Jack M. Haringa is co-founder and former editor of the review journal Dead Reckonings, published by Hippocampus Press. His first short story appeared in Dead Cat's Traveling Circus of Wonders and Miracle Medicine Show (Houarner amd GAK, eds.), a signed, limited edition hardcover anthology. It was read by literally dozens of people. His next, "A Perfect and Unmappable Grace," was in the 21st The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (Datlow, Grant, and Link, eds.). Springfield Repeater (2013) is his latest short story. He may be best known as the victim in twenty-eight short-short stories collected to raise money for the Shirley Jackson Awards (for which he serves on the Board of Advisors) in the anthology Jack Haringa Must Die!

Jack is the chairman of the English department at Worcester Academy, where he has designed and taught courses on dystopian, detective, and Gothic literature. He is currently at work on a book-length study of the fiction of Jack Ketchum for a well-known specialty press.