H.V. Patterson (she/her) lives in Oklahoma and writes speculative fiction and poetry. She's a cofounder of Horns and Rattles Press and runs Dreadfulesque. She has stories and poems recently published or upcoming with Sliced Up Press, Creature Publishing, Flame Tree Press, Eerie River, Flash Fiction Online, Diet Milk Magazine, and Black Spot Books. She loves reading and writing about myth and folklore, spooky science, and weird lifeforms. Find her on Twitter @ScaryShelley and on Instagram @hvpattersonwriter.