The Twisted Book of Shadows will be edited by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore, aided by their Editorial Committee. To learn more about them, please read below!
Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind, Tin Men, Ararat, and many other novels. In the comics field, he co-created and writes two cult favorite series from Dark Horse Comics, Baltimore and Joe Golem: Occult Detective. As editor, his anthologies include Seize the Night, The New Dead, and the upcoming Dark Cities. He is one-half of the workshop and editorial services company River City Writers and one-third of the pop culture podcast “Three Guys With Beards.” Please visit him at www.christophergolden.com.
James A. Moore is the award-winning, bestselling author of more than forty novels, thrillers, dark fantasy and horror alike, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, Under the Overtree, Blood Red, the Serenity Falls trilogy and his most recent Seven Forges series. Along with Jonathan Maberry and Christopher Golden, he hosts the popular “Three Guys With Beards” podcast. He has twice been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award and spent three years as an officer in the Horror Writers Association.
Aided by the Book of Shadows Editorial Committee:
Linda D. Addison, award-winning author of four collections, including How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend. Addison is a founding member of the writer’s group Circles in the Hair (CITH), and a member of HWA, SFWA and SFPA. Her site: www.lindaaddisonpoet.com.
Nadia Bulkin writes scary stories about the scary world we live in, three of which have been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. Her stories have been included in volumes of The Year’s Best Horror (Datlow), The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror (Guran) and The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and in venues such as Nightmare, Fantasy, The Dark, and ChiZine. Her debut collection, She Said Destroy, was published by Word Horde in August 2017. She spent her childhood in Indonesia with her Javanese father and American mother. She has a B.A. in political science, an M.A. in international affairs, and lives in Washington, D.C.
Rachel Autumn Deering is an Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated writer, editor, and book designer from the hills of Appalachia. Her debut prose novella, HUSK, was published in 2016 and drew praise from many critics and fellow writers. Her upcoming short story collection, Wytchwood Hollow, is set for publication in 2018.
She has also written, edited, lettered, designed, and published comics and short prose for DC/Vertigo Comics, Blizzard Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, IDW, Cartoon Network, and more.
Deering is a rock ‘n’ roll witch with a heart of slime. She lives with a bunch of monster masks in rural Michigan.
Lamar Giles writes novels and short stories for teens and adults. He is the author of the 2015 Edgar® Award Nominee FAKE ID, a second YA thriller ENDANGERED, a third, currently untitled YA novel from HarperCollins, as well as the forthcoming YA novel OVERTURNED from Scholastic Press. Lamar Giles is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. He resides in Virginia with his wife.
Gabino Iglesias is a writer, editor, journalist, and book reviewer living in Austin, Texas. He is the author of Zero Saints (Broken River Books), Hungry Darkness (Severed Press), and Gutmouth (Eraserhead Press). He is the book reviews editor at PANK Magazine, the TV/film editor at Entropy Magazine, and a columnist for LitReactor and CLASH Media. His nonfiction has appeared in places like The New York Times, Z Magazine, El Nuevo Día, and many others. The stuff that’s made up has been published in places like Red Fez, Flash Fiction Offensive, Drunk Monkeys, Bizarro Central, Paragraph Line, Divergent Magazine, Cease, Cows, and many horror, crime, surrealist, and bizarro anthologies. When not writing or reading, he has worked as a dog whisperer, witty communications professor, and ballerina assassin. His reviews are published in places like Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Verbicide, The Rumpus, Word Riot, Heavy Feather Review, Atticus Review, Entropy, HorrorTalk, Necessary Fiction, Crimespree, Out of the Gutter, Criminal Element, Spinetingler Magazine, Buzzy Mag, and a few other print and online venues. He’s currently working on overcoming his crippling hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia. You can find him on Twitter at @Gabino_Iglesias.
Billy Martin is an American author. He initially achieved notoriety in the gothic horror genre of literature in the early 1990s by publishing a string of successful novels and short story collections. His later work moved into the related genre of dark comedy, with many stories set in the New Orleans restaurant world. Martin’s novels are typically standalone books but may feature recurring characters from previous novels and short stories. Much of his work features openly bisexual and gay characters.
KL Pereira‘s debut short story collection, A Dream Between Two Rivers: Stories of Liminality [http://www.cutlasspress.com/shop/a-dream-between-two-rivers-stories-of-liminality] was published by Cutlass Press in September 2017, and her chapbook, Impossible Wolves, was published by Deathless Press in 2013. Pereira’s fiction, poetry, and nonfiction appear in LampLight, The Drum, Shimmer, Innsmouth Free Press, Mythic Delirium, Jabberwocky, Bitch, and other publications. She’s a member of the New England Horror Writers Association and has taught creative writing in high schools, domestic violence shelters, colleges and universities, and writing institutions throughout New England for over ten years. She’s been awarded grants and fellowships from Vermont Studio Center [http://vermontstudiocenter.org/] and Writing Downtown [http://www.writingdowntown.com/]. Find her online @_klpereira and klpereira.com.
Lee Thomas is the Lambda Literary Award and Bram Stoker Award-winning author of more than 20 books, including The Dust of Wonderland, In the Closet, Under the Bed, The German, Torn, Ash Street, Like Light for Flies, and the forthcoming novel Butcher’s Road.
Writing as Thomas Pendleton and Dallas Reed, he is the author of the novels, Mason, Shimmer, and The Calling, from HarperTeen. He is also the co-author (with Stefan Petrucha) of the Wicked Dead series of books for young adults.
Lee currently lives in Austin, TX, where he’s working on a number of projects.
The Editor-In-Chief of Haverhill House Publishing, John M. McIlveen is the author of the paranormal suspense novel, Hannahwhere (Winner of the 2015 Drunken Druid Award (Ireland) and nominated for the 2015 Bram Stoker Award (HWA) in the First Novel category.
With more than fifty short stories in print, he has two story collections, Inflictions and Jerks and Other Tales from the Perfect Man, and the novella Got Your Back. A father of five daughters, he works at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory and lives in Haverhill, MA. Please visit him at https://johnmcilveen.com.