Brian Freeman : biography

1979 -

Short story anthology appearances

  • In Laymon's Terms - edited by Kelly Laymon, Steve Gerlach, and Richard Chizmar (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2010), featuring "Loving Roger" and a non-fiction piece called "Meeting Richard Laymon"
  • 4 Fear Of by Richard Chizmar, Brian Freeman, Brian Keene, and Tom Monteleone (Borderlands Press, 2006), featuring "Passenger 36-B," "What They Left Behind," and "One Last Lesson" (revised version of the previously published "Bigger and Better")
  • Borderlands 5 - edited by Elizabeth E. Monteleone & Thomas F. Monteleone (Borderlands Press, 2003), featuring "Answering the Call" which was reprinted in From the Borderlands (Warner Books, 2004) and The Best of the Borderlands (Borderlands Press, 2005)
  • Corpse Blossoms - edited by Julia Sevin and R.J. Sevin (Creeping Hemlock Press, 2005), featuring "Running Rain"
  • The Best of Horrorfind II - edited by Brian Keene (Horrorfind LLC, 2003), featuring "Bigger and Better"
  • In Darkness Eternal II - edited by Glenda Woodrum (Stygian Vortex Publications, 1996), featuring "The Glow"
Shivers anthology series

All from Cemetery Dance Publications and edited by Richard Chizmar:

  • Shivers (2002), featuring "Walking With the Ghosts of Pier 13"
  • Shivers II (2003), featuring "Marking the Passage of Time"
  • Shivers III (2004), featuring "What They Left Behind"
  • Shivers IV (2006), featuring "Something to Be Said for the Waiting"
  • Shivers V (2009), featuring "One More Day"


  • "Storm Filled Dreams" — Cedar Cliff Literary Magazine (1998)
  • "The Rain" — Cedar Cliff Literary Magazine (1997) and reprinted in Dreams of Yesterday (1997)
  • "The Storm" — Bell's Letters #82 (Autumn 1996)
  • "I Was Left in the Dark (and That Was Just Fine With Me)" — Bell's Letters #81 (Summer 1996)
  • "I Don't" — Eyes (June 1996)
  • "Darkness" — Bell's Letters #80 (Spring 1996)
  • "Where Has She Gone (She Doesn't Come Here Anymore)" — Bell's Letters #79 (Winter 1996)

From Halloween: New Poems

The following poems are all from Halloween: New Poems edited by Al Sarrantonio (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2010):

  • "Treats of the Trick"
  • "The Midnight People"
  • "Under the Halloween Tree"
  • "Remembering Octoberland"


  • "Meeting Richard Laymon" — In Laymon's Terms (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2010)
  • "A Doorway to Other Worlds" — Don't Read This! Chilling, Thrilling, Fantastic Tales for the Young and Young at Heart (August 2009)
  • "My Mother's Secret Stash of Stephen King"— the Stephen King Library Desk Calendar 2009, (Book of the Month Club, September 2008)

Interviews conducted

  • "A Few Words With Mick Garris About The Shining" — the Stephen King Library Desk Calendar 2010 (Book of the Month Club, October 2009)
  • "A Conversation With William Peter Blatty" (Cemetery Dance #62, October 2009)


  • "The Final Question" featured in Cemetery Dance Magazine (June 2009 to present)
  • "Jobs in Hell" (November 2002 to July 2003)
  • "Hellnotes" (January 2003 to June 2003)
Living octopus

Living octopus

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