Kathryn Ptacek


Kathryn Ptacek is the wife of the late novelist Charles L. Grant. A prolific writer in several fields she has written seven historical romances (as Kathryn Atwood & Kathleen Maxwell), three fantasy novels (as Kathryn Grant), one satiric creature novel (under the house name Les Simon), and six contemporary horror novels under her own name. Her short story, “Each Night, Each Year” was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award in 1990. She has also edited four anthologies (two horror and two western) featuring women writers. She now lives in New Jersey and edits both the Horror Writers Association Newsletter and the Gila Queen Market Report for horror writers.


This member has not published any books.