L. Marie Wood is the bestselling author of 4 novels and over 130 short stories. Her short story, "The Ever After" was part of the Bram Stoker Award Finalist anthology Sycorax's Daughters. Wood has been recognized in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 15 and as one of the 100+ Black Women in Horror Fiction. She is the director of the GEEK:Horror programming track at Multiverse.