Upcoming Releases

Upcoming Releases

Hey, did you know Rich has nearly 20 upcoming books, films, articles, and short stories between now and the end of 2019? Click here for the complete list!

Silverwood: The Door

Silverwood: The Door

Richard’s episode (Chapter 3) of this innovative prose & audiobook series is now available!

New Stephen King Movie TRAPPED

New Stephen King Movie TRAPPED

Stephen King and Richard Chizmar are working together on a new movie called Trapped. This film is written by Richard from a King story and will be directed by Billy Chizmar. Filming begins late July.

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Italian Edition

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Italian Edition

The Italian edition of Gwendy’s Button Box came out this week! Several other foreign and domestic editions are out there. Visit the book page to learn where it’s available in your area. There’s also a new interview of Richard in La Stampa, Italy’s largest newspaper. The Italian edition is #5 on the Repubblica bestseller main fiction list and #2 on the translated fiction list.

Widow’s Point Available Now

Widow’s Point Available Now

Widow’s Point, a novella by Richard Chizmar & Billy Chizmar, is available to order in Trade Hardcover and Signed Limited Hardcover editions. Come into the lighthouse …

In 2018, Cemetery Dance Publications will celebrate 30 years in publishing!

In 2018, Cemetery Dance Publications will celebrate 30 years in publishing!

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX by Stephen King & Richard Chizamar — In Stock Now!

THE HANDYMAN by Bentley Little — In Stock Now!

THE LISTENER by Robert McCammon — Coming February 27, 2018

In Stores Today

In Stores Today

The GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX paperback edition ships today from Gallery Books. Click here to buy your copy!

“The Bad Guys”

“The Bad Guys”

Rich has a short story, “The Bad Guys,” in the new issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

Book Signing and Q&A

Book Signing and Q&A

Mark your calendar for Oct. 7, 1-4pm. Rich will be at the Barnes & Noble in Bel Air, MD. 10% of sales support the Maryland Center for the Arts.

Word Premiere of “Gone”

Word Premiere of “Gone”

The Edmonton Film Festival will premiere “Gone,” written by Billy Chizmar & Rich Chizmar, with a special appearance by Stephen King.

A Long December in Audiobook

A Long December in Audiobook

A Long December releases today in audiobook! Read the collection Stephen King describes as “terrific stories served with a very large slice of Disquiet Pie.”

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Gift Edition

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Gift Edition

SST Publications is accepting preorders for a Slipcased Gift Edition of Gwendy’s Button Box. Limited to 600 copies, this special edition contains new artwork and all the added features you would expect from a high-quality collectible.

Book Tour

Book Tour

Rich’s book tour continues tonight at the Barnes & Noble  in Bel Air, MD. More dates on the Appearances & Publicity page!

One week after publication

One week after publication

Gwendy’s Button Box is:

#4 on the New York Times bestsellers list (combined print/ebook)
#7 on the New York Times list (hardcover)
#4 on the USA Today bestsellers list
#12 on the Amazon bestsellers list
#7 on Publishers Weekly list

Crazy.

Gwendy’s Button Box

Gwendy’s Button Box

Return to Castle Rock. Co-authored with Stephen King.

“My Father and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine”

“My Father and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine”

Something is Going to Happen has published Rich’s recollecion about his father.

Reviews of Gwendy’s Button Box

Reviews of Gwendy’s Button Box

Check it out! Reviews from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal

Excerpt of Gwendy’s Button Box

Excerpt of Gwendy’s Button Box

Read the opening chapter of Rich’s collaboration with Stephen King!

Press About Gwendy’s Button Box

Press About Gwendy’s Button Box

Read the articles in Cemetery Dance Online, Entertainment Weekly, and others.

A Long December Nominated for Bram Stoker Award

A Long December Nominated for Bram Stoker Award

The Horror Writers Association has nominated A Long December for the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection.

A Long December on Locus Recommended Reading List

A Long December on Locus Recommended Reading List

A Long December is on the 2016 Locus Recommended Reading List for collections. Check it out!

Another Positive Review of A Long December

Another Positive Review of A Long December

Unnverving Magazine says, “The title story alone makes this book a worthwhile read, the extra stories are a bonus.”

Darkness Whispers Available Now

Darkness Whispers Available Now

Original Novella
with Brian James Freeman

A Long December Makes Multiple Top-10 Lists

A Long December Makes Multiple Top-10 Lists

RA for All: Horror, The Horror Fiction Review, and reader Shaun Meeks all listed A Long December in their top-10 lists for 2016.

Latest News

Latest News

A Long December by Richard Chizmar Collects Over Two Decades of Writing – and Earns Stephen King’s Seal of Approval

Interview in Entertainment Weekly

Interview in Entertainment Weekly

“Richard Chizmar on the creepy winter tales of A Long December

A Long December in Paperback

A Long December in Paperback

SST Publications has announced a paperback edition of the collection.

Free Story

Free Story

Read Rich’s story “The Box” for a limited time!

Reader reviews

Reader reviews

“Richard Chizmar has heart. And that heart shines through in every story he writes. You feel like you’re getting a little piece of Richard Chizmar in every tale.”

Read more of Joshua’s review and other reader reviews at Goodreads.

View Reader Photos

View Reader Photos

Enjoy these photos of readers with Richard’s books, then submit your own!

Just Released

Just Released

“Ditch Treasures” is now out in You, Human, edited by Michael Bailey, published by Dark Regions Press, Portland, Oregon.

A Long December

A Long December

The hardcover is out of print upon shipping this week! Only the eBook remains available.

Recently Published Short Stories

Recently Published Short Stories

“The Witch” in Dark Hallows 2

 “Last Words” in The Burning Maiden: Volume 2

“Mister Parker” in Dark Hallows

“The Tower” in Hides the Dark Tower

Recent Interviews

Recent Interviews

Read interviews with Rich by Roadie Notes and Stephen King.

Unearthed

Unearthed

Manuscripts found in a dark corner of his office, from a time long forgotten–the Eighties. Revived at the hand of two horror masters, these stories are a slice of the past brought into the present.

Available Now

Available Now

“The Lake is Life” appears in Tales From the Lake: Volume 2, edited by Joe Mynhardt, published by Crystal Lake Publishing, South Africa.

Original Fiction Out Now

Original Fiction Out Now

“The Poetry of Life” appears in Chiral Mad 3, edited by Michael Bailey, published by Written Backwards Press, Calistoga, California.

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Want to see more? View photos of Rich, his friends, and his office here.

Praise for A Long December

Praise for A Long December

“Powerful…I love it…terrific stories served with a very large slice of Disquiet Pie.”
—Stephen King