Lane Kareska was born in Houston. He studied writing at Columbia College Chicago and his MFA is from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he was also awarded a Fellowship to live and write in Ireland. Lane traveled Europe and South America to research his graduate thesis. 

His short story "Destroyer Comes Home" was listed as a distinguished story in Best American Mystery Stories 2016. His fiction has been published in Berkeley Fiction Review, ThugLit, Able Muse, Sheepshead Review and elsewhere. His dark adventure novella North Dark was recently published by Sirens Call Publications. He also reviews classic comic books at

He is an avid world traveler, currently residing in Chicago with his wife Kim and their Australian Shepherd. 

Lane Kareska

Fiction. Comics. Mystic Arcana.