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Thursday, October 24, 2019

The authors Errick Nunnally, Bracken MacLeod, and Isabel Yap talk about their latest works and the thrills of writing dark speculative fiction at this Halloween-adjacent event. Errick Nunnally is the author of _Lightning Wears a Red Cape_; Bracken MacLeod's most recent novel is _Stranded_; and Isabel Yap's work can be found in _Lightspeed Magazine_ and _Year’s Best Weird Fiction_. Image: [Pexels.com](http://www.pexels.com/photo/backlit-dark-dawn-environment-289367/)

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Errick Nunnally was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and served one tour in the Marine Corps before deciding art school was a safer pursuit. He enjoys art, comics, and genre novels. A designer by day, he earned a black belt in Krav Maga and Muay Thai kickboxing by night. His work has appeared in several anthologies and is best described as “dark pulp.” His work can be found in _Lamplight, Transcendent, Wicked Witches, The Final Summons, Protectors 2,_ the Podcast, _Nightlight_, and the upcoming ChiZine novel, _Lightning Wears A Cape._
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Bracken MacLeod has worked as a martial arts teacher, a university philosophy instructor, for a children's non-profit, and as a trial attorney. His short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies including LampLight, ThugLit, and Splatterpunk and has been collected in 13 VIEWS OF THE SUICIDE WOODS by ChiZine Publications, which the New York Times Book Review called, "Superb." He is the author of the novels, Mountain Home, Stranded, and Come to Dust.
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Isabel Yap writes fiction and poetry, works in the tech industry, and drinks tea. Born and raised in Manila, she has also lived in California and London. She is currently completing her MBA at Harvard Business School. In 2013 she attended the Clarion Writers Workshop, and since 2016 she has served as the Clarion foundation secretary. Her work has appeared in venues including Tor.com, Strange Horizons, and Year’s Best Weird Fiction. She is @visyap on Twitter.
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