Eric Ortlund


Eric Ortlund teaches Hebrew and biblical studies at Briercrest College and Seminary in Saskatchewan, Canada. He's fascinated by modern fantasy and horror and by ancient myth, and loves finding ways to interweave the two. His short fiction has appeared in The Midnight Diner and online at Mindflights and Fear and Trembling.

When he's not writing, he's reading Gene Wolfe and Neil Gaiman, playing with his two kids, and shooting his bow.



Not just your garden-variety zombie apocalypse...


"It was a week ago when it happened. Exactly a week when I heard the stomping on the front porch. I remember it sounded like someone was drunk. I opened the door and it was my neighbor. She lunged at me."

Dead Petals is out now in Kindle and paperback editions:

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Dead Petals - A Zombie Apocalypse, by Eric Ortlund