Bev Vincent is the author of The Dark Tower Companion, The Road to the Dark Tower, nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, and The Stephen King Illustrated Companion, nominated for a 2010 Edgar® Award and a 2009 Bram Stoker Award. In 2018, he co-edited the anthology Flight or Fright with Stephen King. He has published over 100 short stories in places like Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, and the MWA anthologies Ice Cold and The Blue Religion. Four of his stories were collected in When the Night Comes Down and another four in a Cemetery Dance Select eBook. His story "The Bank Job" won the 2010 Al Blanchard Award. "The Honey Trap" from Ice Cold was nominated for an ITW Thriller Award in 2015 and "Zombies on a Plane" was nominated for an Ignotus Award in 2020. His work has been translated into eighteen languages. He has been a contributing editor with Cemetery Dance magazine since 2001. He also writes book reviews for Onyx Reviews, contributed the the MWA Handbook How to Write a Mystery, and has served as a judge for the Al Blanchard, Shirley Jackson and Edgar Awards.