Daniels, L. E.


“Silk” (Hush, Don’t Wake the Monster: Stories Inspired by Stephen King, Twisted Wing Productions), Short Fiction, 2023

BIO: L. E. Daniels is an American author, poet, and editor living in Australia. Her novel, Serpent’s Wake: A Tale for the Bittenis a Notable Work with the HWA’s Mental Health Initiative. Lauren co-edited Aiki Flinthart’s Relics, Wrecks and Ruins (CAT) with Geneve Flynn, winning the 2021 Aurealis Award and co-edited We are Providence (Weird House)with Christa Carmen, a2022 Aurealis finalist.Recent publications include “Silk” in Hush, Don’t Wake the Monster (Twisted Wing), a 2023 Bram Stoker Awards® Nominee and “Hangman’s Coming” in Where the Silent Ones Watch (Hippocampus). Lauren’s personal essays appear in Holistic Horror,Quick Bites, and 34 Orchard and her poetry in The Cozy Cosmic (Underland), Under Her Eye, and Mother Knows Best (Black Spot Books), with “Night Terrors” (HWA) a finalist for the 2022 Australian Shadows Award.