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Gamut Magazine: What’s This Website All About?

(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 […]

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“Asking for Forgiveness” long-listed for Best Horror of the Year, Seven

Thrilled that “Asking for Forgiveness” made the long-list for Best Horror of the Year, Volume Seven. Thanks, Craig Wallwork and Kelly Boyker Guillemette for publishing it at Menacing Hedge. Congrats to ALL of my many friends who made the list as well. WAY TOO MANY to even list here, which just thrills me to no […]

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Exigencies, which I edited for Dark House Press, is out NOW!

Edited by Richard Thomas, Foreword by Chuck Wendig, cover art by Daniele Serra, and interior illustrations by Luke Spooner. Includes “Wilderness” by Letitia Trent, “Monster Season” by Joshua Blair,“Cat Calls” by Rebecca Jones-Howe, “Ceremony of the White Dog” by Kevin Catalano, “The Armadillo” by Heather Foster, “The Last Manuscript” by Usman T. Malik, “Single Lens […]

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The New Black (Dark House Press) releases TODAY!

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 […]

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The first blurb for THE NEW BLACK is Jack Ketchum

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 […]

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Book Covers: Work Edited and/or Published by Richard Thomas

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 […]

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Interview Up At Mourning Goats. The Goat Asks Me 20 Questions.

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 […]

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Complete List of Online Interviews with Richard Thomas

This is a list of all of the interviews that I’ve done online over the years, in reverse chronological order. (Last Updated: May 15, 2021) At Punk Noir Magazine by Kira Wronska Dorward (5/15/21) At the Reading and Writing Podcast with Jeff Rutherford (2/28/21) At Ladies of the Fright with Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera […]

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“The Jenny Store” in the Thunderdome Press anthology In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 words is now out

So excited to be in here with my story “The Jenny Store.” This is a beautiful book. Inspired by photographs taken around the Los Angeles area, the book features short stories from 26 authors. Each author was asked to select a photograph from a collection taken by the editor and write a story of precisely […]

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6th place finish at the Zouch LIT BITS Fiction Contest

I’m thrilled to announce that my story “Charlotte Sometimes” came in SIXTH place over at the Zouch Magazine LIT BIT Fiction Contest. My micro-fiction with the Cure title will be up live at Zouch in the near future. Also, my buddy and fellow Write Club member Craig Wallwork came in EIGHTH. Big fan of his […]

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