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Paul Charon

Paul Charon, American writer. Recipient Best Horror-themed Short Story award, Strange Horizons, 1999. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Essayists and Novelists International.


  • Charon, Paul was born on July 26, 1972 in Dickinson, North Dakota, United States. Son of Walter Charon and Dorthea Lance.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in English, Dickinson State University, 1995. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Boston University, 1998.


    • Contributing editor Paradox Magazine, New York City, 1997—1998. Editor Wizard Magazine, Dallas, 1998—2000. Columnist Strange Horizons, Utah, 2000—2003.

      Co-owner Meriks Midian Public, Coralville, Iowa, since 2003.


    • Contributor short stories to magazines. Author: Cursed Revival, 2001, At the Past, 2003, Castle Bathory, 2004, Return to Romania, 2005, Life and Undeath, 2006, Ascending Oblivion, 2007.


    Denomination: Wiccan


    Member of Poets, Playwrights, Essayists and Novelists International.



    Reading, writing, music, piano, mythology.


    • Married Carmilla Lilith Dracul, October 31, 2000.
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    Born July 26, 1972
    (age 45)
    • 1995
      Dickinson State University
    • 1998
      Boston University
    • 2003
      columnist Strange Horizons
      Utah, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      Contributing editor Paradox Magazine
    • 1998
      editor Wizard Magazine
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 2003
      co-owner Meriks Midian Public
      Coralville, Iowa, United States