Jason Ray Carney received his Ph.D. in 20th-century Literature from Case Western Reserve University. His dissertation analyzed the work of H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith in the context of literary modernism, as well as the famous pulp magazine, Weird Tales, that published these writers’s work. Since 2014, he has taught Popular Literature and Creative Writing at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. His fiction has appeared in Beecher’s Magazine, The Blue Lake Review, District Lit, Skelos: Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy, and The Swords and Sorcery Magazine. Carney’s scholarship treats the origins of science fiction, fantasy, and supernatural horror in interwar pulp fiction magazines. Most recently, his article, “The Artistic Authenticity of Weird Tales in the Interwar Periodical Culture of Modernism” appeared in Rowman and Littlefield’s The Unique Legacy of Weird Tales: Evolution of Modern Fantasy and Horror.