Profile: E.F. Schraeder

An admirer of strange wonders, sleights of hand, and carousels, Schraeder is the author of Ghastly Tales of Gaiety and Greed (Omnium Gatherum, 2020). 

E. F. Schraeder writes poetry and fiction that is often inspired by not quite real worlds. Schraeder’s work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Pulp Modern, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Terror Politico, Birthing Monsters, Dark Moon Digest, and other journals and anthologies.



  • Semi-finalist in Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest (2019)

Most Recently Published Work (as of May 2020)

Coasters, carousels, an old cemetery, and sprawling hotel on a stormy lakeside. Visit this haunted tour of scrapbook memories where legendary summers intersect with history and rumor. Told in vignettes that weave stories, newspaper clippings, postcards, and images, Ghastly Tales follows four families through the decades at a lakeside resort and amusement park where everyone eventually returns.

Goodreads | IndieBound

Other Works:

Terror Politico Goodreads | Amazon

Birthing Monster Goodreads | Amazon

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