Interview with Brian Hodge (Part One): On These Blackened Shores of Time
Posted on February 5, 2019 Leave a Comment
Last year I taught two of Brian Hodge‘s stories in my Advanced Creative Writing workshop, online. They were both pretty amazing. One of my students (Ian Vogel) reached out to Brian, and the next thing I knew we were sending him questions, and talking in depth about his stories. This is something I do with […]
We’re Publishing Stephen King at Gamut in March!
Posted on February 14, 2017 2 Comments
So here’s the big news: we are reprinting a story by STEPHEN KING in the March issue of Gamut! The story we’re publishing is a powerful post-9/11 tale entitled, “The Things They Left Behind.” I’ve read more of King’s writing than any other author—almost all of his novels, and the majority of his short stories. He’s […]
New Storyville Column—Ten Lesser-Known Stephen King Books Worth Reading
Posted on October 29, 2016 Leave a Comment
I have a new Storyville column up at LitReactor today entitled Ten Lesser-Known Stephen King Books Worth Reading. ENJOY!
The eBook for Tribulations is now out with Cemetery Dance.
Posted on May 10, 2016 2 Comments
Thrilled that I can finally announce the eBook of my third short story collection Tribulations is out now with Cemetery Dance Publications. Long time fan of CD, bought so many Stephen King titles from them over the years. I’ve previously published a short story, “Stillness” in Shivers VI (alongside Stephen King and Peter Straub) as […]
Release Day for Chiral Mad 3
Posted on April 5, 2016 Leave a Comment
So, wow, this has been a long time coming. I’m a big fan of the work that Michael Bailey has been doing at Written Backwards (now a Dark Regions Press imprint). I was in Chiral Mad 2, and Qualia Nous, and if I can keep up with him, I hope to publish more stories with […]
Day Nine Update: PRIZES!
Posted on February 9, 2016 3 Comments
We are over $18,000! PRIZES! Today only: Signed copies of The Contortionist’s Handbook by Craig Clevenger. Subscribe or upgrade to win one of two copies (one paperback, one hardcover). If you haven’t read this fantastic neo-noir, transgressive novel, you are missing out. There were a few books that really influenced me when I first started […]
“Repent” accepted for Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories anthology
Posted on October 14, 2015 3 Comments
(Cover art by Caitlin Hackett ) Thrilled to announce my 6,000-word story, “Repent” has just been accepted for Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories, alongside Neil Gaiman! Did you read that there—Neil Gaiman! Wow. I mean, I’ve published alongside Stephen King four times now (Shivers VI, Cemetery Dance #72, and Chiral Mad 2 & 3) but this […]
Cover reveal for BREAKER (Random House Alibi).
Posted on June 26, 2015 5 Comments
I’m thrilled to share with you the cover for Breaker, the second book in the Windy City Dark Mystery Series (Random House Alibi). This series is not like most traditional mystery series, in that we don’t have the same protagonist. What we do have is the same city (Chicago) with the first book set in […]
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 […]
Glenn Chadbourne Illustration for “The Offering on the Hill” in Chiral Mad 3
Posted on May 25, 2015 3 Comments
Check out this amazing illustration by Glenn Chadbourne that will accompany my story, “The Offering on the Hill” which will be appearing in Chiral Mad 3, edited by Michael Bailey, at Written Backwards. Who else is in this anthology so far? Some pretty amazing authors—Stephen King, Gene O’Neill, Ramsey Campbell, Jessica May Lin, Paul Michael […]