ERIC J. GUIGNARD is a writer and editor of dark and speculative fiction, operating from the shadowy outskirts of Los Angeles, where he also runs the small press, Dark Moon Books. He’s twice won the Bram Stoker Award (the highest literary award of horror fiction), been a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Award, and a multi-nominee of the Pushcart Prize.
He has over one hundred stories and non-fiction credits appearing in publications around the world and has edited multiple anthologies, such as Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations , After Death... , The Five Senses of Horror , and A World of Horror , a showcase of international horror short fiction.
Additionally, he’s created an ongoing series of primers exploring modern masters of literary dark short fiction, titled: Exploring Dark Short Fiction ( Vol. I: Steve Rasnic Tem ; Vol. II: Kaaron Warren ; Vol. III: Nisi Shawl ; Vol. IV: Jeffrey Ford; Vol. V: Han Song; Vol. VI: Ramsey Campbell).
Also through SourceBooks he curates the new series, The Horror Writers Association Presents: Haunted Library of Horror Classics with co-editor Leslie S. Klinger.
Out now is his story collection, That Which Grows Wild (Cemetery Dance) and novel, Doorways To The Deadeye (JournalStone).
Outside the glamorous and jet-setting world of indie fiction, Eric’s a technical writer and college professor, and he stumbles home each day to a wife, children, cats, and a terrarium filled with mischievous beetles. Visit Eric at: www.ericjguignard.com, his blog: ericjguignard.blogspot.com, or Twitter: @ericjguignard.
Eric J. Guignard is the author of books: Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations, After Death..., Horror Library, Volume 6, A World of Horror, That Which Grows Wild, Doorways to the Deadeye, Exploring Dark Short Fiction #1: A Primer to Steve Rasnic Tem, Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren, Bram Stoker Awards & 25th Annual World Horror Convention Souvenir Book (2015 Atlanta, GA), The Five Senses of Horror