DE Bios: Trey R. Barker
From jealous dead wives and bad lounge singers to a small, cultish, following
in Dublin, Trey R. Barker's fiction has appeared in a variety of publications.
His first published story, Down on the Farm, appeared in the
October, 1994 issue of Ireland's Albedo One. He has since appeared
or is scheduled to appear in: Whitley Streiber's Aliens (with Ed
Bryant), Noirotica 3, Terminal Fright, Palace Corbie #7, Monsters From
Memphis, 365 Scary Stories, Epitaph, Night Terrors, Talebones, Blood and
Midnight, Eldritch Tales, Screem, Dead Lines (three issues), Albedo
One (three issues), Cemetery Dance (interview of Dan Simmons),
and has had an 'Honorable Mention' in The Year's Best Fantasy and
Horror. Barker's adaptation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol will
premiere on the Denver stage in December, 1997, and he has adapted numerous
authors' short stories into radioplays for presentation at conventions.
Currently working on both novels and short stories, Barker is a member of the
Central Colorado Writer's Workshop and HWA, and appeared as 'Perin,' one of
the bad guys, in artist K. C. Lancaster's The Thief's Tale graphic
comic published in Conjure magazine. Born in 1966 in west Texas,
Barker is a musician with an affinity for African percussion and southern
blues. His past jobs have included reporter, pizza cook, sandwich maker,
phone solicitor, karaoke salesman, and doll assembler. He now lives in
Colorado with his wife LuAnn -- a ceramicist -- and three Canine-Americans.