Lucas Mangum writes horror, crime and fantasy fiction, sometimes horrific crime fantasies. His work has appeared on the websites Shotgun Honey and MicroHorror as well as the anthologies Strange World, crappy shorts-deuces wild, and Bones. He is the co-writer of the sci-fi/horror film Epigenesis (Honors Zombie Films) and has appeared in the independent sci-fi thriller Apocalypse Kiss (Potent Media). He also contributes film reviews for the websites Cinedelphia, Biff Bam Pop, WAAVE+DADA and Apocalypse Now. His influences include childhood, psychological disorders, industrial music, nightmares, exploitation movies, and cats.