Kealan Patrick Burke

Kealan Patrick Burke

Hailed by BOOKLIST as “one of the most clever and original talents in contemporary horror,” Kealan Patrick Burke was born and raised in Ireland and emigrated to the United States a few weeks before 9/11. Since then, he has written five novels, among them the popular southern gothic slasher KIN, and over two hundred short stories and novellas, including PEEKERS, SOUR CANDY and THE HOUSE ON ABIGAIL LANE, all of which have been optioned for film. A five-time Bram Stoker Award-nominee, Burke won the award in 2005 for his coming-of-age novella THE TURTLE BOY, the first book in the acclaimed Timmy Quinn series. As editor, he helmed the anthologies NIGHT VISIONS 12, TAVERNS OF THE DEAD, and QUIETLY NOW, a tribute anthology to one of Burke’s influences, the late Charles L. Grant. Most recently, he adapted his work to comic book format for four volumes of John Carpenter’s TALES FOR A HALLOWEEN NIGHT series of anthologies and contributed a short story to Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s HELLBOY: AN ASSORTMENT OF HORRORS. He is currently at work on a new novel, MR. STITCH. Kealan is represented by Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House. He lives in an unhaunted house in Ohio with a Scooby Doo lookalike rescue pup named Red.
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