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Staff

Co-Editor and Publisher
Sean Wallace is the founder, publisher, and managing editor of Prime Books. He has edited or co-edited a number of projects, including three magazines, Clarkesworld Magazine, The Dark, and Fantasy Magazine, and a number of anthologies, including Best New Fantasy, Japanese Dreams, The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, People of the Book, Robots: Recent A.I., and War & Space: Recent Combat. He lives in Germantown, MD, with his wife, Jennifer, and their twin daughters, Cordelia and Natalie.

Co-Editor
Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination, Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s debut novel, Signal to Noise, about music, magic and Mexico City, was listed as one of the best novels of the year at io9, Buzzfeed and many other places and nominated for the British Fantasy, Locus, Sunburst and Aurora awards. She was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for her work on the anthology She Walks in Shadows and is the guest-editor for Nightmare Magazine’s POC Destroy Horror. She edits The Jewish Mexican Literary Review together with award-winning author Lavie Tidhar. Her website can be found at www.silviamoreno-garcia.com

Assistant Editor
Jack Fisher is a former editor and publisher of the award-winning magazine Flesh & Blood. He has edited a number of anthologies including Strangewood Tales (Eraserhead Press) and Octoberland (F&B Press). He has had a number of professional short fiction sales to various fiction markets and anthologies, including sales to Cemetery Dance, Horror Garage, The Pedestal, Dark Regions, and Dreaming of Angels (Prime Books). Jack collects books and antiques. He loves animals. He has moderate OCD. Jack resides in southern New Jersey where he works in the medical field.


Accolades

2017
• “As Cymbals Clash” by Cate Gardner (reprint, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2016, edited by Paula Guran)
• “Between Dry Ribs” by Gregory Norman Bossert (reprint, The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow)
• “The House That Jessica Built” by Nadia Bulkin (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “The House That Creaks” by Elaine Cuyegkeng (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “Floodwater” by Kristi DeMeester (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “Postcards from Natalie” by Carrie Laben (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “With Her Diamond Teeth” by Pear Nuallak (Locus Recommended Reading List)

2016
• “What Hands Like Ours Can Do” by Megan Arkenberg (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “A Shot of Salt Water” by Lisa L. Hannett (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “An Ocean of Eyes” by Cassandra Khaw (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “The Ghost of You Lingers” by Kevin McNeil (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “Bearskin” by Angela Slatter (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “The Devil Under the Maison Blue” by Michael Wehunt (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “Mr. Hill’s Death” by S.L. Gilbow (podcast; Pseudopod 474)
• “The Devil Under the Maison Blue” by Michael Wehunt (reprint, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2016, edited by Paula Guran)
• “The Devil Under the Maison Blue” by Michael Wehunt (reprint, The Year’s Best Weird Fiction 3, edited by Simon Strantzas)
• “A Shot of Salt Water” by Lisa L. Hannett (Locus Recommended Reading List)

2015
• “Mr. Hill’s Death” by S.L. Gilbow (Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, edited by Joe Hill, notable story)
• “Burial” by Helena Bell (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “Mr. Hill’s Death” by S.L. Gilbow (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “When Swords Had Names” by Stephen Graham Jones (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “Perfect” by Yukimi Ogawa (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “The Three Familiars” by Eric Schaller (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “A Shot of Salt Water” by Lisa L. Hannett (Locus Online, recommended)
• “In the Dreams Full of Sleep, Beakless Birds Can Fly” by Patricia Russo (Locus Online, recommended)

2014
• “The Three Familiars” by Eric Schaller (Locus, recommended)
• “Tommy Flowers and the Glass Bells of Bletchley” by Octavia Cade (Locus Online, recommended)
• “Mr. Hill’s Death” by S. L. Gilbow (Locus Online, recommended)
• “Zeraquesh in Absentia” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (Locus Online, recommended)
• “Burial” by Helena Bell (Locus Online, recommended)
• “The Nameless Saint” by Willow Fagan (podcast; Podcastle 34)
• “Mr. Hill’s Death” by S.L. Gilbow (reprint, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2015, edited by Paula Guran)

2013
• “By My Voice I Shall Be Known” by Angela Slatter (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “Wrought Out From Within Upon the Flesh” by E. Catherine Tobler (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “The Carpet” by Nnedi Okorafor (The Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)
• “What Lies at the Edge of a Petal is Love” by Rachel Swirsky (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “Our Lady of Ruins” by Sarah Singleton (Locus Recommended Reading List)
• “Our Lady of Ruins” by Sarah Singleton (Locus Online, recommended)
• “Our Lady of Ruins” by Sarah Singleton (reprint, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2014, edited by Paula Guran)