Our Writers

Epic Echoes has had the honor of publishing many up-and-coming and established writers, including...

Brandon Barrows

Brandon Barrows is the author of several novels, and has published over one hundred stories, mostly crime, mystery, and westerns. He is a three-time Mustang Award finalist and a 2022 Derringer Award nominee.

Joseph Buckley

Joseph Buckley is a horror writer and poet living in New Orleans. His work is featured in Coffin Bell, The Horror Zine, and elsewhere.

DC Diamondopolous

DC Diamondopolous is an award-winning short story and flash fiction writer with hundreds of stories published internationally in print and online. DC was nominated twice in 2020 for the Pushcart Prize and in 2020 and 2017 for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net.

Luke Foster

"A Stone Sleeping Bag"  (Sept. '23)

Luke Foster is a writer from Charlotte, NC. He has written short stories in every genre from comedy to horror, has been published online and in print, and also curated, edited, and published the short story anthology Eight Gunshots: Stories of the Wild West.

Manfred Gabriel

"Shiver and Quiver"  (Sept. '23)

Manfred Gabriel’s writing has appeared in over two dozen publications, including Modern Magic, Daikaijuzine and Liquid Imagination.

Kevin Hopson

"Payout"  (Sept. '23)

Kevin has dabbled in many genres over the years. A few of his stories have been contest/award winners, and Kevin’s work has appeared in more than twenty anthologies.

E. Michael Lewis

E. Michael Lewis studied creative writing at the University of Puget Sound. He is a lifelong native of the Pacific Northwest whose stories appear in Flight or Fright, Savage Beasts, and Exotic Gothic 4.

Jen Mierisch

Jen Mierisch’s dream job is to write Twilight Zone episodes, but until then, she’s a website administrator by day and a writer of odd stories by night. Jen’s work can be found in The Arcanist, NoSleep Podcast, Flash Fiction, and elsewhere. Jen can be found haunting her local library near Chicago.

Spencer Nitkey

Spencer Nitkey is a writer living in New Jersey. His writing has appeared in Apex Magazine, Fusion Fragment, Metaphorosis, and elsewhere.

Paul O'Neill

Paul O’Neill is an award-winning short story writer from Fife, Scotland. As an Internal Communications professional, he fights the demon of corporate-speak on a daily basis. His works have been published in Shallow Waters, It Calls From The Doors, NoSleep Podcast, and elsewhere.

Burt Rashbaum

Burt Rashbaum’s publications are Of the Carousel and Blue Pedals. His fiction has appeared in Meet Cute Press, Typeslash Review, Collateral, and elsewhere. He lives in Colorado, playing keys with the front-range band The CBDs.

Matthew Roy

Matthew Roy (he/him) recently moved from a small town to a big city, from a rambling farmhouse to a tiny apartment, and from a major corporation to an up-and-comer. He’s writing more. He’s making changes. His work has appeared in Dark Recesses, The Sprawl Mag, Eternal Haunted Summer, and elsewhere.

Matias Travieso-Diaz

Born in Cuba, Matias Travieso-Diaz emigrated to the United States as a young man, became an engineer and lawyer, and took up creative writing after retirement. More than 80 of his stories have been published in magazines, anthologies, and elsewhere, and his collection of stories, The Satchel and Other Terrors, was published in 2023.