J.W. Schnarr

Biography

JW Schnarr is an award-winning journalist originally from Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of the novel Alice & Dorothy and the former publisher of Canadian indie press Northern Frights Publishing.

He is the editor/contributor of three anthologies, Shadows of the Emerald City, War of the Worlds: Frontlines, and Timelines: Stories Inspired by H.G. Wells' The Time Machine. A member of the HWA and SF Canada, he can be seen lurking in places such as Best New Zombie Tales Volume II (Books of the Dead Press) where Rue Morgue magazine dubbed his story "Freshest Tale" of the anthology. He's also been spotted in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine and will be found in Slices of Flesh (Dark Moon Books) alongside the likes of Ramsey Campbell and Jack Ketchum.

In 2012 he appeared alongside horror legend Clive Barker in Torn Realities (Post Mortem Press).

By day he works as a reporter and photographer for the Claresholm Local Press in Claresholm, Alberta where he makes his home with his awesome teenage daughter. The two of them often argue about who is going to do the dishes.

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Books

A Quiet Place
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Series: Great Canadian Short Spec, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A Quiet Place, marks a distinct development in Schnarr's very aggressive style, yet demonstrates a growing subtlety into the psychological over the physical.
Things Falling Apart
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Series: Great Canadian Short Spec, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In this collection of 21 short stories, J.W. Schnarr writes very much in the tradition of classic greats such as Edgar Allan Poe and Guy de Maupassant, but with a completely modern, fresh voice.

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