a damp, misty place, where the sounds of a keyboard clicking are all that silence the whispers everywhere. Collingwood has a B.A. in English that he stole from a devil, a wife who pacifies dragons all day, and a dog named Billy who sneaks out every night to defend the world from the forces of evil. "The Seldom Witch" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Clara O'Leary
    Clara O'Leary
    Clara O'Leary is a lifelong writer and reader. While her main interest is fantasy, she occasionally gives other genres a try. This is her first publication for a short story, although she has been awarded for picture books and has had some work on display in 2017. Clara writes everything from novels to poetry to screenplays and everything in between, along with occupying herself with art, gardening and other creative endeavors. When she isn't writing, Clara spends most of her time dancing competitively, doing yoga, designing online pages, catching up on school work and farming on her families small New England homestead. "Harvest Spirit" - Autumn's Harvest Anthology (2018)
  4. S. Locke
    S. Locke
    S. Locke is a writer, dog person, caffeine addict and local book hoarder. She spends her time scribbling ideas into a worn out notebook and watching Disney movies. This is her first time having her work officially published but she has already determined that it will not be the last. "Miss Sitter" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. C. E. Clayton
    C. E. Clayton
    C. E. Clayton was born and raised in Southern California where she worked in the advertising industry for several years on accounts that ranged from fast food, to cars, and video games (her personal favorite). This was before she packed up her life, husband, two displeased cats, and one very confused dog and moved to New Orleans. Now, she is a full time writer (mainly in the fantasy genre), her cats are no longer as displeased, and her dog no longer confused. More about C.E. Clayton, including her blog, book reviews, and poetry, can be found on her website: "The Cautionary Tale of Bertrand Allary" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. Elizabeth Hosang
    Elizabeth Hosang
    Elizabeth Hosang is a Computer Engineer who has branched out into writing fiction. She has been published in a number of mystery and science fiction anthologies, and was short-listed for the 2017 Arthur Ellis award for Crime Writing in the Short Story category. Her interests include poisons, art fraud, and convincing her mini schnauzer that squirrels in the yard do not constitute an emergency. A fan of a well-told story in any genre, she especially enjoys mystery, urban fantasy and science fiction. She continues to hone her craft, enjoying the freedom to use adjectives, adverbs and pronouns, unlike when writing code, and is working on her sentence length. Her complete list of works can be found via her Facebook Author Page, @eahosang. "The Price of Pride" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Ezekiel Kincaid
    Ezekiel Kincaid
    Ezekiel Kincaid lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife and four children. Originally from Baton Rouge, Ezekiel has lived all across the south. When he isn't writing horror, he enjoys spending time with his family and training in martial arts. Besides horror, he also enjoy writing theology and philosophy. You can keep up with his upcoming publications here: "A Door Where There are No Doors" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018) "Call of the Tetromet" - Issue 21, April 2018
  4. Katherine Tomlinson
    Katherine Tomlinson
    Katherine Tomlinson is a former reporter who prefers making things up. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and collections. She is the editor of Nightfalls, and the upcoming charity anthology Once Upon a Fact. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. Follow her on Twitter @storyauthority; sign up for her newsletter for special offers, updates, and exclusive content. "The Ugly One" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. Steven S. Hood
    Steven S. Hood
    Steven S. Hood has been writing for several decades, primarily in screenwriting and as a script doctor. His first professional short story came in 1989 with Jon Herron’s Amazing Experiences Magazine (under a pen name) and received critical praise from a Simon & Shuster editor for his short story The Damned (of which the single known copy was destroyed due to its content) in 1990. His love for narrative fiction brought him back to the written word after a near over twenty-five year hiatus. He currently resides in California with his wife and family. "Crooked Creek" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. Michael Haynes
    Michael Haynes
    Michael Haynes lives in Central Ohio. An ardent short story reader and writer, Michael has had stories appear in periodicals such as Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Nature and also in anthologies such as Deep Cuts, Not Our Kind: Tales of Not Belonging, and Kwik Krimes. He is the chair of the Cinevent classic film convention and enjoys photography, geocaching, and travel. His website is and he can be found on Twitter as @mohio73. "Awaiting the Captain's Ghost" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Joseph Aitken
    Joseph Aitken
    Joseph Aitken was born in Canada and currently lives and writes in the Woodlands, Texas. His stories have appeared in Silent Screams, Splickety's Lightning Blog, Phantaxis, and Years Best Transhuman SF 2017. He is a copy editor for Strange Horizons, and he can be found online at and on Twitter @joseph_aitken. "The Manitou in Me" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  4. Jesse Weiner
    Jesse Weiner
    Jesse Weiner lives in Colorado with her husband, daughter, and two fur children. Her short stories have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and Youth Imagination Magazine, among other publications. When she's not writing or chasing her babies, Jesse enjoys hiking or and photography. Find her at, or connect with her on instagram @jesse.weiner. "A Heart of Ice" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. Jesse Sprague
    Jesse Sprague
