Originally from Detroit, William Holden now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his partner of eighteen years. He has a Master's in Library and Information Science from Florida State University. Over the past decade, he had focused his work on collecting, and preserving, GLBT history and is a volunteer archivist at Boston's History Project.
William has been writing for over fifteen years, accumulating more than seventy published short stories in the genres of erotica, romance, fantasy, and horror. He is an award-winning author of such titles as A Twist of Grimm (Lambda Literary Award Finalist) and Words to Die By (Second Place in the Rainbow Book Awards for Best Horror and Finalist for the American Library Association’s Foreward Book Award for Best Horror). Secret Societies and its sequel, The Thief Taker, were both finalists for the Lambda Literary Award. His forthcoming horror novel Crimson Souls is based on the 1920 purge of homosexual students at Harvard.
William has also written encyclopedia articles on the history of gay and lesbian fiction and has authored five bibliographies for the GLBT Round Table for the American Library Association.
For more information, please visit williamholdenwrites.com.