Celebrating Dallas Mayr: The Wisdom of Jack Ketchum (1946–2018)

Column by Michael David Wilson
A wonderful writer and a wonderful human being.

Mmm, Delicious: 10 Books to Read After Watching 'The Green Inferno'

Column by Max Booth III October 5, 2015
Books to devour now that you're in the cannibal mood.

How to Become a Better Writer (By Reading One-Star Reviews of Your Favorite Books)

Column by Max Booth III August 7, 2015
The life of a writer is a series of punches to the genitals. Use one-star reviews of your favorite books to treat the pain.
Dark Screams Volume Three

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams: Volume 3' Edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman

Review by Christopher Shultz
This third entry in the 'Dark Screams' series of mini-anthologies reminds us that good things come in threes.

LURID: Barbecue Season - Cannibalism for Connoisseurs

Column by Karina Wilson
It's barbecue season. What exactly IS that sizzling on your neighbor's grill?

Storyville: Death in Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas May 6, 2014
Death in fiction — who, what, when, where and why.

Prose & Conversation: 'The Girl Next Door' by Jack Ketchum

Column by Leah Rhyne February 21, 2014
There's no other way to put it. Richard Thomas and I read one of the most brutal, most violent, most disturbing books I've ever experienced. Read on for our thoughts about 'The Girl Next Door'.

Storyville: 3 Essential Books You Should Read in Every Major Genre

Column by Richard Thomas June 14, 2013
Here are three essential books you should read in every major genre.

Best Books of 2012: Friends of LitReactor Edition with Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 31, 2012
Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones share some of their favorite reads of 2012.

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.

Guest Blog Post by Jack Ketchum: 'That Word'

Column by Jack Ketchum September 10, 2012
As part of his Blog Tour, Jack Ketchum, the scariest man in America, drops by to tell us a story about his upcoming novel with Lucky McKee, 'I'm Not Sam.'
Jack Ketchum Offering Marked-Up Original Manuscript Of New Novel

Jack Ketchum Offering Marked-Up Original Manuscript Of New Novel As Contest Prize

News by Rob Hart August 23, 2012
Want to win an original manuscript copy of the new novel from Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee? Complete with handwritten notes from Ketchum? Of course you do. Details inside.
Class, Horror, Interview, Jack Ketchum, Q&A

5 Questions with LitReactor's Master of Horror, Jack Ketchum; 'Talking Scars' Starts May 7

Interview by Rob Hart April 27, 2012
Jack Ketchum joins LitReactor for 'Talking Scars,' a four-week class that will reveal the dynamics for how to craft compelling horror and suspense stories. You'll want to write with the lights on.
Jack Ketchum, photographed by Steve Thornton

Essay By Jack Ketchum: 'Splat Goes the Hero: Visceral Horror'

News by Dennis Widmyer December 23, 2011
In this essay by legendary writer Jack Ketchum, he explores the impact of writing visceral horror and the effect it has on both him and his readers.
Jack Ketchum & Lucky McKee's "The Woman" Contest Giveaway

Jack Ketchum & Lucky McKee's "The Woman" Contest Giveaway

News by Tina Estlin Page October 4, 2011
Go see Jack Ketchum's newest film adaptation, 'The Woman,' between 10/14-16. Mail him your ticket stub, & get a page from the rough draft of the script, signed by Ketchum & Lucky McKee (director)!