A U T H O R / A C T O R
Age Range: 45-55
Neck: 15 1/2
Agent: A. M. W. Talent
Ace Antonio Hall (born July 4th, 1966) is an American urban fantasy and horror writer. He is best known as the creator of Sylva Slasher, a teenage zombie slasher who also raises the dead for police investigations, which includes novels and short story collections. His non-fiction book, Lord of the Flies: Fitness for Writers was published by Omnium Gatherum. Voted one of 2017’s best Bruno Mars’ video/song parodies of 24K Magic, Hall's song called 24 Cali Fitness, was released to promote the book.
Hall's father is African-American. His mother is African-American, and also has Irish and Cherokee ancestry. When Ace was two-years-old, his family left their home in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and moved to Elmont, Long Island. Soon after, Ace moved to Jacksonville, Florida to be raised by his grandparents.
Once he graduated from Jean Ribault Senior High School, he moved back to New York and received his BFA with a concentration in screenwriting from C. W. Post, Long Island University. He taught middle school English for over a decade before moving to Los Angeles and becoming a director of Education for the Sylvan Learning Center.
He has worked as an actor in principal roles for a few independent films, including playing the role of Prince Thun in AFTRA’s Radio Play: Flash Gordon, and landing the role of Vanessa Williams’ boyfriend/date in ABC’s Desperate Housewives.
Among his many short stories that were published in anthologies and print magazines, Hall’s short story, Raising Mary: Frankenstein, was nominated for 2016 horror story of the year for the 19th Annual Editors and Preditors Readers Poll. Additionally, three of his short stories were on the Horror Writers Association Reading list for the 2017 StokerCon Awards. A former Director of Education for NYC schools and the Sylvan Learning Center, the award-winning educator earned a BFA from Long Island University. Hall currently lives in Los Angeles with his bonsai named Bonnie.