Laird Barron is an American dark fantasy and horror writer. He is the author of The Imago Sequence and Other Stories. He's currently working on a novel, The Croning, which will be published in 2011. His official website can be found here.
Laird Barron's second collection, Occultation and Other Stories, will be published in May 2010 by Night Shade Books. Here's Risingshadow.net's review of this collection:
A REVIEW OF LAIRD BARRON'S OCCULTATION AND OTHER STORIES