BLACK STATIC #51, featuring a Dr. Sibley novelette, “The Future of Literary Criticism”

Black Static 51

Black Static

Black Static

Black Static magazine

December 2010

Contains “The Covered Doll”

Shivers VI

Shivers 6Cemetery Dance Publications, December 2010

Contains “The Old Ways”

Shivers VI weighs in at 410 pages and contains more than 110,000 words from today’s most popular authors of horror and suspense including Stephen King, Peter Straub, Al Sarrantonio, Jay Bonansinga, Lisa Tuttle, David B. Silva, Melanie Tem, Brian Hodge, Brian Keene, Alan Peter Ryan, Blake Crouch and Jack Kilborn, Bev Vincent, Brian James Freeman, Norman Prentiss, and many others.

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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror

YBDFHYear’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror
edited by Paula Guran
Prime Books, October 2010

Reprints the Bram Stoker Award-winning story, “In the Porches of My Ears”


Commutability: Stories about the Journey from Here to There

Commutabilityedited by David Jack Bell and Molly McCaffrey
MSR Publishing, August 2010

Contains “Distance”

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Don’t Read This! Chilling, Thrilling, Fantastic Tales for the Young and Young at Heart

Don't Read Thisedited by Steven Lee Climer
SugarBuzzBooks, August 2009

Contains the non-fiction essay, “Fun with Dick and Jane and Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart'”

Best Horror of the Year 2

Best Horror of the Yearedited by Ellen Datlow
Night Shade Books, March 2010

Reprints the Bram Stoker Award-winning story, “In the Porches of My Ears”

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4 Stories

4 StoriesCemetery Dance
May 2009

Promotional Chapbook, Out of Print

Contains the following stories:

“Red Sea” by Tim Curran
“Chasing Moonlight” by Greg F. Gifune
“Full of It” by Brian Keene
“Homeschooled” by Norman Prentiss


Cemetery Dance Sampler #3

CD sample4Cemetery Dance Sampler #3

Cemetery Dance

Contains excerpt from Invisible Fences

Shivers V

Shivers VCemetery Dance Publications

Contains “The Albright Sextuplets”

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“David Lynch-style horror”

“Shivers V starts off with a bang as Norman Prentiss describes a too-perfect family in ‘The Albright Sextuplets’; you’ll never be able to see TLC’s Jon and Kate Plus 8 in the same way again.”
—Horror Drive-In

“a refreshing take on the ‘creepy infant’ tale.”
The Green Man Review

Shivers IV

Shivers 4Cemetery Dance Publications

Contains “In the Best Stories. . .”
Received an Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2007

Damned Nation

Damned NamtionHellbound Books

Contains “The Everywhere Man”
Received an Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2007

Tales from the Gorezone

Tales from the GorezoneApartment 42 Publications
Cover art by Deena Warner

Contains “Glue Traps”
(A revised version of this story is posted in the “Free Stuff” section of this website)

Gorezone cakeGorezone Cake
(Photo: Liz Albert)

The cover of my first horror appearance, on my going-away cake at the end of my time with the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).