Dan A. Cardoza resides in Northern, California. He often uses this beautiful setting in his Horror Collections, Short Stories and Novels.

Dan has a Master of Science Degree in Counseling. His poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in the 45th Parallel,a University of Oregon lit journal, Apricity Magazine, associated with the University of Texas, BlazeVOX, Bull, California Quarterly, the Call Me Journal with the University of Alabama, Cleaver Magazine, Consequence, Drunk Monkeys, Entropy, Gravel, The Hamilton Stone Review, The Hiram Review, OJA&L, New Flash Fiction Review, Poetry Northwest, Running Wild Press Anthology, 2021, Spelk Magazine, U.K.,Your Impossible Voice, The Westchester Review, N.Y., and in over 300 other international publications.

Dan's most recent nominations have included, Best Micro Fiction, Tiny Molecules, 2020, Best of the Net for Poetry, Coffin Bell Magazine, 2020 and Best of the Net, Fiction, Sunlight Press, 2021, for Cannery Row, a literary fiction piece.