Allison M. Dickson is a writer of dark contemporary fiction covering the realms of horror, suspense, science-fiction, and fantasy. Her long backlist of short stories is now available in two collections, AT THE END OF THINGS and WICKED BREW, and you can find her most recent short work in the ghost anthology WRAPPED IN WHITE from Sekhmet Press and in an upcoming issue of Apex Magazine. Her debut novel, STRINGS, released from Hobbes End Publishing in late 2013 to rave reviews and has topped Amazon's crime and horror bestseller lists multiple times. Readers can look forward to her next novel in the summer of 2014, a dystopian sci-fi epic called THE LAST SUPPER. When she's not writing, she's co-hosting a weekly podcast, Creative Commoners. After spending a decade in Olympia, Washington, she returned with her husband and kids to her native Midwest and currently resides in Dayton, Ohio.