Glen Hirshberg is a Los Angeles author of horror and fantasy. His novel The Two Sams (2003) was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2003, and his short story "The Janus Tree" (2008) received a Shirley Jackson Award. Hirshberg blogs about fiction, music, and film.
"It had to be close to midnight already. As I raced up the hill into the larger, darker woods, the hum of cicadas swelled. My lungs heaved. Vomit catapulted into the back of my throat but didn’t spill out. I kept running. Despite months of inquiring, I still only had the vaguest notion of where I was going."