Stephen Graham Jones is the author of nine novels, some horror, most slipstream and/or interstitial: The Fast Red Road: A Plainsong (Fiction Collective 2, 2000), All the Beautiful Sinners (Rugged Land, 2003), The Bird is Gone: A Manifesto (Fiction Collective 2, 2003), Demon Theory (MacAdam/Cage, 2006), Ledfeather (Fiction Collective 2, 2008), It Came from Del Rio (Trapdoor, 2010), Zombie Bake-Off (Lazy Fascist, 2012), and the just-published Growing Up Dead in Texas (MP Publishing). His novella The Long Trial of Nolan Dugatti (Chiasmus, 2008) was a Shirley Jackson finalist. Bleed Into Me: A Book of Stories (Nebraska P., 2005) collects some of his very large number of non-genre tales.
His horror collection The Ones That Got Away (Prime, 2010) was a Stoker and Shirley Jackson finalist and includes 2006 International Horror Guild short fiction finalist "Raphael" and 2009 Shirley Jackson novelette finalist "Lonegan's Luck," as well as "Till the Morning Comes" from the 3rd The Best Horror of the Year (Datlow, ed.), and the title story and "Crawlspace" from the 2010 and 2011 The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror (Guran, ed.). "Rocket Man" appears in the 2012 Guran. Other short fiction appears in The Weird (VanderMeer and VanderMeer, eds.), Creatures (Tremblay and Langan, eds.), Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, Asimov's, Kaleidotrope, Prairie Schooner, Open City, and others.
Stephen has also won Literal Latté's short-short contest and the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction, and has been an NEA fellow in fiction and a finalist for a Black Quill Award. He earned his PhD in two years from FSU and is a full professor in the M.F.A. program at The University of Colorado at Boulder. His true loves are werewolves and slashers and zombies, and hackysack, and twenty-sided dice, and comic books, and wearing pirate clothes. And, first, his wife and kids. More at demontheory.net.