The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is OUT TODAY!
Posted on July 26, 2016 Leave a Comment
How many years has it been since we started this project? I think at least five, my section, Golden Geese, written at the Writers in the Heartland writing residency that I was awarded back in 2011. The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is a dark journey—four novellas written by four authors (myself, Nik Korpon, Caleb Ross […]
BOOKED Podcast Interview about The Soul Standard
Posted on July 16, 2016 Leave a Comment
I finally had a moment to sit down with Robb and Livius to discuss The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books), my latest project, a novel-in-novellas, written with Nik Korpon, Axel Taiari, and Caleb Ross. We talk about how the book came to be, my novella, Golden Geese, how the stories linked up and our process for […]
Excellent Review of THE SOUL STANDARD at This is Horror
Posted on July 6, 2016 Leave a Comment
Had to take a moment to share a new review of The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) which is officially out on July 26th. Not only does This is Horror love the entire novel, but they had some kind words about my novella, Golden Geese. Order you copy today! Check this out: “The Soul Standard is […]
The Soul Standard is a TOP TEN pick for July at Chicago Review of Books!
Posted on July 1, 2016 Leave a Comment
Chicago Review of Books has The Soul Standard as one of the TEN BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY NOVELS TO READ THIS JULY. How exciting. In great company, too. Forget the flippant summer beach read. Ring in the dog days with these 10 science fiction, fantasy, and speculative novels picked as July’s best by the Chicago Review of […]
Booked Podcast Reviews THE SOUL STANDARD
Posted on June 29, 2016 2 Comments
Excited to get one of the first early reviews of The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) a novel-in-novellas that I wrote with Axel Taiari, Nik Korpon, and Caleb Ross over at Booked Podcast. This has been a long time coming—so thrilled that Dzanc Books believed in this project and that it’ll be out soon. It’s Sin […]
Cover Reveal for The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books)!
Posted on February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment
Exciting cover reveal for The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) out this July. Written by myself, Nik Korpon, Axel Taiari, and Caleb Ross. It’s four linked novellas over four seasons in four different parts of the City by four different authors! Kind of a Sin City vibe. Thrilled to be working with Guy Intoci and Dan […]
Complete List of Stories in Print
Posted on October 25, 2013 2 Comments
Here is a complete list of all of my stories that are in print, or digital only format. It’s in reverse chronological order. Enjoy! UPDATED: April 6, 2022 Nightmare “The H Word: Pacing in Horror” (non-fiction) WEIRD HORROR STORIES “From Within” (Flame Tree Press) SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION (Turner Publishing / Keylight Books) THE HIDEOUS BOOK […]
My review of My Only Wife by Jac Jemc is now live at The Nervous Breakdown.
Posted on August 13, 2012 Leave a Comment
If you are looking for a unique voice, then you’ve found it. Jac Jemc has a poet’s heart, and she brings that POV to her longer fiction. My Only Wife (Dzanc Books) is a haunting, touching and ultimately unsettling novel. I loved it. For the full review, head over to The Nervous Breakdown. Also, Dzanc […]
My review of Cataclysm Baby by Matt Bell is now live at The Nervous Breakdown.
Posted on July 19, 2012 Leave a Comment
I can’t remember the last time I read such a compelling work of fiction. I’ve been a long time fan of Matt Bell, but Cataclysm Baby (Mudluscious Press) may be some of his best work to date. Maybe it’s the fact that these stories were scattered far and wide across the literary landscape, and now […]
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 […]