Mark Finn is an author, actor, essayist, and playwright. His biography, Blood and Thunder: The Life and Art of Robert E. Howard, was nominated for a World Fantasy award in 2007. His articles, essays, and introductions about Robert E. Howard and his works have appeared in publications for the Robert E. Howard Foundation, Dark Horse Comics, Boom! Comics, The Cimmerian, REH: Two-Gun Raconteur, The Howard Review, Wildside Press, and he has twice presented papers about Robert E. Howard to the PCA/ACA National conference, the AWC, and lectures and performs readings regularly.Finn is the author of two books of fiction, Gods New and Used and Year of the Hare (both recently re-issued), as well as hundreds of articles, essays, reviews, and short stories for The University of Texas Press, RevolutionSF.com, Greenwood Press, Dark Horse Comics, Wildside Press, Monkeybrain Books, F.A.C.T. Publications, Tachyon Press and others. Current projects include Dr. Zombie for Monkeybrain Comics with longtime friend and collaborator John Lucas. Finn lives in North Texas with his long-suffering wife, too many books, and an affable pit bull named Sonya.