Nicholas Kaufmann is the critically acclaimed author of Walk in Shadows: Collected Stories (Prime Books, out of print), the Bram Stoker Award-nominated General Slocum’s Gold (Burning Effigy Press), Hunt at World’s End (as Gabriel Hunt, Leisure Books, out of print), the ITW Thriller Award-nominated and Shirley Jackson Award-nominated Chasing the Dragon (ChiZine Publications), Still Life: Nine Stories (Necon E-Books), and the forthcoming Dying Is My Business (St. Martin’s Griffin). His short fiction has appeared in Cemetery Dance, The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 3, City Slab, The Best American Erotica 2007, Playboy, and others. In addition to writing the monthly “Dead Air” column for The Internet Review of Science Fiction, his non-fiction has appeared in On Writing Horror (Writers Digest Books), Dark Scribe Magazine, Annabelle Magazine, Fantastic Metropolis, Hellnotes, Rue Morgue, and others. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Horror Writers Association and is a member of the International Thriller Writers.
Professionally immersed in books his whole life, he’s been the Publicity Manager for a small literary press, a pitchman for a widely respected PR firm specializing in TV and radio author appearances, a bookstore clerk, an independent bookstore owner (the late, lamented Tell-Tale Books), a manager for Barnes & Noble, as well as the manager for a small indie video store. Nick lives in Brooklyn, NY.