MEET THE SLAY TEAM

The contributing writers who bring their passion for horror to Slay Away

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ENOLA LEONE KING (They/Them)

Founder, Editor-in-Chief & Slay Away Podcast Host

You might know them as Enola Lugosi, but King is also a Queer neurodiverse writer and horror critic in addition to hosting the Slay Away podcast, The Podcast October Built and creating macabre decor and curiosities in Austin, Texas.

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MITCHELL BROWN
(He/Him)

Contributor

Mitchell is a Wisconsin-based graduate of UW-Milwaukee and an aspiring screenwriter. He’s an English major, film minor, and book-reading intermediate. His personal activities include watching movies (a lot, actually) and writing about some of them.

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BREANNA LUCCI
(She/Her)

Columnist | True Horror & Content Editor

Breanna is an Ohio-based writer, horror enthusiast, and true crime fanatic. Blogging, reviewing, or short storytelling, she loves a writing challenge. Breanna loves her animals, working out, reading, and discussing all things scary and spooky.

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TEN BACKE
(She/Her)

Columnist | Trans Agenda

& Copy Editor

Autistic, disabled, nonbinary trans woman, Ten Backe is a writer, musician, and producer known in her writing for her queer perspective and comedy.

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NUHA HASSAN
(She/Her)

Content Editor

Nuha is a film and television writer in addition to being a Staff Writer at FilmCred and Off Colour Org. Apart from writing about film, she is a Video Editor at Dead Central and has a Masters of Media at RMIT University in Australia.

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SARAH KIRK
(She/Her)

Contributor

Sarah enjoys writing and researching anything horror related. She loves reading, watching fantasy, horror, and period pieces, as well as doing yoga. A few of her favorite horror films and shows are The Shining and American Horror Story.

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SADIE CLARK
(She/Her)

Columnist | Viva La Horror

Sadie is an English major at the University of Central Arkansas and bi-monthly columnist of Viva La Horror, writer for Dead Talk News, in her spare time, she enjoys watching horror movies, reading, and spending time with her guinea pigs, Ginger and Spike.

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JUSTIN LOCKWOOD
(He/Him)

Columnist | Slay The Date

Brooklyn-based film writer, contributor for Fangoria, Bloody Disgusting, Scream Magazine, and more in addition to being a lover of campy, “Psychotronic” B movies. He's a lifelong horror fan and recurring guest on the Slay Away horror podcast.

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JESSICA SCOTT
(She/Her)

Contributor

Jessica is an Arkansas-based writer, editor, podcaster, and cosplayer with a passion for queer horror and haunted house movies. She is also a Content Editor at Film Cred and you can find her other work on her blog, We Who Walk Here.

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BRANT LEWIS
(They/Them)

Contributor

Brant Lewis is a horror filmmaker and writer with a strong passion for ghosts, the gothic, and vampires.  You can keep up with them on their film writing blog The Blog in the Woods. In addition to Slay Away, Brant has bylines in Fangoria and Dread Central. 

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MADDY FLOWERS SHEEHY (She/Her)

Contributor

Based in Minneapolis, Maddy Sheehy spends her time drinking coffee, watching scary movies, dreaming of the snow, and working on Scuro, her DIY horror zine. Keep up with all the films Maddy is watching on Letterboxd.

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CAYENN LANDAU (She/Her)

Contributor

Cayenn Landau is a Bay Area-based undergrad currently studying psychology, creative writing & journalism on the East Coast. She can be found reading, writing, & crashing into things frequently on her roller skates.

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REEVA ANN PROCTOR (She/They)

Contributor

Reeva is a Canada-based chronically ill, and Queer, horror fan, writer, gamer, and talk show host. Her true love lies in folk horror and the art of storytelling, but Slashers have a special place in her heart. You'll find her reading Rue Morgue and listening to true crime podcasts.

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SYDNEY BOLLINGER (She/Her)

Charleston-based film writer who focuses on the macabre, the teenage experience, and eco-criticism in film. Sydney is a contributing columnist, the creator of Death Creeps and assistant editor. Follow and connect with Sydney on Twitter.

Columnist | Death Creeps

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DYLLON GRAHAM (He/Him)

Contributor

Dyllon is a writer, content creator, Twitch Partner, Fog Whisperer, and plant Dad invested in being a helpful guide to the Dead By Daylight community. In addition to being a games writer and a mental health advocate, he is an Influencer Relations Manager at JMG.

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