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Gregory Bastianelli is the author of the novels, “Shadow Flicker”, “Snowball”, “Loonies” and “Jokers Club.” His novella “The Lair of the Mole People” appeared in the pulp anthology “Men & Women of Mystery – Vol. II.”

His novel, “October,” will be published by Flame Tree Press on October 8, 2024.

Publisher’s Weekly described “Shadow Flicker” as a “dark disturbing treat.” Booklist stated: “This is a gripping horror story from an author who deserves a wider audience.”

Publisher’s Weekly said of “Snowball,” that “Readers will be riveted by this genuinely scary holiday phantasmagoria.” Rue Morgue Magazine said: “If you want Halloween-infused Christmas terror tale … Bastianelli has got you covered … with several feet of blood-soaked snow.” has referred to Bastianelli as the “messiah of macabre.”

He graduated from the University of New Hampshire where he studied writing under instructors Mark Smith, Thomas Williams and Theodore Weesner. He worked for nearly two decades at a small daily newspaper where the highlights of his career were interviewing shock rocker Alice Cooper and B-movie icon Bruce Campbell.

He became enchanted with the stories of Ray Bradbury as a young child, and his love of horror grew with the likes of Richard Matheson, Robert Bloch, Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell.

He lives in Dover, NH. He enjoys traveling, especially to Italy where he has visited his ancestral home and hiked the Path of the Gods on the Amalfi Coast and to the top of Mt. Vesuvius.

He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and the New England Horror Writers.

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