Gwendolyn Kiste is the author of And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, her debut fiction collection available now from JournalStone, as well as the dark fantasy novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, from Broken Eye Books. 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 Kendall Reviews, discussing writing, music, inspirations, and cat museums

"Poison Apples, Bird Feathers, and Sisterhood: An Author Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste," with Stephanie M. Wytovich

"Monsters in Plain Sight," with Daniel Braum on Blood and Stardust

Jiffy-pop and Horror Blogcast 001 with Eddie Generous

WiHM: Writing While Female with Gwendolyn Kiste, Jemiah Jefferson, and H.R. Boldwood, Interview with Monica S. Kuebler

Interview with Sean M. Thompson in the McManbeast Books Newsletter

#HookonWiHM: Focus on Author Gwendolyn Kiste, Interview with Calvin Demmer

How I'm Spending Women in Horror Month, guest post at Erik Hofstatter's site

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

Unnerving Magazine Podcast Interview, with Eddie Generous

31 Hath October: Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste, with Brian Lillie

Countdown to Hallowe'en 2017: Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste, with Juliana Spink Mills

On The Lovecraft eZine Podcast, discussing And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe

"Weird Wanderings: Gwendolyn Kiste," interview in Black Static #59 with Peter Tennant

"Fables and Disappearances: The Untethered Tales of Gwendolyn Kiste," interview at GreyDogTales.com with John Linwood Grant

"Gwendolyn Kiste has passion for writing about what's beautiful and scary," interview at The Times Reporter with Joe Wright

Interview at Gruemonkey with Lori Titus, discussing And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, fairy tales, and the writing life

Feature Interview at Unnerving Magazine, discussing And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe

On Miskatonic Musings, discussing And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe

On Hellnotes, discussing the horror and dark fantasy collection, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe

Interviewed on Mangled Matters' Women in Horror: A Celebration

On Hellnotes' Deep Cuts feature, discussing the dark fantasy story, "All the Red Apples Have Withered to Gray"

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

"Author Interview: Gwendolyn Kiste" on Theme of Absence

"The Halloween Life: An Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste" on Mangled Matters with Justin Hamelin

On Nightmare Magazine, discussing the horror story, "Ten Things to Know About the Ten Questions," with Kevin McNeil

On The Wicked Library, discussing the ghost story, "Audrey at Night" (Podcast interview with Daniel Foytik starts at 33:24, after the story)

"Interview with Speculative Fiction Writer, Gwendolyn Kiste" on Geosi Reads

On Electric Spec, discussing the dark fantasy story, "Once Lost, Gone Forever"

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"

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