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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES is Spooky Isles’ Film Editor, and lives with his wife close to the Dorset Coast. He spends far too much of his spare time watching horror films and listening to psychedelic music (sometimes simultaneously). He has previously written of his eclectic interests for his blog, The Purple Patch.
ANDREW GARVEY is the Spooky Isles’ Deputy Editor (Books). He writes horror fiction and non-fiction and will never be able to read all the books he owns.
ANN MASSEY is The Spooky Isles’ Ireland editor. She is an Irish folklore expert, Irish folklore and monster consultant for Wayward comic, a writer of horror fiction inspired by folklore and ghosts and has her own successful blog Dark Emerald Tales. Living in the west of Ireland, she is a paranormal enthusiast and loves to explore and research the dark and supernatural histories of Ireland’s spookiest places and local folklore tales.
MJ Steel Collins is an independent publisher and writer based in Glasgow. She owns the small press Beul Aithris Publishing and is Spooky Isles Deputy Editor for Scotland.
DAVID SAUNDERSON is the founder and managing editor of The Spooky Isles.
RICK HALE is an associate editor of Spooky Isles. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Rick has had an interest in anomalous phenomena since having a positive encounter with an apparition at an early age. Rick is the author of The Geek’s Guide To The Strange And Unusual: Poltergeists, Ghosts & Demons. And the newly released Behold! Shocking True Tales Of Terror… And Some Other Spooky Stuff, both can be found at Amazon.com. Rick has been published by The Supernatural Magazine and Paranormal Underground Magazine. Rick also appeared in Ghost Tapes 2 and several episodes of Ghost Tapes The Series found in YouTube.com.
NIA JONES is a playwright and writer who has written for many different publications including The Guardian Community Film Blog, The New Empress Magazine, The Best You.co, Inside Media Track and TopTenFilms.
SIMON BALL is a freelance writer and Editor at Large with the Horror Hothouse website.
Jon Kaneko-James is a London-based writer, with a particular interest in the history of magic and the medieval church. He works as a tour guide at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and maintains his own small guiding company called Boo Tours.
EDDIE BRAZIL is a writer, photographer and paranormal investigator. He has written numerous books about the paranormal, including The Borley Rectory Companion, Shadows in the Nave: A Guide to the Haunted Churches of England and Extreme Hauntings. Eddie lives with his wife and Daughter in Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire.
BARRY McCANN is a writer, speaker, performer and broadcaster. He regularly writes short stories for the Lancashire Evening Post and was recently included in the anthology His Red Eyes Again, published by The Dracula Society (and available on Amazon.) He regularly appears on BBC Radio Lancashire and is the Folklore Correspondent on BBC Radio Cumbria. He has also hosted two Ingrid Pitt – Queen of Horror Festivals in Hastings, having previously worked for the legendary actress as her researcher.
BECKY KEANE is a married, full-time mother to two young children. Becky is a fully-qualified child care practitioner, and hopes to return to work soon. Having had paranormal experiences since being a young child she has developed a keen interest in anything paranormal. From Bolton, Greater Manchester, she and her family have travelled to several haunted locations. The biggest hobby Becky has is reading Stephen King and collecting his books.
Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker currently studying for a PhD in Music at the University of Liverpool. He has written for The Times and The Guardian, had films screened at Manchester Art Gallery, FACT and The Everyman Playhouse, and runs the twice Blog North Awards nominated website, Celluloid Wicker Man.
PAUL MOYNIHAN is Spooky Isles’ correspondent for Ireland.
Jon Rees is a Swansea-based Ripperologist, writer and speaker.
Sarah Blair-Dickinson is an American expat now living in the UK. She has had a lifetime love of the paranormal including everything from horror films to ghost walks. She’s also an avid reader and has an awesome dog.
Howard Jackson is a Liverpool-based author, who runs Red Rattle Books, an Independent publishing company, specialising in crime and horror. Some of Red Rattle’s titles include Treat Me Nice Elvis, Frankenstein Galvanized, Mortal Shuffle and Spooky Isles’ horror anthologies, Dracula’s Midnight Snacks and Zombie Bites.
Claire Barrand is a paranormal researcher and writer. Manchester born, she now lives in South Wales with her family. Claire explores all supernatural themes and has written for many recognised publications, and is active behind the scenes in research for several TV projects. Claire is a guest on radios shows and was a speaker at this year’s Para Peak 2017 and she also hosts a popular Podcast “Dead Creepy”.
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