About the Author

Lawrence C. Connolly’s books include the Veins Cycle novels Veins (2008), Vipers (2010), and Vortex (2014). His collections include Visions (2009), This Way to Egress (2010), and Voices (2011), which feature his stories from Amazing Stories, Cemetery Dance, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Twilight ZoneYear’s Best Horror, and other top magazines and anthologies of fantasy, horror, and science fiction.

Voices was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award.

His screenplay “This Way to Egress,” co-authored with director David Slade (executive producer of Hannibal and American Gods) and based on Connolly’s original story “Traumatic Descent” (first published in Borderlands 3, reprinted in Voices and This Way to Egress) is featured in the anthology film Nightmare Cinema (2019).

He is also the writer of Mystery Theatre, a podcast produced by Prime Stage, which is currently in its fourth season.

Recent projects include a new adaptation of Frankenstein. Produced by Prime Stage, it premiered at Pittsburgh’s New Hazlett Theatre in November 2022. He is currently developing The MinuteMen, a superhero franchise, with brother Christopher Connolly and producers Jonathan Sanger and M. Jones.

Also a musician, his music can be heard on Bandcamp and Spotify.