    Jesse Sprague has previously published several speculative short stories, including the Once Upon Now anthology by Gallery books, two short stories published in Seattle Crypticon’s Decompositions 2017 and stories in both the Nemesis and Undeath by Chocolate anthologies. Her book Spider’s Game, the first in a three book series, won a Hidden Gem Watty award and can be read on Wattpad. Jesse can be found on facebook at her website, and on both Wattpad as @jessesprague and Radish Fiction. "Rusalka Lake" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. T.C. Cumberland
    T.C. Cumberland
    T.C. Cumberland is a Vancouver based writer of mystery and horror whose fiction blends the worlds of stage magic, the occult and detective fiction. "A Hunt by Moonlight" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018) "The Eyes of the Minotaur" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  3. Michelle Mellon
    Michelle Mellon
    Michelle Mellon has been published in several horror and science fiction anthologies. In August 2015, she and her husband relocated from San Francisco to Germany, where Ms. Mellon is a stay-at-home mom to their cat while she works on a horror story collection, and writes a blog about living overseas. "Adelinde's Last Supper" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  4. P.J. Reed
    P.J. Reed
    P.J. Reed is a writer and poet from England. She holds a BAEd from Canterbury Christ Church University, an MA from Bradford University and has dabbled in Psychology at the OU. She is an outrageously eclectic writer. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of online and print magazines, collections, anthologies and podcasts. In 2015 she was shortlisted for the National Poetry Anthology award. Her haiku collections include - Haiku Nation, Frozen Haiku, Flicker and Haiku Yellow. 'Defiance' the first instalment of The Torcian Chronicles, her high fantasy magical adventure series is available on Amazon. Read More at Twitter - Facebook - "Triple Bagging" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. M A Smith
    M A Smith
    M A Smith writes from Gloucestershire, UK. Her fiction has appeared in publications including Dark Moon Digest, Swords and Sorcery Magazine and Gathering Storm, and her novella ‘Severance’ will appear in May 2018, courtesy of Fantasia Divinity Publishing. Find out more at "Spin" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018) "Smoke Out" - Issue 23, June 2018
  2. Lionel Ray Green
    Lionel Ray Green
    Lionel Ray Green is a writer, an award-winning newspaper journalist, and a U.S. Army gulf war veteran living in Alabama. His short stories have appeared in the anthologies Fifty Flashes, How Beer Saved the World 2, Graveyard, Frightening, Tales from the Grave, In Creeps the Night, and 22 More Quick Shivers. His work has also appeared in the 2017 issue of From the Depths and in Trembling With Fear on the Horror Tree website. "Demon's Lament" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Jared Zygarlicke
    Jared Zygarlicke
    Jared Zygarlicke is a short fiction author living in New York City. His story "Awaken" was published in the 2016 anthology Summer's End. An avid consumer of literature, comic books, and films, he enjoys a good story in all of its forms. Jared spends his time reading, working a day job in the film industry, and talking to strangers about politics and the great Galactus. "Alibrashtah" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  4. Paul Tanner
    Paul Tanner
    Paul Tanner lives with his wife and two small children in Providence, RI, less than a mile from H.P. Lovecraft's grave. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Massacre Magazine, The Flash Fiction Offensive, HelloHorror, and the Ink Stains anthology series from Dark Alley Press. "A Piece of Work" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  1. Chad A. Clark
    Chad A. Clark
    Chad A. Clark is an author of dark-leaning fiction, born and raised in the middle of the United States. His road began in Illinois, along the banks of the Mississippi and from there he moved to Iowa, where he has lived ever since. From an early age, he was brined in the glory that is science fiction and horror, from the fantastical of George Lucas, Gene Roddenberry and Steven Spielberg to the dark and gritty tales of Stephen King and George Romero. The way from there to here has been littered with no shortage of books and movies, all of which have and continue to inform his narrative style to this day. "Unbridled" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  2. Josh Dygert
    Josh Dygert
    Josh Dygert grew up amid the cornfields of Indiana, went to college amid the cornfields of Michigan, tried life amid the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and now teaches middle school English back amid the original cornfields. He writes fantasy novels and short stories. "Hellflower Eyes" - The Heart of a Devil Anthology (2018)
  3. Elisabeth Brander
    Elisabeth Brander
    Elisabeth Brander is fascinated by history, mythology, and the printed word. She works as a curator of rare medical books and spends her days surrounded perusing anatomical illustrations, old pharmaceutical recipes, and other aspects of medical history. "A Genus of Moths" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  4. Kelly A. Harmon
    Kelly A. Harmon
    Kelly A. Harmon is an award-winning journalist and author, and a member of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. A Baltimore native, she writes the Charm City Darkness series. The fourth book in the series, In the Eye of the Beholder, is available now. Find her short fiction in many magazines and anthologies, including Occult Detective Quarterly; Triangulation: Dark Glass; and Deep Cuts: Mayhem, Menace and Misery. Ms. Harmon is a former newspaper reporter and editor, and now edits for Pole to Pole Publishing, a small Baltimore publisher. She is co-editor of Hides the Dark Tower and In a Cat’s Eye along with Vonnie Winslow Crist. For more information, visit her website at, or, find her on Facebook and Twitter:, "Selk Skin Deep" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Lorraine Schein
