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John F.D. Taff is a horror/dark speculative fiction author with more than 25 years experience. He's a published author with more than 70 short stories and seven novels in print. His writing as a distinct, pulpy Twilight Zone vibe to it. He also writes fantasy, suspense and some science fiction.
He has appeared in magazines such as Cemetery Dance, Eldritch Tales, Morpheus Tales, Deathrealm, Schrodinger's Mouse, Night Chills, Big Pulp and One Buck Horror, as well as anthologies such as Hot Blood: Seeds of Fear, Hot Blood: Fear the Fever, Shock Rock II, Best New Vampire Tales, Best New Werewolf Tales, Evil Jester Digest #1 and Horror for Good. Over the years, sixof his short stories have been awarded honorable mentions in Datlow & Windling's Year's Best Fantasy & Horror.
Taff's first collection, Little Deaths, features 19 short stories collected from 25 years of writing. Some of the tales are reprinted from other sources; some are new to the collection. Little Deaths has been extremely well reviewed and has made it to the Horror Writer Association's 2012 Bram Stocker Recommended Reading List.
His historic ghost story, The Bell Witch, and a thriller, Kill/Off, are out now. A collection of novellas, The End in All Beginnings, will be out this summer from Grey Matter Press. Two other novels, The Exterminator and The Orpheus Box, will be out later this year from Books of the Dead Press.
He has three fantastic kids, three pugs and exactly one girlfriend, Debbie. He lives in a house on a river that likes to flood sometimes.