works and appearances


Cleveland Drafts 2019 Literary Festival

Arc City Stories-interview

The Greatest Indoor (Reading Series) Podcast

Tales to Terrify Podcast -Episode 423

Black Women Are Scary (wherever you listen to podcasts!!)

Nightlight Podcast-Red Box-Part 1 & 2 and Interview

Borderlands Press-Writers Boot Camp

Emerson College-interview and lecture

“A Word” Wednesday with Kellie Scott-Reid (a really funny interview)

Women in Horror interview with the Horror Writers Association

Flash Fiction Frenzy with Black Women Are Scary


2019 New Voices Fellowship-Emerging Writers Festival

Boston Accent Literary Journal

Ladies of Horror Fiction Grant Recipient

Under the Volcano Residency 2022

Horror Writers Association Scholarship from Hell winner 2022!

Tracy Cross’s work has been featured in several podcasts, including ‘Nighty Night with Rabia Chaudry (advocate and author of the New York Times bestselling book “Adnan’s Story”). She also has had several stories published in mass market anthologies. Her first novel, “Rootwork” has been published by Dark Hart. She describes her writing as “exciting stories with breadcrumbs” that lead the reader to an unexpected and rewarding ending. She lives in Washington, DC, is a member of the HWA, and is a huge Prince fan. She loves disco and shares her latest exploits and information on her blog:

Tracy impressed the convention committee with her commitment to pushing her writing beyond traditional boundaries, developing her unique voice as a horrorwriter, and deepening connections within the horror community.


Capitol Hill Writers Group

Horror Writers Association

The Writers Group

Ladies of Horror Fiction

Rootwork available for purchase!

Here we go folks! The final cover of Rootwork

This happened…