The God in the Hills and Other Horrors Wins at the 2022 Literary Nasties!
My recent collected volume of horror fiction won “Best Collection” at the inaugural Literary Nasties! I couldn’t be more honored! The other winners are Douglas Ford for “Best Long Story” with Little Lugosi and T.N. Shaw with “A Manner of Taste” for “Best Short Story.” Congratulations to these other immensely talented authors! Feel free to pick up The God in the Hills and Other Horrors here, or from me in person at Texas Author Con 2023!
I’ll Be Appearing at Texas Author Con!
Join me Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel where I’ll be appearing at the second Texas Author Con! I’ll be slinging books alongside heavy hitters in the horror genre like Rebecca Rowland, Patrick C. Harrison III, and many more. Admission is free, and anyone who buys two or more books from my table is entered for a chance to win the original cover art used for The God in the Hills 2: Abhorrent Flesh!
American Cannibal Now Available!
The new historical horror anthology American Cannibal, edited by Rebecca Rowland and featuring my short story “Ozark Devil Cult Blues” is available now! This feast of fright also features tales from heavy hitters Owl Goingback, Candace Nola, Holly Rae Garcia, Gwendolyn Kiste, and many more. Dig in, and dine on fear!
“The Bone Mother” Nominated for a Horror Authors Guild Award!
My short story “The Bone Mother”, a desolate tale of Slavic folk horror appearing in the anthology Isolation is Safety, is up for a Horror Authors Guild Award in the Best Short Story category. The awards will be held on November 1, 2021. Purchase Isolation is Safety here.
Two New Works Available Through Filthy Loot Press!
Now available for purchase at Filthy Loot:
A Beginner’s Guide to Extreme Horror – Jon Steffens & Ira Rat
A pocket-sized guide to some of the most brutal, vile horror films ever produced. Entries are delivered with a dash of irreverent humor to help the horrific subject matter go down smoothly.
Isolation is Safety
This mini-anthology features some of the most unnerving names in underground horror, including Joanna Koch, Justin Lutz, Dominick Cancilla, and yours truly.
The God in the Hills Nominated for a Splatterpunk Award!
I’m floored to announce my debut novelette The God in the Hills has been nominated for a Splatterpunk Award in the Best Short Story category. I’m immensely grateful for the attention the book has received, and I’d like to congratulate all nominated. See a complete list of the nominees here.