Eric J. Guignard

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Eric J. Guignard
Author Pic - Eric J. Guignard by Sandra Jeannette Guignard.jpg
Guignard in 2007
Born (1975-12-20) December 20, 1975 (age 45)
Montebello, California, United States
Occupationhorror author, publisher
Spouse(s)Sandra Jeannette Guignard
Children2
Websitewww.ericjguignard.com

Eric J. Guignard (born December 20, 1975 in Montebello, California) is an American horror, dark fantasy, and literary fiction anthologist, editor, and author. He is a lifelong resident of Southern California,[1] and teaches Technical Writing through the University of California system.

Career[edit]

As an author[edit]

Eric J. Guignard has written and published over one hundred short stories including "Experiments in An Isolation Tank," published in the 2012 anthology titled Chiral Mad by Written Backwards.;[2] "The Tall Man," published in Shock Totem.;[3] and "A Case Study in Natural Selection and How it Applies to Love," published in Black Static.[4] His non-fiction works include "The H Word: Horror Fiction of Tomorrow," published in Nightmare Magazine.[5]

As an editor[edit]

In 2017, he purchased the small press company Dark Moon Books. Under this imprint, he has released several anthologies including A World of Horror[6] and After Death... which won a Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology.

The press also published a series of introductory primers titled Exploring Dark Short Fiction: A Primer to.... Each release in this series promotes a specific author, including Steve Rasnic Tem (2017), Kaaron Warren (2018), Nisi Shawl (2018), and Jeffrey Ford (2019).[7]

Guignard is the co-general editor (along with Leslie S. Klinger) of The Haunted Library, which reissues classics of the horror genre, published by the Horror Writers Association and Poisoned Pen Press, an imprint of Sourcebooks.[8]

Awards[edit]

Selected Bibliography[edit]

Author[edit]

  • Doorways to the Deadeye (novel, 2019)[14]
  • Baggage of Eternal Night (novella, 2013)[14]
  • That Which Grows Wild: 16 Tales of Dark Fiction (anthology, 2018)[14]

Anthologies edited[edit]

  • Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations (2012)[14]
  • After Death… (2013)[14]
  • Exploring Dark Short Fiction #1: A Primer to Steve Rasnic Tem (2017)[7]
  • Horror Library Volume 6 (2017)[14]
  • The Five Senses of Horror (2018)[14]
  • A World of Horror (2018)[14]
  • Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren (2018)[7]
  • Exploring Dark Short Fiction #3: A Primer to Nisi Shawl (2018)[7]
  • Exploring Dark Short Fiction #4: A Primer to Jeffrey Ford (2019)[7]
  • Pop the Clutch: Thrilling Tales of Rockabilly, Monsters, and Hot Rod Horror (2019)[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Horror Tree Presents... An Interview with Eric J Guignard". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Goodreads entry for Chiral Mad". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Shock Totem, Issue 10, March 7, 2016". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Black Static, Issue 47, July 2, 2015". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Nightmare Magazine, Issue 26, Nov. 2014". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Publisher's Weekly Listing". Retrieved September 17, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ a b c d e "Dark Moon Books Product Description". Retrieved September 17, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Sourcebooks Blog: "Horror Writers of America launches Haunted Library of Horror Classics"". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "FirstWriter International Short Story Contest, 2011". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "A Very Short Story Contest, 2011". Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "International Thriller Writers Past Nominees and Winners". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Writers of the Future Contest Results". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Third Flatiron Pushcart Prize Archive 2015". Retrieved September 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Internet Speculative Fiction Database". Retrieved October 2, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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