Mercedes M. Yardley wears red lipstick and poisonous flowers in her hair. She’s appeared in numerous diverse magazines and anthologies, including John Skipp’s Bram Stoker Award™-winning Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed anthology, and A Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children with Special Needs. Mercedes is a member of the SFWA and the HWA, and works for Shock Totem Magazine. She is represented by Jason Yarn of Paradigm Talent Agency. Her first collection of short stories, entitled Beautiful Sorrows, was published in October of 2012

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