Shawn Macomber is a writer and noted pug wrangler in the New York City area. His reportage, essays and criticism span one decade, five continents and hundreds of appearances in the pages of a diverse array of publications including FANGORIA, Rue Morgue, Decibel, Stereogum, Magnet, Maxim, The Wall Street Journal, Reason and the Los Angeles Times, amongst other fine and middling publications.
He has covered stories ranging from night raids in the Baghdad suburbs, riots in the Baltics, two presidential elections, the antics of freedom-fighting, stripper-pole-aerobics instructors in rural Pennsylvania, designer cat show devotees at Madison Square Garden, and the Carcass “Exhumed to Consume” reunion tour.
His fiction can be found in Shroud, Despumation and FANGORIA, and he is co-editor of the heavy metal horror anthology The Healing Monsters.
A native of New Hampshire, he possesses intimate experience with the gypsy moth caterpillars of which he writes in “Pestilence by Beemahr.”
“Pestilence by Beemahr” – SAVAGE BEASTS
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Horror, Science Fiction