Preston Fassel is an author and journalist primarily known for his work in the horror, science fiction, and crime genres.
Preston Fassel is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in FANGORIA, Rue Morgue, Screem, and on The Daily Grindhouse, Dread Central, and Cinedump.com. He is the author of the first published biography of British horror actress Vanessa Howard, Remembering Vanessa, which appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Screem. His debut novel, Our Lady of the Inferno, won the 2019 Independent Publisher’s Gold Medal for Horror and was named one of the ten best books of the year by Bloody Disgusting.
His second book, The Despicable Fantasies of Quentin Sergenov, won the 2022 Independent Publishers’ Gold Medal for Horror and his third book, Landis: The Story of a Real Man on 42nd Street—the first biography of pioneering film journalist Bill Landis— was nominated for the 2022 Rondo Award for Book of the Year. He currently serves as the Managing Editor for The Daily Grindhouse.