Dennis Etchison

Dennis Etchison

Dennis Etchison also wrote as: Jack Martin and Curtis Richards.

Also writes as: Jack Martin and Curtis Richards

Dennis Etchison was born in Stockton, CA, United States on March 30th, 1943 and passed away at the age of 76 on May 29th, 2019.

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Dennis Etchison Stats: The highest rated book by Dennis Etchison on Book Notification is The Dark Country, a Collection. The second-highest rated book is The Death Artist, a Collection .

The most read book by Dennis Etchison on Book Notification is The Dark Country, a Collection. The second most read book is The Death Artist, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of Dennis Etchison books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Little Book Series II Books in Publication Order

List of Halloween Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Halloween ( As: Curtis Richards)
1979
2
Halloween II ( As: Jack Martin)
1981
3
Halloween III: Season of the Witch ( As: Jack Martin)
1982
4
Halloween IV (By: Nicholas Grabowsky)
1988
5
Halloween (By: John Passarella)
2018
6
Halloween Kills (By: Tim Waggoner)
2021
7
Halloween IV: The Ultimate Authorized (By: Nicholas Grabowsky)
2022
8
Halloween Ends (By: Paul Brad Logan)
2022
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List of Dennis Etchison Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
New Writings In SF-2
1964
2
The Pseudo-People: Androids in Science Fiction
1965
3
New Writings In SF-4
1965
4
New Writings in SF-11
1967
5
Whispers
1977
6
Rod Serling's Other Worlds
1978
7
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series VI
1978
8
Death
1982
9
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XI
1983
10
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XII
1984
11
Masters of Darkness
1986
12
Cutting Edge
1986
13
Masters of Darkness II
1988
14
Lord John Ten
1988
15
Hot Blood Tales of Erotic Horror
1989
16
Second Annual Collection
1989
17
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams
1990
18
Complete Masters of Darkness
1991
19
Masters of Darkness III
1991
20
Best New Horror 3
1992
21
The Mammoth Book of Vampires
1992
22
MetaHorror
1992
23
Fifth Annual Collection
1992
24
The Giant Book of Zombies
1993
25
The Giant Book of Best New Horror
1993
26
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories
1993
27
Dark Voices 5
1993
28
The Mammoth Book of Zombies
1993
29
The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men / The Mammoth Book of Werewolves
1994
30
Seventh Annual Collection
1994
31
Best New Horror 5
1994
32
Dark Terrors 2
1996
33
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Tenth Annual Collection
1996
34
Dark Terrors 3
1997
35
Dark Terrors 4
1998
36
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9
1998
37
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10
1999
38
Dark Terrors 5
2000
39
October Dreams
2000
40
The Museum of Horrors
2001
41
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #12
2001
42
Dark Masques
2001
43
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13
2002
44
Gathering the Bones
2003
45
The Mammoth Book of New Terror
2004
46
At the Sign of the Snowman's Skull
2006
47
Travellers in Darkness
2007
48
Summer Chills
2007
49
The Mammoth Book of Monsters
2007
50
The Twilight Unlimited
2007
51
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror
2010
52
A Book of Horrors
2011
53
Extreme Zombies
2012
54
Night Terrors III
2014
55
Best New Horror #26
2015
56
Creeping Crawlers
2015
57
Darker Terrors 7
2016
58
Cemetery Riots
2016
59
In the Shadow of Frankenstein
2016
60
Best New Horror 28
2018
61
The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror
2021
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Dennis Etchison: Biography

Dennis Etchison was born on March 30th, 1943. Dennis passed away May 29th, 2019 at 76 years old. Dennis Etchison was born in Stockton, CA, United States.

Dennis Etchison was the author of the Dennis Etchison Short Stories/Novellas series which consists of 9 novels. The Dennis Etchison Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1980 with the novel The Late Shift. The most recently released novel in the Dennis Etchison Short Stories/Novellas series was The Walk which was released in 2014. There are no upcoming novels for the Dennis Etchison Short Stories/Novellas series.

Dennis Etchison also wrote the Collections series which has 8 books including The Dark Country and The Blood Kiss.

Dennis Etchison: Awards & Accolades

Dennis Etchison won the Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2016.

Dennis Etchison has won many awards including:

  • The Dark Country won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 1982 as well as the British Fantasy Award - Best Short Story in 1982.
  • The Olympic Runner won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1987.
  • Second Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1990.
  • MetaHorror won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1993.
  • Dark Voices 5 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 1994.
  • The Dog Park won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1994.
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2000.
  • The Museum of Horrors won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2002.

The following novels by Dennis Etchison were also nominated for these awards:

  • It Only Comes Out at Night: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1977).
  • Whispers: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1978).
  • The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series VI: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1979).
  • The Late Shift: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1981).
  • The Dark Country: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1983).
  • Deathtracks: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1983).
  • The Woman in Black: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1985).
  • Cutting Edge: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1987).
  • The Blood Kiss: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1988). World Fantasy Award, Collection (1989).
  • The Dog Park: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (1993).
  • The Dead Cop: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1997).
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1999).
  • Talking in the Dark: World Fantasy Award, Collection (2002).
  • Gathering the Bones: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2003). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2004).
  • Got to Kill Them All & Other Stories: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2009).
  • A Book of Horrors: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2012).

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Dennis Etchison: F.A.Q

When was Dennis Etchison Born?

Dennis Etchison was born on March 30th, 1943.

When did Dennis Etchison die?

Dennis Etchison died on May 29th, 2019 at 76 years old.

Where was Dennis Etchison Born?

Dennis Etchison was born in Stockton, CA, United States.

What awards has Dennis Etchison won?

Dennis Etchison has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (2016).

What book awards has Dennis Etchison won?

The Dark Country: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (1982), British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1982).
The Olympic Runner: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1987).
Second Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1990).
MetaHorror: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1993).
Dark Voices 5: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (1994).
The Dog Park: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1994).
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2000).
The Museum of Horrors: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2002).

What was the first book Dennis Etchison wrote?

The first novel written by Dennis Etchison was Halloween, published in 1979.

What was the most recent book Dennis Etchison wrote?

His most recently released work was It Only Comes Out at Night on March 6th, 2018.

How many books has Dennis Etchison written?

Dennis Etchison has written 29 books. 5 Standalone Novels, 9 Short Stories/Novellas, 8 books in the Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Little Book Series II Series, 1 Standalone Novel, 3 books in the Halloween Series.

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