More About the Author
David A. Riley writes horror, fantasy and SF stories.
In 1995, along with his wife, Linden, he edited and published a fantasy/SF magazine, Beyond.
His first professionally published story was in the 11th Pan Book of Horror in 1970. This was reprinted in 2012 in The Century's Best Horror Fiction edited by John Pelan for Cemetery Dance. He has had numerous stories published by Doubleday, DAW, Corgi, Sphere, Roc, Playboy Paperbacks, Robinsons, etc., and in magazines such as Aboriginal Science Fiction, Dark Discoveries, Fear, Fantasy Tales.
His first collection of stories (4 long stories and a novelette) was published by Hazardous Press in 2012, His Own Mad Demons.
A Lovecraftian novel, The Return, was published by Blood Bound Books in the States in 2013.
A second collection of his stories, all of which were professionally published prior to 2000, The Lurkers in the Abyss & Other Tales of Terror, was launched at the World Fantasy Convention in 2013. Hazardous Press published his third short story collection, Their Cramped Dark World and Other Tales, in 2015. Both Hazardous Press collection have now been reprinted, with brand new covers, by Parallel Universe Publications.
A fantasy novel, Goblin Mire, was published by Parallel Universe Publications in 2015.
He and his wife recently relaunched Parallel Universe Publications, which originally published beyond. The first book published was The Heaven Maker & Other Gruesome Tales by Craig Herbertson, followed by Charles Black's Black Ceremonies and the anthology Things That Go Bump in the Night, edited by David A. Riley and Douglas Draa. An anthology of new stories, Kitchen Sink Gothic, edited by David A. Riley and Linden Riley, will be published in May 2015.
David Riley's stories have been translated into Italian, German, Spanish and Russian.