Profile of Damien Walters Grintalis

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Damien Walters Grintalis lives in Maryland with her husband, two former shelter cats, and two rescued pit bulls. She is an Associate Editor of the Hugo Award-winning magazine, Electric Velocipede, a staff writer with BooklifeNow, and her debut novel, Ink, was released in December 2012 by Samhain Horror.

Damien Walters Grintalis is currently eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction or fantasy writer whose first work of science fiction or fantasy was published in a professional publication in the previous two years.


Damien Walters Grintalis's Campbell-qualifying work: "Like Origami in Water" in Daily Science Fiction, October 2011

Short fiction published in 2012:
"In Her Arms of Dresden Pale" in Daily Science Fiction, February 2012
"And When the Innocence Falls to the Floor" in Penumbra eMag, May 2012
"To Be Undone of Such Small Things" in Daily Science Fiction, August 2012
"Scarred" in Fireside Magazine, August 2012
"And Down Will Come Baby, Madmen and All" in Buzzy Mag, September 2012
"A Handful of Glass, a Sky without Stars" in Daily Science Fiction, October 2012
"Wednesday's Child" in Stupefying Stories, November 2012
"They Make of You a Monster" in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, November 2012
"Glass Boxes and Clockwork Gods" in Electric Velocipede, December 2012
"When She is Empty" in Daily Science Fiction, December 2012

Debut novel, "Ink", was released in December 2012 from Samhain Horror

Short Fiction published in 2013:
"Dysphonia in D Minor" - Strange Horizons, January 2013

Forthcoming short fiction:
"Girl, With Coin" - forthcoming in Shimmer (Issue 17)
"Paskutinis Iliuzija (The Last Illusion)" - forthcoming in Interzone  (Issue #245 - March 2013)
"Always, They Whisper" - forthcoming in Lightspeed Magazine (May 2013)
"Grey in the Gauge of His Storm" - forthcoming in Apex Magazine
"Melancholia in Bloom" - forthcoming in Daily Science Fiction
"Shall I Whisper to You of Moonlight, of Sorrow, of Pieces of Us?" - forthcoming in Shock Totem (Issue 7)

Damien Walters Grintalis appears in the 2013 Campbellian Pre-Reading Anthology, a free download in both ePub and Mobi formats, for anyone wishing to consider their work: