Chris Barili grew up in the Adirondack Mountains, but moved to Colorado in 1998. He holds a bachelor's degree in English, and an MFA in Creative Writing - Popular Genre Fiction. Chris's short fiction has appeared in anthologies by Zombies Need Brains Press and Sky Warrior Books, as well as on Evil Girlfriend Media, Quantum Fairy Tales, Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry, and The Western Online, and is scheduled to appear in "Undercurrents" by Wordfire Press. He's author of the dark fantasy "Hell's Butcher" series, and has published his first novel, mothered, through Winlock Press (as B.T. Clearwater).