Loren Rhoads is a versatile author, editor, and cemetery expert with a diverse body of work. She is the author of the space opera trilogy "In the Wake of the Templars" and the dark urban fantasy duet "As Above, So Below," co-authored with Brian Thomas. Her extensive collection of short stories, featured in publications like "Best New Horror" and "Strange California," culminates in her first full-length collection titled "Unsafe Words." Additionally, Rhoads delves into nonfiction, contributing works such as "222 Cemeteries to See Before You Die" and "Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel." Her expertise in cemeteries extends to editing roles for books like "Death’s Garden: Relationships with Cemeteries" and "Lend the Eye a Terrible Aspect." As a memoirist, her work "This Morbid Life" earned a Gold Medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2022. Rhoads also shares her knowledge through lectures at various conferences and events.

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