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Hypergraphia - Award Nomination
My short story Hypergraphia was shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction:

"Her Husband's Hands" by Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed Magazine, October 2011)

"Herman Wouk Is Still Alive" by Stephen King (The Atlantic Magazine, May 2011), winner

"Hypergraphia" by Ken Lillie-Paetz (The Uninvited #1)

"Graffiti Sonata" by Gene O'Neill (Dark Discoveries #18)

"Home" by George Saunders (The New Yorker Magazine, June 13, 2011)

"All You Can Do Is Breathe" by Kaaron Warren (Blood and Other Cravings, 2011)

A couple of short story sales
The short story "Still Life" will appear in the Pocket Books anthology Blood Lite 3 (available May 2012). An earlier short story "Hypergraphia" has also sold to The Uninvited magazine.

Mr. Lillie-Paetz is Fiend #11!
A new anthology A Little Help From My Fiends contains 20 stories all co-authored by Michael McCarty. This anthology contains the short story THE PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE by Ken Lillie-Paetz and Michael McCarty. Published by Sam's Dot Publishing. The anthology received a nice little write-up in Fangoria magazine.
Doorways wins a Black Quill Award!
Doorways Magazine has won a Black Quill Award for Editor's Choice Best Dark Genre Short Fiction Magazine.  You can see all of this year's winners for the 2nd annual Black Quill Awards here.

Elsinore downloads

The Blackness Within Cover
I've just received the finished art for the cover for the upcoming Apex Publications anthology The Blackness Within (edited by Gill Ainsworth).  Check it out in the upcoming covers section -----                     

Doorways # 7 (featuring the novella Knock-Knock based on my OPEN horror vignette series)
Just in time for Halloween, Doorways magazine has a special treat.  Critically acclaimed horror authors Gary A. Braunbeck, John Everson and J.F. Gonzalez co-write the novella Knock-Knock.  Each of the authors is writing as one of the characters from the OPEN comic series and together the characters come up with one twisted tale.  Look for it in the Halloween Issue of Doorways (available now!).

Clive Barker's Midnight Meat Train

Doorways Magazine will be re-printing Clive Barker's short story Midnight Meat Train in issue #6. Check out some of my work as the Art Director for Doorways on Mr. Barker's site at Clive Barker's Revelations - Look for Clive Barker's Midnight Meat Train in the summer issue of Doorways (and soon on the big screen - Aug 1st, 2008 from Lions Gate Films)

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