Dennis Danvers is the author of novels Wilderness (Poseidon 1991, HarperCollins 2010; Bram Stoker and Locus finalist), Time and Time Again (S & S 1994), Circuit of Heaven (Eos, 1998; New York Times Notable), End of Days (Eos, 1999, New York Times Notable), The Fourth World (Eos, 2000), The Watch (Eos, 2002; New York Times Notable; Booklist 10 Best SF novels, School Library Journal Best Books of 2002), and The Bright Spot (Bantam 2005, under the pseudonym Robert Sydney).

Recent short fiction, "Leaving the Dead" was published in the May issue of Lightspeed, and "All the Snake Handlers I Know Are Dead" is forthcoming from Tor.com. "Christmas in Hollywood Cemetery" will appear in Remapping Hallowed Ground, a Civil War themed anthology of fiction and poetry. His short fiction has also appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Electric Velocipede, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Richmond Noir, Strange Horizons, Intergalactic Medicine Show, New Delta Review, Review La Booche, Sou'wester, Realms of Fantasy, and Space and Time.

He holds a Ph.D. in literature and an MFA in fiction writing and has taught writing and literature at all levels. He currently teaches fiction writing and science fiction and fantasy literature at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and writes full time. He lives with wife, Sarah Weisiger, and dog, Ethel, in Richmond.