Horror fantasist E.M. Markoff writes about damaged heroes and imperfect villains; she is also a klecksography artist. Her works include THE DEADBRINGER and TO NURTURE & KILL, for which she respectively won fantasy and novella finalist awards from the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Both books received favorable trade reviews in Kirkus, with THE DEADBRINGER receiving additional praise in Booklist and Mark Lawrence’s SPFBO5. Under her imprint Tomes & Coffee Press, she published TALES FOR THE CAMP FIRE, a charity anthology to raise money for California wildfire recovery and relief efforts. She has been on a number of panels speaking about topics including horror cinema, as well as the importance of diversity and decolonization in speculative fiction. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association and is mostly made up of coffee, cat hair, and whiskey. Connect with her @tomesandcoffee on Instagram and EM Markoff on YouTube.