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Matthew V. Brockmeyer's Biography

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Matthew V. Brockmeyer is an award-winning crime and horror writer in Humboldt County, California. He is the author of the novel Kind Nepenthe and the short story collections Under Rotting Sky and  Nest of Salt.

His short stories have been published world-wide in numerous journals, magazines and anthologies, and have been translated into Greek, Polish and French. They have been featured in the Dark Tides Anthology (with Stephen King and Neil Gaiman), Years Best Hardcore Horror (Volumes 5  and 6), Best of Indie Horror: Christmas Collection, Open: Journal of Arts and Letters, Infernal Ink, Not One of Us, Shotgun Honey, Pulp Metal Magazine, Timeless Tales Magazine, Terror House, Body Parts Magazine, Infinite Darkness, The Horror Collection: Gold Edition, Collected Christmas Horror Shorts Volume 2,  and 100 Word Horrors among others.

Matthew also writes book reviews and interviews authors for Cultured Vultures. He has a B.A. in English from the University Oregon where he studied creative writing under Chang-Rae Lee, now director of Princeton's Program in Creative Writing.


Matthew has also studied writing under Chuck Palahniuk, Peter Straub, David Corbett, Ania Ahlborn, and Richard Thomas, among others.

When not reading and writing Matthew runs a cannabis farm, deep in the hills of Northern California.

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