Richard J. Meldrum is an author and academic. He specializes in fiction that explores the world through a dark lens. His subject matter ranges from ghosts to serial killers and everything in-between. He has had over one hundred short stories and drabbles published in a variety of anthologies, e-zines and websites. He has had his work published by Culture Cult Press, Horrified Press, Infernal Clock, Trembling with Fear, Black Hare press, Smoking Pen Press, Darkhouse Books, Kevin J Kennedy and James Ward Kirk Fiction. His short stories have also been published in The Sirens Call e-zine, the Horror Zine and Drabblez magazine. His novella “The Plague” was recently published by Demain Press. He is a contributor to the Pen of the Damned and an Affiliate Member of the Horror Writers Association.