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John F.D. Taff

John F.D. Taff

John F.D. Taff has been writing for about 25 years now, with more than 80 short stories and four novels in print. Six of his stories have been awarded honorable mention in Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year. His collection Little Deaths was named the best horror fiction collection of 2012 by HorrorTalk. His 2014 collection of novellas, The End in All Beginnings, was published by Grey Matter Press. Jack Ketchum called it “the best novella collection I’ve read in years,” and it was a finalist for a Bram Stoker Award® for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection.

Upcoming stories will appear in Not Your Average Monster 2, Horror Library Vol. 6, Cutting Block Single Slices and Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories.

He lives in the wilds of Illinois with a wife, a cat and three pugs.

John F.D. Taff at Grey Matter Press:

Little Deaths (Collection)
Kill-Off (Novel)
The Bell Witch (Novel)
Little Black Spots (Collection)
“I Can Taste the Blood” – I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD
“Show Me” – DARK VISIONS: A Collection of Modern Horror – Volume 1
“Angie” – OMINOUS REALITIES: Collected Works of Dark Speculative Fiction
“Some Other Day” – DEATH’S REALM: The Anthology
“That Song You Can’t Get Out of Your Head” – SAVAGE BEASTS
“Show Me” and “Angie”- DREAD: A Head Full of Bad Dreams

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United States


Horror, Fantasy, Thriller, Suspense


Dark Visions One, Ominous Realities, Death's Realm, Savage Beasts, Dread, I Can Taste the Blood