Ray Van Horn

Author on Reedsy Prompts since May, 2020

Author bio

Ray Van Horn, Jr. is a veteran journalist and author. He spent 13 years covering music and film for outlets such as Blabbermouth, AMP, Dee Snider's House of Hair, Music Dish, DVD Review, Horror News.net, Fangoria Musick, Metal Maniacs, Impose and many others. He has contributed essays to Neil Daniels' music biographies on Iron Maiden and ZZ Top. Ray wrote NHL game analysis for The Hockey Nut and other sports articles for Kid Shtick. He was a beat reporter and photographer for The Emmitsburg Dispatch and The Northern News. Ray wrote serialized superhero fiction for Cyber Age Adventures and his fiction has also appeared at Akashic Books and New Noise, plus the anthologies "Axes of Evil" and "Axes of Evil II." He was the 1999 winner of Quantum Muse's fiction contest. Ray has been featured at numerous poetry open mike events in his native state of Maryland. His essay, "What Would Stan Lee Say About COVID-19?" was recently accepted by The Rubbertop Review.