Morton, Lisa

Awards:

Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times (McFarland), Graphic Novel, 2012

Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween (Reaktion Books), Non-fiction, 2012

The Castle of Los Angeles, First Novel, 2010

The Lucid Dreaming, Long Fiction, 2009

A Hallowe’en Anthology, Non-fiction, 2008

“Tested”, Short Fiction, 2006

Richard Laymon President’s Award, 2006

Richard Laymon President’s Award, 2005

Nominations:

Malediction (Evil Jester Press), Novel, 2013

Monsters of L.A., Fiction Collection, 2011

The Samhanach, Long Fiction, 2010

Midnight Walk, Anthology, 2009

BIO: Lisa Morton is a screenwriter, author of non-fiction books, and award-winning prose writer whose work was described by the American Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror as “consistently dark, unsettling, and frightening”.  She is the author of four novels and more than 150 short stories, a six-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award®, and a world-class Halloween expert. She co-edited (with Leslie Klinger) the anthology Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense (which Publishers Weekly gave a starred review to and called “a work of art”); upcoming is Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances. Lisa lives in Los Angeles and online at lisamorton.com .