TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME – First Time In Audiobook

For the first time ever, TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME is available as an audiobook, narrated by Chet Williamson. Click here to purchase from Audible. All across the world, people suddenly vanish in the blink of an eye. From their cars during the rush hour commute. From shopping malls. Their homes. Their beds. Even from the arms of their loved ones. Airline pilots. World leaders. Teachers. Parents. Children. Gone.    Steve, Charlie, and Frank were just trying to get home when it happened. Now they find themselves left behind and wishing they’d disappeared, too. Trapped in the ultimate traffic jam, they … Continue reading TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME – First Time In Audiobook

KILLERCON SCHEDULE

Next weekend — August 24th through the 26th — I’ll be in Texas as a guest at KillerCon, which takes place at the Wingate by Wyndham Conference Center in Round Rock (near Austin). Click here to get your tickets! I will have a table in the vendor room where I will sign and sell books all weekend long (that table is shared with Mary SanGiovanni and Kelli Owen, so you can get books by them signed, too). In addition, Deadite Press will also have a table in the vendor room, so most of my horror paperbacks will be available, as … Continue reading KILLERCON SCHEDULE

JOHN ANDERSON – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 181

Actor John Anderson (STRANGER THINGS, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2) joins Brian, Dave, Mary, Phoebe and a live audience for a hilarious and revealing interview about the craft, his influences, the business of acting, and more. Plus, a live audience Q&A and Brian’s mini-review of THE MEG. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher   Continue reading JOHN ANDERSON – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 181

Two New Brian Keene Audio Stories – Free On INKSTAINS

I guest hosts the latest episode of John Urbancik’s INKSTAINS (while John moves from America to Madrid). I read two brand new stories — “Intersectionality” and “Mr. Onion” (the first thing I wrote after my accident earlier this summer). I also discuss friendship and new traditions and the honesty in your art that will outlive us. Listen for free on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, or this handy link. Continue reading Two New Brian Keene Audio Stories – Free On INKSTAINS

DO NOT GO QUIETLY – New Keene and Gonzalez

DO NOT GO QUIETLY is a forthcoming new anthology from Apex Publications that includes not just a brand new short story by me, but also a brand new story by J.F. Gonzalez. How is that possible? Well, Jesus had a number of unfinished stories he was working on when he passed away. This is one of those stories, and it is being finished by none other than Lesley Conner — whom he mentored for years before his death. For full details — and to see the complete table of contents — click here to visit the anthology’s Kickstarter page, the … Continue reading DO NOT GO QUIETLY – New Keene and Gonzalez

MATT HAYWARD – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 180

Author and musician Matt Hayward joins Brian, Dave, Mary and Phoebe in studio to discuss transitioning from a career in music to a career writing horror, J.F. Gonzalez, Bryan Smith, Alan M. Clark, collaborations, imposter syndrome, the meteoric success of WELCOME TO THE SHOW, and much more. Plus, a Fifth Annual Scares That Care Charity Weekend wrap-up with a guest appearance by Kelli Owen. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher   Continue reading MATT HAYWARD – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 180

Brian’s 2018 Scares That Care Assistance Award Speech

I was totally surprised and completely humbled to find out that the rest of the Board of Directors for the Scares That Care charity decided to present me with this year’s 2018 Scares That Care Assistance Award — an honor previously bestowed upon Kane Hodder, Count Gore De Vol, Grindhouse Nights Film Festival, and many others. The award recognizes those who help the charity, and my fellow board members decided to honor the efforts of second annual The Horror Show with Brian Keene telethon, which raised $21,000 for the charity in 24 hours. I did not know I was to … Continue reading Brian’s 2018 Scares That Care Assistance Award Speech

BRACKEN MACLEOD AND ERRICK NUNNALLY – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 179

Brian sits down for bourbon and a career-spanning interview with Bracken MacLeod and Errick “Danger” Nunnally about their influences, their start, their trials, and their friendship. Plus Brian Knight’s cat story! Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading BRACKEN MACLEOD AND ERRICK NUNNALLY – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 179

DEFENDERS DIALOGUE 36

The Six-Fingered Hand saga continues as Devil-Slayer returns and The Defenders face off against angels, the messiah, and a Giant-Sized Man-Thing! Plus, J.M. DeMatteis’s musical career, Christopher’s fondness for Kasey Kasem, and Hellcat (via Brian) flirts with Victor Lavalle…? Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio – Stitcher   Continue reading DEFENDERS DIALOGUE 36

SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR Cover Reveal

Dread Central has all the latest news and the exclusive cover reveal for SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR — the new Serial Box series coming this October from showrunner and head writer Brian Keene and writers Richard Chizmar, Michelle Garza, Melissa Lason, and Stephen Kozeniewski (based on the BlackBoxTV YouTube original series from Tony E. Valenzuela. “Twin Peaks meets The X-Files in this horror series full of homicidal boy scouts, ravenous black goo, mysterious doppelgangers, and a Stranger Things-style corporate conspiracy. Deep within the forest of Silverwood, California, a crack between dimensions has appeared. A dark force that lurks among the trees is … Continue reading SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR Cover Reveal

Brian Keene Invades Spain and South America

For Immediate Release — Brian Keene has signed a five-book deal with Plan B Publicaciones/Dolmen Editorial, who will translate and publish THE RISING, DARK HOLLOW, EARTHWORM GODS, URBAN GOTHIC and DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN in Spain and South America. Founded in 2001 by Vicente García, Carlos Pacheco, Francisco Pérez Navarro and Jaume Vaquer, Dolmen Editorial is the the premiere Spanish publisher of genre fiction and comic books. A bestselling World Horror Grandmaster award and two-time Bram Stoker award winning author, Brian Keene’s books have been praised by everyone from Stephen King to The New York Times. His 2003 … Continue reading Brian Keene Invades Spain and South America

