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M.P. Johnson

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You want weird fiction? You want slime-spewing, flesh-melting, what-the-hell-just-happened stories? You want that primo, messed-up lunacy?

MP Johnson delivers. Her campaign of crazy began in 1998 with the birth of Freak Tension, a zine devoted to punk rock and weird stories. Since then, she has published many books and many more short stories worldwide. She is the founder of Weirdpunk Books.

MP Johnson's book Dungeons & Drag Queens won the Wonderland Book Award for best novel of 2014. Her work has been included in Year's Best Hardcore Horror, and has garnered acclaim from Publisher's Weekly, Hellnotes, Horror News and more.

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M.P. Johnson Writer's block is a fiction. You're putting ideas on paper, not erecting the pyramids for fuck's sake.
M.P. Johnson I love sword and sorcery sagas, from Conan to Game of Thrones. But the macho sword-swinging hero has been done to death. I thought the genre could use…moreI love sword and sorcery sagas, from Conan to Game of Thrones. But the macho sword-swinging hero has been done to death. I thought the genre could use a little more fabulousness, so I decided a drag queen would make a good protagonist. And Dungeons & Drag Queens was born.(less)
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Dungeons & Drag Queens

4.06 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The After-Life Story of Por...

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Cattle Cult! Kill! Kill!

4.27 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Berzerkoids

4.46 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Nails

4.76 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2017
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Lake Lurkers

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Death Warp

4.65 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2014
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Sick Pack

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The Mutilation of Paris Hilton

3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2006
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Going forward, I will be writing under my full name, Emma Alice Johnson. My old pen name, MP Johnson, will be retired. The books published under that name will be taken out of print or reissued with my new name on the cover as contracts, time and money allow. Please avoid referring to me by the previous name if possible.

The first book scheduled to go out of print is The After-Life Story of Por...

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This is a total mess. This was touted as the return of Hewlett, but he only does a few pages. That piece is okay, but the rest feels cobbled together and haphazard. I've been reading Tank Girl since the get go, and this is a low point for sure. Other ...more
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The way this book handles heavy mental health issues and messes with the unreliable narrator without sacrificing humor and action is impressive. Overall this is a fun, thoughtful read that is worth checking out.
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