Carina Bissett

Carina Bisett

Carina Bissett is a writer, poet, and educator working primarily in the fields of dark fiction and fabulism. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in multiple journals and anthologies including Upon a Twice Time, Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales, Arterial Bloom, Gorgon: Stories of Emergence, Weird Dream Society, Hath No Fury, and the HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. V, VI, VIII, and IX. She has also written stories set in shared worlds for RPGs at Green Ronin Publishing and Onyx Path Publishing. Her work has been translated into Japanese and Italian.

In addition to writing, she has edited several projects; the most recent is in the role as co-editor of the award-winning anthology Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas. Bissett also teaches generative writing workshops at The Storied Imaginarium and works as a consultant and creative coach for aspiring authors. In 2021, she was acknowledged for her volunteer efforts at HWA with the prestigious Silver Hammer Award, and her fiction and poetry have been nominated for several awards including the Pushcart Prize and the Sundress Publications Best of the Net. She can be found online at