Author Reading 5
Author reading with Jeff Burk, Sarah Walker, Edward Morris
in the classroom
JEFF BURK is the cult favorite author of SHATNERQUAKE, SUPER GIANT MONSTER TIME, CRIPPLE WOLF, and SHATNERQUEST. Like the literary equivalent to a cult B-Horror movie, Burk writes violent, absurd, and funny stories about punks, monsters, gore, and trash culture. Everyone normally dies at the end. He is also the the Head Editor of ERASERHEAD PRESS’ horror imprint, DEADITE PRESS and the host of the JEFF ATTACKS podcast. Born in the Pennsylvania backwoods, he was raised on a steady diet of Godzilla, Star Trek, and EC Comics. He now resides in Portland, Oregon. His influences include: Sleep deprivation, comic books, drugs, magick, and kittens.
Sarah Walker is an artist, anthropologist, and writer of horror who lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her work, both artistic and written, has been published by multiple publishers and publications like Audient Void, Lovecraft Ezine Press, Vastarien, Planet X Publications, Lovecraft Lunatic Asylum, Oxygenman Books, Antimony and Old Lace, Ladies and Gentlemen of Fantasy, Eighth Tower Publishing, Alien Sun Press, and more. Her first novella is set to be published this spring by Nictitating Press and she has stories coming out soon in 2022 including a short novella written as a tribute to the late great Lucio Fulci. Her illustrated Folk Horror anthology, A Walk in A Darker Wood, which is a collaboration of Folk Horror with the editing expertise of Gordon White, Phil Breach and Duane Pesice came out last winter and is available on Amazon. She is hard at work on the next anthology, a selection of Urban Legend themed Horror set to be published January 2022.
Edward Morris is a 2011 nominee for the Pushcart Prize in Literature, also nominated for the 2009 Rhysling Award and the 2005 British Science Fiction Association Award. His Cosmic Horror fiction has appeared in Dark Regions' THE CHILDREN OF GLA'AKI: TRIBUTE STORIES TO RAMSEY CAMPBELL and RETURN OF THE OLD ONES, as well as PS Publishing's THE STARRY WISDOM LIBRARY and Chaosium's LEGACY OF THE REANIMATOR, among many other fine and horrific collections.Mr. Morris also runs a local spoken-word event called The Hour That Stretches at the Clinton St. Theatre: http://the.hourthatstretches.com