Will Ludwigsen

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Native name
Will Ludwigsen
Born (1973-06-27) June 27, 1973 (age 49)
Wilmington, Delaware
GenreHorror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery

Will Ludwigsen is an American writer of horror, mystery, and science fiction. His work has appeared in a number of magazines including Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Cemetery Dance, Weird Tales, and Strange Horizons.[1] He has also published three collections, including the highly praised In Search Of and Others.

Writing career[edit]

Ludwigsen earned his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Florida in 1994, followed by a Masters in the same discipline at the University of North Florida in 2005, and later, an MFA from University of Southern Maine. He is also a 2006 graduate of the Clarion East Writers Workshop. He is currently adjunct faculty at University of North Florida, where he teaches Creative Writing among other courses.[2]

Ludwigesen's 2013 short story collection, In Search of and Others, was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award for best single author collection.[3] The book was well received, with starred reviews from both Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly, which called it a "hauntingly beautiful collection."[4] The title comes from the documentary television series In Search Of..., which was devoted to "mysterious phenomena" and hosted by Leonard Nimoy.[5]



  • Cthulhu Fhtagn, Baby! and Other Cosmic Insolence (Lethe Press, 2006)
  • In Search of and Others (Lethe Press, 2013)

Short fiction[edit]


  1. ^ Lundin, Leigh (2011-03-20). "Where There's a Will". Guest Authors. Criminal Brief.
  2. ^ "UNF Faculty Bio". Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  3. ^ "2013 Shirley Jackson Awards Winners". Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  4. ^ "In Search of and Others". Publishers Weekly. March 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  5. ^ "In Search of and Others". Kirkus Reviews. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2014.

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