David Niall Wilson

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David Niall Wilson (born 1959 in Clay County, Illinois) is an American writer primarily known for his works of horror, science fiction, and fantasy fiction.[1]


David Niall Wilson has been writing and publishing horror, dark fantasy, and science fiction since the mid-eighties. An ordained minister, once President of the Horror Writer's Association and multiple recipient of the Bram Stoker Award, his novels include Maelstrom, The Mote in Andrea's Eye, Deep Blue, the Grails Covenant Trilogy, Star Trek Voyager: Chrysalis, Except You Go Through Shadow, This is My Blood, Ancient Eyes, On the Third Day, The Orffyreus Wheel, The DeChance Chronicles, including Heart of a Dragon, Vintage Soul, My Soul to Keep, Kali's Tale and the tie-in novel Nevermore- a Novel of Love, Loss & Edgar Allan Poe, The Parting and The Temple of Camazotz, both for the original series O.C.L.T. and the memoir / Cookbook American Pies: Baking with Dave the Pie Guy. His original script KILLER GREEN has been optioned by Ambergris Films, and his script GODHEAD, based on a story by producer, director Rosanna Jeran, was produced by Blurgirl Productions and is available now on Amazon digital download. David can be found at http://www.davidniallwilson.com.

David is CEO and founder of Crossroad Press, a cutting edge digital publishing company specializing in electronic novels, collections, and non-fiction, as well as unabridged audiobooks and print titles.

The Academic Study of Wilson's Novels[edit]

Scholars such as A. Asbjørn Jøn, at the University of Canterbury, have positively received Wilson's The Grails Covenant Trilogy (1997–1998) - even noting the way that it fits within a continuum of shifting popular culture portrayals of vampires.[2]




  • Spinning Webs and Telling Lies (Limited Trade Paperback 2002)
  • The Subtle Ties That Bind (2002, Lone Wolf Publications CD Rom)
  • Defining Moments (2007, Sarob Press Signed limited HC)

Short Stories and Poetry[edit]

His short stories have appeared in more than thirty anthologies, in magazines, and on websites.


  1. ^ David Niall Wilson Talks Crossroad Press and More
  2. ^ Jøn, A. Asbjørn (2001). "From Nosteratu to Von Carstein: shifts in the portrayal of vampires". Australian Folklore: A Yearly Journal of Folklore Studies (16): 97–106. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 

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