Author, researcher, and "supernatural historian" Mason Winfield
publishes articles on a wide range of subjects. He has published
four books, including the regional sensation Shadows of the
Western Door (1997), which has gone into its seventh printing.
His fifth book Village Ghosts of Western New York was
published in September 2006. His short story "The Hunters"
won the year 2000 JobsinHell/Feoamante.Com contest for Horror
Fiction and received honorable mentioned in the year's Best Fantasy
A popular lecturer and frequent media guest, Winfield designed
and hosted The Phantom Tour, a 2-hr TV program/DVD on haunted
history in Western New York. He has appeared on NBC's Today Show and
stars in an episode of the summer 2006 Travel Channel program
Legend Hunters. He is the founder of Haunted History Ghost
Walks, Inc., a company that designs and develops various forms of
"haunted" tourism, including walking and carriage tours, conferences,