Episode 17

417: Interview with Tracy Cross

Published on: 6th July, 2021

We interview Tracy Cross, author of Red Box. We discuss dystopian fiction, The Twilight Zone, hoodoo, and writing good monsters.

Tracy Cross has had work appear in anthologies and magazines, including: Tales of the Lost Vol. 2, The Ones That Got Away (upcoming from Kandisha Press in 2021), 99 Tiny Terrors and the Midnight and Indigo: 22 Speculative Stories by Black Women. She has appeared on several websites and podcasts: Dark Fire Fiction, New American Legends, The Greatest Indoor Reading Series Podcast and Tales to Terrify. She is the recipient of the 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Grant. She is a supporting member of the Horror Writers Association. Tracy hails from Cleveland, Ohio, and loves her current home, Washington, DC. She also makes a really delicious apple pie.

twitter: @tracycwrites

instagram: @tracycrosswrites

website: tracycrossonline.wordpress.com

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Tonia Ransom is a horror author and the executive producer of NIGHTLIGHT, an award-winning horror podcast featuring creepy tales written by Black writers. Tonia has been scaring people since the second grade, when she wrote her first story based on Michael Myers. She’s pretty sure her teacher was concerned, but she thinks she turned out fine(ish). She lives in Austin, Texas, and is currently working on her second audio drama. You can follow Tonia @missdefying on Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram.