RICHARD CHIZMAR is the founder/publisher of Cemetery Dance magazine and the Cemetery Dance Publications book imprint. He has edited more than 20 anthologies and his fiction has appeared in dozens of publications, including Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories. He has won two World Fantasy awards, four International Horror Guild awards, and the HWA's Board of Trustees' award. Chizmar (in collaboration with Johnathon Schaech) has also written screenplays and teleplays for United Artists, Sony Screen Gems, Lions Gate, Showtime, NBC, and many other companies. Chizmar is the creator/writer of Stephen King Revisited, and his next short story collection, A Long December, is due in 2016 from Subterranean Press. Chizmar's work has been translated into many languages throughout the world, and he has appeared at numerous conferences as a writing instructor, guest speaker, panelist, and guest of honor. You can follow Richard Chizmar on both Facebook and Twitter.
"I love it...terrific stories served with a very large slice of Disquiet Pie." - STEPHEN KING "Chizmar's stories are hard-hitting, spooky, suspenseful, poignant, harrowing, heartbreaking and most of all very well-written. Excellent work!" - ROBERT McCAMMON "Tight, imaginative and totally engaging writing make this a must have book. Grab a copy of A Long December. It's fantastic." - JOE R. LANSDALE "Richard Chizmar writes like a man who's been to hell and back and lived to tell its tales." - CLIVE BARKER ..".a highly talented dark suspense writer with a wide range of subject matter and a knack for clear, straightforward, but evocative prose that may remind you of Stephen King, Dean Koontz and Ed Gorman." - Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine "With the whiff of classic pulp fiction about them, these chilling tales pack a giddy wallop and make staying up late to read just one more mandatory." - Kirkus (STARRED REVIEW) "This is a must-read for fans of intense tales where psychological suspense and horror overlap..." - Booklist (STARRED REVIEW)