Co-Editor-in-Chief: Matt Cardin
MATT CARDIN is the author of the supernatural horror fiction collections “To Rouse Leviathan,” “Dark Awakenings,” and “Divinations of the Deep,” all of which explore the intersection of religion, horror, and art. He is also the editor of “Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears” and additional academic encyclopedias devoted to the history of the paranormal and the phenomenon of mummies and mummification in history, religion, and popular culture. He received a World Fantasy Award nomination for editing “Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti.” His work has been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, recommended for the British Fantasy Award, and praised by Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Cemetery Dance, Rue Morgue, This Is Horror, Thomas Ligotti, Laird Barron, and more. A native of the Missouri Ozarks, he presently resides in Texas, where he works by day as a college vice president.
Co-Editor-in-Chief: Jon Padgett
JON PADGETT is the creator and co-administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online. Padgett’s first short story collection, The Secret of Ventriloquism, was named the Best Fiction Book of the Year by Rue Morgue Magazine. He has work out or forthcoming in Weird Fiction Review, PseudoPod, Lovecraft eZine, Xnoybis, and the anthologies A Walk on the Weird Side, Wound of Wounds, Phantasm/Chimera, and For Mortal Things Unsung. Padgett is also a professional voice-over artist with over forty years of theater and twenty-five years of audio narration experience. He has produced multiple audiobooks and is a regular narrator for Cadabra Records, Pseudopod and Lovecraft eZine, among other venues. Padgett is the CEO and Editor-In-Chief of Grimscribe Press.
Associate Editor: Michael Cisco
MICHAEL CISCO is an American writer, Deleuzian academic, teacher, and translator currently living in New York City. He is best known for his first novel, The Divinity Student, winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel of 1999. His novel The Great Lover was nominated for the 2011 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel of the Year, and declared the Best Weird Novel of 2011 by the Weird Fiction Review.