DarkFuse Staff

Shane Staley

Founder, Editor-in-Chief

Shane Staley is the managing publisher of DarkFuse. He is considered by many as one of the most influential editors and publishers of the modern era horror scene. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of the legendary specialty press Delirium Books (1999-2012). Staley started his publishing career in 1995 with a ‘zine called The Darklands Project. Since then, he has published more than 200 books in his career and has been a part of launching some of the most important writing careers in the horror genre.


Zach McCain

Art Director / Designer

mccainZach McCain is an internationally published artist who is primarily known for his illustration and cover artwork in the horror and science fiction genres. His work ranges from book and magazine illustration to graphic design, album art and RPG games. Mediums often used are oils as well as pencil, ink, and digital. He resides in Texas near the Gulf Coast.

Eric Shapiro

Creative Director, DarkFuse Presents

Eric Shapiro is a writer and filmmaker. His first feature film, “Rule of 3” (2010), won awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Shriekfest, and had its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. His second feature film, “Living Things” (2014), was endorsed by PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) and distributed by Cinema Libre Studio. In 2015, he won the 19th Annual Fade In Award for Thriller Screenplays.  He lives in Northern California with his wife, Rhoda, and their two sons.

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