Today on the Speculative Fiction Cantina we are pleased to welcome writers Meg Hafdahl and Mark Wallace Maguire.
Meg Hafdahl’s suspense and horror stories have appeared in several anthologies including Spider Road Press’ Eve’s Requiem: Tales of Women, Mystery, and Horror. Her own short story series, Twisted Reveries, is published by Inklings Publishing. Her work has been produced for audio by the Wicked Library, and the screenplay for her original story “Guts” has recently been named an official selection of the Women in Horror Film Festival. Meg’s forthcoming debut novel, Her Dark Inheritance, will arrive soon. She is also the co-host of the popular podcast Horror Rewind, available on iTunes and iHeartRadio.
Twisted Reveries 1
Twisted Reveries 2
Her Dark Inheritance (coming March 2018)
|Mark Wallace Maguire|
As a preacher's son, Mark Wallace Maguire spent his childhood crisscrossing the South soaking in the lilting dialects, oral traditions and cultural idiosyncrasies. After a brief career in music, he settled behind the desk as a reporter at the Marietta Daily Journal and has spent the last 20 years as fixture in the metro Atlanta media scene. He currently serves as director of Cobb Life magazine and Cobb Business Journal. His writing has been published in many regional and national publications including Snake Nation Review, Reach of Song, Cobb Life magazine, neighbor newspapers and The Blood and Fire Review. He has been honored for his writing by several organizations including The Associated Press, The Society of Professional Journalists and The Georgia Poetry Society. In 2005, he was named the Berry College Outstanding Young Alumni of The Year. In 2017, he was nominated for Georgia Author of The Year for his first novel, Alexandria Rising which was described as "magical" and "phenomenal." Letters from Red Clay Country: Selected Columns was published in 2015 and features the best of his award-winning newspaper and magazine columns. When he's not writing, Maguire produces musical projects inspired by his favorite authors and books as well as painting, gardening and making Star Wars puns with his sons.
Letters from Red Clay Country (nonfiction)
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