Brandon Berntson studied English and Literature at Utah State University but grew up in various towns throughout Colorado, where most of his stories take place. His work spans from serious adult horror to playful, young adult fantasy. He is the author of Castle Juliet and When We Were Dragons, enchanting, magical reads for all ages, Body of Immorality, a cryptic collection of horror stories, and the raw, adult-themed, All the Gods Against Me. He is also the author of Light on the Shadow, a non-fiction memoir of darkness, addiction, and coming to Christ.
Brandon's influences include Stephen King, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Jonathan Carroll, Anne Rice, Elizabeth Hand, Peter Straub, and classic literature.
He is also a fan of Colorado sports, Bugs Bunny cartoons, Beethoven, Ronnie James Dio, The X-files, and classic horror films. He makes his home in Boulder, Colorado.