A Different Kind of Publisher

Like an underground radio station, we’re signal-seeking readers and writers who revel in the deep cuts. We’re committed to the power of storytelling, the honest expression of self, and that conventions and norms are meant for bending, even breaking.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the unique kind of stories and reading experiences that celebrate the indie spirit.

Lost Boys Press titles are:

  • imaginative
  • unconventional
  • edgy at times
  • full of emotion

To see what we’re up to next, check out our Newsfeed, Newsletter or check out the titles in the Bookstore.

Our Books

Our books push boundaries, feature talented and diverse authors and contributors, and offer high-quality reads with an indie spirit.

Who We Are

Our small team works hard to create AMAZING stories.

Ashley Hutchison

Ashley Hutchison

Editor-in-chief / Co-Founder

Editor, writer, and painter. When not tending to her blueberry plant, you can find her sitting in local bookstores making piles in search of the most obscure and strange books she can find. Probably owns far too many Norton Anthologies for her own good. Unabashed lover of all things strawberry.

Chad Ryan

Chad Ryan

Co-Founder

Author of horror, fantasy, and various genres of dark fiction, Chad is managing partner of Lost Boys Press. When not scribbling for Broken Window, WritingisWar, (or his next novel), he plays way too many video games, drinks craft beer, dabbles in digital art and music, and hunts scorpions for sport.  Chad graduated with a degree in English Literature from Arizona State University.

Tabatha Shipley

Tabatha Shipley

Review Crew / Social Media

Tabatha Shipley is the author of 6 YA titles, including the Kingdom of Fraun series. She lives in Arizona with her amazing husband, two remarkable children, and one really quirky dog. In addition to being an author, Tabatha is also an avid reader and book addict. She can often be found on social media raving about whatever book she is most recently obsessed with or helping others with their bookish dreams. 

Vanessa Perry

Vanessa Perry

Art Design / Social Media

Vanessa Perry is a horror author and fanatic. She is the author of Wildflowers and the host of the upcoming horror podcast, Drive the Nail. She makes her home in South Carolina with her son and furry, four-legged friend. She enjoys horror books, movies, art, and games. 

Lo Potter

Lo Potter

Distribution / Analytics

Lo Potter currently resides somewhere in the mossy rainforests of the Pacific Northwest with their chosen family by blood and fire. They enjoy hiking in the mountains, exploring their world, and finding laughter and joy in unusual places. You can read more about them at their website lopotterwrites.com.

Brennan Cupp

Brennan Cupp

Reader

Brennan is an avid spec-fic writer, with occasional bouts of poetry.  He graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in December 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing. He is currently pursuing his Master’s to become a professor of Creative Writing.

Dina S

Dina S

Chief Administrative Officer

Dina is a lover of words, wine, and plants. She spends her evenings with her two dogs, harassing her husband to the brink of insanity, and obsessing over all things teal. She uses her free time to bring worlds to life through her writing. Her life is spent enduring the hot, humid sunsets of Florida. Co-host of the Don’t Make It Weird Podcast

Tilly

Tilly

Newsletter

Wannabe author working on her debut dark fantasy novel. Full time nerd. Fiction, art & nature lover.

Dewi Hargreaves

Dewi Hargreaves

Administration & Projects

Dewi is a writer, illustrator, and history nerd who loves everything speculative and weird, especially if it has a map. His short fiction has appeared in Grindstone Literary, Heads and Tales, Chimera, and Noctivagant Press, and he self-published his own collection of short stories, The Shield Road, in early 2021. He also used to be a librarian, which means he knows all your secrets.

Claire Gibson

Claire Gibson

Editorial & Layout

Author of horror and fantasy, Claire has a Degree in Creative Writing and a Masters in Professional Writing. She co-write a musical based on Tolkien’s life, and has taught English in Nepal. She has also completed courses with the CIEP in her journey to become an editor. As well as her ever-growing bookshelves, she loves all kinds of art, film, and dance. She can normally be found wandering in the woods all over the UK.

Emily Rozmus

Emily Rozmus

Blog / Editor

 Emily Rozmus lives in rural Ohio in an old, haunted house, just one of the many she has lived in over the years. A former English teacher and school librarian, she has published non-fiction writing in School Library Connection, The Ohio Journal of English Language Arts, and on the Nerdy Book Club blog. She also reviewed children’s books for School Library Connection. Emily is drawn to gothic literature.

Vicki Landis

Vicki Landis

Acquisitions Editor / Editor

Victoria Landis is a writer, editor, and artist. A Sisters in Crime member, a 17-year member, and former board member, of Mystery Writers of America, she Co-Chaired the SleuthFest Writers Conference from 2015-2018. She has published three novels and a compendium of humorous essays. She also wrote a monthly magazine humor column for ten years.

 

Brett Mann

Brett Mann

Reader / Editor

Brett is an aspiring writer, avid reader, and certified sci-fi nerd. She lives with her husband and two children in the heart of the Canadian Prairies. Aside from bragging about how cold the winters are, Brett’s favorite pastimes include ice skating, listening to podcasts, and reading with her kids.

Charli

Charli

Social Media

Charli (aka Jaecyn Boné) is a queer, trans (he/they), disabled, Asian American author and artist. They while away their days daydreaming of tragic faeries, bloodthirsty pirates, and eating the rich. He lives in Billings, Montana with his spouse, his two kids, his sister, and possibly a ghost or two. When not writing, they can be found scrolling endlessly on Twitter or worsening their carpal tunnel via video games.

Sam Logan

Sam Logan

Special Projects Manager

Dad, writer, and enthusiast of everything. Sam is always searching for the little magics in life. When not keeping up with endless commitments, Sam likes playing D&D, mixing cocktails, playing video games, camping, or simply spending quality time with his partner and two daughters. He can be found in the Great Plains but is typically wishing he was in the mountains. He’s friends with a local ghost who, after twenty years, still won’t tell Sam his name.

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