Nick Mamatas is currently the editor for Viz Media, LLC, headquartered in San Francisco, an anime, manga and Japanese entertainment company. Heck, we all have a day job…but in his spare time he’s written extensively for Razor Magazine, The Village Voice, various Disinformation Books and BenBella Books’ Smart Pop Books anthologies. His short novel Northern Gothic (Soft Skull, 2001) was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction in 2002. His first full-length novel, Move Under Ground in 2006, was nominated for both the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel and the International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel in 2005, and, in 2007 he decided to distribute it online for free under a Creative Commons license. Other titles include 3000 MPH In Every Direction At Once: Stories And Essays, Under My Roof, and the forthcoming anthologies Spicy Slipstream Stories (with Jay Lake) and Haunted Legends (with Ellen Datlow).