It’s Release Day for DISINTEGRATION!
Posted on May 26, 2015 7 Comments
I can’t even believe Disintegration is finally here, six years in the making. I started this in my MFA program back in 2009, writing the first half with my professor Lynn Pruett, who knew nothing about neo-noir. After I gave her copies of work by Will Christopher Baer and Craig Clevenger, she got what I […]
Blurbs are in for DISINTEGRATION—Out May 26, 2015
Posted on April 1, 2015 2 Comments
All of the BLURBS are in for Disintegration. Pre-order it at Amazon and/or add it to your “to-read” shelf at Goodreads. To say that I’m blown away by these amazing authors and their generous blurbs would be an understatement. I hope you enjoy the book. I think it’s some of my best work to date. […]
The New Black (Dark House Press) releases TODAY!
Posted on May 13, 2014 2 Comments
Today is the official release date of THE NEW BLACK! This neo-noir anthology is the first I’ve ever edited and it’s also the first Dark House Press title. I’m honored that so many gifted authors were willing to be a part of this book. I can’t thank them enough for taking the time, and for […]
The first blurb for THE NEW BLACK is Jack Ketchum
Posted on February 23, 2014 Leave a Comment
The first blurb for THE NEW BLACK, a neo-noir anthology that I edited for Dark House Press, is now in. It’s from horror giant, Jack Ketchum: “THE NEW BLACK ought to be the New High Standard for dark fiction anthologies. It’s loaded with intelligence and talent. Every one of the pieces in this extraordinary compilation […]
Book Covers: Work Edited and/or Published by Richard Thomas
Posted on January 31, 2014 Leave a Comment
I wanted to start a list of the beautiful book covers that I’ve either edited or published or both. I hope you enjoy the art and if you want more information, I’ve included links to Amazon, for those books that are already on the website. They are in reverse chronological order. UPDATED: July, 2016 Scratch […]
Interview Up At Mourning Goats. The Goat Asks Me 20 Questions.
Posted on May 10, 2013 Leave a Comment
So, I finally got the call. I made the big leagues! Mourning Goats has been doing interviews with some of the most compelling, visionary, and talented authors out there—so many of my idols, mentors and peers. I’m thrilled that I got to sit down with the smelly beast and answer some of the most thoughtful […]
My essay, “Ten Essential Neo-Noir Authors” is live at Flavorwire.
Posted on May 7, 2013 Leave a Comment
My essay “Ten Essential Neo-Noir Authors” is up at Flavorwire in case you missed it. What exactly is “neo-noir” and who are the voices you absolutely have to know? Click on through and read up. Maybe you’ll recognize the names and maybe you won’t, but these are some of the most powerful authors writing and […]
Complete list of book reviews by Richard Thomas
Posted on November 23, 2011 Leave a Comment
This is a list of all of my current, live book reviews. It is in reverse chronological order by web site. Last updated 3/22/15. Entropy Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter Bird Box by Josh Malerman Spent by Antonia Crane The Nervous Breakdown In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by […]
Warmed and Bound Cover Art
Posted on June 28, 2011 1 Comment
Finally revealed, the cover and back of the Warmed and Bound (Velvet Press) anthology. Looks SO good. I’m honored to be in here. Great job, Pela. Also, just announced that Steve Erickson has written the foreword. WOW. Who ELSE is in here? Oh man, where to start? Amanda Gowin Anthony David Jacques Axel Taiari Blake […]
The Orange Eats Creeps: A discussion between Richard Thomas and Blake Butler
Posted on January 12, 2011 Leave a Comment
The Orange Eats Creeps (Two Dollar Radio) by Grace Krilanovich is one of the most challenging and simultaneously rewarding books I read in 2010. I knew that I would have difficulty with this unique debut novel, so I decided to have a conversation with fellow dark and surreal author Blake Butler over a couple of […]