    Lorraine Schein
    Lorraine Schein is a New York writer. Her work has appeared in Gargoyle, Strange Horizons, Nonbinary Review, Enchanted Conversation, Evil Girlfriend Media, and the anthologies Gigantic Worlds, Aphrodite Terra, and Mosaics. Her poetry book, The Futurist’s Mistress, is available from "The Azure Dragon" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  2. David Boop
    David Boop
    David Boop is a Denver-based speculative fiction author. He’s also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. Before turning to fiction, David worked as a DJ, film critic, journalist, and actor. As Editor-in-Chief at, David’s team was on the ground at Columbine making them the first internet only newspaper to cover such an event. That year, they won an award for excellence from the Colorado Press Association for their design and coverage. David’s debut novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, is back in print from WordFire Press. He followed it up with a Victorian horror, The Soul Changers, from Pinnacle. David went on to edit the bestselling weird western anthology, Straight Outta Tombstone, for Baen. Dave is prolific in short fiction with many short stories and two short films to his credit. He’s published across several genres including media tie-ins for Predator, The Green Hornet, The Black Bat and Veronica Mars. His RPG work includes Flash Gordon and Deadlands: Noir for Savage Worlds. Finally, his series, The Trace Walker Temporary Mysteries, appears regularly on He’s a single dad, Summa Cum Laude creative writing graduate, part-time temp worker and believer. His hobbies include film noir, anime, the Blues and Mayan History. You can find out more at, or Twitter @david_boop. "Where Justice Ends, Vengeance Begins" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  3. Kody Greene
    Kody Greene
    Kody Greene lives in Canada and has been writing since a very young age. He works as a Mechanic in the Canadian Armed Forces. He spends the majority of his free time reading, or hiking. "The Dweller" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  4. C.R. Hodges
    C.R. Hodges
    C.R. Hodges writes all manner of speculative fiction, from myth-based fantasy to ghost stories to science fiction. Twenty-nine of his short stories have been published in markets such as Cicada, Perihelion Science Fiction and EscapePod, and he is a first prize winner of both the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award and the Pikes Peak Writers Zebulon Fiction Award. A onetime resident of Sweden, he currently runs a product design company in Colorado, where he lives with his wife, dog and no mythical creatures that he knows of. His online haunts include and "Trample" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Shauna Kosoris
    Shauna Kosoris
    Shauna Kosoris is a writer and video game narrative designer from Northern Ontario, Canada. She has written numerous nonfiction articles and book reviews that have appeared in the local paper. Her game credits include writing for Devil's Advocates: Bell, Book, and Candle, and Holdfast: Record of the Dwarven Kingdoms, Volume 1. You can find her online at "A Harmony of Soil and Sand" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  2. Denzell Cooper
    Denzell Cooper
    Denzell Cooper lives in Cornwall, England, where he works as a freelance editor. He's always had a fascination with myths and legends, and loves the multitude of truly weird creatures imagined during the Middle Ages. Find him on Twitter @DenzellCooper and on his website "Myrmecoleon" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  3. Nora M. Mulligan
    Nora M. Mulligan
    Nora M. Mulligan has been writing for decades and has been published in various places, in print and online. She works as the Head of Circulation in her local library, and lives in New York with a husband and two cats. "The White Stag and the Winter Wolf" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  4. Salinda Tyson
    Salinda Tyson
    A lifetime fan of mythology and fractured fairy-tales, Salinda Tyson grew up near Pennsylvania's Susquehanna River, lived a long time in Northern California, and now lives in North Carolina. Salinda’s work appears in the Third Flatiron anthologies, Monstrosities and Principia Ponderosa, and in Shadows in Salem (2016). "Sister Snow" is due out in October from Abyss & Apex. "Gar" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Evan Purcell
    Evan Purcell
    Evan Purcell is an English teacher working in Bhutan, a tiny kingdom way up in the Himalayas. He's also worked as a camp counselor in Russia, a headmaster in Zanzibar, and a lecturer in China. He writes in the horror and romance genres, often taking inspiration from the many places he's traveled. For more on his writing or travels, visit his author blog at "Drains to the Ocean" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  2. Laura L. Hill
    Laura L. Hill
    Currently resident in northern Canada, Laura L. Hill's fiction has been published by Issues in Earth Science, Perihelion, Polar Borealis and other publications. This story is dedicated to the Makutibi, beautiful singers. "Les Citoyens" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  3. Joe DeMarco
    Joe DeMarco
    Joe DeMarco was born in New York City; he grew up in Buffalo, NY. He has taught seventh grade on the island of Oahu, Hawaii for the last ten years. He is the author of the novels Plague of the Invigilare, The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins of Emir Abdullah-Harazins, At Play in the Killing Fields, Blind Savior, False Prophet, Vegans Are Tastier, and The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins: Green Mourning. "The Reverse Centaur" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  4. Jack Lothian
    Jack Lothian
    Jack Lothian is a screenwriter for film and television and is currently showrunner on the HBO / Cinemax series ‘Strike Back’. He’s had short fiction published in Hinnom Magazine, Parsec Ink’s ‘Triangulation : Appetites’, Helios Magazine Quarterly, ‘Down With The Fallen’ from Franklin/Kerr Press and ‘Out of Frame’ from Omnestream Entertainment, as well as stories in forthcoming releases from Weirdbook, New Salon Lit and Parvus Press. He also wrote the graphic novels ‘Tomorrow’ and ‘Laptop Guy’ for BHP Comics, illustrated by Garry Mac and Sha Nazir respectively. Twitter : @Jack_Lothian "Kelpie Winter" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Matthew McAyeal
