William A. Wellman

Queer Author & Podcaster


William A. Wellman (they/them) is a queer author and podcaster, best known for creating the award-nominated horror podcast
Hello From The Hallowoods. 

William grew up between Alaska and the castle-strewn hills of Germany, and currently can be found writing in various cafés around the city of Montreal.

They acquired a business marketing degree in a thrilling three-part heist, and subsequently have pursued full-time writing, coaching, and creative work. Their first novel is expected for completion in 2022. 

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In addition to their work on Hello From The Hallowoods, William guests on other shows to voice characters, play games, and talk about writing and queer representation in horror.

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William writes, voices, and produces Hello From The Hallowoods, a weekly fiction podcast which merges horror genre tropes with explorations of queer love, identity, and grief. The omnipresent Nikignik narrates short and increasingly connected stories about the inhabitants of the forest at the end of the world. 


The show has been nominated for the People's Choice LGBTQ+ Podcast of the Year (2022)Discover Pods Best Fiction Podcast (2022), and Best Writing In A New Production at the Audio Verse Awards (2022), among other awards. You can learn more about the show on the Hello From The Hallowoods website. 

Production for the show, as well as its connected novels and story projects, is entirely crowd-funded by its listeners. You can find bonus stories, behind-the-scenes and more on the Hallowoods Patreon

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William has edited manuscripts for Eerie River Publishing, as well as had several short stories published in anthology collections. William has also written for other podcasts, including an appearance on Monstrous Agonies.


A debut novel is expected for completion in Summer 2022: 'One Hundred Eyes In The Dark' serves as a standalone story, set in the world of Hello From The Hallowoods.  

For June 2022, they sat down for an interview with Eerie River Publishing on LGBTQ+ representation.


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