Ginger Nuts of Horror
Joshua Grant is a caring, hardworking chap who has had more than his fair share of adventure. He has survived a flash flood, encountered numerous bears, and sailed the ocean blue. Josh loves to read, write, play video games, and occasionally read up on the crazy science that’s happening in the world, but most of all he loves just getting people together to love, laugh, and grow alongside each other. Currently, Josh makes a living teaching and working with kids in various environments, with the occasional novel always in the works. To learn more about him and his work, go to diabolicshrimp.com
Jonathan Mumm is a 5 time Emmy winning former news reporter whose resume ranges from a just after college early job as a booth announcer with PBS in Washington, D.C to nearly 30 years with KXTV television in Sacramento. He also spent a number of years in Hollywood doing voice-overs and the occasional acting job. He wrote and directed two low budget feature films about the mythical creature known as the Chupacabras and is the author of the ghost story novel paranormal thriller Stop it. You’re Scaring Me, a Ghostly Tale of Vikingsholm.
David O’Hanlon is an Arkansas writer of dark genre fiction. He is best known for his cynical anti-heroes and horror stories set against the backdrop of Arkansas’ diverse ecology, unique folklore, and glorious assortment of trailer parks.
Thomas M. Malafarina is an author of horror fiction from Berks County, Pennsylvania. To date he has published six horror novels “What Waits Beneath”, "Burner", “Eye Contact” , “Fallen Stones”, “Dead Kill Book 1: The Ridge of Death” and “Dead Kill Book 2: The Ridge Of Change”. He has also published four collections of horror short stories; “Thirteen Deadly Endings”, “Ghost Shadows”, “Undead Living” and most recently “Malaformed Realities Vol. 1”. He has also published a book of often-strange single panel cartoons called "Yes I Smelled It Too; Cartoons For The Slightly Off Center". All of his books are published through Sunbury Press.
In addition, many of the more than one hundred short stories Thomas has written have appeared in dozens of short story anthologies and e-magazines. Some have been produced and presented for internet podcasts as well. Thomas is best known for the twists and surprises in his stories and his descriptive often gory passages have given him the reputation of being one who paints with words. Thomas is also an artist, musician, singer and songwriter.
Edward M. Erdelac is the author of ten novels including Andersonville, Terovolas, and the Merkabah Rider series. His stories have appeared in dozens of anthologies and periodicals including the Stoker award winning After Death, World War Cthulhu, and Star Wars Insider Magazine. Born in Indiana, educated in Chicago, he lives in the Los Angeles area with his family and a trio of felines. News and excerpts from his work may be found at http://www.emerdelac.wordpress.com
Tom Deady is the author of several short stories, as well as a non-fiction book on the Red Sox historic 2004 season. Tom has two novels in publication: Haven (Cemetery Dance, 2016) and Eternal Darkness (Bloodshot Books, 2017).
Tom has a Masters Degree in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University, and is a member of both the Horror Writers Association and the New England Horror Writers.
Tom is a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, where he is actively working on his next novel.
Nick Mamatas. Author of a number of novels; Move Under Ground (Night Shade 2004, Prime 2006) and Under My Roof (Soft Skull Press, 2007), Sensation (PM Press, 2011), The Damned Highway (Dark Horse, with Brian Keene, 2011), Bullet time (CZP, 2012) Love Is the Law (Dark Horse, 2013), and The Last Weekend (PS Publishing, 2014)three collections; 3000MPH In Every Direction At Once (Prime 2003) and You Might Sleep... (Prime 2009), The Nickronomicon (Innsmouth Free Press, 2014); and the novella Northern Gothic (Soft Skull, 2001).
He is also the editor of the anthologies The Urban Bizarre (Prime 2003), Phantom #0 (Prime 2005), Spicy Slipstream Stories (with Jay Lake, Lethe 2008), and Haunted Legends (with Ellen Datlow, Tor 2010). As part of his day job, he co-edited the Locus Award nominee The Future Is Japanese (with Masumi Washington, Haikasoru 2012) and Phantasm Japan (with Masumi Washington, Haikasoru 2014).
His latest novel I am Providence, about a murder mystery at a Lovecraft convention is available from all good booksellers has been described as having
sharp wit, biting but humane social commentary, and, for the romantics among us, a faceless narrator decomposing at the morgue."
Matt Ruff, author of "Bad Monkeys" and "Lovecraft Country"
Amber Fallon lives in a small town outside Boston, Massachusetts in a home that she shares with her husband and their two dogs. A software engineer by day and a horror writer by night, Mrs. Fallon has also spent time as a bank manager, motivational speaker, produce wrangler, and apprentice butcher. She collects maces (as in, the medieval melee weapon) and books. Lots and lots and lots of books.
Amber's publications include The Terminal and Daughters of Inanna, as well as a handful of small press anthology appearances.
For more information, please tweet her @Z0mbiegrl or visit her blog at www.amberfallon.net and listen to her podcast, It Cooks, on Project Entertainment Network!
By Tony Jones & Jim Mcleod
Ginger Nuts of Horror is proud to bring you an interview with Dan Wells, author of the excellent I am Not a Serial Killer trilogy.
I am Not a Serial Killer has just enjoyed a very successful limited cinema run, where it gained a great deal of critical acclaim. The film is due for widespread release on 20 Feb 2017 on DVD and VOD.
“You don’t know the things I’ve done, or that I will do.”
A dazzlingly original, darkly funny and disturbing gem with a genre-bending twist, about a small town teenager in the US, obsessed with serial killers, who unwittingly discovers the identity of the killer who has been slaughtering residents for body parts.
Featuring a star-making lead performance from 17-year-old Max Records, and an extraordinary turn from Back To The Future’s legendary Christopher Lloyd,
I am Not a Serial Killer is the most sheerly entertaining and audaciously offbeat offering since Donnie Darko hit cinema screens.
A big hit when it premiered at the South By Southwest Film Festival in March, nominated for 3 British Independent Film Awards, and was a must-see film at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival, it proves that left field indie cinema is alive and kicking, even if the Clayton County killer’s victims aren’t. “Hit the switch John...”
Richard Chizmar, Award-Winning Author of A Long December, has edited more than 30 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 2 World Fantasy Awards, 4 International Horror Guild Awards, and the HWA’s Board of Trustees Award.
Chizmar’s work has been translated into many languages. He has appeared at numerous conferences as a writing instructor, guest speaker, panelist, and guest of honor.
Richard is the owner & founder of Cemetery Dance Publications. He is the creator/writer of Stephen King Revisited.