    Matthew McAyeal
    Matthew McAyeal is a writer from Portland, Oregon. His short stories have been published in the literary magazines "Bards and Sages Quarterly", "cc&d", "The Fear of Monkeys", "The Metaworker", "Danse Macabre", and "Scarlet Leaf Magazine". In 2008, two screenplays he wrote were semi-finalists in the Screenplay Festival. "Melody" - Issue 22, May 2018
  2. Hugh J. O'Donnell
    Hugh J. O'Donnell
    Hugh J. O'Donnell writes fiction, produces podcasts, and likes things. His fiction has appeared in Iridium Zine, Andromeda Spaceways, Bards and Sages Quarterly, and others. Hugh lives in Western New York with husband, cat, and obsolete video games consoles. You can find more of his work online at "Wishes" - Issue 22, May 2018
  3. Abby Polakow
    Abby Polakow
    Ms. Polakow is a long-time enthusiast of fairy tales and a lover of books in general. She lives in Los Angeles, where she works as a teacher and part-time costume designer, as well as co-creator of a line of paper dolls and coloring books for children and adults. She has written and published several fairy tales and short stories, and is currently working on more. "The Firebird and the Huntsman" - Issue 22, May 2018
  4. E.H. Lazenby
    E.H. Lazenby
    E.H. Lazenby is an aspiring children's and young adult novelist with a passion for fantasy and speculative fiction. As a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Children's Literature program at the University of British Columbia, she is currently working on her first young adult novel and procrastinates by writing short stories. "Rusalka" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  1. Dusty Thorne
    Dusty Thorne
    Dusty Thorne loves writing stories that are character-driven, hopeful, and lean towards the liminal side of life. When not writing, Dusty can often be found with her head in a beehive, or treasure hunting her way through a secondhand store. Her work has been published by Tyche Books, Enchanted Conversations, and The Write Practice. "Shadows by the Seashore" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  2. Lee Clark Zumpe
    Lee Clark Zumpe
    Lee Clark Zumpe has been writing and publishing horror, dark fantasy and speculative fiction since the late 1990s. His short stories and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications such as Weird Tales, Space and Time and Dark Wisdom; and in anthologies such as Dark Horizons, Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 3, Dread Shadows in Paradise, Heroes of Red Hook and World War Cthulhu. His work has earned several honorable mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror collections. An entertainment columnist with Tampa Bay Newspapers, Lee has penned hundreds of film, theater and book reviews and has interviewed novelists as well as music industry icons such as Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Alan Parsons. His work for TBN has been recognized repeatedly by the Florida Press Association, including a first place award for criticism in the 2013 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. Lee lives on the west coast of Florida with his wife and daughter. Visit "The Dreaded Tome of Urawn" - Menagerie de Mythique Anthology (2018)
  3. Gabie Yang
    Gabie Yang
    Gabie Yang was born in Maplewood, Minnesota and currently resides in Forest Lake, Minnesota. She attends Concordia University - St. Paul, where she is studying English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. "Can't Fight the Darkness" - Issue 23, June 2018
  4. Tim Dadswell
    Tim Dadswell
    Tim Dadswell is a former civil servant living in Norfolk, England. He has had work published in The Literary Hatchet, Brilliant Flash Fiction, and Cocktails with Miss Austen. He can be reached on Twitter: @Tim26595882 "Creature Comforts" - Issue 23, June 2018
  1. Christine Morgan
    Christine Morgan
    Christine Morgan grew up in the high deserts of California but headed for water and trees as soon as she was able. A resident of the Pacific Northwest ever since, she now lives in the Portland area amongst the bizarro and weirdo-creatives community. Her stories span many eras and genres, with a particular focus on combining horror and dark fantasy with ancient or medieval cultures. She's best known for her Viking-themed tales, a collection of which -- The Raven's Table -- came out in 2017 from Word Horde. As a reader, she's a regular contributor to The Horror Fiction Review. As an editor, she's responsible for the Fossil Lake anthologies as well as a few other projects. She also enjoys baking, and modifying Barbie dolls into custom strange creations. Christine's most recent projects include the modern thriller Murder Girls, the pioneer blizzard horror novel White Death, and her extra-gooshy Deadite Press debut, Spermjackers from Hell. She's had short stories in many anthologies and is currently at work on a book called Lakehouse Infernal, with the kind permission of Edward Lee. "Dreams of Fire" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  2. Nicki J. Markus
    Nicki J. Markus
    Nicki J. Markus was born in England but now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She has loved both reading and writing from a young age and is also a keen linguist, having studied several foreign languages. Nicki launched her writing career in 2011 and divides her efforts between MM (writing as Asta Idonea) and mainstream works (writing as Nicki J. Markus). Her stories span the genres, from paranormal to historical and from contemporary to fantasy. It just depends what story and which characters spring into her mind! As a day job, Nicki works as a freelance editor and proofreader, and in her spare time she enjoys music, theatre, cinema, photography, and sketching. She also loves history, folklore and mythology, pen-palling, and travel, all of which have provided plenty of inspiration for her writing. Blog: "A Handmaid's Purpose" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  3. Lisa M. Landreth
