S. T. Joshi is a leading authority on H. P. Lovecraft, Ambrose Bierce, H. L. Mencken, and others. He has edited the definitive restored editions of the works of Lovecraft, several annotated editions of Bierce and Mencken, and has written such critical studies as The Modern Weird Tale. His biography H. P. Lovecraft: A Life won the Horror Writer Association's Stoker Award for best-non fiction.
Volume three of the critically acclaimed Black Wings series offers seventeen original tales of horror, following in the footsteps of the master. Stephen King has called H. P. Lovecraft "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale," and his influence continues unabated.
These new offerings of cosmic terror come from many of the
genre's greatest modern acolytes, including Jason V Brock, Donald
R. Burleson, Mollie L. Burleson, Peter Cannon,
Sam Gafford, Richard Gavin, Lois Gresh, Mark Howard Jones, Caitl n R. Kiernan, Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., Darrell Schweitzer, Jessica Amanda Salmonson and W. H. Pugmire, Simon Strantzas, Brian Stableford, Jonathan Thomas,
Donald Tyson, and Don Webb.