Richard Matheson Biography
Richard Matheson (Richard Burton Matheson) was born on February 20th, 1926. Richard passed away June 23rd, 2013 at 87 years old. Richard Matheson was born in Allendale, New Jersey, USA.
Richard Matheson (Richard Burton Matheson) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 31 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1953 with the novel Someone is Bleeding. The most recently released novel was Leave Yesterday Alone which was released in 2013.
Richard Matheson also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 25 books including Third from the Sun: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy and The Shores of Space.
Richard Matheson has made the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list in Japan one time. It was for Now You See It.. in 2007. It was tied for #7 on the list, alongside The Narrows by Michael Connelly.
Mirroring the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list, Matheson's novel Now You See It.. was also ranked #7 on the 2007 Honkaku Mystery Best 10 list.
Richard Matheson Awards & Accolades
Richard Matheson has won multiple awards including: The World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 1984 and the Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1990. Richard Matheson was also nominated for the British Fantasy Award, The Karl Edward Wagner Award (Important Contribution), in 1996.
Matheson's books have also won multiple awards, Somewhere In Time / Bid Time Return won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1976. Collected Stories, Vol. 1 won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, in 1989 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Collection in 1990. Second Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1990. Journal of the Gun Years won the Spur Awards, Western Novel, in 1991.
Richard Matheson books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Abu and the 7 Marvels was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Work for Young Readers, in 2002. Flight or Fright was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Horror, in 2018.
Richard Matheson F.A.Q
When was Richard Matheson Born?
Richard Matheson was born on February 20th, 1926.
When did Richard Matheson die?
Richard Matheson died on June 23rd, 2013 at 87 years old.
Where was Richard Matheson Born?
Richard Matheson was born in Allendale, New Jersey, USA.
What awards has Richard Matheson won?
Richard Matheson has won the following awards: Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (1984) and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (1990).
What book awards has Richard Matheson won?
What was the first book Richard Matheson wrote?
The first novel written by Richard Matheson was Someone is Bleeding, published in 1953.
What was the most recent book Richard Matheson wrote?
His most recently released work was Off Beat: Uncollected Stories on November 19th, 2020.
How many books has Richard Matheson written?
Richard Matheson has written 63 books. 31 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 25 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Graphic Novels, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books.
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