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Sam Richard

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Sam Richard is the owner of Weirdpunk Books. He is the editor of Zombie Punks Fuck Off, and the co-editor of The New Flesh: A Literary Tribute to David Cronenberg, and Hybrid Moments: A Literary Tribute to the Misfits. His writing has appeared in such varied publications as Strange Stories of the Sea, Lazermall, Breaking Bizarro, Dark Moon Digest, and many others. Recently a widower, his primary focus is on writing weird, transgressive horror with an emphasis on grief. He slowly rots in Minneapolis, MN with his dog Nero. His debut short-story collection, To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows came out Fall of 2019 through NihilismRevised.

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