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William A. Wellman

Queer Author & Podcaster


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

and tie-in novels like the upcoming 

One Hundred Eyes In The Dark.

William has lived beside frozen mountains, castles, and volcanoes, and can now be found wandering the beach near the abandoned lighthouses in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

They can also be found giving writing advice on other podcasts, playing in tabletop game livestreams, voicing characters in audio drama, and running their Patreon-exclusive author interview series The Skull Sessions.

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In addition to their work on Hello From The Hallowoods, William writes stories for other shows, voices characters, plays in Actual Play roleplaying games, and speaks in interviews about writing.

Writing & Podcasting


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


The show has won over a dozen Audio Verse Awards for writing, storytelling, and sound design, and received nominations for the People's Choice Best LGTBQ+ Podcast Of The Year and the Discover Pods Best Fiction Podcast. If it sounds like a cup of tea you'd enjoy, visit the

Hello From The Hallowoods website. 

William's writing falls into the categories of horror and 'New Weird' fiction, blending elements from the horror and speculative fiction genres with themes of queer love, identity, and grief.



William's debut novel, One Hundred Eyes In The Dark, is a standalone novel set in the world of Hello From The Hallowoods. The book is in its final stages of development; you can join the waitlist to be notified when it goes up for preorder.


For inquiries, threats, challenges to wizard duels, and other such things, pen me a letter below.

Thank you! I'll write you shortly.

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