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The Horror Zine Staff



Jeani Rector

Jeani Rector is the founder and editor of The Horror Zine. Find information about Jeani HERE

Contact: thehorrorzine@gmail.com

Staff Webpages:

Dean H. Wild, Assistant Editor HERE
Bruce Memblatt, Kindle Coordinator HERE
Trish Wilson, Media Director HERE
John M. Cozzoli, Book Reviewer HERE
Jonathan Chapman, Book Reviewer HERE

Jon R. Meyers, Book Reviewer HERE

About our Staff



Dean H. Wild

Dean H. Wild grew up in the small Wisconsin town of Lamartine and has lived in the area all his life. He wrote his first short horror story at the tender age of seven and continued to write dark fiction while he pursued careers in the newspaper industry, real estate and retail pharmacy. His short stories have seen publication in various magazines and anthologies including Bell, Book & Beyond, Night Terrors III and Murder Mayhem Short Stories. When not writing, editing or proofreading for one project or another, he is busy working on a novel.  He and his wife, Julie, currently reside in the village of Brownsville.

His job for The Horror Zine includes editing our print anthologies and giving much needed advice and opinions on the content of the ezine.

Contact: scrybe@deanwild.com


bruce memblatt

Bruce Memblatt

Bruce Memblatt is a native New Yorker and has studied Business Administration at Pace University. He’s member of the Horror Writers Association.

His short stories have been featured in anthology books, magazines, and zines such as Bewildering Stories, Nameless Magazine (Cycatrix Press), The Literary Hatchet, Suspense Magazine, Post Mortem Press, Jack of No Trades Publishing, Dark Moon Books, The Horror Zine, Danse Macabre, Parsec Ink, The Cynic Online, The Feathertale Review, Yellow Mama and more.

His story "A Dream for Sugar" was a finalist in the TNT Horror Contest (December 2016) and was published by Digital Fiction Publishing in 2018.

You can find his short story collections The Dark Jar and Stories for a Cruel World on Amazon.com.

His job for The Horror Zine includes print magazine and anthology cover art creation and all Kindle development and formatting.

Contact: bmemblatt@aol.com


Trish Wilson

Trish Wilson

Trish Wilson writes fiction with the pen names Elizabeth Black and E. A. Black. Her short horror stories have appeared in The Horror Zine’s Book of Ghost Stories, The Black Stone: Stories for Lovecraftian Summonings, Zippered Flesh 2, Zippered Flesh 3, Teeming Terrors, and more.  She won a Best Short Story mention on The Solstice List@ 2017: The Best of Horror for Invisible, which appeared in Zippered Flesh 3. She has conducted many author interviews for The Horror Zine, including Ramsey Campbell, Josh Malerman, and Jonathan Maberry. 

She lives with her husband, son, and cats on the Massachusetts coast in Lovecraft country. The beaches often call to her, but she has yet to run into Cthulhu.

Contact: trishcwilson@comcast.net


Please do not contact these reviewers directly. Please email thehorrorzine@gmail.com for your review request.

Please see our book review guidelines BEFORE you request a review HERE


John M. Cozzoli

Tired of being a corpse-orate zombie, 60s monster-kid JM Cozzoli traded in the needles and voodoo doll effigies of his coworkers for the more rewarding pleasure of writing about the genres that people love to fear, or dream to live in, on his blog, From Zombos’ Closet. He lives in Westbury New York with his wife and son and hopes to one day own an old-styled theater, serving up steamy hot popcorn smothered in real butter, ice-cold Bonbons, and lots of horror and science fiction movies. Now and then he also gets the urge to write.


Jonathan Chapman

Jonathan Chapman is a long-time contributor to The Horror Zine as well as other e-zines over the last  fifteen years. He has a degree in English Literature and a love of all things horror and fantasy.

Jonathan is on the podcast The Broader Look. He is known to read in any given location, at any given time, and will discuss books upon request!


Jon R. Meyers

Jon R. Meyers is a freelance author, avid book reviewer, and social media coordinator for the Horror Writers Association Chicagoland Chapteras well asa former resident book reviewer for The Horror Fiction Review (2012-2020). His body of work has appeared in a number of various publications specializing in occult, horror, dark fantasy, and weird fiction.

Jon is thirty-nine years old and is currently residing in the Chicagoland area, where he can be found playing board games, watching horror movies, reading, writing, and hiking.

For more information, please feel free to visit him on social media or find him at: hwachicago.org




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