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Gretchen Haertsch Interviews Jonathan Maberry

June 11, 2009

Ghost Road BluesPatient Zero SMPBlack Panther #7 cover





From time to time, we’ll be interviewing some of our favorite authors to get their insights on the writing life and then share them with you.   Our first interview subject was a unanimous choice:

JONATHAN MABERRY is a multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher/lecturer.  He has been a wonderful mentor and friend to our writing group since January 2007 when we signed on for his Advanced Novel Writing Workshop in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. 

Since 2006, with the publication of Ghost Road Blues (winner of the Stoker Award for Best First Novel), his writing career has exploded.  His Dead Man’s Song was published in 2007, followed by Bad Moon Rising in 2008, and Patient Zero this spring (St Martins Press,  2009).  Upcoming novels include The Dragon Factory (2010) and The King of Plagues (2011) and The Wolfman (2009, Universal Pictures).  His nonfiction works include: Vampire Universe (Citadel Press, 2006); and The Cryptopedia (Citadel, 2007 –winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction); and Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead (Winner of the Heinzman and Black Quill Awards and nominated for a Stoker Award, 2008).  Upcoming books include They Bite! (2009) and Vampire Hunters and Other Enemies of Evil (2010).  His first comic for Marvel – Ghosts was released in April as part of Wolverine: The Anniversary.  Jonathan is also the co-creator (with Laura Schrock) of ON THE SLAB, an entertainment news show in development by Stage 9 for ABC Disney / Stage 9.

Please click on CONVERSATIONS to learn more about one of the most prolific and generous writers we know.

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