Gamut Magazine: What’s This Website All About?
Posted on December 22, 2015 44 Comments
(Art by Luke Spooner) “Now that short fiction has become as standardized as the SATs and Common Core—all in order to ‘judge’ and ‘rank’ writers—I’m excited to see what Richard Thomas brings to the game. Gamut will be the new magazine not written for the little old lady in Dubuque.” —Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight […]
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 […]
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 […]
Storyville Column is up – Top Ten Authors You’ve Never Heard Of Before
Posted on November 27, 2012 Leave a Comment
Where to start, yeah? For this column I talk about ten powerful voices in contemporary literature that you may never have heard of before. Each one of these voices is somebody that has impressed me with their words, destroyed me with the honesty and emotion, and become a name that I will follow for the […]
New Storyville Column is Live – Dissecting “Maker of Flight”
Posted on October 27, 2012 Leave a Comment
My new Storyville column is now up, and in this column, I dissect one of my favorite bits of short fiction, “Maker of Flight.” Why do I love this story? Partly because it has a sweetness at its center—it’s one of the few stories of mine I can actually read to my children. Every once […]
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: A Velvet Anthology releases TODAY—go get it!
Posted on July 22, 2011 Leave a Comment
Warmed and Bound is out. And for a LIMITED TIME, until 7/30 it is 38% off at Barnes and Noble ONLY. Amazon and eBooks will be out later. So it’s only $9.74 right now! Buy two or three! Table of Contents Intro: Steve Erickson Death Juggler by Axel Taiari Click-Clack by Caleb J Ross The […]
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 […]