Jason Arnopp is a British author and scriptwriter. His background is in journalism: he has worked on titles such as Heat, Q, The Word, Kerrang!, SFX and Doctor Who Magazine. He has written comedy for Radio 4 and official tie-in fiction for Doctor Who and Friday the 13th, but The Last Days of Jack Sparks was the first novel which was entirely Jason's own fault.
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Robert Bennett lives in Austin, Texas.
Richard Dalby is a literary biographer and researcher. He has edited books including The Sorceress in Stained Glass, The Best Ghost Stories of H Russell Wakefield; Dracula's Blood; Ghosts and Scholars and well as the previous three volumes of Virago ghost stories.
Seth Grahame-Smith is an LA-based writer/producer whose credits include CBS's innovative online comedy series Clark and Michael starring Michael Cera. His new book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, is currently a huge bestseller. Prior to PPZ, Seth authored five non-fiction humour books, with topics ranging from pornography, to horror movies, to George W. Bush. He's also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post.
Zachary Graves is a writer who specialises in the occult. He grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA where he developed an early interest in voodoo, and later, as a student of cultural history, made several research trips to Haiti to further his interest. He has travelled widely, particularly in Africa and the Far East, where he lived for some time. He currently resides in New Orleans.
Shaun Hutson is a bestselling author of horror fiction and has written novels under eight different pseudonyms. He has also contributed stories to `Kerrang' and `Raw' and used to host Sky TV's `Monsters of Rock' programme.
Stephen Jones is the winner of three World Fantasy Awards, four Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Awards and three International Horror Guild Awards, as well as being a multiple recipient of the British Fantasy Award and a Hugo Award nominee. A former television producer/director and genre movie publicist and consultant, he has written and edited more than 130 books, including the Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome, A Book of Horrors, Curious Warnings: The Great Ghost Stories of M.R. James, Psycho-Mania! and The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror and Zombie Apocalypse! series.
Stephen King, the world's bestselling novelist, lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, in Bangor, Maine.
Andrew Klavan was born in New York City. Before becoming a full-time writer he worked as a newspaper reporter and radio news-writer and editor. He is also the author of five novels under the pseudonym Keith Peterson.
Graham Masterton is a full time writer and lives in Surrey.
Charlotte Montague is a freelance writer who specialises in general historyand true crime. Her father was a naval officer and, as a child, she travelled the world with her family. After gaining an M.A. degree in History from Sussex University, she began writing on a variety of subjects including ethnic cultures, travel and music. More recently she developed an interest in the history of mythical creatures. Her current research has taken her to many parts of the globe, including Africa and the Far East. She travels for most of the year, but returns frequently to her home, a remote eighteenth-century cottage close to a famous smuggler's cove on the Cornish coast.
Ryukishi07 leapt into the spotlight with HIGURASHI NO NAKU KORO NI which was originally conceived as a series of visual novels and later adapted into the popular manga and anime franchise.
Alexandra Sokoloff works as a screenwriter and lives in Los Angeles, where she has written original scripts and adapted novels for numerous Hollywood studios. Visit her at www.alexandrasokoloff.com
Jaye Wells took an art history degree, before embarking on a series of random career paths. She eventually became a magazine editor, then took up freelance writing. But she left all that behind to make stuff up for a living. She lives in Texas with her saintly husband and devilish son.