Russell C. Connor has been writing horror since the age of five. His short fiction has appeared in such publications as Black Petals Magazine, Alien Skin, Burial Day, Sanitarium, Beware the Dark, and the Stupefying Stories Showcase, as well as the anthologies Roadkill: Texas Horror by Texas Authors, and Strange Afterlives, edited by A. Lee Martinez. His books have won two Independent Publisher Awards for Horror and Fantasy, and a Readers' Favorite Award for Horror. He has been a member of the DFW Writers' Workshop since 2006, and served as president for two years. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his demented film collection, mistress of the dark, and demonspawn daughter.