Cliff Burns has been a professional author for over 25 years.
His best known works include two supernatural thrillers, So Dark the Night and Of the Night. His short fiction has been featured in two collections, Sex and Other Acts of the Imagination (1990) and The Reality Machine (1997). Another collection, Exceptions and Deceptions, is slated for release in 2012.
During the past quarter century, his novels, short stories, radio and stage plays have earned him a cult reputation. His work has appeared in over 100 publications and numerous high profile anthologies around the world, including The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror and The 20 All Time Best Science Fiction Stories. Canadian critic and academic Robert Runte calls Burns "the best horror writer in Canada" and award-winning author Timothy Findley dubbed his writing "the literary equivalent of Far Side cartoons".
Cliff Burns lives in western Canada with his wife and two sons.