J.W. Schnarr is an award-winning journalist originally from Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of the novel Alice & Dorothy and two collections of short stories, Things Falling Apart and A Quiet Place.

He is the editor/contributor of three anthologies, Shadows of the Emerald City, War of the Worlds: Frontlines, and Timelines: Stories Inspired by H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine.

A member of SF Canada, he can be seen lurking in places such as Best New Zombie Tales Volume II (Books of the Dead Press) where Rue Morgue magazine dubbed his story ‘Freshest Tale’ of the anthology. He’s also been spotted in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazineand in Slices of Flesh (Dark Moon Books) alongside the likes of Ramsey Campbell and Jack Ketchum. In 2012 he appeared alongside horror legend Clive Barker in Torn Realities (Post Mortem Press). In 2013, he appeared in Imaginarium 2013: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (Chizine).

By day he works as a reporter and photographer for the Claresholm Local Press in Claresholm, Alberta, where he makes his home with his awesome teenage daughter. The two of them often argue about who is going to do the dishes.

Look him up on his blog at jwschnarr.blogspot.com.