About is a small press that seeks to publish otherworldly novellas (and eventually novels) about death, multiverses, time travel, and other strange lands.

We also publish rad nonfiction pertaining to goth and death subjects in entertainment and culture, and a little magazine you may have heard of called The Deadlands.

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    The Team:

    Sean Markey


    Sean lives in an old farmhouse in northern Vermont, and is pretty sure the house isn’t very haunted…

    He works as a marketer during the day and is also the publisher of The Deadlands, a little magazine about beginnings and endings you may or may not have heard of.

    E. Catherine Tobler


    A finalist for the Sturgeon, Hugo, Nebula, Ditmar, Aurealis,
    and World Fantasy awards, E. Catherine Tobler has never won a blessed thing.

    She keeps writing.

    Laura Blackwell

    Novella Copy Editor

    Laura Blackwell is a freelance editor and Pushcart-nominated writer. Current and upcoming publications include Chiral Mad 5, PseudoPod, and 2016 World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows. You can visit her website at

    K.C. Mead Brewer

    Newsletter: Letters From A Psychopomp

    K.C. Mead-Brewer writes weird, dark fiction in beautiful Baltimore, MD. Fun Fact: her rowhome used to be part of an orphanage in the early 1900s; no child-ghosts have been encountered yet, but one can hope.