John Langan's novel, The Fisherman (Word Horde 2016) won the Bram Stoker and This Is Horror awards. He is the author of another novel, House of Windows (Night Shade 2009/Diversion 2017), and of collections, The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies (Hippocampus 2013) and Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters (Prime 2008). With Paul Tremblay, he co-edited Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters (Prime 2011). He is one of the founders of the Shirley Jackson Awards, for which he served as judge during its first three years. Currently, he reviews horror and dark fantasy for Locus magazine. He lives in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley with his wife, younger son, and a Gibson SG that plays early AC/DC and Black Sabbath at all hours of the day and night.

His most recent book is the collection, Sefira and Other Betrayals (Hippocampus 2019).