    Lisa M. Landreth
    Lisa Landreth lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina with her cat Morris. She's an elementary school teacher and spends her free time writing stories, traveling and living life. Her passions are playing the violin, drawing and eating good food. This is her second publication. If you would like to know more, you can check out her blog at - "Ran" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  4. Jade Black
    Jade Black
    Jade Black lives in Florida, where she works in the law enforcement field and has also worked as a body snatcher. She has a degree in criminal justice and has spent time on a body farm. "Oathbreaker" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  1. Genevieve Gornichec
    Genevieve Gornichec
    Genevieve Gornichec may have technically earned her Bachelor’s degree in History, but she got as close to majoring in Vikings as she possibly could. She has written five as-yet-unpublished novels and draws much of her writing inspiration from Norse mythology and the Icelandic sagas. She enjoys hiking, running, dressing up as a medieval Norsewoman, and weaving (poorly). She lives in Northeast Ohio with her cat and makes coffee for a living. This is her first published work of fiction. Find her on Twitter as @ironwitchy. "Bright One, They Called Her" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  2. Antonius M. Hogebrandt
    Antonius M. Hogebrandt
    Antonius M. works with the literary speculative fiction genre, weaving threads of the human experience—historical and contemporary—on the loom of Scandinavian folklore. These experiences—from their own and others’ minds—include trauma, mental health, first love, being transgender, and being a stranger. They live in Sweden with their main partner and cat, and take frequent trips to the west coast, to bask in the atmosphere that inspires most of their stories. Their first publication is Solitary Duality in the anthology Summer Nights. "Of Ashes and Ocean" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  3. Aaron Hwang
    Aaron Hwang
    Aaron is a senior at Yale University. Wow! Time really flies! He studies English, and is currently working on his final project, a story about eldritch monsters, growing up, facing your past, and Alaska. When he isn't daydreaming about some story he may never sit down and actually make exist, he likes watching Let's Plays, spending time with his family, and honing his "skill" at tabletop board games. His other interests include superheroes, barbecue sauce, and wondering how he'll make a living after college. "Sigyn's Gift" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  4. Amelia Sirina
    Amelia Sirina
    Amelia Sirina is a Buryat-Russian speculative fiction writer. She studied Classics in Moscow State University, she falls in love with any new myths or fairytales easily and loves learning new languages. In her free time she travels -- whether here, or in other worlds, doesn't matter much. "Irreplaceable" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow Anthology (2018)
  1. Matthew Smit
    Matthew Smit
    Matthew Smit is a Dutch-Canadian anthropologist, writer and coffee geek. This is his first published fiction piece. He currently lives in Castricum, Netherlands with his girlfriend and the occasional adopted stray cat. "Jerusalem" - Issue 24, July 2018
  2. Eliza Master
    Eliza Master
    Eliza Master is a fiction author and a member of Wordos Workshop. Several magazines have published her stories and Wayzgoose Press will publish her three novels; The Scarlet Cord, The Twisted Rope and The Shibari Knot in 2018. Eliza is also a potter and builds stoves in Guatemala. When she is home she enjoys long walks in the Oregon rain with her Labradoodle, Samantha. "The Wall" - Issue 24, July 2018
  3. Jane Dougherty
    Jane Dougherty
    Jane Dougherty is Irish born, Yorkshire bred. Despite studying Medieval European History at Manchester University and training to be a teacher at Goldsmiths’ College, her first job was in the wine trade because they promised they would send her to France. Mission accomplished, she spent fourteen years in Paris before moving to Bordeaux and now lives in the countryside of the Garonne valley. She wrote her first novel over several maternity leaves then wrote another and another. ‘The Pathfinders’ trilogy was published by Finch Books in 2016. She has tried not writing fantasy but it doesn’t work; the Norse and Irish myths of her childhood always seem to worm their way into the story. "Rindr's Bane" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow (2018)
  4. Tony Daly
    Tony Daly
    Tony Daly is a DC/Metro Area creative writer. You can find his first eStory “Seelentrager” at Infinity Realms Book Store. His work has recently been published in “Tales from the Fluffy Bunny,” an anthology from Wolfsinger Publications, and at Military Experience and the Arts, where he serves as an Associate Editor. For a complete list of his published work, please visit "The Birth of a Goddess" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow (2018)
  1. Tahni J. Nikitins
    Tahni J. Nikitins
    Tahni J. Nikitins' fiction and poetry have appeared in the online journal Eternal Haunted Summer, with recent work featured the independently published "FLASH!" and her story "Only A Dream" to be featured in the upcoming anthology "Terror Politico." In 2014 her essay "The Deconstruction of Narrative Framing in David Markson’s 'Wittgenstein’s Mistress'" was published in the University of Oregon Comparative Literature Department's annual journal Nomad. She spent a year in Uppsala, Sweden, studying Swedish literature, history, and art while completing her honor's thesis analyzing non-traditional uses of narrative tropes in Mark Z, Danielewski's "House of Leaves." "What Remains" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow (2018)
  2. Mehi Loveski
    Mehi Loveski
    Mehi Loveski (Oleg G. Mikhailovsky) is a bi-lingual author from Russia. His essays and short stories have appeared in several online and print venues both in the USA and Russia, including Essaysandfictions, Dove Tales, FictionMagazines and The New Youth Magazine (Moscow). He lives in Yekaterinburg with his wife, son and a dog. "The Ride" - Issue 24, July 2018
