JOHN SKIPP is a New York Times bestselling writer, editor, social critic, splatterpunk poster child, literary zombie champion, and all-around horror legend. His books include The Light at the End, The Cleanup, The Scream, Deadlines, The Bridge, Animals, Fright Night, Book of the Dead, and Still Dead (with Craig Spector); The Emerald Burrito of Oz (with Marc Levinthal); Jake’s Wake, The Day Before, and Spore (with Cody Goodfellow); Opposite Sex (as Gina McQueen); Conscience, Stupography, and The Long Last Call (solo); and, as solo editor, Mondo Zombie, Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead, and Werewolves and Shapeshifters: Encounters With the Beast Within.
He is also sometimes guest fiction editor of The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction, and has a long-standing passion for music and film. He lives with family and friends, both human and otherwise, on a hill overlooking the glistening spires of downtown Los Angeles.
Find him on the web at: http://www.johnskipp.com
CRAIG SPECTOR is an award-winning and bestselling author, editor, screenwriter, and musician, with eleven books published, millions of copies sold, and reprints in nine languages. His fiction has been published by Tor/St. Martins Press, Bragelonne, Bantam Books, Harper Collins, Pocket Books, Arbor House, and others; his film and television work includes A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5: THE DREAM CHILD and projects for TNC Pictures, Anonymous Content, ABC, NBC, Fox Television, Hearst Entertainment, Davis Entertainment Television, New Line Cinema, Beacon Pictures, and Wonderful World of Disney. His feature film adaptation of ANIMALS was a 2010 release from TNC Pictures and Anonymous Content (distributed by Maverick Entertainment) and stars Marc Blucas, Nicky Aycox, Eva Amurri, and Naveen Andrews. Spector’s graphic novel THE NYE INCIDENTS (co-created with Whitley Streiber) was a June 2008 release from Devils Due Publishing and has been optioned by Dark Castle/Warner Bros/Silver Pictures.