Sarah Langan

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Sarah Langan
Born1974 (age 44–45)
United States
OccupationAuthor
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationMFA
Alma materColumbia University
GenreHorror
Notable worksThe Missing
Audrey's Door
Notable awardsBram Stoker Award 2007, 2008, 2009
SpouseJ. T. Petty[1]
Website
www.sarahlangan.com

Sarah Langan (born 1974) is an American horror author and three-time Bram Stoker Award winner.[2][3] Langan was also one of the judges for the inaugural Shirley Jackson Award [4] and is currently on the Board of Directors.

Biography[edit]

Langan was raised in Long Island, New York and graduated from Garden City High School in 1992. She attended Colby College[5] in Waterville, Maine and earned her Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University in 2000. She resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, author and filmmaker J. T. Petty.[1][6][7]

Bibliography[edit]

Langan published her first story, "Sick People", while attending college in Maine.[6] Her short story "The Lost" won the Bram Stoker Award in 2008.[8]

She has published three novels:

Langan's short stories have been published in Cemetery Dance, Phantom, Chiaroscuro, Brave New Worlds, Darkness on the Edge, and Unspeakable Horror.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sarah Langan: About the Author".
  2. ^ Courtney Crowder (October 30, 2010). "The horror! Small presses fill niche gaps left by big publishers". Chicago Tribune. p. C14.
  3. ^ a b c Elizabeth Donald (May 2, 2008). "Author doesn't miss a trick in 'The Missing'". Belleville News-Democrat. p. C5.
  4. ^ Terrence Rafferty (October 26, 2008). "Horror: Shelley's Daughters". The New York Times. p. BR12.
  5. ^ "Sarah Langan's MySpace profile".
  6. ^ a b "Sarah Langan: The Official Site".
  7. ^ "Facebook profile Info".
  8. ^ "Past Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners". Horror Writers Association.
  9. ^ Alison Flood (April 9, 2010). "Top scarers: the most frightening fiction". Guardian Unlimited.
  10. ^ "Make a sacrifice to this dark, terrifying magazine... before it rises and walks the Earth!". io9. May 21, 2012.