David F. Case was born in upstate New York in 1937. Since the early 1960s he has lived in London, as well as spending time in Greece and Spain. His acclaimed collection The Cell: Three Tales of Horror appeared in 1969, and it was followed by the novels Fengriffen: A Chilling Tale, Wolf Tracks and The Third Grave. More recently, a new collection entitled Brotherly Love and Other Tales of Trust and Knowledge was published by Pumpkin Books. A regular contributor to the legendary Pan Book of Horror Stories during the early 1970s, his powerful novella "Pelican Cay" in Dark Terrors 5 was nominated for a World Fantasy Award in 2001.