J. Ishiro (Ishi) Finney is an author of sci-fi, horror, and neo-noir.

He is 5’6”, weighs 155 lbs on a full bladder, and has black hair that is slowly going silver. If someone was to play J. Ishiro in a movie about his life, it would be a young Brad Dourif, best known as being the voice of Chucky—although Ishi is more akin to Brad’s portrayal of the twisted mentat Piter De Vries in the film Dune.

If J. Ishiro were a beverage, he’d be a cup of scalding coffee.

If J. Ishiro were a celestial body he’d be a planetoid in the Oort Belt.

J. Ishiro’s best friend is a rodent.

He gets his best ideas while in a half-awake state.

He eats raw oatmeal. Every day.

He listens to music that could be mistaken for a factory collapsing.

He’s seen ghosts, spontaneous human combustion, and a UFO in broad daylight. One of those prior statements is not true.

If you were to break J. Ishiro down into his key chemical components he’d be at least 3% coffee. The rest would be piss and vinegar. His atomic number is 60: Neodymium.

When J. Ishiro throws parties he serves heavy water and yellow cake.

J. Ishiro is an unlucky son of a bitch. He’s been in two serious car collisions and been shot in the back.

J. Ishiro is a lucky son of a bitch. He’s walked away without a scratch from two serious car collisions and survived an almost-fatal gunshot wound.

J. Ishiro once published under the by-line Josh Finney, but then ditched it when people would remember it as “Jack Finney”, famed author of the sci-fi classic, Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

Works written under the “Josh Finney” name include: Casefile: Arkham, Titanium Rain, Utopiates, and World War Kaiju.


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