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Orrin Grey

Orrin Grey is the author of Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales and Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts, among others. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

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