John Kachuba is the author of 12 books, including the novels Dark Entry and The Savage Apostle (both Sunbury Press) and the nonfiction books Shapeshifters: A History (Reaktion Books, forthcoming), Ghosthunting Ohio, Ghosthunting Illinois, (both Clerisy Press), and Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America's Paranormal World (New Page Books). He is the editor of the anthology How to Write Funny (F & W Publications), and he is the series editor of the America's Haunted Road Trip series for Clerisy Press. His short humor, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in numerous publications, including Tin House, Connecticut Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, Poets & Writers, and America's Civil War. He has taught at the University of Cincinnati and Ohio University. He holds a BA from Sacred Heart University and MAs in Creative Writing from both Antioch University and Ohio University.