Adam Bolivar

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“The spectral balladry of Adam Bolivar is a refreshing adaptation of the ballads of Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Moore, and other Romantic poets who found in them an ideal vehicle for the powerful expression of weird moods and imagery. Bolivar’s flawless metre and smooth-flowing stanzas create a sense of cumulative terror and strangeness easily rivaling the best work of contemporary weird fiction writers.”

              —S. T. Joshi

Adam Bolivar was born and bred in Boston, Massachusetts. A playwright and marionettist for the Scratch Brothers’ Prestodigital Phantasmagoria in Boston and Berkeley, Adam continued his involvement with puppetry by penning plays for the CastIron Carousel in Portland, Oregon, where he currently resides with his beloved wife and son.

His weird fiction and poetry have appeared on the pages of Black Wings of Cthulhu, Spectral Realms, the Lovecraft eZine, and in anthologies published by Chaosium and Eraserhead Press. His first book, The Fall of the House of Drake, was published by Dunhams Manor Press in 2015. His second book, The Lay of Old Hex, is forthcoming from Hippocampus Press in 2017.