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Tonya Walter



































Awards & Recognition








Hometown & Influences


















Former ghost writer of Child Safety pamphlets and Pagan Witchcraft guidebooks. Author of short stories about a wide variety of nightmares and insect-centric flash fiction. 

"Valhalla" - Hell Hath Only Fury, S.H. Cooper and Oli A. White

"It Happens" - Dark Recesses Press, Vol. 6, Issue #17, Dark Recesses Press

"Flowers for Larry" - Unnerving Magazine, Issue #17, Unnerving Books

"The Thing With Feathers" -  A Woman Built By Man, Cemetery Gates Media

"You Are Not Connected to the Server" - LampLight Magazine Vol. 10, Issue 2,  Apokrupha

"Transplant" - Chlorophobia,  Edited by A.R. Ward, Ghost Orchid Press 


"No Man's Island" - 99 Tiny Terrors, Edited by Jennifer Brozek, Pulse Publishing

“The Mischief” - The San Cicaro Experience, Thunderbird Studios


“Cicada” - LampLight Magazine Vol. 7, Issue 3, Apokrupha


“Wade” - Humanagerie, Edited by Sarah Doyle and Ashley Allen, Eibonvale Press


“Colloquial,” “Geography,” and “Tread” - Vine Leaves Literary Journal: A Collection of Vignettes from Across the Globe, Vine Leaves Press


“Butterfly Man” - Apex Magazine, Issue 93 Apex Book Company



Humanagerie shortlisted for Best Anthology by British Fantasy Society


“Butterfly Man” selected as winner of Apex Magazine’s 2017 Valentine’s Flash Fiction Contest


Member of the Horror Writer’s Association




Raised in several rural towns in Northern California on a steady diet of Stephen King and the Robert Stack hosted Unsolved Mysteries

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