BPP Authors

BialerMatt Bialer is the author of seven books of poetry including Radius (Les Editions du Zaporogue), Already Here, Ark, Black Powder, The Bloop (all from Black Coffee Press) and Bridge (Leaky Boot Press), Tell Them What I Saw (PS Publishing, UK) and He Walks On All Fours (Dynatox Ministries). His poems have appeared in many print and online journals including La Zaporogue, Green Mountains Review, Gobbet, Forklift Ohio, Cultural Weekly and H_NGM_N.  He is also an acclaimed black and white street photographer and watercolorist who has exhibited widely.  Some of his photographs are in the permanent collections of The Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of the City of New York and the The New York Public Library and his watercolors are in many private collections. His photographic monograph, More Than You Know, was published in 2011 by Les Editions du Zaporogue and Shadowbrook, a book of his paintings was issued by the same publisher in 2012. Matt lives with his wife Lenora Lapidus and daughter Izzy in Park Slope, Brooklyn. His website is www.mattbialer.com
David Bernstein is originally from a small town in upstate New York called Salisbury Mills. He now resides in NYC and misses being surrounded by chainsaw-wielding maniacs and wild backwoods people who like to eat human flesh. He’s grown used to the city, though hiding bodies is much harder there. He is the author of The Unhinged, Witch Island, Apartment 7C, Fecal Terror, Relic of Death, Amongst the Dead, as well as others. He is also one of the co-authors of Jackpot. David writes all kinds of horror, from atmospheric to gore-filled, to extreme, and apocalyptic.
Max headshotMax Booth III should be asleep right now, but instead he’s perched on the roof of his hotel, searching for owls. He’s written a couple novels. None of them are very good. In addition, he writes for Slush Pile Heroes, and also has a bimonthly column over at Litreactor, where he pretends like he knows what he’s talking about. When he was five, he put on a cape and tried to climb a tree. Okay, he actually tried doing that last week. Whatever. The point is—he fell. Hard. Max is also the co-owner of Perpetual Motion Machine, a small press based in San Antonio. His catchphrase is: “Oh no, I’m bleeding again.”
Only child of a narcoleptic sheepherder and a bad staph infection, at age seven Chris Boyle was found by authorities roaming wild in the California redwoods after killing and feeding on a string of pets from in-town, the last of which being a kid goat. From then he was raised in the Kafka Institution for Disturbed Youths until his escape back into the general population. Praised as both a madman and a prophet, when not traveling through this world and others Chris now writes novels consisting of only the purest forms of ineffable psychosis. Winner of the KillerCon 2010 horror erotica flash fiction contest and responsible for such blights on humanity as Bizarrocast, This Horobil Creep. THE FAIRY PRINCESS OF TRAINS is his first novella. Chris is oft hailed by his peers as a “total weirdo” and yes, did write this entire bio about himself in the third person. Or did he?
Cartledge picS.T. Cartledge is the author of House Hunter, and short stories like “Whoville Maximum Security Prison” (Magazine of Bizarro Fiction #9) and the “Orphanarium” (Vertigo Schisms). In 2013, he graduated Curtin University with first class honours in creative writing. He sometimes writes poetry. He lives in Perth, Western Australia and grew up in Esperance, close to many beaches and many farms.
Day PhotoNicholas Day currently resides in southern Illinois, where he keeps company with a small poodle and a lovely dentist. His undergraduate degree was completed through Southern Illinois University and he was recently accepted into the MFA writing program at Seton Hill University. Necrosaurus Rex is his first book.
SebSébastien Doubinsky is a bilingual French writer and academic, born in Paris in 1963. An established writer in France, Sébastien Doubinsky has published a series of novels, covering different genres, from classical literature to crime fiction, as well as a few poetry collections. His novels, The Babylonian Trilogy (Goodbye Babylon in the US), The Song of Synth and Absinth have been published in the UK and the US. Three of his poetry collections, Mothballs, Spontaneous Combustions, and Zen and the Art of Poetry Maintenance have been published in the UK. He currently lives in Denmark, where he teaches French literature, culture and history at the French department of the university of Aarhus.
HarrisR. A. Harris lives in South West England. His work has been published by Dynatox Ministries and Bizarro Pulp Press as well as at various online vendors.
