Jeremy Megargee has always loved dark fiction. He cut his teeth on R.L Stine’s Goosebumps series as a child and a fascination with Stephen King’s work followed later in life. Jeremy weaves his tales of personal horror from Martinsburg, West Virginia with his cat Lazarus acting as his muse/familiar.
Daniel Hale writes dark fantasy and horror. His debut collection, “The Library Beneath the Streets,” is available at most online book retailers. He can be found at danielhale42.wordpress.com.
Justin Lutz is a screen printer, musician, and writer living in rural Pennsylvania. His work has been published by Black Mass Press.
During the majority of His time, Lukas is a student of literature in Germany. Sometimes, however, he works as a freelance writer and translator, medical typist, student assistant and writing tutor at the chair of English and American literature. He has received his B.A. degree for an analysis of the works of Thomas Ligotti and his M.A. degree for an analysis of the interplay between masculinity and Gothic space in the novels of Cormac McCarthy. Currently, he is preparing for a PHD project funded by the DFG.
Oscar is the College Librarian at a prestigious school in Sydney, Australia. He is a collector of weird and horror fiction and has a room devoted to his evil tomes.
Lauren Fox lives with her wife, and twin sons in Victoria, British Columbia on the unceded territory of the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations. During the day, she works as an occupational therapist, specializing in and writing about mental health, cognition, and technology. In the evenings, she paints and writes short fiction. Her work was published in the Zombies Need Brains’ anthology All Hail Our Robot Conquerors!
Ian is a writer of dark fiction, living in the Ontario wilds. Ian enjoys horror, coffee, and long walks through the swamp. Ian has previously been published in the Horror Tree’s Trembling with Fear and Deadlights Press’ Strange Stories. Ian can be stalked on twitter at @bainwrites.
Alex Collingwood lives, largely, in a wide and flat valley, and writes of things that frighten him, and that he thinks ought to frighten other people as well. He is always changing, though, aren’t we all? There is no telling what he will change into next, though he does always seem to like his pizza.
John Garland Wells
John Garland Wells is a writer and poet from Asheville, NC. He has been published in one previous horror anthology and two poetry magazines. He is 21 years old and currently studies at Western Carolina University.
Jillian is a freelance writer and editor based in Austin, TX. She also runs a cooking blog and a YouTube channel. When not writing, editing, or cooking, she is a voracious reader of fiction and discerning connoisseur of film and television as well as an aerial silks enthusiast.
Diane Arrelle, the pen name of South Jersey writer Dina Leacock, has sold more than 250 short stories and has three published books including Just A Drop In The Cup, a collection of short-short stories and a new collection of horror stories, Seasons On The Dark Side, released in 2018. She is proud to be one of the founding members as well as past president of The Garden State Horror Writers and is also past president of the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. Retired from being director of a municipal senior citizen center, she is now co-owner of a small publishing company, Jersey Pines Ink LLC. She resides with her husband and her new cat on the edge of the Pine Barrens (home of the Jersey Devil).
Kev Harrison is an author of dark fiction from the UK, living in Lisbon, Portugal. He has recently had work published in the acclaimed Lost Films anthology from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, Beyond the Infinite: Tales from the Outer Reaches from Things in the Well, We Shall Be Monsters from Renaissance Press and Terror Politico from Scary Dairy Press. He has forthcoming stories in Gallows Hill magazine and an as-yet-untitled anthology from Corpus Press. His first supernatural horror novella will be released in 2019.
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 found there. Author of over 50 published stories, his debut novel “I Never Eat…Cheesesteak” will be in stores early in 2019
Die Booth lives in Chester, England and enjoys painting pictures and exploring dark places. When not writing wild lies, he chairs a local writing group, and DJs at the city’s only goth night. You can read his stories in places like The Fiction Desk, Shoreline of Infinity and The Cheshire Prize for Literature Anthologies. His latest collection of short stories ‘My Glass is Runn’, is out now and he’s currently working on a collection of spooky short stories featuring trans protagonists. http://diebooth.wordpress.com/ @diebooth
Gustavo Bondoni is an Argentine writer with over two hundred stories published in fourteen countries, in seven languages, and is a winner in the National Space Society’s “Return to Luna” Contest and the Marooned Award for Flash Fiction (2008).
Fabiyas M V is the author of Kanoli Kaleidoscope(PunksWritePoemsPress, US), Eternal Fragments (erbacce press,UK), and Moonlight And Solitude (Raspberry Books, India). His fiction and poetry have appeared in several anthologies, magazines, and journals. Western Australian University, British Council, University of Hawaii, Rosemont College, Forward Poetry, Off the Coast, Silver Blade, Pear Tree Press, Poetry Nook, Zimbell House Publishing LLC, Typehouse, Structo, Encircle Publications, Pendle War Poetry, and Creative Writing Ink are some of his publishers. He has won many international accolades including Merseyside at War Poetry Award from Liverpool John Moores University. Poetry Nook, US, has nominated him for the 2019 Pushcart Prize
John Baltisberger, Editor
Publishing Editor of Madness Heart Press, John works full time from a dusky and forlorn desk. His lonely literary vigil only broken by the love of his wife, daughter, and dog. And his other friends and family. Despite the warmth and support he receives, John still finds time to read, edit and even write horrifying literature.