Upcoming Appearances

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These films written by Rich Chizmar are premiering in 2019:


September 19, Friday, 7:30pm — Dunklirk-Fredonia Premiere (The 1891 Fredonia Opera House)

September 22, noon — Twin Tiers International Film Festival (Norwich, NY)

September 28, 5pm — Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival

November 1-2 Halloween Horror Fest (Amherst)

October 11-13 Upstate NY Horror Film Festival (Rochester)

October 17-23 & October 31-November 3 Lusca Film Fest (Puerto Rico)

October 3-5 — Shawna Shea Film Festival (Southbridge, MA)


September 26-29 — Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival (Hot Springs National Park, AR)


October 11-13 — 10th Telluride Horror Show (Colorado)

October 17-20 Terror In The Bay Film Festival (Ontario, Canada)


Just in time for Halloween, the best horror fiction of the year

The Washington Post • October 29, 2019

5 Reasons We Love ‘Widow’s Point’ Teaser!

Villain Media • July 18, 2019

Richard Chizmar’s sequel Gwendy’s Magic Feather returns to Stephen King’s Castle Rock

Entertainment Weekly • May 1, 2019

Cover reveal: Richard Chizmar’s The Girl on the Porch is inspired by terrifying security camera story

Entertainment Weekly • January 21, 2019

New Images Of Craig Sheffer In Gregory Lamberson’s ‘Widow’s Point’ (2019)

PopHorror • January 3, 2019

First look at the lighthouse indie horror thriller Widow’s Point

Entertainment Weekly • October 23, 2018

Horror novels are having a renaissance. Here’s what to read.

The Washington Post • October 6, 2018

Film News Roundup: Craig Sheffer to Star in Horror Movie ‘Widow’s Point’

Variety • August 6, 2018

Interview with author Richard Chizmar

Hive South Yorkshire • July 6, 2018

‘Widow’s Point’ awash with sharp, classic story telling: Father and son co-authors, Richard and Billy Chizmar, churn out fine horror fiction

MountainTimes.com • February 28, 2018

Meet the Guy Stephen King Turns to When He Needs Help Finishing a Horror Story

Inc. magazine • October 27, 2017

Stephen King at 70: Cemetery Dance’s Richard Chizmar hails the master of the macabre

Entertainment Weekly • September 18, 2017

Interview: Richard Chizmar

Sci-Fi Bulletin • July 8, 2017

Stephen King, Richard Chizmar collaboration pushes all the right buttons: A Mountain Times interview with Chizmar on ‘Gwendy’s Button Box’

Mountain Times • June 28, 2017

From Fan to Collaborator: How Richard Chizmar wrote a novella with Stephen King

Viewpoints Radio • May 31, 2017

Richard Chizmar Co-Authored Book with Stephen King

Baltimore Magazine • May 26, 2017

Return to Castle Rock in Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

Ginger Nuts of Horror • May 17, 2017

2017 Summer Reading Preview

BookPage • May 16, 2017

Stephen King made a frightening proposal with Gwendy’s Button Box: Write a story with him.

Entertainment Weekly • May 16, 2017

Q&A: Author Richard Chizmar

Baltimore Media Blog • March 27, 2017

Richard Chizmar

The Horror Show with Brian Keene • March 2, 2017

Cover Reveal: Stephen King And Richard Chizmar’s Novella ‘Gwendy’s Button Box’

#AmReading • March 2, 2017

Interview with Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

Cemetery Dance Online • March 1, 2017

Stephen King teams up with Bel Air author Richard Chizmar for novella

The Baltimore Sun • March 1, 2017

See the cover for Stephen King and Richard Chizmar’s new Castle Rock novella

Entertainment Weekly • February 28, 2017

Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Return to Castle Rock in Gwendy’s Button Box, a Brand New Novella from Cemetery Dance Publications

Cemetery Dance Publications • February 28, 2017

Interview: Author Richard Chizmar

Horrornews.net • February 17, 2017

Stephen King returning to Castle Rock for new novella

Syfy Wire • February 15, 2017

Cemetery Dance Publications to Release E-Book Edition of Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman’s DARKNESS WHISPERS

Daily Dead • January 20, 2017

Darkness Whispers on eBook after Limited Edition Hardcover Sells Out

Dread Central • January 19, 2017

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

PR Newswire • December 20, 2016

Richard Chizmar on the creepy winter tales of A Long December

Entertainment Weekly • December 16, 2016

Stephen King Talks to Richard Chizmar

October 18, 2016

Getting personal with Richard Chizmar

Roadie Notes • October 17, 2016

RLK! Spotlight on Rich Chizmar

Richard Laymon Kills! • October 1, 2016

“The Founder of Cemetery Dance Talks Stephen King & More”

Suspense Magazine • September 1, 2016

Publisher Interview: Richard Chizmar

Pet Editor • February 19, 2016

An Interview With Richard Chizmar About A Long December

Cemetery Dance • February 5, 2016

Richard Chizmar Interview

Goodreads • June 28, 2015

Pod of Horror #76: Richard Chizmar

Pod of Horror • June 2, 2015

Interview: Richard Chizmar

Nightmare Magazine • April 1, 2015

Publisher Interview: Richard Chizmar

Travelin' Librarian • November 29, 2014

Talking Horror With ‘Dark Screams’ Editors Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

Unbound Worlds • November 10, 2014

The Spookiest Little Publisher in the World

Inc. • October 29, 2014

Cemetery Dance

Chuck Palahniuk website • October 14, 2010

Interview: Richard Chizmar

Lilja's Library • April 19, 2010

Small Maryland publisher nabs Stephen King deal

The Baltimore Sun • April 18, 2010

The wotmania Files: Interview with Richard Chizmar of Cemetery Dance

Of Blog • February 9, 2009