About the Author
Charlee Jacob is a native Texan now living in Irving with her husband and five cats. She has been a slinger of hash, an actress, a digger for dinosaur bones, and a seller of designer rags. She has had over 600 poems and stories published. Her first novel, This Symbiotic Fascination, was published by Necro in 1998 and received nominations for both The International Horror Guild Award and The Bram Stoker Award. In 1999 Necro published her first fiction collection, Dread In The Beast, and the title novella was nominated for The Stoker. The following year Delirium published a second collection, Up, Out Of Cities That Blow Hot And Cold, and this was also nominated for The Stoker. Her work has also received nominations for The Rhysling Award (from The Science Fiction Poetry Association), The Darrell Award and The Pushcart Prize. Leisure Books has just reprinted her first novel and will published a second, Soma in 2003. Delirium will publish a third collection, Guises, in summer 2002. Another novel, Dark Moods, will be available soon from Ebooksonthe.net. She has or will soon have fiction in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #12, Son of Brainbox, The Darker Side, Dark Arts, The Year?s Best Fantasy and Horror #15, Decadence, Raw, Horror Garage, and Extremes: volumes 2, 3 and 4.
Mehitobel Wilson lives in Georgia, where she collects all things leopard, Karloff, or cast-off. Her preferred recreational activity is sleep; pool and Tekken 2 meet her quota of athleticism. She was nominated for a 2000 Bram Stoker award for her work as Gothic.net?s Nonfiction editor. Her fiction has appeared in Carpe Noctem, Gothic.net, Chiaroscuro, Peepshow, Brainbox: The Real Horror, and Brainbox 2: Son of Brainbox, among other places. New stories are scheduled to appear in Darkside 2: The Darker Side (Roc, 2002) and Dead But Dreaming: New Excursions into the Lovecraftian Universe (DarkTales, 2002.) Full information, and photographs of her junkyard dog, may be found on her website.