Thomas Ligotti

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The Agonizing Resurrection of Victor Frankenstein was the most recently released book by Thomas Ligotti, on August 13th, 2020.

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Thomas Ligotti Stats: The highest rated book by Thomas Ligotti on Book Notification is Teatro Grottesco, a Collection.

The most read book by Thomas Ligotti on Book Notification is Teatro Grottesco, a Collection.

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

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Nightmare Factory
1984
2
Songs of a Dead Dreamer
1986
3
Grimscribe
1991
4
The Agonizing Resurrection of Victor Frankenstein and Other Gothic Tales
1994
5
Noctuary
1994
6
In a Foreign Town, in a Foreign Land
1997
7
10
Teatro Grottesco
1997
8
My Work is Not Yet Done
2002
9
Sideshow and Other Stories
2003
10
Death Poems
2004
11
The Shadow at the Bottom of the World
2005
12
The Nightmare Factory, Vol. 1
2007
13
The Nightmare Factory, Vol. 2
2008
14
The Spectral Link
2014
15
Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe
2015
16
The Agonizing Resurrection of Victor Frankenstein
2020

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Thomas Ligotti Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Best New Horror
1990
2
Best New Horror 2
1991
3
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection
1991
4
Fourth Annual Collection
1991
5
Best New Horror 3
1992
6
Fifth Annual Collection
1992
7
The Giant Book of Best New Horror
1993
8
Best New Horror 4
1993
9
The Giant Book of Terror
1994
10
Best New Horror 5
1994
11
100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories
1995
12
Cthulhu 2000
1995
13
Giant Book of Fantasy Tales
1996
14
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7
1996
15
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Tenth Annual Collection
1996
16
100 Fiendish Little Frightmares
1997
17
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 8
1997
18
The Mammoth Book of Dracula
1997
19
100 Menacing Little Murder Stories
1998
20
AKLO
1998
21
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9
1998
22
October Dreams
2000
23
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #12
2001
24
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13
2002
25
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection
2004
26
The Mammoth Book of Monsters
2007
27
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror
2010
28
The Book of Cthulhu
2011
29
Horror for the Holidays
2011
30
In Heaven, Everything Is Fine: Fiction Inspired by David Lynch
2013
31
Lovecraft's Monsters
2014
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Thomas Ligotti: Biography

Thomas Ligotti was born on July 9th, 1953 and is currently 70 years old. Thomas Ligotti was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Thomas Ligotti is the author of the Thomas Ligotti Collections series which currently consists of 16 novels. The Thomas Ligotti Collections series started in 1984 with the novel The Nightmare Factory. The most recently released novel in the Thomas Ligotti Collections series was The Agonizing Resurrection of Victor Frankenstein which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming novels for the Thomas Ligotti Collections series.

Thomas Ligotti: Awards & Accolades

Thomas Ligotti won the Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2019.

Thomas Ligotti has won many awards including:

  • Best New Horror won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 1991 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Anthology in 1991.
  • Fourth Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1992.
  • The Nightmare Factory won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, in 1996 as well as the Bram Stoker Awards - Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection in 1996, British Fantasy Award - Best Anthology in 1997.
  • My Work is Not Yet Done won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, in 2002.
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2004.

The following novels by Thomas Ligotti were also nominated for these awards:

  • The Last Feast of Harlequin: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1991).
  • Grimscribe: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1992).
  • The Bungalow House: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (1995).
  • The Nightmare Factory: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1997).
  • The Red Tower: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1997).
  • Teatro Grottesco: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1997).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2005).
  • The Conspiracy Against the Human Race: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction (2010).

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Thomas Ligotti are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files Series.
  4. Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes Series.
  5. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune Series.

Thomas Ligotti: F.A.Q

When was Thomas Ligotti Born? How old is Thomas Ligotti?

Thomas Ligotti was born on July 9th, 1953. Thomas Ligotti is currently 70 years old.

Where was Thomas Ligotti Born?

Thomas Ligotti was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA and is American.

What awards has Thomas Ligotti won?

Thomas Ligotti has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (2019).

What book awards has Thomas Ligotti won?

Best New Horror: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (1991), World Fantasy Award Anthology (1991).
Fourth Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1992).
The Nightmare Factory: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (1996), Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1996), British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (1997).
My Work is Not Yet Done: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (2002).
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2004).

What was the first book Thomas Ligotti wrote?

The first novel written by Thomas Ligotti was The Nightmare Factory, published in 1984.

What was the most recent book Thomas Ligotti wrote?

His most recently released work was The Agonizing Resurrection of Victor Frankenstein on August 13th, 2020.

Will there be any more books by Thomas Ligotti?

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

How many books has Thomas Ligotti written?

Thomas Ligotti has written 22 books. 16 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Play, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 3 Short Stories/Novellas.

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