Staring into the Abyss

Staring into the Abyss

by Richard Thomas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789197972598
Publisher: Kraken Press
Publication date: 04/16/2013
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

His debut novel, Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications) was released in 2010. He is currently at work on his second novel, Disintegration. There will be two short story collections in 2012, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) and Herniated Roots (Snubnose Press).

He was the winner of the Cafe Doom / One Buck Horror contest in 2011. He was one of five winners recognized at Punchnel's in their Hard-Boiled Down Noir Fiction contest in 2011. Richard was the winner of the ChiZine Publications 2009 "Enter the World of Filaria" contest. It has since gone on to also win at Jotspeak.

He has published over sixty stories, and his work is published or forthcoming in Shivers VI (Cemetery Dance) with Stephen King and Peter Straub, Murky Depths, PANK, Gargoyle, Weird Fiction Review, Pear Noir!, Metazen, Curbside Splendor, 3:AM Magazine, Word Riot, Dogmatika, Opium, Vain, Emprise Review, Cherry Bleeds, Beat to a Pulp, Crime Factory, Warmed and Bound (Velvet Press), Noir at the Bar (Noir at the Bar Press), Slices of Flesh (Dark Moon Books), Dark Moon Presents: Vampires (Dark Moon Books), In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 Words (Thunderdome Press), Eternal Night: A Vampire Anthology (Living Dead Press), Outsider Writers Collective, The Oddville Press, Colored Chalk, Cause and Effect, Gold Dust, Nefarious Muse, and Troubadour 21.

In his spare time he is a Featured Book Critic at The Nervous Breakdown and writes a column, entitled, Storyville, at Lit Reactor. He received four Pushcart nominations in 2011.

He lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and is represented by Paula Munier at Talcott Notch Literary Agency.

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