Bio

By mothman13

James Chambers is an award-winning author of tales of horror, crime, fantasy, and science fiction. He wrote the Bram Stoker Award-winning graphic novel, Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe and The Engines of Sacrifice, a collection of four Lovecraftian-inspired novellas published by Dark Regions Press which Publisher’s Weekly described as “…chillingly evocative…” in a starred review. Booklist called his collection On the Night Border “a thoroughly satisfying collection, for a wide audience of horror fans.” He is also the author of the short story collection Resurrection House and has published several novellas, including the dark, urban fantasy, Three Chords of Chaos, as well as The Dead Bear Witness and Tears of Blood, volume one and two in his Corpse Fauna novella series. He also wrote the illustrated story collection, The Midnight Hour: Saint Lawn Hill and Other Tales, created in collaboration with artist Jason Whitley.

His short stories have been published in the anthologies The Avenger: Roaring Heart of the Crucible, Bad-Ass Faeries, Bad-Ass Faeries 2: Just Plain Bad, Bad-Ass Faeries 3: In All Their Glory, Bad Cop No Donut, Barbarians at the Jumpgate, The Best of Bad-Ass Faeries, The Best of Defending the Future, Breach the Hull, By Other Means, Chiral Mad 2 and 4, Crypto-Critters (Volume 1 and Volume 2), Dance Like A Monkey, Dark Furies, The Dead Walk, The Dead Walk Again, Deep Cuts, The Domino Lady: Sex as a Weapon, Dragon’s Lure, Fantastic Futures 13, Footprints in the Stars, Gaslight and Grimm, The Green Hornet Chronicles, Hardboiled Cthulhu, Hear Them Roar, Hellfire Lounge, In An Iron Cage, In Harm’s Way, Kolchak the Night Stalker: Passages of the Macabre, Lost Worlds of Space and Time (Volume 1), Man and MachineMermaids 13, Mountains of Madness RevealedNew Blood, No Longer Dreams, The Pulp Horror Book of PhobiasQualia Nous, Realmscapes: Heroes of the Realm, Shadows Over Main Street, Sick: An Anthology of Illness, The Side of Good/The Side of Evil, The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson, So It Begins, The Spider: Extreme Prejudice, To Hell in a Fast Car, Truth or Dare, TV Gods, Warfear, Walrus Tales, Weird Trails, and With Great Power; the chapbook Mooncat Jack; and the magazines Bare Bone, Cthulhu Sex, and Allen K’s Inhuman.

His tale “A Wandering Blackness,” one of two published in Lin Carter’s Doctor Anton Zarnak, Occult Detective, received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Sixteenth Annual Collection.

He has also written numerous comic books including Leonard Nimoy’s Primortals, the critically acclaimed “The Revenant” in Shadow House, The Midnight Hour with Jason Whitley, and the award-winning original graphic novel, Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe.

He is a member of the Horror Writers Association, the current chairperson of its membership committee, and recipient of the 2012 Richard Laymon Award and the 2016 Silver Hammer Award. He has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award three times.

He lives in New York.

MY AUTHOR PAGES

INTERVIEWS and READINGS

Author Reading: “The Last Great Monologue of Evil Intent,” read by James Chambers for the eSpec Books Authors Reading Series.

eSpec Books Author Spotlight: James Chambers

Exclusive Interview: Corpse Fauna: The Dead Bear Witness Author James Chambers by Paul Semel

High Fever Books 5-Star Review of On the Night Border.

Horror Writers Association: Interview with Horror University Instructor James Chambers

Hour of the Wolf, August 29, 2019–Interviewed by Jim Freund with a Full Reading of “Odd Quahogs”–Audio.

HP Lovecast Podcast–Episode 25: The Engines of Sacrifice by James Chambers

Interview: Bram Stoker Award Winning Author James Chambers Talks to Kendall Reviews

Leonard Nimoy’s James Chambers at LI Comic Book Expo by Cadma and Written Writ Ralph–Video.

Lycan Valley Press Pulp Horror Author Interview Series: James Chambers

StokerCon 2017 Horror U Interview: James Chambers

The Shadows Radio, November 13, 2017

Spotlight on Cemetery Dance eBooks: The Dead Bear Witness by James Chambers by Norman Prentiss

What Are You Afraid of Podcast? Episode 59: Horror at Fort Mifflin–Author Reading

What Are You Afraid of Podcast? Episode 60: Gettysburg Ghosts–Featuring an Interview with James Chambers.”

What Are You Afraid of Podcast? Episode 85: Reaper–Featuring an Exclusive Dramatic Reading of My Story “Out of Devil’s Den.”

The Witch Haunt: An Interview with James Chambers by Gaby Triana

Wrong Answers Only Interview: James Chambers by Monique Snyman

Wyrd Transmissions: Ep. 7 – Musical Horror with Douglass Wynne, James Chambers, and Todd Keisling

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