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Jason Franks is the author of the graphic novels THE SIXSMITHS and McBLACK, as well as numerous short stories in comics and prose. Primarily an author of fiction, he has also dabbled in biography, autobiography and travel writing.

Franks' first novel, BLOODY WATERS, was published in 2012 by Possible Press.

Born in South Africa, Franks grew up in Melbourne, Australia. He lived in the United States for five years, and commuted to-and-from Sweden and the States for another. He travels a lot.


My short story “Butcher’s Hook” (published in Aurealis #65) received an honorable mention in Ellen Datlow’s 2013 Best Horror collection. I guess that makes it the Little Story That Could.


Butcher’s Hook was a rare story that, according to my records, was only rejected once before it sold. It’s always a source of wonderto me which storiessell and which ones do not, much less which stories get rec...

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The Sixsmiths Volume 1
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Bloody Waters
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Salek's sparsely beautiful prose perfectly captures the lives of the Matthew and Andrea, the book's two troubled young protagonists, as they find ways to cope with the emotional damage inflicted upon them by an education s
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