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 & Horror.
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, and performances.