Meet one of the many zombie authors on the #SummerofZombie blog tour (coming June 1st and running all month!)
John Palisano’s short fiction has appeared in many places. Check out: Horror Library, Darkness On The Edge, Lovecraft eZine, Phobophobia, Lovecraft eZine, Terror Tales, Harvest Hill, Halloween Spirits, the Bram Stoker Award® nominated Chiral Mad, Midnight Walk, Halloween Tales, and many other publications. NERVES was his first novel. He is working hard on its sequel, as well as many other upcoming works.
His non-fiction has appeared in FANGORIA and DARK DISCOVERIES, where he’s interviewed folks like Robert Englund, director Rob Hall, and Corey Taylor from Slipknot.
Currently, DUST OF THE DEAD, his first book from Samhain Publishing, is coming out in June 2015 with more to come from that partnership in the near future.
His work has been cited by the Bram Stoker Award® three times.
“Available Light” was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award® in 2013. “The Geminis” was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award® in 2014. “Splinterette” was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award® in 2015.
John’s had a colorful history. He began writing at an early age, with his first publications in college fanzines and newspapers at Emerson in Boston. He’s worked for over a decade in Hollywood for people like Ridley Scott and Marcus Nispel. He’s recently been working as a ghost-screenwriter and has seen much success with over two dozen short story sales and his novel NERVES continues gaining critical and reader acclaim. There’s more where that all came from. Lots more.
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