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Brian Hodge

USA flag (b.1960)

BRIAN HODGE, called "a writer of spectacularly unflinching gifts" by no less than Peter Straub, is the award-winning author of ten novels of horror and crime/noir. He's also written over 100 short stories, novelettes, and novellas, and four full-length collections. His most recent collection, 2011's Picking The Bones, became the first of his books to be honored with a Publishers Weekly starred review. His first collection, The Convulsion Factory, was ranked by critic Stanley Wiater among the 113 best books of modern horror.

He's recently finished the time-consuming task of porting over his earlier works for e-book editions, using it as an opportunity to do a fresh line-edit and polish on every novel and collected story.

He lives in Colorado, where more of everything is in the works. He also dabbles in music, sound design, and photography; loves everything about organic gardening except the thieving squirrels; and trains in Krav Maga and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which are of no use at all against the squirrels.

Genres: Horror, Science Fiction
   Dark Advent (1988)
   Oasis (1988)
   Nightlife (1991)
   Death Grip (1992)
   The Darker Saints (1993)
   Prototype (1996)
   Wild Horses (1999)
   Lies and Ugliness (2002)
   Mad Dogs (2007)
   The Convulsion Factory (1996)
   Falling Idols (1998)
   Picking the Bones (2011)
   Corruption at the Crossroad (2017) (with others)
   The Immaculate Void (2018)
   Skidding Into Oblivion (2019)
Novellas and Short Stories
Series contributed to
Non fiction show
Brian Hodge recommends
Eden (2020)
Tim Lebbon
"Eden is the ultimate adventure race turned nightmare, pitting the hubris of human nature against Nature itself, primal and emboldened and hostile. It’s a novel that could only have come from Tim Lebbon, melding a fiendish imagination with the heart of an endurance athlete… and a profound concern for the world we must all traverse."
Guises (2002)
Charlee Jacob
"She has a fevered imagination, flashes of which would certainly give Clive Barker a run for his money...."

Anthologies containing stories by Brian Hodge
Best New Horror 30 (2020)
(Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, book 30)
edited by
Stephen Jones
Final Cuts (2020)
New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles
edited by
Ellen Datlow

More anthologies 

Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1993) : Death Grip
Bram Stoker Best Novellette nominee (1995) : The Alchemy of the Throat
Bram Stoker Best Short Story nominee (1998) : Madame Babylon
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1998) : The Dripping of Sundered Wineskins

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