Dark Regions Press

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Dark Regions Press
Status Active
Founded 1985
Founder Joe Morey
Successor Chris Morey
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Portland, Oregon
Key people R.J. Cavender - Managing Editor of Horror, Michael Bailey - Managing Editor of Science Fiction, Emily Gable - Managing Editor of Fantasy
Fiction genres Horror, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Imprints Black Labyrinth, Ghost House
Official website http://www.darkregions.com/

Dark Regions Press is an independent specialty publisher of horror, dark fiction, fantasy and science fiction, specializing in horror and dark fiction in business since 1985 founded by Joe Morey. They have gained recognition around the world for their creative works in genre fiction and poetry. Dark Regions Press was awarded the Horror Writers Association 2010 Specialty Press Award and the Italian 2012 Black Spot award for Excellence in a Foreign Publisher. They produce premium signed hardcover editions for collectors as well as quality trade paperbacks and ebook editions. Their books have received seven Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers Association.

DRP has published hundreds of authors, artists and poets such as Clive Barker, Joe R. Lansdale, Santiago Caruso, Ramsey Campbell, Kevin J. Anderson, Vincent Chong, Bentley Little, Michael D. Resnick, Rick Hautala, Bruce Boston, Robert Frazier, W.H. Pugmire, Simon Strantzas, Jeffrey Thomas, Charlee Jacob, Richard Gavin, Tim Waggoner and hundreds more. Dark Regions Press has been creating specialty books and creative projects for over twenty-nine years.

The press has staff throughout the United States working virtually but also has a localized office in Portland, Oregon from where they ship their orders and maintain the primary components of the business.

Dark Regions Press staff, authors, artists and products have appeared in FANGORIA Magazine, Rue Morgue Magazine, Cemetery Dance Magazine, Dark Discoveries Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist Online, LA Times, The Sunday Chicago Tribune, The Examiner, Playboy, Comic-Con, Wired, The Huffington Post, Horror World, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, iBooks, Sony Reader store and many other publications and vendors.


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  1. ^ Morey, Chris. "Interview". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Smashwords. "Dark Regions Press". Retrieved 3 January 2014.