Karen L. Newman lives in Kentucky where she’s an active member of Horror Writers Association and edits the magazines Illumen and Cosmic Crime Stories. She edited the online magazine, Afterburn SF for over four years before the market closed. Over four hundred of her short stories and poems have been published both online and in print in places such as Dark Tales of Terror, Dark Things III, and The Pedestal Magazine. She writes a column for The Black Glove: Horror Culture and Entertainment. Her poetry collections include EEKU (Sam’s Dot, 2005), ChemICKals (Naked Snake Press, 2007), Toward Absolute Zero (Sam’s Dot, 2009), and ChemICKal Reactions (Naked Snake Press, 2010). Two of her poems received honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. She’s been nominated for a Rhysling Award, James B. Baker Award, and twice nominated for a Dwarf Star Award.
Please visit her online at http://home.zoomnet.net/~karennew.