John Everson is a staunch advocate for the culinary joys of the jalapeno and an unabashed fan of 1970s European horror cinema. He is also the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Covenant and its two sequels, Sacrifice and Redemption, as well as six other novels, including the erotic horror tour de force and Bram Stoker Award finalist NightWhere and the seductive backwoods tale of The Family Tree. Other novels include The Pumpkin Man, Siren, The 13th and the spider-driven Violet Eyes.
Over the past 25 years, his short fiction has appeared in more than 75 magazines and anthologies and received a number of critical accolades, including frequent Honorable Mentions in the Years Best Fantasy & Horror anthology series. His story Letting Go was a Bram Stoker Award finalist in 2007 and The Pumpkin Man was included in the anthology All American Horror: The Best of the First Decade of the 21st Century. In addition to his own twisted worlds, he has also written stories in shared universes, including The Vampire Diaries and Jonathan Maberrys V-Wars series, as well as for Kolchak: The Night Stalker and The Green Hornet.
Covenant - HWA Bram Stoker Award for First Novel, 2005
Letting Go - Bram Stoker Award Finalist, Short Fiction, 2007
NightWhere - Bram Stoker Award Finalist, Novel, 2013