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Mort Castle


(b.1946)

Mort Castle is a horror author, editor, and a writing teacher with more than 350 short stories and a dozen books to his credit.

Genres: Horror
 
Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
   Shadow Show (2012) (with Eddie Campbell, Dave Eggers, Harlan Ellison, Maria FrAihlich, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Alice Hoffman, Charles Paul Wilson III, Audrey Niffenegger, Sam Weller, Sam Wheeler and Charles Yu)
   All-American Horror of the 21st Century (2016)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Mort Castle
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Short stories
Altenmoor, Where the Dogs Dance (1982)
Party Time (1984)
If You Take My Hand, My Son (1987)
Pop Is Real Smart (1989)
A Secret of the Heart (1990)
The Old Man and the Dead (1992)
Gotham City Spring: a suite (1993)
Buckeye Jim in Egypt (1995)
Upstairs, Downstairs, and All About Vampires (1995)
Teachers (1996)


Awards
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (2003) : Nations of the Living, Nations of the Dead
Bram Stoker Best Collection winner (2012) : New Moon on the Water


Mort Castle recommends
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The Nirvana Effect (2021)
Brian Pinkerton
"Quite simply, one of the best thriller guys you can find. No nonsense, no bloat, just thrill."
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Terror Peak (2022)
Edward J McFadden III
"Terror Peak gives us extreme sports, extreme weather, extreme geography, and an extreme monster. Toss in Chance, a genuinely extreme character whose name is not without symbolism, and you've got a book you can judge by the cover: Terror Peak is a terrific horror thriller."

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