J.D. Graves is an East Texas native, playwright, filmmaker, and author. His play, TALL PINES LODGE, has appeared at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival and the 2007 FronteraFEST in Austin. His play, STANLEY & JIM, debuted at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in June 2009. His short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in: Black Mask, Mystery Weekly, Switchblade, Pulp Modern: Tech Noir, Tough, Rock & a Hard Place, Mickey Finn 2, Broadswords & Blasters 6, Near 2 the knuckle, Intrinsick 2.0, etc. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the neo-pulp rag EconoClash Review, an imprint of Down & Out Books. He lives in the woods with his beautiful wife and kids.