  3. Dan Rice
    Dan Rice
    Dan Rice writes speculative fiction while not slaving away at the 9 to 5 or entertaining wee lads. He enjoys the writing process. All his fiction to date firmly falls into sci-fi and fantasy. The Overlord’s Trials is his eighth published short story.Earlier this year, his fantasy short story Wakizashi appeared in Aurora Wolf ( You can find a list of his published works and recommendations on tips he has used to improve his writing at You can follow him on Twitter at @DanRiceWrites "The Overlord's Trials" - Issue 24, July 2018
  4. Kari Holloway
    Kari Holloway
    Kari Holloway is an American writer who grew up in Leesburg, Georgia. She dabbles in southern romances filled with iconic components of sexy cowboys and firefighters, explored the unexplained in her paranormal series, found her way to the battlefields of the Civil War, and to love's first kiss under the weeping willow through various anthologies. Unsure of what her future holds, Kari enjoys writing what captures her attention in the evenings. During the day, she chases her kids around, laughing at their sassy ways and the depths of their curiosity. Her motto in life: Show the world the best version of you, for our actions of today make tomorrow. To learn more about Kari Holloway, check out "Don't Go Chasing Water Drops" - Beneath Yggdrasil's Shadow (2018)
  1. Holly Schofield
    Holly Schofield
    Holly Schofield travels through time at the rate of one second per second, oscillating between the alternate realities of city and country life. Her short stories have appeared in Analog, Lightspeed, Escape Pod, and many other publications throughout the world. She hopes to save the world through science fiction and homegrown heritage tomatoes. Find her at "Thinking Inside the Box" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  2. Jaleta Clegg
    Jaleta Clegg
    Jaleta Clegg sometimes feels like Cinderella, long after the ball. She cleans when the dog fur and dust bunnies begin to achieve sentience. She cooks because it’s fun and food allergies are a thing at her house. She makes things out of yarn, which sounds normal until you see what she’s making. Shrunken heads, anyone? And she also writes stories about aliens and spaceships, swords and sorcerers, unicorns with carnivorous impulses, evil green gelatin salads that attack, and many other weird and wonderful things. Find more of her work at "Cinder Jane" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  3. Frances Guerin
    Frances Guerin
    Frances Guerin is a writer, scholar, critic, and pianist, who lives in Paris works in the UK and carries an Australian passport. Her creative writing brings together her life long love of still and moving images, and her ongoing commitment to speaking about issues that concern women in the 21st century. She has published five books on film, photography, and visual culture and many articles, essays, and reviews. "Behind the Mask" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  4. Matthew M. Montelione
    Matthew M. Montelione
    Matthew M. Montelione is an American Revolution historian who focuses on the local experiences of Loyalists on Long Island, New York. His work on the subject has been published in Long Island History Journal and Journal of the American Revolution. Montelione also writes horror, historical fiction, and fantasy stories. His comic book project Spirit Guild is a fantasy miniseries set on Long Island in the American Revolution. "The Animated Dead" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  1. Quentin Norris
    Quentin Norris
    Quentin Norris is a horror and fantasy writer currently living in Austin, TX. He studied screenwriting and film direction at the UNCSA School of Filmmaking in 2012. He has been writing freelance short fiction for five years and has been included in various publications including Devolution Z Horror Magazine, Scrutiny Journal, and Breath & Shadow. "A Masquerade of Ghosts" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  2. Peter Niles
    Peter Niles
    Peter Niles grew up in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and is now an incoming college sophomore at the University of Dallas. He is the youngest of eight children, and through filching many books from his siblings' libraries developed a love of reading, which grew to a love of writing as well. He likes to integrate his passion for science and understanding of the world into his works, leading to a focus on High Fantasy and Science Fiction, though a walk through the illogical realms of Fairy Land are also welcomed. "Painted" -Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  3. Fanni Sütő
    Fanni Sütő
    Fanni Sütő writes poetry, short stories and a growing number of novels-in-progress. She publishes in English and Hungarian and finds inspiration in reading, paintings and music. She writes about everything which comes in her way or goes bump in the night. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants. Previous publications include: The Casket of Fictional Delights, Tincture Journal, Enchanted Conversation. Fundead Publications. Website: Twitter: @Fanni_Pumpkin "Midnight" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  4. Richard Edwards
    Richard Edwards
    Richard Edwards was born and raised in the North of England before migrating south. He prefers bad jokes to good jokes and spends a lot of time in the local library. "Poison, Pistol, Peacock" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  1. Zoey Xolton
    Zoey Xolton
    Zoey Xolton dreams darkly and often. Over the years these dreams have come to shape her waking reality, and so it has eventuated that she lives out her days on this earth as a Storyteller. Her tales are often filled with the paranormal and fantastical, tempered with lashings of forbidden romance and always driven home with a strong element of tragedy! When she’s not writing, Zoey can be found chasing after her precocious children and swooning over her own dark prince—the man she is lucky enough to call her husband and best friend. You can find out more about Zoey and her works at her website: "The Eternal Masquerade" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  2. Danielle Airola
