Yardley, Mercedes M.

Awards:

Little Dead Red” (Grimm Mistresses) (Ragnarok Publications), Long Fiction, 2015

Nominations:

“Loving You Darkly” (F(r)iction Magazine #8) (Tethered by Letters), Short Fiction, 2017

BIO: Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears poisonous flowers in her hair.  She is the author of Beautiful Sorrows, the Stabby Award-winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, Pretty Little Dead Girls, and Detritus in Love. She recently won the Bram Stoker Award for her novella Little Dead Red and was a Bram-Stoker nominee for her short story “Loving You Darkly.” Mercedes lives and creates in Las Vegas. You can reach her at http://www.abrokenlaptop.com.