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Dathan Auerbach

In 2011, I started posting to the NoSleep subreddit under the name 1000Vultures. What began as a single story called Footsteps soon grew into a series, and thanks to the support of my readers, that series became the novel Penpal.

I've lived in the South for pretty much my whole life. Heavy air and asphalt fields. Miles of road stretching through old farms and rocky lots that maybe used to be for something. Folks who are close despite the sprawl of it all.

It's where I think of when I think of anywhere at all. Because there's just so much that can happen in those vacant expanses. In the spaces between the cities and the people who live inside of them.

I write about bad luck and worse people.