    Danielle Airola
    Danielle Airola has a degree in anthropology from Iowa State University and is now pursuing a Master's degree at North Carolina State University. She writes fantasy and science fiction. "False Butterfly" -Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  3. Dusty Davis
    Dusty Davis
    Dusty Davis is an author and poet living in East Liverpool, Ohio. When he is not working on a story, he can be found at home with his wife and two children. Readers can find most of Dusty's work at "Masque of the Grave" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  4. Cari England
    Cari England
    Cari England began writing at a young age, with her first publication at twelve years old. She works as a screenwriter, author, and in various art department positions in the film industry. Fantastical elements are a common thread in all of her work. She loves creating characters and worlds that are just as real to the reader as they are to her. "Behind the Crystal Mask" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  1. Olivia Arieti
    Olivia Arieti
    Olivia Arieti is a US citizen, with a degree from the University of Pisa, she lives in Torre del Lago Puccini, Italy with her family. Her plays and poems have been published both in the USA and UK. Her short stories appeared in The Smoking Poet, Enchanted Conversations, Enchanted Literary Magazine, Daily Bites Of Flesh 2011 Pill Hill Press, Voices From The Garage, Riverbabble, Halloween Anthology Magic Cat Press, Christmas Warmth Anthology Xoxo Publishing, Medieval Nightmares, Poe-It, Spring Fever Anthologies Static Movement, Far Off Places, 100 Doors To Madness Forgotten Tomb Press, Plague, Black Cats Horrified Press, Bloody Ghost Stories, Full Moon Books, Mirror Mirror, Dangerous Dreams, Broken, Behind Closed Doors, Death And Decorations Thirteen O’Clock Press, Infective Ink, Sinister Saints Press, Doorknobs & Bodypaint, Pandemonium Press. "Lost and Damned" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  2. Juliana Amir
    Juliana Amir
    Juliana Amir is an NEOMFA graduate with work appearing in Dime Show Review as well as Enchanted Conversation. She loves the adventurous spirit of fairytales and the magic they conjure. "Gothic Melody" -Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  3. Jennifer Vizner
    Jennifer Vizner
    Jennifer Vizner lives in the U.S. and studies English in the hopes of becoming an editor and writer. For now, she spends her time reading, writing, and discovering new worlds through the stories her characters tell her. "Masked Intentions" - Midnight Masquerade Anthology (2018)
  4. J.S Cline
    J.S Cline
    J.S Cline is a Silicon Valley based author, who often confuses the real world for Science Fiction. A fan of all things fantasy, he has spent his life trying to capture his imagination. Early 2018 he tried writing a short story and fell in love with the form. This is his debut publication. "#1 Intergalactic Game Show: Would You Rather" - Issue 25, August 2018
  1. Aditya Deshmukh
    Aditya Deshmukh
    Aditya Deshmukh is a mechanical engineering student who likes exploring the mechanics of writing as much as he likes tinkering with machines. He writes dark fiction and poetry. He likes chatting with others who share similar interests, so please do check him out on Instagram - "Who Am I?" - Issue 25, August 2018
  2. Christopher M. Palmer
    Christopher M. Palmer
    Christopher M. Palmer is a software developer in Huntsville, Alabama, where he lives the empty nest life with his wife and two dogs. He is an avid reader, amateur cook, and likes to tinker with woodworking and electronics in addition to writing. "The Works of the Apprentice" - Out of You of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  3. John Mueter
    John Mueter
    John Mueter is a pianist, composer, educator, and writer. His short fiction has appeared in many journals, including the American Athenaeum, Lowestoft Chronicle, Halfway Down the Stairs, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Simone Press Publishing, The Literary Nest and the Bethlehem Writer’s Roundtable. Website: "Recovered Memories" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  4. Madeleine McDonald
    Madeleine McDonald
    Madeleine McDonald lives on the east coast of England, where the cliffs crumble into the sea. She finds inspiration walking on the beach before the world wakes up. "Keeping Account" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  1. Samantha E. Payne
    Samantha E. Payne
    Samantha Payne holds an MFA in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Fiction from Northern Arizona University where she teaches composition. She is the author of the new-adult-romance novel Maleficium and her writing has been featured in Alt Hist, Flash Fiction Magazine, Gravel, and Entropy. She was the fiction and visual arts editor for Thin Air Magazine and is an active publishing assistant for the speculative fiction magazine, Bards and Sages Quarterly. When she isn’t teaching or writing, Samantha draws manga and practices coloring inside the lines. "The Binding of Loki" - Issue 25, August 2018
  2. Billy San Juan
    Billy San Juan
    Billy San Juan is a writer in San Diego, California. He received a psychology doctorate from Alliant University in 2014. He currently works as both a professor and community mental health therapist. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and recipient of the 2017 StokerCon "Scholarship From Hell." He has published short stories in anthologies including California Screamin and 100 Word Horrors. He has also written several essays for Sterling's "Pop Culture Psychology" series, as well as flavor text for Magic: the Gathering. He has spoken on several convention panels at San Diego Comic Con, Los Angeles Comic Con, and WonderCon. "Blinding Light" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  3. Bryan Nickelberry
    Bryan Nickelberry
