About the Instructor
JOHN PALISANO is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of GHOST HEART, NIGHT OF 1,000 BEASTS and NERVES. He’s served as mentor to many fiction authors as well as helped write for courses at Schmoop University online and been a teacher’s assistant at West Los Angeles College.
In addition, John has a pair of books with Samhain Publishing, DUST OF THE DEAD, and GHOST HEART. NERVES is available through Bad Moon. STARLIGHT DRIVE: FOUR HALLOWEEN TALES was released in time for Halloween, and his first short fiction collection ALL THAT WITHERS is available from Cycatrix press, celebrating over a decade of short story highlights. NIGHT OF 1,000 BEASTS is also now available.
He won the Bram Stoker Award© in short fiction in 2016 for “Happy Joe’s Rest Stop”. More short stories have appeared in anthologies from Cemetery Dance, Weird Tales, Space & Time, PS Publishing, Vasterien, Independent Legions, DarkFuse, Crystal Lake, Terror Tales, Lovecraft eZine, Horror Library, Bizarro Pulp, Written Backwards, Dark Continents, Big Time Books, McFarland Press, Darkscribe, Dark House, Omnium Gatherum, and more.
Non-fiction pieces have appeared in BLUMHOUSE, FANGORIA, BACKSTREETS, VASTERIEN and DARK DISCOVERIES magazines.
He is currently serving as the President of the Horror Writers Association and has been featured in the LOS ANGELES TIMES and VANITY FAIR magazine.
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