John Bushore

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John Bushore
Born Sept. 21 1947
Valparaiso, Ind
Nationality American
Website
www.johnbushore.com

John Bushore is a novelist and short story writer of speculative fiction and has also published poetry. A three-time winner of the James B. Baker Award (2002, 2004, and 2005), his stories and poems have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. Two of his stories ("Going Native"[1] and "Monkey Bottom"[2]) are included in the Exotic Gothic textbook/anthologies, part of an international studies course in Gothic and Horror Literature.

He also writes for children as "MonkeyJohn," the author of the fantasy poetry book What's Under The Bed? and The Spacemonkey Adventures, serialized in the quarterly Beyond Centauri magazine.

Awards[edit]

  • 2002 James Award winner – Mare Insanitatus
  • 2003 James Award winner – Rejection Letter
  • 2003 James Nominee – A Sea of Stars
  • 2004 Voted among top 10 internet authors, P&E Poll
  • 2004 James Nominee – On the Back of the Moon
  • 2005 James Award winner – Render unto Karak
  • 2006 James Nominee – Frustrated Fiction Writers
  • 2006 CNU writer's conference 3rd Place – first ch. of The Gandy Dancer
  • 2006 Friends in Dark Places listed as "notable novel" in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror
  • 2007 James Nominee – Portrait of a weeping soldier

Books and novels[edit]

  • What’s Under the Bed? (Children’s book ) – Sam’s Dot Pub, 2003
  • Friends in Dark Places (Paranormal Suspense novel) – Sam's Dot Pub, 2006
  • The Prisoners of Gender (Paranormal romance novel) - Eternal Press, 2009
  • "...and Remember that I Am a Man." (Historical novel) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2011
  • Wolfwraith (Paranormal mystery novel) - Damnation Books, 2011 - Shadow Fletcher Series
  • Boy in Chains (Young reader - Historical novel) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2011
  • Necessary Evil (Historical novel) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2012
  • Going Native (Short stories - Horror) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2012
  • Wendigo (Paranormal suspense novel) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2013 - Shadow Fletcher Series

References[edit]

  • What’s Under the Bed? (Children’s book ) – Sam’s Dot Pub, 2003
  • Friends in Dark Places (Suspense novel) – Sam's Dot Pub, 2006
  • The Prisoners of Gender (Paranormal romance novel) - Eternal Press, 2009
  • "...and Remember that I Am a Man." (Historical novel) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2011
  • Wolfwraith (Paranoranal mystery novel) - Damnation Books, 2011
  • Boy in Chains (Young reader - Historical) - MonkeyJohn Books, 2011
  • Necessary Evil (World War II historical) - MonkeyJohn Books 2012
  1. ^ Bushore, John (2007). Danel Olson, ed. Exotic Gothic: Forbidden Tales from Our Gothic World (Hardback ed.). Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press. pp. 26–35. ISBN 978-1-55310-099-7. 
  2. ^ John, Bushore (2008). Danel Olson, ed. Exotic Gothic 2: New Tales of Taboo (hardback ed.). Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press. pp. 192–207. ISBN 978-1-55310-109-3. 

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