edited by Liz Bennefeld
Old Courthouse Way
by Lyn C. A. Gardner
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First published in Contemporary Rhyme 2.1, Winter 2005. Catalog librarian by day, Lyn coedits the quarterly journal Virginia Libraries. Visit gardnercastle.com.
"Ariadne's Thank-You Note"
Originally published in Space and Time Magazine, Issue 107. Visit gwynnegarfinkle.com.
"The Golem of Red Bean Paste"
First published, in both text and audio format, in the Winter 2009 issue of Goblin Fruit. Visit her website at seajules.livejournal.com.
"Dr. Holt's House of Hormones"
First appeared in Aberrant Dreams, October 2008. Please visit Raven Electrick Ink for more information about Karen A. Romanko's projects.
"The Armadillos of Castle Dracula"
Written for the 2009 SFPA Halloween Poetry Reading. Learn more at davidleesummers.com.
"She's in the Ice"
Published originally in Strange Horizons 5/18/09. Visit the Dreams and Nightmares Magazine blog.
First published in the March/April 2009 issue of Star*Line.
"O is for October"
First appeared in the anthology Wicked Karnival: Halloween Horror (2005) and was nominated for a Rhysling Award.
First published in Asimov's Science Fiction, Oct./Nov. 2009. For more information, visit geoffreylandis.com.
"Opening Scenes fo a Universal Horror Film"
First appeared in the Sept./Oct. 2008 issue of Star*Line. John's poetry has also appeared in Aoife's Kiss, Illumen, and elsewhere.
"A Bloody Baker's Dozen"
Published in Gary's poetry collection, Mortician's Tea (Sam's Dot Publishing, 2009). For more, see Clark's website.
Written for the SFPA 2009 Halloween Reading. You may find Julia online at juliarios.com.
"Halloween at the End of the Universe"
Written for SFPA's 2009 Halloween Poetry Reading. Liz has coordinated SFPA's Halloween event since its inception in 2006. Please visit her website for more poetry and photos, or drop by her Quiet Spaces LJ.
"A Crisis of Forest"
Originally published in the October/November issue of Asimov's. You are invited to visit her website.
In the Vampyr Verse anthology (Popcorn Press, Hallowe'en 2009). Information about F.J. Bergmann and her writing can be found at fibitz.com.
Thanks to the SFPA members who have contributed their poetry and art to this page.
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