Lori R. Lopez wears many hats as an award-winning author and poet of Horror, Speculative and Literary Fiction, Fantasy and more. She is also an artist, musician, songwriter, actress, filmmaker, tree-hugger, activist, vegan, and animal-lover. Lori roamed graveyards as a kid and conducted funerals for dead birds, squirrels, insects and spiders. Her offbeat books include The Dark Mister Snark, Leery Lane, An Ill Wind Blows, Darkverse: The Shadow Hours, Odds And Ends, The Strange Tail Of Oddzilla, The Fairy Fly, the Poetic Reflections Book Series, and The Witchhunt.
A member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA), Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA), and Lewis Carroll Society Of North America (LCSNA), Lori has been nominated for an Elgin Award, a Finalist in the Kindle Book Awards, and received multiple top honors from other competitions including the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards and San Diego Book Awards for prose, poetry, and artwork. Her poems "Crop Circles" and "Nocturnal Embers" were nominated for the Rhysling Award in 2020.
Stories and verse have appeared in Weirdbook, The Horror Zine, The Sirens Call, Space & Time Magazine, Spectral Realms, Bewildering Stories, Oddball Magazine, Terror Tract, Altered Reality Magazine, and anthologies such as California Screamin' (the Foreword Poem), HWA Poetry Showcase Volumes (II, III, V and VI), Journals Of Horror, Grey Matter Monsters, Dead Harvest, Fearful Fathoms I, Terror Train I and II, Cellar Door III: Animals (Editor's Choice Award winner), Trickster's Treats #3, Undead Legacy, Bones II, Ghosts: Revenge, Mirages: Tales From Authors Of The Macabre, Darlings Of Decay, Masters Of Horror: Damned If You Don't, and In Darkness We Play.
Visit fairyflyentertainment.com, a website Lori shares with her two talented sons. They have a Folk Band called The Fairyflies. You can view Author Readings, Music Videos and more at the Fairy Fly Entertainment YouTube Channel.