Halli Villegas is the author of three collections of poetry (Red Promises, In the Silence Absence Makes, and The Human Cannonball). Her book of ghost stories The Hairwreath and Other Stories came out in fall 2010 with Chizine Publications. She received Honourable Mention for two of her stories in the 2010 edition of The Year’s Best Horror edited by Ellen Datlow. She is the co-editor of the anthologies Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing 2012 and In the Dark: Tales of the Supernatural. Her genre work has appeared in many anthologies including Cli-Fi: Canadian Tales of Climate Change, Chilling Tales 2, The White Collar Anthology, Bad Seed, Incubus, Girls Who Bite Back and Mammoth Best New Horror, 25th anniversary edition. She was invited to contribute a piece for the women in horror edition of the Toronto Star’s online magazine The Kit. In 2017 she also won the $10,000.00 Carter Vanderbilt Cooper emerging writer prize for her story “Road Kill.” She teaches at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario in the liberal arts department. Currently she is working on a new collection of short stories, and a novel about a serial killer in space.