Poppy Z. Brite's first novel, Lost Souls, was nominated for Best First Novel of 1992 by the Horror Writers Association and for a Lambda Literary Award. Her second book, Drawing Blood, was also nominated for a Lambda Literary Award and the Bram Stoker Award. Her short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies. She lives and writes in New Orleans.
"Big talent gives off thermonuclear vibes. I can feel them . . . this is the voice we're going to be hearing for a long time."--Harlan Ellison
"Every page of Brite's work stresses the beautiful and heartbreaking strangeness of the world."--Fangoria