Dr. Kim Paffenroth is a professor of religious studies at Iona College, and the author of several books on the Bible and theology. He grew up in New York, Virginia, and New Mexico. He attended St. John's College, Annapolis, MD (BA, 1988), Harvard Divinity School (MTS, 1990), and the University of Notre Dame (PhD, 1995). He now lives in upstate New York with his wife and two kids.
His work in the horror genre includes GOSPEL OF THE LIVING DEAD: GEORGE ROMERO'S VISIONS OF HELL ON EARTH (Baylor, 2006) - Winner, 2006 Bram Stoker Award; DYING TO LIVE: A NOVEL OF LIFE AMONG THE UNDEAD (Permuted Press, 2007); and DYING TO LIVE: LIFE SENTENCE (Permuted Press, 2008). His newest is VALLEY OF THE DEAD (Permuted Press, 2010). He has also edited the anthologies HISTORY IS DEAD (Permuted Press, 2007), and THE WORLD IS DEAD (Permuted Press, 2009).
David Dunwoody is the author of the zombie novel EMPIRE, as well as the horror collections DARK ENTITIES and UNBOUND & OTHER TALES. Dave lives in Utah and can be visited on the web at daviddunwoody.com.