Summer of Zombie 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON: John Palisano
What is your latest zombie release?
DUST OF THE DEAD
Quick description of it (no spoilers)
Reboot the apocalypse!
For a while, it looked like the living had won.
The war against the walking dead lasted almost a decade, but it’s mostly over.
There are only a few straggling zombies left to take care of.
Los Angeles has returned to its lattes and long commutes.
It’s up to a small Reclamation Crew to clean up the Zoms left behind.
But when the undead dry up, their skin turns to dust.
Now the hot Santa Ana winds deliver a new threat…
because the Zoms were only the beginning of something far worse.
Something unique about it.
It’s after the first zombie apocalypse has mostly ended, and a small group works to cleanse the few remaining reanimates. The story is not centered on a band of well-armed outlaws on the run, but with how people are rebuilding…until something even more catastrophic takes hold when the dust from the decaying dead starts a new fever…
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Your short Bio.
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.
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.
NERVES was his first novel. DUST OF THE DEAD, his first book with Samhain Publishing, is coming out in June 2015, with GHOST HEART following in February 2016.
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 is active in animal rights.
You can visit him at
where you can learn about the artist and his upcoming projects.
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The stench of rotting flesh is in the air! Welcome to the Summer of Zombie Blog Tour 2015, with 30+ of the best zombie authors spreading the disease in the month of June.
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