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Bewildering Stories

Ross Smeltzer

Bewildering Stories biography

I was raised in Chatham, New York; a small town in the Berkshires that looks like the setting of a Washington Irving tale. I grew up in the deep woods and was infected by a tenacious Romanticism, which no amount of time in urban settings has yet cured. I am now located in Dallas, Texas, where I live with my patient, tremendously supportive wife, our seemingly brainless terrier, and our anarchic and unhinged cat.

I am currently working as a freelance writer. I plan to continue writing fiction. It will likely be of the fantastic sort. My imagination — corrupted in adolescence by Hawthorne, Bierce, Lovecraft, and other purveyors of strangeness — only seems capable of producing weird fiction. I’m quite all right with that.

Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Ross Smeltzer

Bewildering Stories bibliography

Prose Fiction
The Landscape
Times of Plenty
The Masque of Ascension
Dr. Quasdonovich’s Solution

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