Kenosha News: “He’s Not Scared of Writing”

In response to QUALIA NOUS receiving a Bram Stoker Award® nomination for superior achievement in an anthology, the Kenosha News has published a feature on my career so far, which includes my contributions to QUALIA NOUS and SHRIEKS & SHIVERS, as well as my novel, LOSING TOUCH:

Me (rear) with three of my works (front row).

Photo courtesy of Christine A. Verstraete (Kenosha News).

Kenosha author Christian A. Larsen has been a teacher and a broadcaster. Now he can say he’s the author of a short story in a Bram Stoker Award-nominated anthology.

Larsen’s short story, “Cataldo’s Copy,” is among the 30 stories published in the anthology “Qualia Nous” that was recently nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in an Anthology by the Horror Writers Association.

The anthology also includes “The Jaunt” by Stephen King and “A New Man” by “Logan’s Run” author William F. Nolan. It is available through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other booksellers.

Winners will be announced May 9 at the World Horror Convention in Atlanta.

Call it the Oscar for horror writers; previous winners include Joyce Carol Oates, JK Rowling and King and others.

“It’s the award for horror authors,” said the 40-year-old Larsen.

His first novel, “Losing Touch,” is the story of a man who tries to improve his life with his ability to walk through walls and includes a foreword by New York Times best-selling author Piers Anthony

Click here to read the rest of the article by reporter Christine Verstraete. And if you don’t have copies of QUALIA NOUS, SHRIEKS & SHIVERS, or LOSING TOUCH yet, come see me at The Dead Walk Fest at Schurz High School in Chicago on March 28th and 29th, or the Spring Authors’ Day at Barnes & Noble in Racine on April 4th.

Christian A. Larsen is the author of LOSING TOUCH, featuring a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Piers Anthony, now available in paperback and ebook formats from Post Mortem Press.
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