Joe-R.-Lansdale
is the author of over forty novels and numerous short stories. His work has appeared in national anthologies, magazines and collections, as well as numerous foreign publications. He has written for comics, television, film, newspapers, and Internet sites. He has received the Edgar Award, eight Bram Stoker Awards, the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Grinzani Cavour Prize for Literature, the Herodotus Historical Fiction Award, the Inkpot Award for Contributions to Science Fiction and Fantasy, and many others.