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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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Blurbs are in for DISINTEGRATION—Out May 26, 2015

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. […]

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Cover reveal for Disintegration, my second novel (Random House Alibi) out in June of 2015

Excited to reveal the cover art for my second novel, Disintegration, out June 2, 2015 with Random House Alibi. It’s Dexter meets Falling Down, inspired by voices like Will Christopher Baer, Craig Clevenger, and Stephen Graham Jones. Hope you dig the art, here’s the full description from RHA: In a brilliantly stylish breakthrough thriller for […]

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I’ve signed with Random House Alibi for TWO BOOKS.

BIG NEWS! I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed with Random House Alibi for a two-book deal. The first book is DISINTEGRATION—the second is still TBD. This will only be available in eBook format, to start. For those that know me, you’ve been hearing about this book for many (six?) years—a neo-noir transgressive thriller that […]

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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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New Storyville Columns—UPDATE!

  Boy, I’ve been bad about updating my Storyville columns. So, here is an update, all of the new columns in one list. Enjoy! Storyville 19 Happy Not Sappy Storyville 20 Where To Submit Your Stories Storyville 21 My 10 Favorite Short Stories Storyville 22 Writing Dialogue Storyville 23 Best American Short Stories—Resource Storyville 24 […]

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My essay, “Ten Essential Neo-Noir Authors” is live at Flavorwire.

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 […]

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Dark House Press imprint launched with Richard Thomas as Editor-in-Chief.

I’m thrilled to announce that I am the new Editor-in-Chief at Dark House Press, an imprint of Curbside Splendor. I’ll be working closely with Victor David Giron, Ben Tanzer, and Jacob S. Knabb to publish neo-noir, speculative, literary fiction. Here’s what they had to say today: We’re happy to announce that award winning author Richard […]

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Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) is NOW OUT!

I’m excited to announce that my second short story collection, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) is now OUT! It’s a collection of 20 neo-noir stories that lean towards horror, and some of my best work to date, I think. It has some of my favorite stories: “Stillness” which was in Shivers VI (Cemetery Dance) […]

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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: September 2, 2022) At The Horror Tree with Jacque E. Day (9/2/22) At Lovecraft eZine with Mike Davis (6/5/22) At MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape (2/24/22) At Third Coast Review (2/22/22) At Paul Semel’s website (2/21/22) At […]

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