John Langan is the author of two novels: The Fisherman (Word Horde 2016) and House of Windows (Night Shade 2009). He has published two collections of stories: 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 a juror during its first three years. His third collection, Sefira and Other Betrayals, is forthcoming from Hippocampus Press. He lives in upstate New York with his wife, younger son, and a metal sculpture of an owl.