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Lisa Short

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror Writer

Welcome to my official author website! Take a look through the site to find all my speculative fiction work, past and present. To see what I'm up to lately, check out my blog below, or click on my Twitter or Facebook links in the upper righthand corner.


Lisa is a Texas-born, Kansas-bred writer of fantasy, science fiction and horror. She has an honorable discharge from the United States Army, a degree in chemical engineering, and twenty years’ experience as a professional engineer. Lisa currently lives in Maryland with her husband, two youngest children, father-in-law and cats. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association.


Complete Collection

Through Other Eyes

January 2021

In Through Other Eyes, the first All Worlds Wayfarer anthology, immerse yourself in 30 unique stories featuring non-human protagonists. Includes my short story "The Fire Demon's Daughter."

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Campfire Macabre

January 2021

50+ original flash horror tales organized by five themes: Spook Houses, Slashers, Witchcraft, Within the Woods, and Cemetery Chillers. Includes my short story "The Annex."


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Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. Includes my short story "The Season of Withering."


Close to the Bone

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Publishing the best Pulp, Noir, Crime, Dirty Realism & Horror. Includes my short story "Billy's Grave."

Mother Ghost's Grimm

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Cemeteries, spiders, gremlins, and ghosts - everything you fear the most. Includes my short story "Roses and Vipers."

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The UN-religious, NON-family oriented literary and art magazine. The April 2020 v296 issue includes my short story "Plan C."

The Sirens Call

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The 45th issue of The Sirens Call eZine features eighty pieces of dark fiction and horror prose. Includes my short story "Oblivion."

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