John Langan is the author of two collections of stories, The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies (Hippocampus 2013) and Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters (Prime 2008), as well as a novel, House of Windows (Night Shade 2009). With Paul Tremblay, he co-edited Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters (Prime 2011). He has new and forthcoming stories in publications including Aaron French's Songs of the Satyrs, Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers's Postscripts, Darrell Schweitzer's That Is Not Dead, and Ellen Datlow's The Doll Collection. He is one of the founders o the Shirley Jackson Awards, for which he was a judge during its first three years. He lives in upstate NY with his wife, younger son, and an assortment of animals.