Hayes picDavid C. Hayes is an author, performer and filmmaker that also teaches these subjects at the university level. His films, like A Man Called Nereus, Dark Places and The Frankenstein Syndrome (and approximately 70 more) can be seen worldwide. He is the author of several novels, collections and graphic novels including Cherub, Cannibal Fat Camp, Pegged, American Guignol, Scorn and Muddled Mind: The Complete Works of Ed Wood, Jr. As a playwright, David’s full-length and one-act plays have been produced from coast to coast with a run Off-Broadway for the comedy Swamp Ho and sell-out performances in Phoenix for Dial P for Peanuts (winning a 2011 Ethingtony for Best Show). He is a voting member of The Dramatist’s Guild and the Horror Writers Association.
MP Johnson is the Wonderland Book Award-winning author of Dungeons & Drag Queens and several other books, beginning with The After-Life Story of Pork Knuckles Malone. Her short fiction has appeared in Year’s Best Hardcore Horror, Dark Discoveries and many other publications. She is the founder of Weirdpunk Books, the creator of Freak Tension zine, a B-movie extra and a drag queen AKA Maddy Manslaughter. Learn more at www.freaktension.com.
KelsoChris Kelso is a writer, editor and illustrator from Scotland. His books include include—Schadenfreude (Dog Horn Publishing), Last Exit to Interzone (Black Dharma Press), A Message from the Slave State (Western Legends Books), Moosejaw Frontier (Bizarro Pulp Press), Transmatic (MorbidbookS), The Black Dog Eats the City (Omnium Gatherum), Terence, Mephisto & Viscera Eyes (Bizarro Pulp Press) and The Dissolving Zinc Theatre (Villipede Publications). He also edited the anthologies Caledonia Dreamin—Strange Fiction of Scottish Descent (with Hal Duncan), This is NOT an Anthology and is the co-creator of The Imperial Youth Review.
Lange picAs writer of fiction, Scott Lange takes everyday events and turns them on their ear sending the characters on offbeat journeys of absurdity and self-discovery. These are stories are of ordinary people in extraordinary situations.
MillardAdam Millard is the author of twenty novels, ten novellas, and more than a hundred short stories, which can be found in various collections and anthologies. Probably best known for his post-apocalyptic fiction, Adam also writes fantasy/horror for children. He created the character Peter Crombie, Teenage Zombie just so he had something decent to read to his son at bedtime. Adam also writes Bizarro fiction for several publishers, who enjoy his tales of flesh-eating clown-beetles and rabies-infected derrieres so much that they keep printing them. His Dead series has recently been the filling in a Stephen King/Bram Stoker sandwich on Amazon’s bestsellers chart, the translation rights for which have recently sold to German publisher, Voodoo Press. Adam writes for This Is Horror, whose columnists include Simon Bestwick and Simon Marshall-Jones.
Taylor PicBruce Taylor, aka., “Mr. Magic Realism” writes magic realism (think Twilight Zone. His writing has also been described as a cross between Bradbury and Kafka). Recently, he co-edited with Elton Elliott, former editor of The Science Fiction Review, the ground breaking anthology, Like Water for Quarks, which examines the intersection of the magic realist writing form with science fiction, with such contributors (in the original anthology, Ray Bradbury) as Ursula K. LeGuin, Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, Connie Willis, Greg Bear, William F. Nolan and many others (now available from baenebooks.com). His book, Kafka’s Uncle and Other Strange Tales, with introduction by Brian Herbert, was nominated for the &NOW Award for Innovative Writing (SUNY, NY). Another book, Edward: Dancing On the Edge of Infinity with introduction by Jay Lake, based on the work by Karl Capek (who gave us the word, “Robot”) has received favorable reviews. Bruce is also presently completing the third book of a spiritual trilogy (introduction to be written by Brian Herbert) due out 2014.
Vaughn PicMatthew Vaughn lives in Shelbyville, Kentucky. He is the father of three little girls and a little boy, yet he and his wife are just big kids too. By day he maintains machines and robots, but, by night he is a writer of bizarro fiction. You can keep up with his work at http://mcvaughn.wordpress.com/ or at https://www.facebook.com/matthew.vaughn.12532
Wamack picGrant Wamack is the author of A Lightbulb’s Lament and Notes from the Guts of a Hippo. He is a weird fiction writer, Navy journalist, and rapper extraordinaire. He’s been published in such places as Everyday Weirdness, 365 Tomorrows, The New Flesh, and other fine publications. You can find him dancing bachata with beautiful ghosts in the cobblestone streets of Spain or you can visit him here: http://grantwamack.com/