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Tally Johnson

Tally Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College and Wofford College with degrees in history. He is the author of Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands, Ghosts of the Pee Dee (all for The History Press). His newest full-length fiction release is an anthology of Southern Gothic ghost fiction titled Creek Walking from Falstaff Books. He also has stories in An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes from Mocha Memoirs Press as well as Off the Beaten Path 3 and Tales from the Old Black Ambulance from Prospective Press. His tale “The Bloody Bonnet at Blue Hole” was recently included on the Valentine Wolfe album Winternight Whisperings, with Mr. Johnson as narrator. His narration of his short story, “Alice”, is included on the new album from Antler Hill, Carolina Lore. Mr. Johnson was also the recipient of the first Caldwell Sims Award for Excellence in Southern Folklore from the USC-Union Upcountry Literary Festival, where he is a long time presenter. Civil War Ghosts of South Carolina is forthcoming from Prospective Press.

He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, hiking, hammock camping, visiting historic sites, and reading. He has been a guest at ConGregate, ConCarolinas, Fandom Fest, MonsterCon, MystiCon, AtomaCon and Imaginarium.