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Glen Hirshberg
Glen Hirshberg received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he won the Bennett Cerf Prize, and his M.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Montana. His first book, THE SNOWMAN'S CHILDREN, was a Literary Guild Featured Selection, and his second, THE TWO SAMS, was a PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY Best Book... show more

Glen Hirshberg received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he won the Bennett Cerf Prize, and his M.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Montana. His first book, THE SNOWMAN'S CHILDREN, was a Literary Guild Featured Selection, and his second, THE TWO SAMS, was a PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY Best Book of 2003. He has won three International Horror Guild Awards (including two for Outstanding Collection), and his novella, "The Janus Tree," won the inaugural Shirley Jackson Award in 2008. He also has been a Bram Stoker Award finalist and a five-time World Fantasy Award finalist. With Peter Atkins and Dennis Etchison, he co-founded the Rolling Darkness Revue, an annual reading/live music/performance event that tours the West Coast every fall. While teaching at Cal State San Bernardino and at Campbell Hall in Studio City, he developed the CREW Project, through which he trains his advanced students to run intensive creative writing workshops for secondary and elementary schools that have no programs of their own. He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, son, daughter, and cats.
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BuckeyeAngel
BuckeyeAngel rated it 7 months ago
This was a collection of stories by various authors all taking place at Halloween. The stories vary in nature. They also vary in the audience they are serving and in the quality of the story. Some of them I liked and some of them I didn’t. **I voluntarily read and reviewed this book
IntoTheMacabre
IntoTheMacabre rated it 10 months ago
With Halloween right around the corner, let's get right into this collection. Mr. Dark's Carnival - Glen Hirshberg A Montana ghost story thats got some nice creepiness. David is a college professor that teaches a class that explores folklore and his favorite part of the course is the folk ta...
T's Stuff too
T's Stuff too rated it 12 months ago
Halloween is coming and it times to get in the mood. I love a good scary or creepy story. This book has 4 of them. They were more on the creepy side then scary but I as happy with the book. This is the 2nd book in a series. I am not real sure how many books are in the series. I do have have books ...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 4 years ago
Guran delivers a good batch of stories about my favorite horror trope: the ghost. Given that it is a time worn sub-genre there is a pretty good amount of transcendence here that bodes well for the modern ghost story. There isn't really a Jamesian story here so if that is what you are looking for, mo...
For Those About to Read
For Those About to Read rated it 4 years ago
I like to read Horror books any time of the year, but right now, close to Halloween is the best time. These twenty short horror stories were the best of the Mammoth book of best new horror. Out of the twenty stories, I only really liked five of them. The rest were just OK, in my opinion. The ones I ...
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