Dark Moon Books Releases: Exploring Dark Short Fiction #4: A Primer to Jeffrey Ford

LOS ANGELES - Sept. 9, 2019 - PRLog -- Dark Moon Books is pleased to announce the release of: Exploring Dark Short Fiction #4: A Primer to Jeffrey Ford

Author of the fantastic and the bizarre, Jeffrey Ford's work has won awards and acclaim across the globe for his stories of humor, horror, and unconventional beauty. "Powerful and disturbing in the best possible way" (Gawker) and "Intensely engaging" (Publishers Weekly), Ford crosses speculative genres with literary ideals, which has earned him the World Fantasy Award (seven times), the Shirley Jackson Award (four times), the Edgar Allan Poe Award, and France's vaunted Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire.

Dark Moon Books and editor Eric J. Guignard bring you this introduction to his work, the fourth in a series of primers exploring modern masters of literary dark short fiction. Herein is a chance to discover—or learn more of—the extraordinary voice of Jeffrey Ford, as beautifully illustrated by artist Michelle Prebich.

This is the fourth Primer in a series. Included within each book are:
·         Six short stories, one written exclusively for this publication
·         Academic commentary by Michael Arnzen, PhD (former humanities chair and professor of the year, Seton Hill University)
·         Author interview
·         Complete bibliography
·         Author biography
·         . . . and more!

Titles in this series line includes: Vol. 1: Steve Rasnic Tem; Vol. II: Kaaron Warren; Vol. III: Nisi Shawl; Vol. IV: Jeffrey Ford; Vol. V: Han Song; Vol. VI: Ramsey Campbell.

Price: $24.95 for hardback; $13.95 for print and $4.99 for electronic
Number of pages: 234
Date of publication: September 9, 2019


Eric J. Guignard has twice won the Bram Stoker Award®, been a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Award, and is a multi-nominee of the Pushcart Prize for his works of dark and speculative fiction. He has over 100 stories and non-fiction author credits appearing in publications around the world; has edited multiple anthologies (including the current series, The Horror Writers Association's Haunted Library of Horror Classics with co-editor Leslie S. Klinger); and created an ongoing series of author primers championing modern masters of the dark and macabre, Exploring Dark Short Fiction through his own press, Dark Moon Books. His latest books are his short story collection, That Which Grows Wild (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2018) and novel, Doorways to the Deadeye (JournalStone, 2019).

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