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Author Novelist Short Story Writer | justinalcala

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Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer

Justin Alcala is an award-winning American novelist & short story writer. His works are most notable for their appearance in Publisher’s Weekly, the SLF Foundation Awards, and the University of British Columbia project archives. Described as “The Geek Author”, Justin is a folklore fanatic, history nerd, tabletop gamer and time traveler. Alcala’s thirty plus short stories, novellas, and novels can be found in anthologies, magazines, journals, and publications. Justin’s stories often take place in The Plenty Dreadful universe, a deranged supernatural rendition of the contemporary world. He currently resides with his dark queen, Mallory, their malevolent daughter, Lily, changeling son, Ronan, hellcat, Misery and hound of Ragnarök, Fenrir. Where his mind might be is anyone’s guess. 

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Have you checked out the A DEAD END JOB Spotify playlist? It's a pretty rad collection of DJ picks and my own favorites. Goes great with the novel and a whiskey. 


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