Eric Avedissian is an author and award-winning journalist with a penchant for the weird, macabre, and fantastic. His work includes the YA steampunk fantasy novella Gargoyles & Absinthe, published by Aurelia Leo, and the science fiction/pulp role-playing game Ravaged Earth. His short stories appear in Outposts of Beyond, Aphotic Realm, and the alternative Beatles-themed anthology Across the Universe. He is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) and has an M.A. in Writing from Rowan University. He reported for news outlets in Cape May and Atlantic counties, including the Press of Atlantic City, the Ocean City Sentinel, and the Cape May Star & Wave. He lives in New Jersey where his hobbies include reading, hiking the pinelands, and battling writer’s block.