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V. Castro

V. Castro is a Mexican American horror and speculative fiction writer originally from San Antonio, Texas that now resides in the U.K. She is the author of Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of The Keepers and The Erotic Modern Life of Malinalli The Vampire. Currently she is co-editing Latinx Screams, an upcoming Latinx Horror Anthology. You can find book and film reviews at SciFi and Scary. She has also contributed articles for Ginger Nuts of Horror, Ladies of Horror Fiction, and Burial Ground.

V. Castro is editing Latinx Screams, an anthology of Latinx horror due out fall 2020.

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E.A. Cook

E. A. Cook has lived a life that rivals the characters that he writes about. As a young man he spent years traveling around the U.S. covering 43 states. He traveled by box car, hitchhiking, and as a carny. He’s worked as a hot dog vendor and face painter in New Orleans and has been an Account Executive for print advertising, owned a private investigations company, and is a recently retired cabby and writing full time.

Bronzeville Books will be publishing E.A. Cook’s novella, Spanish Moss, in 2020. On the run and desperate, a young man finds companionship and strange magic in the New Orleans swamp with a family intent on training him, but for what?


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Nikki Dolson

Nikki Dolson is the author of Love and Other Criminal Behavior (January 2020) and All Things Violent. Her short fiction has been published in Shotgun Honey, Thuglit, Bartleby Snopes, Day One, and other places. Follow her on TwitterInstagram. For more information about Nikki Dolson visit her website. Nicki Dolson is represented by the Sobel Weber literary agency. 

Nikki Dolson’s collection of short stories, Love and Other Criminal Behavior, will be published by Bronzeville in 2020. Love and Other Criminal Behavior is a collection of thirteen tales of love, blood and malice.

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Les Edgerton

Les Edgerton is an American author of nineteen books, including two about writing fiction: Finding Your Voice (Writer's Digest Books) and Hooked (Writer's Digest Books). He also writes short stories, articles, essays, novels, and screenplays.

Ill-fated lovers in the rural south survive drought, famine, and feral dogs in Les Edgerton's new novel, Hard Times, due out from Bronzeville books in 2020.

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Danny Gardner

From his beginnings as a young stand-up comedian (Def Comedy Jam All-Stars vol. 12), Danny Gardner has enjoyed careers as an actor, director, and screenwriter. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee for his creative non-fiction piece 'Forever. In an Instant.' published by Literary Orphans Journal.

Danny Gardner’s next novel, The Tales of Elliot Caprice: Ace Boon Coon, will be published by Bronzeville Books in  2020.


Heath Lowrance

Heath Lowrance has worked as a private detective, a tour guide at Sun Studio, a security guard, and a cartoon animal at a kid’s pizza joint. He’s the author of the cult novel The Bastard Hand, as well as other novels, novellas, and short stories. He spent his childhood in rural eastern Tennessee, his adulthood in various parts of Tennessee, Georgia, and Michigan, and currently lives in Flint, Michigan.

Bronzeville Books will reprint The Bastard Hand, a supernatural noir of the darkest kind, in 2020. When a no good drifter meets a preacher with a flair for the dramatic and an uncanny ability to get whatever he wants, his life changes instantly as the town around them crumbles.


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Hailey Piper

Hailey Piper is a transgender horror writer, author of An Invitation to Darkness and The Possession of Natalie Glasgow. Her short fiction appears in publications such as Black Rainbow, The Bronzeville Bee, and more. Follow her on Twitter @HaileyPiperSays.

Hailey's dark fantasy novel, The Verses of Aeg, will be published by Bronzeville in 2020.

In the beginning, men were prey. Once, the Dawn Gods spared mankind from the horrors that sought to devour them. When the Dawn Gods abandon humanity, the people's survival is threatened, leaving the desperate to take matters into their own hands.

Hailey will also have short fiction featured in Twisted Love and Disturbia, two anthologies Bronzeville will publish in 2020.


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Destinee Schriner

Destinee Schriner loves anime, comics, crocheting, and everything romantic. One of her favorite things to do is sit down with a steaming fragrant cup of chai tea and write. Her dream is to tour and experience the beauty of Japan one day. She is an Air Force Veteran and has travelled all over the United States. Destinee identifies as bisexual and lives with her husband and daughter in Idaho. 


When Bluebell Blooms is Destinee Schriner's debut #ownvoices YA novel. Bluebell always thought she wanted a romantic boyfriend to sweep her off her feet. The young man of her dreams does just that. Life should have been perfect, but the arrival of her absentee father and an unexpected kiss with her best friend turn Bluebell's world upside down as she struggles to understand and accept her sexuality and the reasons her father hasn't been a part of her life. When Bluebell Blooms is scheduled for publication in 2020.