PETE KAHLE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 178

Bloodshot Books’ Pete Kahle sits down with Brian and Mary to discuss starting a small press, his plans for the future, the influence of James Newman, THE SPECIMEN, and more. Plus Dave versus New Jersey, James A. Moore’s wedding, a NECON recap, and a response from Will Bernardara Jr. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading PETE KAHLE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 178

WELCOME TO THE SHOW

Pre-order now for Kindle. 17 horror Stories. One legendary music venue. We all know the old cliché: Sex, drugs and rock and roll. Now, add demons, other dimensions, monsters, revenge, human sacrifice, and a dash of the truly inexplicable. This is the story of the (fictional) San Francisco music venue, The Shantyman. In Welcome to the Show, seventeen of today’s hottest writers of horror and dark fiction come together in devilish harmony to trace The Shantyman’s history from its disturbing birth through its apocalyptic encore. Compiled by Matt Hayward. Edited by Doug Murano. Bring your curiosity, but leave your inhibitions … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE SHOW

LOST HIGHWAYS

Available now in paperback and for Kindle. LOST HIGHWAYS – edited by D. Alexander Ward It’s dangerous out there… on the road. The highways, byways and backroads of America are teeming day and night with regular folks. Moms and dads making long commutes. Teenagers headed to the beach. Bands on their way to the next gig. Truckers pulling long hauls. Families driving cross country to visit their kin. But there are others, too. The desperate and the lost. The cruel and the criminal. Theirs is a world of roadside honky-tonks, truck stops, motels, and the empty miles between destinations. The … Continue reading LOST HIGHWAYS

RICHARD LAYMON’S SAVAGE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 177

Chaos reigns as Dungeonmaster 77.1 returns with a defense of Mike Lombardo and reviews of Kelli Owen and ARK: SURVIVAL EVOLVED. Then, Brian, Mary and Dave have a spirited debate over Richard Laymon’s SAVAGE. Plus, the reasons behind the genre’s expulsion of Will Bernardara, and an examination of the multiple allegations against comics writer Tee Franklin.. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading RICHARD LAYMON’S SAVAGE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 177

DEFENDERS DIALOGUE 34

The Son of Satan and Nebulon both return to the pages of The Defenders and Christopher Golden returns to the show as the J.M. DeMatteis era begins with a bang! One of the greatest runs in Marvel Comics history starts here. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio – Stitcher   Continue reading DEFENDERS DIALOGUE 34

DEAD MAN LIVING

Harry was a freelance fixer for various criminal enterprises. He left that all behind years ago for his partner, Andrew, and their daughter, Katie. But after suffering horrible burns in a fire, Harry suspects that he’s cheated death one too many times, and soon, he’ll have to pay his due. He just didn’t expect the bill to be delivered by his old associates, who have one more job for him. If the fire didn’t kill Harry, this job will…unless his own past kills him first. DEAD MAN LIVING is a new crime novella by me, serialized exclusively on my Patreon. … Continue reading DEAD MAN LIVING

THE ENDLESS (NO SPOILERS) – The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 176

Grindcast’s Matt Wildasin joins Brian, Dave, and Mary for a spoiler-free discussion of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead’s THE ENDLESS. Plus B&N’s demise continues, Bryan Smith signs with Grindhouse Press, the Blair Witch Experience 2018, Lynne Hansen’s art show, Brian Hodge and Christian Jensen on screen, and new releases from Ralph Bieber, John Urbancik, Wesley Southard, Jay Wilburn, Dan Padavona, John Boden, Scott Edelman, Joe and Keith Lansdale, Michele Scalise-Piccirilli, Jemiah Jefferson, Matt Hayward and Patrick Lacey, and Tim Waggoneer. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading THE ENDLESS (NO SPOILERS) – The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 176

KILL WHITEY Now In Audiobook

KILL WHITEY is now available for the first time ever in audiobook. This adaptation is narrated by Chet Williamson. CLICK HERE TO ORDER. From horror master Brian Keene comes a supernatural crime adventure filled with sex, gore, and guns. In the Russian criminal underworld, there is a man named Whitey. He is unstoppable and always gets what he wants. Some say he can’t be hurt. Some say he can’t be killed. Larry Gibson is about to find out. He is a dock worker on the run with Sondra Belov, a beautiful stripper. Whitey wants Sondra, and he will torture and … Continue reading KILL WHITEY Now In Audiobook

END OF THE ROAD Selling Fast

Brian Keene’s END OF THE ROAD is more than 50% sold out. Pre-order your copy here. END OF THE ROAD is a memoir, travelogue, and post-Danse Macabre examination of modern horror fiction, the people who write it, and the world they live—and die—in. Exhilarating, emotional, heartfelt, and at times hilarious, END OF THE ROAD is a must-read for fans of the horror genre. Introduction by Gabino Iglesias. Published as a Signed Hardcover Limited Edition: • Limited to just 750 signed and hand-numbered copies • Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page • Retail price just $40! • Printed on 60# acid-free … Continue reading END OF THE ROAD Selling Fast

REST IN ANGER: The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 175

Nick Mamatas and Jason Ridler present a thoughtful and honest remembrance of Harlan Ellison, and Brian, Dave, and Phoebe discuss the perils of becoming your public persona. Plus — allegations regarding Voodoo Press, TNT’s troubled SNOWPIERCER production, Daisy McCrakin’s kidnappers indicted, Jack Haringa’s GoFundMe, Christian Jensen’s new phone, Dave’s review of THE ENDLESS, and Brian challenges Chuck Wendig to a shed-off. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading REST IN ANGER: The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 175