Jeffrey Thomas is the author of such books as Punktown, Deadstock, Blue War, Monstrocity, and Letters from Hades. Another King in Yellow story set in his milieu of Punktown can be found in the collection Voices from Punktown. In the works from Miskatonic River Press/Chronicle City is a role-playing game based upon the Punktown universe.
Thomas’ blog can be found at http://punktalk.punktowner.com.
Gary McMahon is the acclaimed author of nine novels and several short story collections. His latest novel releases are Beyond Here Lies Nothing (the third in the acclaimed Concrete Grove series, published by Solaris), a short story collection titled Where You Live, and The Bones of You (a supernatural mystery published by Earthling Publications), and his short fiction has been reprinted in various “Year’s Best” volumes.
Stephen Mark Rainey is author of the novels Balak, The Lebo Coven, Dark Shadows: Dreams of the Dark (with Elizabeth Massie), Blue Devil Island, The Nightmare Frontier, and The Monarchs; five short story collections; over 100 published works of short fiction; and several DARK SHADOWS audio productions, which feature members of the original ABC-TV series cast.
For ten years, Mark edited the award-winning DEATHREALM magazine and has edited several anthologies, including Deathrealms, Song of Cthulhu, and Evermore. He is an avid geocacher, which frequently takes him to fascinating places—many of them quite creepy. Mark lives in Greensboro, NC.
Visit him on the web at www.stephenmarkrainey.com.
Brian M. Sammons has been writing reviews on all things horror for more years than he’d care to admit. Wanting to give other critics the chance to ravage his work for a change, he has penned a few short stories that have appeared in such anthologies as Arkham Tales, Horrors Beyond, Monstrous, Dead but Dreaming 2, Horror for the Holidays, Twisted Legends, The Mountains of Madness, Deepest Darkest Eden, and others.
He has edited the anthologies including Cthulhu Unbound 3, Undead & Unbound, Eldritch Chrome, Edge of Sundown, Steampunk Cthulhu,
World War Cthulhu
, and The Dark Rites of Cthulhu. For the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game he wrote the book Secrets, has contributed to both Keeper’s Companions, wrote a companion scenario for the Keeper’s Screen, and has had scenarios in Strange Aeons 2, Atomic Age Cthulhu, Island of Ignorance, Punktown, and Doors to Darkness. He is currently far too busy for any sane man. For more about Brian, you can find his infrequently updated webpage at http://brian_sammons.webs.com or follow him on Twitter @BrianMSammons
William Meikle is a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with twenty novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries. His work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and magazines. He lives in Newfoundland with whales, bald eagles and icebergs for company. When he’s not writing he drinks beer, plays guitar and dreams of fortune and glory.
He can be reached via his website at http://www.williammeikle.com/.
Pete Rawlik has been collecting Lovecraftian fiction for forty years. In 2011 he decided to take his hobby of writing more seriously. He has since published more than twenty-five Lovecraftian stories and the novel Reanimators, a labor of love about life, death and the undead in Arkham during the early twentieth century. A sequel, The Weird Company, was released in the fall of 2014. He lives in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife and three children. Despite the rumors he is not now and never has been a resident of Kingsport.
Robert M. Price, a fan of H.P. Lovecraft since the Lancer paperback collections of 1967 appeared, began writing scholarly articles ands humorous pieces on HPL and the Cthulhu Mythos in 1981. His celebrated semi-pro zine Crypt of Cthulhu began as a quarterly fanzine for the Esoteric Order of Dagon Amateur Press Association in 1981 and made it to 109 issues. In 1990 he began editing Mythos anthologies for Fedogan & Bremer and Chaosium, Inc. and still does! His fiction has been collected in Blasphemies and Revelations.
T.E. Grau is an author of dark fiction whose work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Tales of Jack the Ripper, The Best of The Horror Society 2013, Dark Fusions: Where Monsters Lurk, Suction Cup Dreams: An Octopus Anthology, World War Cthulhu,
The Dark Rites of Cthulhu,
Urban Cthulhu: Nightmare Cities, Dead But Dreaming 2, The Aklonomicon, and Horror for the Holidays, among others; and such magazines and literary journals as LA Weekly, The Fog Horn, Eschatology Journal, and Lovecraft eZine. His two chapbooks, The Mission and The Lost Aklo Stories, will be published in early 2014 by Dunhams Manor Press. In the editorial realm, he currently serves as Fiction Editor of Strange Aeons magazine. T.E. Grau lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter, and can be found in the ether at The Cosmicomicon.
Edward Lipsett was raised in Maryland, USA, but has lived in Japan for over three decades now.
He runs Intercom, Ltd., a Fukuoka-based translation and design firm specializing in English, Japanese, Chinese (both), and Korean, in addition to various publishing imprints, including Kurodahan Press, which specializes in English-language translations from Japanese, and Trident House, which publishes the Japanese-language Night Land magazine featuring translations of leading English-language horror fiction with local content.
In spite of the advice of almost everyone he knows, he remains hopelessly addicted to books of almost every description.
He has published a number of works translated from Japanese, for publication by Kurodahan Press, and contributed two translations of short stories by Japanese author Ken Asamatsu to:
The Mountains of Madness and Cthulhu’s Reign.
Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire is the author of many collections of Lovecraftian weird fiction, including The Tangled Muse, Uncommon Places, Encounters with Enoch Coffin and Bohemians of Sesqua Valley.
His next book will be a wee novel, written in collaboration with David Barker, The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal. He dreams in Seattle, WA.