Adam Bolivar

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Adam Bolivar is a weird fiction writer and poet specializing in the composition of ballads in traditional meter. His poetry has appeared on the pages of such publications as Black Wings of Cthulhu (PS Publishing), Spectral Realms (Hippocampus Press) and The Audient Void, and his fiction has featured in anthologies published by Chaosium and Eraserhead Press.

His collection of spectral ballads and weird Jack tales, The Lay of Old Hex, was published by Hippocampus Press. A collection of short stories, The Ettinfell of Beacon Hill is due out from Jackanapes Press in 2021, and a second collection of poetry, Ballads for the Witching Hour, is forthcoming from Hippocampus Press in 2022.

In addition, Adam is a marionettist and playwright, and has written and performed in several original marionette plays performed by puppet troupes in Boston, Berkeley, Portland and Salem.

Like Randolph Carter a native of gambrel-roofed Boston, Adam Bolivar currently resides in the gloomy dreamlands of Portland, Oregon with his beloved wife and golden-haired son.