Author Bio: Aric Sundquist is an author and editor of speculative fiction. Born and raised in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, he graduated from Northern Michigan University with a Master's Degree in Creative Writing. His stories have appeared in numerous publications, including Fearful Fathoms Vol. 1, The Best of Dark Moon Digest, Night Terrors III, Evil Jester Digest Vol. 1, and Attic Toys. Being a writer and a musician at heart, he also enjoys board games, guitar, and traveling. Currently he lives in Marquette, MI, with his girlfriend, Elsa, and a ferocious beagle named Bruce.
In January of 2013, he began working as an acquisitions editor and scriptwriter for Evil Jester Press/Comics, adapting stories by bestselling authors Joe McKinney and Jonathan Maberry for the inaugural issue of Evil Jester Presents. In 2014, he edited EJC's first graphic novel, Made Flesh, written by Lars Kramhøft and illustrated by Tom Kristensen. Currently he is working on a number of short stories, a dark fantasy novella series, and a horror-themed board game.
In 2019, he opened Dark Peninsula Press, an independent publishing company specializing in dark fiction anthologies. He also began working for the South Korean company Line Webtoon — the world's largest digital comic company — to help springboard their new line of in-house thriller adaptions. His first adaption (consisting of 52 episodes) will be announced this fall and is based off a novel by a New York Times bestselling author.
He is a member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA) and Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA).