Author Pamela K. Kinney gave up long ago trying not to listen to the voices in her head and has written award-winning, bestselling horror, fantasy. science fiction, poetry, along with nonfiction ghost books ever since. Her horror short story, “Bottled Spirits,” was runner-up for the 2013 WSFA Small Press Award and is considered one of the seven best genre short fiction for that year. She has various short stories published in fiction and nonfiction anthologies and magazines, a science fiction novella, Maverick Heart, the urban fantasy novel, How the Vortex Changed My Life, six nonfiction ghost books, and a nonfiction cryptid book released Spring 2022, Werewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America. One of her horror poems, “Dementia” published in HWA Poetry Showcase, VIII, got her mentioned in Best Horror of the Year, Volume Thirteen. Three of her nonfiction ghost books garnered Library of Virginia nominations. Her third ghost book, Virginia’s Haunted Historic Triangle: Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, and Other Haunted Locations, reached a second printing and is now a 2nd edition with extra new stories and ten new ghostly images added.
Pamela and her husband live with one crazy black cat (who thinks she should take precedence over her mistress’s writing most days). Along with writing, Pamela has acted on stage and film and investigates the paranormal for episodes of Paranormal World Seekers for AVA Productions. She is a member of both Virginia Writers Club, James River Writers, and Horror Writers Association.