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Live from Miskatonic

Jack will be at the Morbid Anatomy Museum on Sept. 21, from 7-10pm for an in-depth look at his work and adaptations to the screen, moderated by film writer, programmer and Miskatonic Institute founder Kier-La Janisse. With clips, images and anecdotes the evening will look at Ketchum’s history on the screen, his frequent collaborations with […]

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Jack recently read his short story Seconds at the Space & Time Anniversary Party of the New York Review of Science Fiction Readings. Video of the event is here, but if you want to skip ahead to Jack, he begins around the 1:53:00 mark. The story lasts about 25 minutes.

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The Stanley

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is (in)famous for being the hotel that inspired the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s book, The Shining. What better place for a writer’s retreat? Jack will be attending next year (plan ahead!), from October 22-25, 2015. Details to emerge on their Facebook Page.    

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Scares That Care

Jack will be attending Scares That Care, in Williamsburg, VA from June 27-29. Scares That Care is a different kind of convention, and if you are in the neighborhood (or even if you’re not), you should really consider attending.  Not only are there great guests, but it’s for a great cause. From their website: The […]

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In your neighborhood…

Jack has a couple of appearances in the near future. May 8-11, 2014 – World Horror Convention (Guest of Honor), Portland, OR June 13-15, 2014 – Hypericon (Guest of Honor), Nashville, TN Don’t forget, the Appearances page will help you keep track of when Jack is coming to your neck of the woods!

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Writing from the Wound

Jack was recently a guest lecturer for Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust, and presented a piece on “Writing from the Wound.” From their description: Stories can gain great power when you explore things that truly trouble or disturb you. Jack advises that you ask yourself difficult questions. What really terrifies you? What’s the worst thing […]

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Making the rounds…

The Daily Mail in Catskill has a nice write up of Jack’s recent appearance at the Beattie-Powers Place. “Dig deep into the dark, mean night of your soul,” he said. “What are you ashamed of? What God-awful things have you fantasized about doing, but would never do? What’s the worst thing that you could imagine […]

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WGXC Radio

Jack will be on the air, taking part in an interview on WGXC Community Radio! Tune in, Tuesday, October 18th, at 2pm ET – you can listen live over the Internet, by clicking the “Click to Listen” link in the upper left corner of WGXC’s website.  The show will also be archived, if you are […]

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Fantastic Fiction at KGB

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present: An Evening with Jack Ketchum and Helen Marshall as part of the Fantastic Fiction at KGB Reading Series! Wednesday, November 21st, 7pm at the KGB Bar, 85 East 4th St (Just off 2nd Ave, upstairs), New York, NY. For more information, check www.kgbfantasticfiction.org, or subscribe to their mailing list: […]

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I’m Not Sam – The Blog Tour

Jack will be touring the Internet the week of September 10-14, talking about his new collaboration with Lucky McKee, I’m Not Sam. What’s a blog tour?  Each day of the tour, Jack will be a guest on a different blog, discussing I’m Not Sam, things that disturb him, and maybe even tipping a sacred cow […]

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