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Richard Matheson

(Richard Burton Matheson)
USA (1926 - 2013)
Father of Richard Christian Matheson

aka Logan Swanson

RICHARD MATHESON is The New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Beardless Warriors, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It . . . , and What Dreams May Come. A Grand Master of Horror and past winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, he has also won the Edgar, the Hugo, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards.
 
Novels
Fury on SundaySomeone Is BleedingI Am LegendWoman
The Shrinking ManA Stir of EchoesRide the NightmareThe Beardless Warriors
Comedy of TerrorsHell HouseThe Night StranglerThe Night Stalker
Somewhere in TimeWhat Dreams May ComeEarthboundJournal of the Gun Years
The Gun Fight7 Steps to MidnightThe Path: A New Look at RealityShadow on the Sun
Now You See It....The Memoirs of Wild Bill HickokPassion PlayHunger and Thirst
Camp PleasantHunted Past ReasonAbu and the 7 MarvelsCome Fygures, Come Shadowes
The LinkOther KingdomsGenerationsLeave Yesterday Alone
 
Omnibus
Noir: Three Novels of SuspenseLegends of the Gun Years
 
Collections
Third from the Sun: Tales of Science Fiction And Fantasy...The Shores of SpaceShock!: Thirteen Tales to Thrill and TerrifyShock 2
Shock 3Shock 4ShockwavesRichard Matheson's Twilight Zone Scripts
Scars and Other Distinguishing MarksRichard Matheson: Collected StoriesBy the GunNightmare at 20,000 Feet
Offbeat: Uncollected StoriesPrideDuelRichard Matheson's Kolchak Scripts
Darker PlacesKiss the WhipRichard Matheson: Collected Stories Vol. 3Unrealized Dreams
BloodlinesVisions of Death: Richard Matheson's Edgar Allan Poe Scripts Vol. 1Button, Button: Uncanny StoriesMatheson Uncollected, Vol. 1
Road RageVisions DeferredThe BoxMatheson Uncollected, Vol. 2
Richard Matheson Uncollected: Backteria and Other Improbable TalesSteel: And Other Stories
 
Graphic Novels
Completely Doomed
 
Novellas
Richard Matheson's Nightmare at 20,000 FeetSlaughter House
 
Anthologies edited
 
Non fiction
Robert Bloch : Appreciations of the MasterMedium's RareA Primer of RealityThe Richard Matheson Companion
 
Anthologies containing stories by Richard Matheson
Science-Fiction Carnival (1953)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th Series (1955)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th Series (1956)
Zacherley's Midnight Snacks (1960)
The Fiend in You (1962)
The Masque of the Red Death: And Other Tales of Horror (1964)
The Pseudo-People (1965)
The Playboy Book of Horror and the Supernatural (1967)
The Midnight People (1968)
The Others (1969)
The Witchcraft Reader (1969)
The Hollywood Nightmare (1970)
The Year's Best Horror Stories (1971)
The Devil's Children (1974)
Fear (1975)
Christopher Lee's 'X' Certificate (1975)
A Clutch of Vampires (1975)
The Black Magic Omnibus Volume 2 (1976)
More of Christopher Lee's New Chamber of Horrors (1976)
The Master's Choice Book 2 (1979)
Dark Forces (1980)
The Road to Science Fiction 4: From Here to Forever (1982)
The Gruesome Book (1983)
Machines That Kill (1984)
A Treasury of American Horror Stories (1986)
Masters of Darkness (1986)
A Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the Decade (1987)
Masques 2 (1987)
Rod Serling's Night Gallery Reader (1987)
The Year's Best Fantasy Second Annual Collection (1989)
     aka Demons and Dreams
Between Time and Terror (1990)
Urban Horrors (1990)
Vampires: The Greatest Stories (1991)
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown (1992)
Nursery Crimes (1993)
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream...Nightmare (1993)
Visions of Fear (1994)
The Vampire Omnibus (1995)
Rivals of Dracula (1996)
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (1997)
Dancing with the Dark (1997)
Vampire and Werewolf Stories (1998)
The Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal (1998)
California Sorcery (1999)
My Favorite Horror Story (2000)
Science-Fiction CarnivalThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th SeriesThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th SeriesZacherley's Midnight Snacks
The Fiend in YouThe Masque of the Red Death: And Other Tales of HorrorThe Pseudo-PeopleThe Playboy Book of Horror and the Supernatural
The Midnight PeopleThe OthersThe Witchcraft ReaderThe Hollywood Nightmare
The Year's Best Horror StoriesThe Devil's ChildrenFearChristopher Lee's 'X' Certificate
A Clutch of VampiresThe Black Magic Omnibus Volume 2More of Christopher Lee's New Chamber of HorrorsDark Forces
The Road to Science Fiction 4: From Here to ForeverThe Gruesome BookMachines That KillA Treasury of American Horror Stories
Masters of DarknessA Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the DecadeRod Serling's Night Gallery ReaderThe Year's Best Fantasy Second Annual Collection
Between Time and TerrorUrban HorrorsVampires: The Greatest StoriesMasterpieces of Terror and the Unknown
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream...NightmareVisions of FearThe Vampire OmnibusRivals of Dracula
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire FictionDancing with the DarkVampire and Werewolf StoriesThe Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal
California SorceryMy Favorite Horror Story
 
