Halloween Book Talk: Christopher Golden & Nate Kenyon
Date: 20 October 2009
A lifelong fan of the “team-up,” Golden frequently collaborates with other writers on books, comics, and scripts. In addition to his recent work with Tim Lebbon, he co-wrote the lavishly illustrated novel Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire with Mike Mignola. With Thomas E. Sniegoski, he is the co-author of the book series OutCast and the comic book miniseries Talent, currently in development as a feature film.
As an editor, he has worked on the short story anthologies The New Dead and British Invasion, among others, and has also written and co-written comic books, video games, screenplays, the online animated series Ghosts of Albion (with Amber Benson) and a network television pilot. The author is also known for his many media tie-in works, including novels, comics, and video games, in the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, Angel, and X-Men, among others.
Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts , where he still lives with his family. His original novels have been published in more than fourteen languages in countries around the world. Please visit him at www.christophergolden.com.
NATE KENYON grew up in a small town in Maine and attended Trinity College in Connecticut, winning awards for playwriting and fiction. Some of his early short fiction found publication in literary and genre magazines such as Nude Beach, The Belletrist Review, and Terminal Frights.
Kenyon's first novel, Bloodstone, appeared in hardcover from Five Star Publishing (Thomson Gale) in 2006. The novel was a Bram Stoker Award finalist and one of Five Star's all-time bestselling speculative fiction titles. In 2007, mass-market paperback publisher Leisure Books signed him to a two-book contract for Bloodstone and his next novel, The Reach, which received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, was also a Stoker Award finalist, and is currently in development as a feature film. His third novel, The Bone Factory, was released in July 2009, and was called "masterful" by Booklist. His next novel Sparrow Rock, will be released in May 2010.
Kenyon's science fiction novella, Prime, was also released in July 2009 from Apex Books. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and International Thriller Writers. Kenyon still lives in the Boston area, and is at work on his latest novel. You can communicate with him at www.natekenyon.com.