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Category Archives: short stories

Night Terrors III

Night Terrors III is out, and features a nasty new story by Jack, Listen. Per Amazon: Lose yourself in twenty-two remarkable stories of earthly horror and cosmic menace. A wave of sinkholes appears on the anniversary of a rural tragedy, and local residents begin to hear the voices of the dead. A woman encounters a predator […]

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Closing Time Trade Paperback

Jack’s collection of short stories, Closing Time, is now available as a trade paperback from Crossroad Press. You can purchase it directly from the publisher, here. Contents include: Closing Time (winner of the Stoker Award) Returns  Damned If You Do  Station Two  Elusive  Papa  The Fountain  Do You Love Your Wife?  At Home With the VCR  […]

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Evil Jester Comics

The Premiere Issue of Evil Jester Presents from Evil Jester Comics is now available! This issue is one not to be missed, as it features not only adaptations of pieces by William F. Nolan, Jonathan Maberry, and Joe McKinney, but also an adaptation of Jack’s Stoker Award winning story, The Box. Visit the Evil Jester Comics […]

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Chiral Mad 2

Chiral Mad 2 is an anthology of psychological horror containing twenty-eight short stories by established authors and newcomers from around the world. All profit from sales of this anthology go directly to Down syndrome charities. Jack has a story in it, and so does David Morrell, Ramsey Campbell, John Skipp, Gary A. Braunbeck, Mort Castle, […]

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Eyes Left

Eyes Left, by Jack ketchum and Edward Lee is now available for FREE at The Original Van Gogh’s Ear Anthology! You’ll never spend a typical afternoon at the bar ever again.

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Lighten Up

Jack’s story Lighten Up appears, with an Afterword, in the new issue (#6) of Shock Totem Magazine. 04/17/13 UPDATE: You still haven’t purchased this?!  Maybe Fangoria’s review can help you decide!

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Squirrely Shirley

Jack and Lucky McKee are at it again… This time with the story Squirrely Shirley, in issue #8 of Midnight Echo magazine, along with an interview with Jack by Mark Farrugia. The print edition is sold out, but electronic copies are still available! Check it Out!

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Midnight Echo

Issue #8 of Midnight Echo Magazine, the Official Magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Association features the story Squirrely Shirley, by Jack, with Lucky McKee. You can pre-order the limited print edition from their website! Publication date is 11/30!

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Thoughts and Reviews from Around the Web

The Obsessive Movie Nerd has an in-depth review of The Woman – well worth reading. Also, Macabre Republic continues its Countdown of The Top 20 Jack Ketchum Works of Short Fiction: #12, #11, #10, #9, #8 (a personal favorite of Kev the Webmaster’s!)  

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Macabre Republic Countdown #15 – #13

Macabre Republic continues their countdown of what they consider to be The Top 20 Jack Ketchum Works of Short Fiction! #15 #14 #13

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