Karen M. Vaughn
Karen M. Vaughn loves reading and writing uncanny fiction. Her first collection of short stories, A Kiss for a Dead Film Star, was published by Brain Mill Press in 2016 and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her work has also appeared in A cappella Zoo, Whiskey Island Magazine, Illya’s Honey, and REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters. For many years she edited for a medical journal, which might explain her fascination with evolutionary biology and the workings of the body. She loves horror and will drunkenly defend it at any dinner party you care to invite her to. In her off hours, she can often be found running long distances toward or away from things. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband, daughter, and a highly energetic Schnoodle, who is probably a pooka.