Greg Herren is the award-winning author of over thirty novels, fifty short stories, and editor of over twenty anthologies. He has won two Lambda Literary Awards, an Anthony Award, and numerous other awards over the course of his career. He has also been short-listed for the Macavity and Shirley Jackson Awards. He is a co-founder of the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival for the LGBTQ community, chaired World Horror Con, and has also served on the board of directors for the Mystery Writers of America. He works during the day as a public health educator with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS prevention. His short-story collection Survivor's Guilt and Other Stories was published this past March. His next novel, Royal Street Reveillon, will be published in September 2019.