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Corpsemouth and Other Autobiographies was the most recently released book by John Langan, on May 31st, 2022.

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John Langan Stats: The highest rated book by John Langan on Book Notification is The Fisherman, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies, a Collection .

The most read book by John Langan on Book Notification is The Fisherman, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies, a Collection.

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

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order (with Steven Archer)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Masque of the Red Death: Fine Art Edition (With: Steven Archer)
1842

List of Bluford High Books in Publication Order (by with Peggy Kern, with Karyn Langhorne Folan)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Search for Safety
2006
2
No Way Out (By: Peggy Kern, Paul Langan)
No Way Out (By: Peggy Kern, Paul Langan)
2008
3
Breaking Point (By: Paul Langan, Karyn Langhorne Folan)
Breaking Point (By: Paul Langan, Karyn Langhorne Folan)
2010
4
The Test (By: Peggy Kern)
2010
5
The Chosen (By: Paul Langan, Karyn Langhorne Folan, Gerald Purnell;Gerald Purnell)
The Chosen (By: Paul Langan, Karyn Langhorne Folan, Gerald Purnell;Gerald Purnell)
2020
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List of John Langan Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Classic Victorian & Edwardian Ghost Stories
1996
2
Fantasy: The Best of 2002
2003
3
Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
2008
4
8
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010
2009
5
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Two
2010
6
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three
2011
7
Supernatural Noir
2011
8
The Book of Cthulhu
2011
9
Ghosts by Gaslight
2011
10
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters
2011
11
Best New Horror 22
2011
12
The Recent Weird
2011
13
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Four
2012
14
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 4
2012
15
Mammoth Books presents Monsters in Our Midst
2012
16
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings
2012
17
A Season in Carcosa
2012
18
The Grimscribe's Puppets
2013
19
Lovecraft and Influence: His Predecessors and Successors
2013
20
Shadows Edge
2013
21
Chewing the Page: The Mourning Goats Interviews
2013
22
Fearful Symmetries
2014
23
The Children of Old Leech
2014
24
Shock Totem 9.5: Holiday Tales of the Macabre and Twisted - Halloween 2014
2014
25
The Starry Wisdom Library
2014
26
The Power of Love
2015
27
More Recent Weird
2015
28
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Seven
2015
29
Aickman's Heirs
2015
30
Giallo Fantastique
2015
31
The Monstrous
2015
32
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu
2016
33
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight
2016
34
Swords v. Cthulhu
2016
35
The Madness of Dr. Caligari
2016
36
Best New Horror 27
2017
37
The Lovecraftian Poe: Essays on Influence, Reception, Interpretation, and Transformation
2017
38
Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders
2017
39
The Beauty of Death, Vol. 2
2017
40
Best Horror of the Year: Volume Ten
2018
41
Nightmare Magazine, Issue 73
2018
42
Ashes and Entropy
2018
43
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eleven
2019
44
Spirits Unwrapped
2019
45
Edited By
2020
46
Weird World War III
2020
47
Weird Horror #1
2020
48
Oculus Sinister
2020
49
Best New Horror #30
2020
50
Under Twin Suns
2021
51
The Bad Book
2021
52
When Things Get Dark
2021
53
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action
2022
54
Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest Horror
2022
55
Screams from the Dark
2022
56
Chiral Mad 5
2022
57
Mother
2022
58
Christmas and Other Horrors
2023
59
The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Fifteen
2024
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John Langan: Biography

John Langan was born on July 6th, 1969 and is currently 54 years old. John Langan was born in , USA.

John Langan is the author of the John Langan Short Story Collections series which currently consists of 4 novels. The John Langan Short Story Collections series started in 2008 with the novel Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters. The most recently released novel in the John Langan Short Story Collections series was Corpsemouth and Other Autobiographies which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the John Langan Short Story Collections series.

John Langan: Awards & Accolades

Langan's books have won multiple awards, Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe won the Shirley Jackson Award, Best Anthology, in 2009. The Fisherman won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 2016. Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2017. When Things Get Dark won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2021.

The following novels by John Langan were nominated for these awards:

  • Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2008).
  • Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2009). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2010).
  • Supernatural Noir: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2011).
  • Aickman's Heirs: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2016).
  • Aickman's Heirs: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2016).
  • Children of Lovecraft: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2017).
  • The Beauty of Death, Vol. 2: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2017).
  • Sefira and Other Betrayals: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2019).
  • Children of the Fang and Other Genealogies: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2020).
  • The Masque of the Red Death: Fine Art Edition: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel (2020).
  • Edited By: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2021).
  • When Things Get Dark: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2022). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2022).
  • Screams from the Dark: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2022). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2023).
  • Mother: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2022).
  • Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest Horror: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2023).

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John Langan: F.A.Q

When was John Langan Born? How old is John Langan?

John Langan was born on July 6th, 1969. John Langan is currently 54 years old.

Where was John Langan Born?

John Langan was born in, USA and is American.

What book awards has John Langan won?

Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe: Shirley Jackson Award Best Anthology (2009).
The Fisherman: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (2016).
Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2017).
When Things Get Dark: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2021).

What was the first book John Langan wrote?

The first novel written by John Langan was The Masque of the Red Death: Fine Art Edition, published in 1842.

What was the most recent book John Langan wrote?

His most recently released work was Corpsemouth and Other Autobiographies on May 31st, 2022.

Will there be any more books by John Langan?

John Langan does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has John Langan written?

John Langan has written 9 books. 3 Standalone Novels, 4 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Graphic Novels, 1 book in the Bluford High Series.

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