Gemma Files

Gemma Files was born in London, England and raised in Toronto. Her story “The Emperor’s Old Bones” won the 1999 International Horror Guild Award for Best Short Fiction. She has published two collections of short work (Kissing Carrion and The Worm in Every Heart, both Prime Books) and two chapbooks of poetry (Bent Under Night, from Sinnersphere Productions, and Dust Radio, from Kelp Queen Press). A Book of Tongues, her first Hexslinger novel, won the 2010 DarkScribe Magazine Black Quill Award for Small Press Chill, in both the Editors’ and Readers’ Choice categories. The two final Hexslinger novels, A Rope of Thorns and A Tree of Bones were published by ChiZine Publications in 2011 and 2012.

Gemma's contributions to ChiZine.COM:

  1. The Witches (published 2013-01-15) view>
  2. The Whip and the Body (published 2012-07-09) view>
  3. Sound of My Voice (published 2012-05-21) view>
  4. Softly Brutal: The Gialli of Pupi Avati (published 2012-09-12) view>
  5. Snow White and the Huntsman (published 2012-06-11) view>
  6. The Shout (published 2013-02-11) view>
  7. Shock and Awe (published 2012-08-31) view>
  8. Savage Mothers (published 2012-09-26) view>
  9. Peter Cushing and Hammer Horror (published 2012-11-14) view>
  10. Notable Books 2012 (published 2012-12-28) view>