KC Grifant | Author of Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Weird West Stories


KC Grifant is a Southern Californian author who writes internationally published horror, fantasy, science fiction and weird west stories for podcasts, anthologies and magazines. Her writings have appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Magazine (cover story for issue #70), Unnerving Magazine, Cosmic Horror Monthly, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Tales to Terrify, the Lovecraft eZine, and many others.

In addition to a Weird West horror novel, MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER (Feb 2023), she has also written stories for dozens of anthologies, including: Chromophobia;  Dancing in the Shadows: A Tribute to Anne Rice; Musings of the Muse; Field Notes from a Nightmare; The One That Got Away; Six Guns Straight From Hell; Trembling with Fear: Year One; Shadowy Natures; Beyond the Infinite: Tales from the Outer Reaches; and the Stoker-nominated Fright Mare: Women Write Horror. In addition, she is a member of SFWA and HWA.

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Tribute to Anne Rice Anthology Now Available
Weird Horror Short Story “Crab Man” in Cosmic Horror Monthly
Free Cosmic Horror Story “The Circus King” in Typehouse Literary Magazine
Color-themed horror anthology CHROMOPHOBIA available in Summer 2022
Horror historical story “The Serpent Queen” accepted for MUSINGS OF THE MUSE anthology
Horror poem published in HWA Poetry Showcase Volume 8
“From Sea to Shining Sea” published in FIELD NOTES FROM A NIGHTMARE
“Minor Malfunction” published in THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY – Women of Horror Anthology Vol. 3
“Death’s Horse” published in SIX GUNS STRAIGHT FROM HELL 3
Free short audio horror scifi story “The Peerlings” available on TALES TO TERRIFY