Cameron Pierce is the author of thirteen books, ranging from award-winning bizarro fiction to aquatic horror and fables of the outdoors. His work has appeared in over fifty publications, including Gray’s Sporting Journal, The Barcelona Review, Hobart, The Big Click, Vol. I Brooklyn, and Letters to Lovecraft, and has been reviewed and featured on Comedy Central and The Guardian. In early 2015, Pierce was the Mellon writer-in-residence at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is also the author of the former column Fishing and Beer, where he interviewed acclaimed angler Bill Dance and John Lurie of Fishing with John. He has written for animation and comics. In addition to his writing, Pierce is the head editor of the popular indie publisher Lazy Fascist Press and has edited four anthologies, including the groundbreaking volume The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade. He lives near the Columbia River with his wife and daughter in Astoria, Oregon.