    Bryan Nickelberry was born under the clouds, and in the damp of the Pacific Northwest. He spent his life there learning and collecting stories, until the time came to begin telling stories of his own. "On Your Shoulders" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  4. Hailey Hudson
    Hailey Hudson
    Hailey Hudson is a young author, editor, and freelance writer from Atlanta. Her debut book Hope is the Thing with Feathers was published in 2017, and she's now a full-time freelance writer who writes about fitness, music, and education. If she's not writing, she's coaching softball, tap dancing, or snuggling with her beagle puppy, Sophie. Learn more at her website, . "Prince Charming" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  1. H.L. Fullerton
    H.L. Fullerton
    H.L. Fullerton writes fiction—mostly speculative, occasionally about vintage Barcaloungers—which is sometimes published in places like Lackington's, Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Daily Science Fiction, or anthologies such as Crime & Mystery Short Stories and Time Travel Tales. "Art's Chair" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  2. Traci Mullins
    Traci Mullins
    Traci Mullins has more than three decades of experience in coaching, editing, and collaborating on hundreds of non-fiction books. She is currently working on unearthing the girl who used to love stories and has been published in Flash Fiction Magazine, Dime Show Review, Ellipsis Zine, The Drabble, Friday Flash Fiction, Spillwords Press, and others. She was named a Highly Recommended Writer in the Spring 2018 London Independent Story Prize competition. "On Holy Ground" - I Will Fight for You Anthology (2018)
  3. Elle Turpitt
    Elle Turpitt
    Elle Turpitt has always preferred spending time in fictional realities, sometimes of her own creation. After studying Creative Writing & American Studies at the University of Hull, she returned home to South Wales. Elle has previously been published on, and has appeared in both the Wrath and Avarice volumes of Seven Deadly Sins: A YA Anthology. When not writing, she is often immersed in TV, films, video games and books. "The Most Valuable Possession" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  4. Kathleen Murphey
    Kathleen Murphey
    Kathleen Murphey teaches composition and literature courses in the English Department at Community College of Philadelphia. She has a Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. Some of her poetry has been published through Writing in a Woman’s Voice and The Voices Project. She lives outside of Philadelphia with her three lovely daughters and her husband. To learn more about her work, go to "The Step-Sister's Happy Ending" - Out of Your Shadow Anthology (2018)
  1. Paul Lubaczewski
    Paul Lubaczewski
    Before deciding to take writing seriously Paul had done many things, printer, caving, the SCA, Brew-master, punk singer, music critic etc. Since then he has appeared in numerous science fiction, and horror magazines and anthologies. Born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, he moved to Appalachia in his 30s for the peace and adventure that can be found there. He has three children, two who live in his native Pennsylvania, and one interrupting his writing constantly at home. Married to his lovely wife Leslie for twenty years, they live in a fairy tale town in nestled in a valley by a river. Author of over 50 published stories, his debut novel “I Never Eat…Cheesesteak” will be in stores early in 2019 "The Swamp of St. Leopold" - I Will Fight for You Anthology (2018)
  2. KA Masters
    KA Masters
    KA Masters is a fantasy writer who specializes in twisted fairy tales and zombie-infested historic fiction. She attributes her passion for Greco-Roman mythology and Germanic folklore to her alma mater, Dickinson College. Her debut novel, The Morning Tree, was recently published by Indie Gypsy. "The Armor Beneath the Veil" - I Will Fight for You Anthology (2018)
  3. Samantha Ryce Curreli
    Samantha Ryce Curreli
    Samantha is a current MFA Creative Writing student at Arcadia University as well as a journalist for one of the oldest music magazines in New Jersey, The Aquarian Weekly. Several of her other pieces have been published in The Ginger Collect, Humor Press Anthology, Calyx Literary Magazine, and Witch Works Magazine. "You Should be Neater" - I Will Fight for You Anthology (2018)
  4. Nathan Pettigrew
    Nathan Pettigrew
    Nathan Pettigrew was born and raised near New Orleans and lives in the Tampa area of Florida. His fiction has appeared in Stoneboat Literary Journal, the Nasty: Fetish Fights Back anthology from Anna Yeatts and Chris Phillips of Flash Fiction Online (spotlighted in Rolling Stone), Night in New Orleans from FunDead Publications, and Women Who Love Monsters from Riverdale Avenue Books. His story “Dog Killer” was named among the top 4 Finalists of the Writer’s Digest 8th annual Popular Fiction Awards for the Crime category, and is featured in State of Horror: Louisiana Vol. II. Other stories appear in the award-winning pages of Thuglit, and DarkMedia. Visit Nathan on Twitter @NathanBorn2010. "Tasha Reborn" - I Will Fight for You Anthology (2018)
  1. Connor Sassmannshausen
    Connor Sassmannshausen
    Connor Sassmannshausen is an Australian based American author. When not writing, she enjoys making and watching movies, reading, cross-stitching, and traveling. Find her on social media on: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: "Taking Leave" - Curse of the Gods Anthology (2018)
  2. Hannah Hulbert
    Hannah Hulbert
    Hannah Hulbert is a writer of historically credible fantasy and occasionally dabbles in plausible science fiction. Her writing is influenced / hindered by: a degree in ancient and medieval history; a husband, whose feet are firmly planted in reality; and the awe with which her children explore the world around them. She lives on the South coast of England and has a love-hate relationship with standardised spelling. She can be found tweeting @hhulbert "Victims and Survivors" - Curse of the Gods Anthology (2018)
  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. 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
  3. 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