Nick Mamatas

Nick Mamatas is an American author and editor, born on Long Island, New York on February 20, 1972. His novels include Move Under Ground  (2004), a “Lovecraftian Beat road novel” that was nominated for the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild awards; the Civil War ghost story Northern Gothic (2001); and the “suburban nightmare novel” Under My Roof  (2007). He is also the author of many published horror, fantasy, and science fiction short stories, some of which are collected in 3000 Miles Per Hour In Every Direction At Once (2003) and You Might Sleep... (2009).  From 2006 to 2008 Mamatas co-edited the fiction magazine Clarkesworld, sharing Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominations in 2008 with publisher Neil Clarke and co-editor Sean Wallace. Since late 2008 Mamatas has worked for Viz Media as an editor of SF, fantasy, and horror translated from the Japanese. He has also edited and co-edited several anthologies, most notably Spicy Slitpstream Stories (2008, with Jay Lake), and Haunted Legends (forthcoming in 2010, with Ellen Datlow).

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Haunted Legends Book Trailer (long)

Darkly thrilling, these twenty new ghost stories have all the chills and power of traditional ghost stories, but each tale is a unique retelling of an urban legend from the world over.

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Haunted Legends Book Trailer

A book trailer for Haunted Legends, a collection of ghost stories brought together by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas.

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Farewell Performance
A Tor.Com Original
Nick Mamatas
Tor Books

Jaskey has a flashlight, a captive audience, and a story about the end of the world -- what could be better?

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Haunted Legends

Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas
Tor Books

An anthology of all-new, fresh, original ghost stories by such award-winning, popular authors as Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Bowes, Jeffrey Ford,...

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