William Holden has published more than sixty short stories of gay fiction. He blurs the boundaries between erotica, historical, and horror.
His first book, A Twist of Grimm (Lethe Press), was a finalist for a 2010 Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Erotica. His collection of horror stories, Words to Die By (Bold Strokes Books), was released in March 2012 and received second place in the 2012 Rainbow Book Awards, and was also a finalist for Foreword Review Book of the Year Award for Best Horror. Secret Societies (Bold Strokes Books), his first novel, set in 18th-century London was released October 2012 and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Erotica. Clothed in Flesh a collection of 18th century horror was released in July 2013.
William has also written encyclopedia articles on the history of gay and lesbian fiction and has authored five bibliographies for the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association.
He would love to hear from you. You can contact him at wholden2 at mac dot com