Jeff C. Stevenson works as a freelance copywriter for various advertising agencies. He is a professional member of Pen America and an active member of the Horror Writers Association. Jeff also writes literary fiction under the pen name Mary Saliger.
Film rights to all of his nonfiction and fiction projects are represented by Steve Fischer of the Agency for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.
His first book FORTNEY ROAD: The True Story of Life, Death, and Deception in a Christian Cult was published by Freethought House in June 2015 and was a #1 Amazon bestseller in its true crime and cults genres. Dean Koontz praised the book as "a unique and compelling true story” and Jonathan Kellerman said it was "fascinating and disturbing.”
An interactive website for the book was created by Jeff and Conscious Images Ltd. Visitors can find out for themselves "What Really Happened at Fortney Road" by going to FortneyRoad.com
Jeff's articles, novelettes, short stories and flash fiction have been published in:
PRISM magazine, where his article "Bury Me Standing" about the plight of the Romanian Gypsies was awarded the editor's choice
CLASSIC ROCK, where he profiled guitarist Glenn Schwartz in December 2015 ("The Fall and Salvation of the 'White Hendrix'")
"What Can You Tell Me About Mercy?" was published in January 2016 in the FREEDOM FICTION JOURNAL
"The Washing of the Bones" novelette was published in the February 2016 anthology, 9 TALES TOLD IN THE DARK, #10
"The Devil Arrives in Heaven" was published April 17, 2016 by the FLASH FICTION PRESS
"Sleep Talking" was published in April 2016 in the URBAN TEMPLES OF CTHULHU MYTHOS
"The Shulman Rental" was published by Thirteen O'clock Press as part of their DETECTIVES OF THE FANTASTIC anthology, Vol IV in May 2016
"The Last To Go" was published in the June 2016 issue of 9 TALES AT THE WORLD'S END
"The Resurrection of Doddy Lean" appeared in the June 2016 issue of THE SIRENS CALL, and reprinted in Digital Fiction Publishing Corp.
"Measured In Minutes" was published in August 2016 by MacKenzie Publishing as part of their teen anthology, OUT OF THE CAVE
"On Every Street" appeared in the REAPING anthology from Inwood Press in August of 2016
"The Alchemist's Circle" was published August 22, 2016 in FLASH FICTION PRESS
"The Feather in the Window" was part of the Lycan Valley Press' charity anthology GREY MATTER MONSTERS:TAKERS OF SOULS and was published in October 2016 with all proceeds going to Kids Help Phone, a 24/7 counseling and information service for young people.
"All the Way From Memphis" was in the Fall 2016 Volume 5, Issue 2 issue of HYPNOS MAGAZINE
"The White Stones of Bosherston" was published in October 2016 by Owl Hollow Press in their DARK MAGIC: Witches, Hackers, and Robots anthology
“The Shekels of Blood Field” was published by Rogue Planet Press for their fall 2016 Halloween anthology, LOVECRAFTIANA
"You Keep Coming Back Like A Song" will be included in the HORROR FOR PEACE collection with all proceeds going to Lambda Legal in response to the June 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting tragedy
"The Dark Net" will be published in the DARK PLACES, EVIL FACES charity anthology with all proceeds going toward Macmillan Cancer Support
"The Lonely God" will appear in BLACK ICE MAGAZINE
"The Last Reach" will be included in FIFTY FLASHES
"The Dreamers" will appear in the February/March issue of PILCROW & DAGGER
"The Hoarder" will appear in the March issue of SCIFAN MAGAZINE
"Slow No Wake" will be included in THE ANCIENT ONES collection
Writing as Mary Saliger, "So Much Missing, So Much Gone" will appear in the March 31 edition of BRILLIANT FLASH FICTION
He is currently at work completing his first collection of short stories and a two-part supernatural suspense novel. He also writes non-horror stories under the pen name of Mary Saliger.
Twitter: @JeffCStevenson or @FortneyRoad