An essay by James Patrick Kelly on the writing of his short story ‘Monsters’.
Death witch and Detective Mallory Mors teams with an angry fire witch to find a deadly serial arsonist. Together they work to close a case complicated by a vampire assault at the supernatural brothel, a missing person, and a mess of vampire politics.
Joseph Helmreich is author of The Return (2017, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press). In addition to his writing, he is a member of alternative folk duo, Honeybrick, and a ventriloquist. He lives in New York City and works in film distribution.