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Robert R McCammon

USA (1952 - )

Robert McCammon is the award-winning author of 14 novels and numerous short stories. In the 1980s, McCammon's horror novels were among the most popular published, including such bestsellers as Swan Song, They Thirst, and Stinger. In the 1990s, McCammon's work turned toward the mainstream, with such novels as the phenomenal Boy's Life, MINE, and Gone South. After a hiatus during the 1990s, McCammon returned to publishing with the award-winning historical fiction novel Speaks the Nightbird in 2002.
 
Series contributed to
Night Visions (with Paul Mikol)
8. Night Visions 8 (1991)
Night Visions 8: All Original Stories
 
Anthologies edited
Under the Fang: The Horror Writers of America Present
 
Anthologies containing stories by Robert R McCammon
Modern Masters of HorrorMasques: All New Works of Horror and the SupernaturalHallowe'en HorrorsThe Year's Best Fantasy Stories 12
Best of the Horror Show: An Adventure in TerrorSilver ScreamBook of the DeadThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Third Annual Collection
Best New HorrorVampires: The Greatest StoriesBest New Horror 3The Giant Book of Terror
Tales of the Batman
 
Short stories
Makeup (1981)
I Scream Man! (1984)
Nightcrawlers [short story] (1984)World Fantasy (nominee)
The Red House (1985)
He'll Come Knocking on Your Door (1986)
Yellowjacket Summer (1986)
The Deep End (1987)Bram Stoker
Doom City (1987)
Lights Out (1987)
Night Calls the Green Falcon (1988)
Stinger (excerpt) (1988)
Blue World [short story] (1989)
Chico (1989)
Eat Me (1989)Bram Stoker
Pin (1989)
Something Passed By (1989)
The Thang (1989)
Yellachile's Cage (1989)
On a Beautiful Summer's Day, He Was (1990)
The Miracle Mile (1991)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Short story nominee (1985) : Nightcrawlers [short story]
Bram Stoker Best Short story winner (1988) : The Deep End
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1988) : Swan Song
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1988) : Swan Song
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1989) : Stinger
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1990) : Blue World
Bram Stoker Best Short story winner (1990) : Eat Me
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1990) : The Wolf's Hour
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1990) : Blue World
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1991) : Mine
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1992) : Boy's Life
World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1992) : Boy's Life


Links to other websites
The Robert McCammon Web Site


Robert R McCammon recommends
Ancient Images
Ancient Images (1989)
Ramsey Campbell
"Ancient Images is a taut, tight thriller, a real hackle-raiser."
Goat Dance
Goat Dance (1989)
Douglas Clegg
"Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares. Goat Dance is a dark mesmerizing delight."
Brethren
Brethren (1993)
Shawn Ryan
"A gripping debut..."
The Darkest Part of the Woods
The Darkest Part of the Woods (2002)
Ramsey Campbell
"A powerhouse of a writer."



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