Jo Kaplan is the award-winning author of It Will Just Be Us and When the Night Bells Ring (bronze medal winner of the IPPY award for horror). Her short stories have appeared in Fireside Quarterly, Black Static, Nightmare Magazine, Vastarien, +HORROR LIBRARY+, Nightscript, and Bram Stoker award winning anthologies. She has also published work as Joanna Parypinski. In addition to writing, she teaches English and creative writing at Glendale Community College and plays the cello in the Symphony of the Verdugos. Currently, she is the co-chair of the Horror Writers Association’s Los Angeles chapter.

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