J.S. Breukelaar is the author of the novels American Monster (Lazy Fascist Press), Aletheia (Crystal Lake Publishing), and the short-story collection War Wounds (Omnium Gatherum, forthcoming). Her short fiction has appeared in Fantasy Magazine, Prick of the Spindle, Juked, and Opium magazine, and included in several anthologie including Women Writing the Weird II: Dreadful Daughters (Dog Horn Publishing). She regularly contributes nonfiction to Pop Matters, Vol. 1: Brooklyn, Gamut magazine, and The Nervous Breakdown, and worked as a staff writer for Premium Movie Partnership at Showtime Australia. She has taught at the University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, and the University of Western Sydney. She holds a BA from the University of Canterbury, a graduate diploma in creative writing from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Ph.D in writing and film studies from the University of New South Wales.