Lisa Morton is a screenwriter and the author of four books of nonfiction, including The Halloween Encyclopedia, recently released in a second edition. Her short fiction has been published in numerous books and magazines; recent appearances include The Mammoth Book of Zombie Apocalypse! and The Dead That Walk. Lisa is a four-time Bram Stoker Award winner, having most recently received the 2010 First Novel award for The Castle of Los Angeles. She is also a renowned expert on Halloween who has appeared on the History Channel and in the pages of The Wall Street Journal. She lives in North Hollywood, California. Online at lisamorton.com.