Short stories
By Appointment Only
Born of Man and Woman (1950)
Third from the Sun [short story] (1950)
When the Waker Sleeps (1950)
Blood Son (1951)
     aka Drink My Blood
Clothes Make the Man (1951)
Dress of White Silk (1951)
Drink My Blood (1951)
F--- (1951)
Return (1951)
The Thing (1951)
Witch War (1951)
Brother to the Machine (1952)
The Disinheritors (1952)
Lover, When You're Near Me (1952)
Mad House (1952)
Shipshape Home (1952)
SRL AD (1952)
To Fit the Crime (1952)
Death Ship (1953)
Disappearing Act (1953)
Dying Room Only (1953)
Full Circle (1953)
The Last Day (1953)
Lazarus II (1953)
Legion of Plotters (1953)
Little Girl Lost (1953)
Long Distance Call (1953)
The Man Who Made the World (1953)
Mother By Protest (1953)
Slaughter House (1953)
Trespass (1953)
The Wedding (1953)
Wet Straw (1953)
Being (1954)
The Conquerer (1954)
The Curious Child (1954)
Dance of the Dead (1954)
Dear Diary (1954)
Descent (1954)
The Doll That Does Everything (1954)
I Am Legend [short story] (1954)
The Test (1954)
The Traveller (1954)
When Day is Dun (1954)
The Funeral (1955)
Miss Stardust (1955)
One for the Books (1955)
Pattern for Survival (1955)
A Flourish of Strumpets (1956)
The Splendid Source (1956)
Steel [short story] (1956)
The Children of Noah (1957)
The Distributor (1957)
The Holiday Man (1957)
Lemmings (1957)
The Edge (1958)
Advance Notice (1959)
Big Surprise (1959)
The Creeping Terror (1959)
Deadline (1959)
Mantage (1959)
No Such Thing as a Vampire (1959)
Crickets (1960)
Day of Reckoning (1960)
First Anniversary (1960)
From Shadowed Places (1960)
Graveyard Shift (1960)
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet [short story] (1961)
Finger Prints (1962)
The Likeness of Julie (1962)
Mute (1962)
Deus Ex Machina (1963)
Girl of My Dreams (1963)
The Jazz Machine (1963)
Shock Wave (1963)
'Tis the Season to Be Jelly (1963)
A Drink of Water (1967)
Therese (1968)
Prey (1969)
Come Fygures, Come Shadowes [short story] (1970)
The Finishing Touches (1970)
A Visit to Santa Claus (1970)
Duel [short story] (1971)
Where There's a Will (1980) (with Richard Christian Matheson)
More Than We Appear To Be (1985)
Getting Together (1986)
Buried Talents (1987)
The Near Departed (1987)
Shoo Fly (1988)
Always Before Your Voice (1999)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1976) : Somewhere in Time
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement nominee (1978)
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (1984)
Bram Stoker Best Collection winner (1990) : Richard Matheson: Collected Stories
World Fantasy Best Collection winner (1990) : Richard Matheson: Collected Stories


Books about Richard Matheson
The Devils of His Own Creation: The Life and Work of Richard Matheson
 
Richard Matheson recommends
The Painted Darkness
The Painted Darkness (2010)
Brian James Freeman
"Spooky stuff!"



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