Gwendolyn Kiste is the author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated fiction collection, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, from JournalStone; the dark fantasy novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, from Broken Eye Books; and her debut novel, The Rust Maidens, from Trepidatio Publishing. Her short fiction has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Shimmer, Black Static, Daily Science Fiction, Interzone, LampLight, and Three-Lobed Burning Eye as well as Flame Tree Publishing's Chilling Horror Short Stories anthology, among others.
A native of Ohio, she currently resides on an abandoned horse farm outside of Pittsburgh with her husband, two cats, and not nearly enough ghosts. You can also find her online at Facebook and Twitter.
Interviews, Spotlights, and Guest Posts
Interview with Sean M. Thompson in the McManbeast Books Newsletter
#HookonWiHM: Focus on Author Gwendolyn Kiste, Interview with Calvin Demmer
Featured on Michael Bailey's Women in Horror Month list
The Outer Dark Episode 028: Quaffing Your Fear Like Fine Wine, with Scott Nicolay
On Author Anthony Avina's blog, discussing Pretty Marys All in a Row
Interviewed on Mangled Matters' Women in Horror: A Celebration
Featured on K.Z. Morano's 100 Female Horror Authors You Should Be Reading Right Now!
Halloween Roundtable Interview with Justin Hamelin on Mangled Matters
On The Wicked Library, discussing the epistolary horror story, "The Man in the Ambry" (Podcast interview with Daniel Foytik starts at 39:00, after the story)
"Episode 403: The Write Way with Gwendolyn Kiste" on 9th Story Studios with Daniel Foytik
"Spotlight on Writing Horror with Gwendolyn Kiste and Scarlett R. Algee" with Juliana Spink Mills
"Interview: Gwendolyn Kiste" with Editor E. Catherine Tobler, available in the full issue of Shimmer #30, March 2016
"Women in Horror Month -- Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste" with Simon Dewar
"Random-Ass Interview: Gwendolyn Kiste" on Spooky Bloggery with Sean Thompson
"Women in Horror Month 2016--Featured Author: Gwendolyn Kiste" on Spreading the Writer's Word with Nina D'Arcangela
"From the Mind of..." on Severed Scissors with Casey Chaplin
"Author Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste" on writer Nathan Hystad's site
"Strange Gardens of the Soul: An Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste" on Writing in a Dead World with Raymond Esposito
Podcast Interview on Red Horse Radio with Jon Towers
On The Wicked Library, discussing the ghost story, "Audrey at Night" (Podcast interview with Daniel Foytik starts at 33:24, after the story)
On Mystery and Horror, LLC, discussing the historical horror story, "Of Blood and Men"
On Mystery and Horror, LLC, discussing the humorous horror story, "Bedroom Bureau"