Category: Interviews

WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Dawn Shea

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and anthologies in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Dawn Shea.

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

My name is Dawn Shea. I am half of the publishing team at D&T Publishing LLC (the T is for Timothy, my husband). I live in Mississippi with my family. I have loved horror all my life, reading and watching. I began writing horror in middle school, then, as I grew older, other things were moved to the front burner and I no longer had time for this hobby. In 2020, just when the world seemed to be ending, I decided to begin writing again and after self-publishing, somehow morphed into this beautiful publishing company that I love so much. 

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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Kristi Peterson Schoonover

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and story collections in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Kristi Peterson Schoonover

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

I’ve been writing since I was about five years old, and my journey took me from journalism to public relations, even though short fiction was always my passion, because my dad was reading me short stories when I was tiny. Since then, I’ve had many of my stories published in magazines and anthologies. I’ve done a lot of cool things over the years—I’ve volunteered at two aquariums, spent many years in community theatre (on stage and off), played in a rock band … but my true heart was always in writing, and so it’s really my life now. I have an MFA from Goddard College (because I wanted to grow in the craft), I’m honored to have spent a few years on the Dark Discussions film podcast (I still co-host on occasion), I’ve edited a few magazines and anthologies, and in 2019, I founded 34 Orchard, a dark literary journal which publishes fiction and poetry, which is going into its third year. My main hobby is scrapbooking and I enjoy reading tarot cards. My husband Nathan and I have been together for 18 years, and we enjoy board games and birdwatching.
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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Alyson Faye

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and story collections in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Alyson Faye.

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

I am Alyson Faye, writer, tutor, editor, proofreader. I live in the UK, with my family and rescue animals. I co-run the indie press, Black Angel, with Stephanie Ellis https://blackangelpressblog.wordpress.com/ – where we publish women dark fiction writers at all stages of their writing journey. 

I also am an editor for the indie press, Bridge House and associate editor on The Casket of Fictional Delights.

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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Stacey Jaine McIntosh

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and story collections in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Stacey Jaine McIntosh.

 

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

I’m Stacey and I live in Perth, Western Australia with my husband, 4 kids and our 2 cats.

A little more about me… well, I love Celtic mythology, faeries, the occult along with learning about my family history and I’ve been writing for over 20 years. Recently I became a USA TODAY Bestselling Author and I’ve been the owner/editor of Iron Faerie Publishing since 2018.

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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Sonora Taylor

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and anthologies in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Sonora Taylor.

 

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

I’m Sonora Taylor. I’ve authored seven books, including Seeing Things, Little Paranoias: Stories, and Without Condition. I’ve also written, published, and sold several short stories. My most recent release is Someone to Share My Nightmares: Stories. Diet Riot: A Fatterpunk Anthology marks my first time being an anthology editor!

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‘Knight in Retrograde’ Blog Tour: Writing Knight in Retrograde

Today we’re joined by Lee Hunt the author of Knight in Retrograde, the third release in The Dynamicist Trilogy. For info about the trilogy, it is described as, “The Dynamicist Trilogy examines the difficulties of change in a fantasy setting. This challenge manifests itself through a rigorous magic system where thermodynamic cost is accounted for, and an inventor killing god. Most realistically, the challenge of creating a better world is illustrated by the many mistakes and miss-steps of the well-meaning and intelligent characters. The power and importance of memory, love and hope are ever present.

Q. How would you describe your writing style/genre?
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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Nicole M. Wolverton

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and anthologies in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Nicole M. Wolverton.

 

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

I’m Nicole M. Wolverton, a (mostly) horror novelist and Pushcart-nominated short story writer—and I also do a little bit of editing here and there. I was raised in the rural hinterlands of Pennsylvania (which I attribute to my interest in horror) and now live in the Philadelphia area, where my day job is mostly speechwriting. I’m also a part-time masters student, an elections official, and an assistant dragon boat coach.

My first novel, The Trajectory of Dreams, is an adult psychological thriller released by Bitingduck Press in 2013. Since then I’ve had more than two dozen short stories and almost a dozen essays and creative nonfiction pieces published in publications such as the Saturday Evening Post, Hungry Ghost, and the Nighty Night with Rabia Chaudry podcast and in anthologies from Ghost Orchid Press and Dark Ink Books, among others. 

Last year (2021) I had the distinct pleasure of being invited by the owner of Sliced Up Press to edit a horror anthology centered around menopause—it was an idea that I’d been kicking around, and Ben—the owner of the press—thought it would be a good idea. Turns out that it was! The quality of content that was submitted to what became Bodies Full of Burning was incredible, and I’m very proud of the final product.

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WIHM 2022: An Interview With Editor Jill Girardi

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing work that women have been doing compiling and editing magazines and story collections in the horror industry. We’re continuing our Women Who Edit Interview series with Jill Girardi.

Could you introduce yourself, and tell us a little about you?

Hi! My name is Jill Girardi. I’m the owner and editor at Kandisha Press, an independent publisher solely focused on promoting women horror authors from around the world. I’m also an author myself.

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