Joshua Macmillan was born in San Antonio, Texas and lived in Texas until he was 18. He served just over three years in the U.S. Army, taking him to upstate New York. He lived there after ending his time with the military and eventually met his wife Audree. The two of them now live in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He has had four short stories published and multiple articles published on the award-winning horror news website Dread Central, before their ownership changed hands. His debut novella- The Best of Intentions, is scheduled to be released in Summer of 2021.
Josh's fiction has been published in several horror fiction publications including Aphotic Realm, Bards and Sages Quarterly, and Disturbed Digest. His short story “The Cat’s Meow” won a Silver Honorable Mention in the 2017 Writers of the Future Contest. He's the creator of Josh’s Worst Nightmare (blog & social media dedicated to biological horror fiction), founding member of Denver Horror Collective, and lead editor of Terror at 5280’, a Denver Post bestselling and 2020 Best Book Awards winning horror anthology featuring Carter Wilson and Stephen Graham Jones. His novella, Malinae, is coming April 2021.
Mark Towse is an Englishman living in Australia. He would sell his soul to the devil or anyone buying if it meant he could write full-time. Alas, he left it very late to begin this journey, penning his first story since primary school at the ripe old age of 45. Since then, he's been published in Flash Fiction Magazine, Cosmic Horror, Suspense Magazine, ParABnormal, Raconteur, and many anthologies, including the newly released Midnight in the Pentagram from Silver Shamrock Publishing. His work has also appeared three times on The No Sleep Podcast and many other excellent productions. His first collection, 'Face the Music,' has just been released by All Things That Matter Press and is available via Amazon, Dymocks, B&N, etc. His novella, Nana, is coming March 2021.
New Author Signing, Mrs. Summer Feaker
S. Feaker is an avid story teller, lover of the paranormal and reader of the macabre. Married for eight years and a mother of three, living in rural Iowa, she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family and exploring the unknown. She has been a writer since the age of ten when her first poem was published by her fifth-grade teacher. Her first novel, Uninvited Others, was published in November of 2020. Uninvited Others is the first book of the Haven Manor Trilogy, a ghost thriller which is set to be fully released in 2021.
New Author Signing, Mr. Ronald Kelly
Born and bred in Tennessee, Ronald Kelly has been an author of Southern-fried
horror fiction for nearly 35 years, with fifteen novels, twelve short story collections,
and a Grammy-nominated audio collection to his credit. Influenced by such writers
as Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Joe R. Lansdale, and Manly Wade Wellman,
Kelly sets his tales of rural darkness in the hills and hollows of his native state and
other locales of the American South. His published works include Fear, Undertaker’s
Moon, Blood Kin, Hell Hollow, Hindsight, The Buzzard Zone, After the Burn,
Midnight Grinding & Other Twilight Terrors, The Essential Sick Stuff, The Halloween
Store and Other Tales of All Hallows’ Eve, Season’s Creepings: Tales of Holiday
Horror, and Irish Gothic: Tales of Celtic Horror. He lives in a backwoods hollow in
Brush Creek, Tennessee with his wife and young’uns, and a psychopathic Jack
Russell Terrier named Toby.
New Author Signing, Mr. E.C. Hanson
E. C. Hanson earned his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU and was the recipient of an “Outstanding Writing For The Screen” certificate.
His work has been published by Smith & Kraus and Applause Books in 8 play anthologies. More than 35 of his short plays have been developed and produced across the United States.
Collective Tales, Curious Blue Press, Trembling With Fear, and Ghost Orchid Press intend to publish his short fiction in 2021.
As an educator, Hanson has taught undergraduate and graduate-level English courses at Sacred Heart University. He currently teaches a horror-themed writing course.
New Author Signing, Mr. Douglas Ford.
Douglas Ford lives and works on the west coast of Florida, just off an exit made famous by a Jack Ketchum short story. He is the author of a recent collection of weird fiction, Ape in the Ring and Other Tales of the Macabre and Uncanny. His short stories have appeared in such venues as Dark Moon Digest, Tales to Terrify, Weird City, along with The Best Hardcore Horror, Volumes Three and Four. His novella, The Reattachment, was published in 2019 through Madness Heart Press. In the harsh light of day, he sprinkles a little darkness into the lives of his students at the State College of Florida, and he lives with a Hovawart (that's a kind of dog) who fiercely protects him from the unseen creatures living in the wooded area next to his house. His three cats merely tolerate him, but his wife is decidedly fond of him, as he is of her.
New Author Signing, Mr. Daniel J. Volpe
Daniel J. Volpe is an author of extreme horror and splatterpunk. His love for horror started at a young age when his grandfather unwittingly rented him "A Nightmare on Elm Street." Daniel has published some of his stories with Raven's Inn Press, Sirens Call Publications, Twisted Tales, Exiles Literary Magazine, Literati Publications and has self published. In November of 2020, he published the splatterpunk novella, BILLY SILVER, which has received praise from peers and readers alike. He can be found on Facebook @ Daniel J. Volpe, Instagram @ dj_volpe_author and online at https://danielvolpe909.wixsite.com/danieljvolpehorror
New Author Signing, Mr. Richard Beauchamp
Richard Beauchamp is an author of dark fantasy and horror fiction. He has had his works published in several collections, anthologies and magazines since he started writing in 2017. You can find his works published in publications such as Dark Peninsula Press’s “Negative Space- An anthology of survival horror” and Pub518s “Influence of the Moon” anthology. His debut collection “Black Tongue and other anomalies” will be published through D&T Publishing later this year.
When Richard isn’t writing, he is either moonlighting as a studio musician or spending his time in the great outdoors.