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Lionel Ray Green is a horror and fantasy writer, an award-winning newspaper journalist, and a U.S. Army gulf war veteran living in Alabama. He loves his mom and misses his dad, who died on July 15, 2015. He ironically loves Bigfoot and hobbits and believes Babe is the greatest movie ever made. Lionel writes a column for HorrorAddicts.net titled The Bigfoot Files.

His stories have appeared in the anthologies Trembling With Fear: Year 5; Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2; Trembling With Fear: Year 4; Illusions of the Past: Fantasia Divinity’s Best of 2020 Anthology; Inferno; Unveiled SecretsTrembling With Fear: More Tales From The Tree: Volume 2; Trembling With Fear: Year 3; The Best of Iron Faerie Publishing 2019; Divinity: An Iron Faerie Publishing AnthologyHalloween Horror: Volume 1;  Trembling With Fear: Year 2; Trembling With Fear: More Tales from The TreeAmerica’s Emerging Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers: The Deep South; The Hamthology; Sorry, We’re ClosedAlabama’s Emerging Writers; The Heart of a Devil; Fifty Flashes; How Beer Saved the World 2; Graveyard; Frightening; Tales from the Grave; In Creeps the Night; and 22 More Quick Shivers.

His short story “Scarecrow Road” won the WriterWriter 2018 International Halloween Themed Writing Competition: All Hallows’ Prose and was featured on The Night’s End Podcast for October 9, 2020. His short story “A Tale of Two Shards” was third runner-up in the WriterWriter 2018 International Fantasy Writing Competition: Phoenix Rising.

Lionel’s work has appeared in Horror Curated digital ezine issues #1 and #2; The Poet’s Haven Digest anthology, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night; in Issue 1 of Cross+Decay magazine; and in the 2017 issue of From the Depths magazine. His fiction has also appeared online at Horror Tree’s Trembling With Fear, at Who Writes Short Shorts?, at Visual Verse, and at 50-Word Stories where his “Bedraggled” was selected Story of the Week for June 16, 2019.

Lionel has released seven short stories on Amazon Kindle: “Scarecrow Road,” “One Lucky Girl,” “The Price of the Princess,” “Tap,” “Peace of Mind,” “Dead of Winter,” and “A Tale of Two Shards.” “Dead of Winter” and “Peace of Mind” were both Top 100 Paid Amazon Best Sellers in the 30-Minute Literature & Fiction Short Reads Category.

Visit his Amazon Author Page or contact him at lionelraygreen@gmail.com.