O’Quinn, Cindy

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“Lydia” (The Twisted Book of Shadows) (Twisted Publishing) , Short Fiction, 2019

BIO: Cindy O’Quinn is an Appalachian writer who grew up in the mountains of West Virginia. In 2016 Cindy, along with her husband and sons, made the move from Virginia to the northern woods of Maine and started homesteading. She has had a longtime love for everything horror, thanks to her mom who started her at a very young age. They spent many a weekend in the 70’s going to the local drive in theaters. Cindy is the author of Dark Cloud on Naked Creek, and the dark poetry collection, Return to Graveyard Dust, which made it to the 2017 HWA Bram Stoker preliminary ballot. Works published or forthcoming in The Twisted Book of Shadows, Weirdbook-Magazine, Sanitarium Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Space and Time Magazine, Star*Line, Speculative City, Eerie Christmas Anthology, Nothing’s Sacred Volumes 4 & 5, HWA Poetry Showcase Vol V, and others. Follow on Facebook @CindyOQuinnWriter, Instagram Cindy.oquinn, and Twitter @COQuinnWrites.