Widow’s Point Available for Preorder

Widow’s Point Available for PreorderNovember 20, 2017

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

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

In 2018, Cemetery Dance Publications will celebrate 30 years in publishing!November 8, 2017

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

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In Stores Today

In Stores TodayOctober 31, 2017

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

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Halloween “Pub Day” Giveaway!

Halloween “Pub Day” Giveaway!October 24, 2017

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX comes out as a trade paperback on Halloween from Gallery Books. Enter the Pub Day Giveway to win prizes — including signed books by Stephen King!

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“The Bad Guys”

“The Bad Guys”

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

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Book Signing and Q&A

Book Signing and Q&ASeptember 14, 2017

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.

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Word Premiere of “Gone”

Word Premiere of “Gone”September 13, 2017

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

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A Long December in Audiobook

A Long December in AudiobookJuly 21, 2017

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.”

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GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Gift Edition

GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX Gift EditionJuly 17, 2017

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.

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Book Tour

Book TourJune 19, 2017

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

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One week after publication

One week after publicationMay 25, 2017

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.

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Gwendy’s Button Box

Gwendy’s Button BoxMay 16, 2017

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

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“My Father and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine”

“My Father and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine”April 19, 2017

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

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Reviews of Gwendy’s Button Box

Reviews of Gwendy’s Button Box

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

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Excerpt of Gwendy’s Button Box

Excerpt of Gwendy’s Button BoxMarch 26, 2017

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

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Press About Gwendy’s Button Box

Press About Gwendy’s Button BoxMarch 1, 2017

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

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A Long December Nominated for Bram Stoker Award

A Long December Nominated for Bram Stoker AwardFebruary 23, 2017

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

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A Long December on Locus Recommended Reading List

A Long December on Locus Recommended Reading ListFebruary 3, 2017

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

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Another Positive Review of A Long December

Another Positive Review of A Long DecemberJanuary 13, 2017

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

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Darkness Whispers Available Now

Darkness Whispers Available NowJanuary 4, 2017

Original Novella
with Brian James Freeman

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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.

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Latest News

Latest NewsDecember 20, 2016

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

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Interview in Entertainment Weekly

Interview in Entertainment WeeklyDecember 16, 2016

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

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A Long December in Paperback

A Long December in PaperbackDecember 12, 2016

SST Publications has announced a paperback edition of the collection.

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Free Story

Free StoryDecember 6, 2016

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

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Reader reviews

Reader reviewsNovember 29, 2016

“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.

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View Reader Photos

View Reader PhotosNovember 16, 2016

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

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Just Released

Just ReleasedNovember 11, 2016

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

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A Long December

A Long DecemberNovember 10, 2016

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

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Recently Published Short Stories

Recently Published Short StoriesOctober 25, 2016

“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

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Recent Interviews

Recent InterviewsOctober 18, 2016

Read interviews with Rich by Roadie Notes and Stephen King.

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Unearthed

UnearthedSeptember 14, 2016

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.

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Available Now

Available NowJuly 19, 2016

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

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Original Fiction Out Now

Original Fiction Out NowJuly 18, 2016

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

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Photo Gallery

Photo GalleryJuly 16, 2016

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

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Praise for A Long December

Praise for A Long DecemberJuly 15, 2016

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

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