The history of my writing positions

Edited THE HAUNTED MANSION PROJECT: Year Two for Damnation Books, to be published in Summer 2013.

Edited MORBID CURIOSITY CURES THE BLUES: True Stories of the Unsavory, Unwise, Unorthodox, and Unusual from the magazine Morbid Curiosity for Scribner, published in October 2009.

Editor at Automatism Press since 1993.
• I created Morbid Curiosity magazine, releasing 10 annual issues from May 1997 to May 2006.
• I edited the book DEATH’S GARDEN: Relationships with Cemeteries, published in 1995. The limited edition of 1000 copies sold out in 18 months.
• I co-edited the book LEND THE EYE A TERRIBLE ASPECT: A Collection of Essays and Fiction with Mason Jones. It was published in March 1994.

Guest Editor at Wily Writer, Fall 2010 and again in Summer 2013.

Teacher at the Writing Salon, Summer 2012.

Judge of the Creative Nonfiction contest for The Pettigru Review, Fall 2011, volume 5.

Cemetery Columnist, Gothic.Net, monthly from May 1999-February 2003.

Staff Writer, Trip Lit, June-December 2002.

Morbid Columnist, Enterruption magazine, 2001.

Copyeditor, Ongaku Otaku magazine, 1996-2001.

Copyeditor, Tales of a New Republic magazine, 1995-1997.

Staff Writer, You Could Do Worse magazine, 1994.

Staff Writer, Browbeat magazine, 1993.

Staff Writer, File 13 magazine, 1993.

Editor, Sanity, Ltd. magazine, 1981-1982.

Reporter, The Blazer, 1980-1981.

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, as well as a space opera trilogy. I'm also co-author of a series about a succubus and her angel. In addition to blogging at, I blog about my morbid life at
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