About the Author

online resolution 1250-300dpi-1     Tea Krulos is a freelance writer and author from Milwaukee, WI. He is a regular contributor to publications such as the Riverwest Currents, Milwaukee Record, M magazine, Fortean Times, Alcoholmanac, and the Shepherd Express.

He has also been published in a wide variety of other publications including the New York Press, The Guardian, Boston Phoenix, Scandinavian TravelerMaximumrocknroll, Doctor Who MagazineThe Onion’s “A.V. Club” section, and Pop Mythology.

Some of his favorite subjects to explore and write about include unique subcultures, people, and places, as well as art, music, and pop culture.

As an author:

Krulos’s first book is a non-fiction titled Heroes in the Night: Inside the Real Life Superhero Movement. It was published in October 2013 by Chicago Review Press.  Heroes in the Night is a thorough investigation of a movement or subculture of people who call themselves “Real Life Super Heroes” and adopt their own costumed personas and hit the street to fight injustice.

His second book, Monster Hunters: On the Trail With Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, Ufologists, and Other Paranormal Investigators, was published June 2015, also from Chicago Review Press. It was a finalist in the Midwest Book Awards and made several reading lists ranging from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to Cult of Weird. You can buy the book here: http://www.chicagoreviewpress.com/monster-hunters-products-9781613749814.php

Krulos has finished his third book, titled Apocalypse Any Day Now: Deep Underground with America’s Doomsday Preppers, which has an April 2, 2019 release date (if the world survives that long) and is about “apocalypse culture,”published by Chicago Review Press.

Krulos has also contributed to the following anthologies:

The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History (edited by Marc Eaton and Dennis Waskul, Temple University Press, 2018). Krulos wrote chapter 10, “Cryptozoology: the Hunt for Hidden Animals and Monsters” for this sociology study. More info HERE.

Ka-pow! (edited by Caroline Dombrowski, Timid Pirate Publishing, 2013). This anthology includes an excerpt from Heroes in the Night.

Krulos has also had his words of wisdom quoted (accurately, even!) in the following books:

Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood by Evelyn M. Perry, University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

The Slenderman Mysteries: An Internet Urban Legend Comes to Life by Nick Redfern, New Page Books, 2018.

Other future projects include more non-fiction titles and a script for fiction comic book set in the circus in the 1950s titled Ballyhoo.

Contact: teakrulos@gmail.com

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  1. Tanya Outemzabet

    Hi Tea! It’s Tanya from way back when in the times of Hubbard Park Lodge. Just wanted to say congrats on all you’ve accomplished so far, it truly is amazing what you’ve done and so excited to hear what you’ll come up with next ! Keep up the great work 🙂

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