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The website of writer John C. Foster
horror, fiction, Mister White, Dead Men, Baby Powder
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About the Writer

John C. Foster’s novel Dead Men was published by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing in 2015 and his second novel, Mister White, was published by Grey Matter Press in April of 2016. His debut collection of short stories, Baby Powder and Other Terrifying Substances, was published by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing in January 2017. His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies including Shock Totem, Dark Moon Digest and Dread – the Best of Grey Matter Press among others. He lives in Brooklyn with the actress Linda Jones.


About the Books

“Foster has written the kind of book that keeps the genre fresh and alive and will make fans cheer. Books like this are the reason I love horror fiction.” ~Ray Garton, Grand Master of Horror Award-winner and Bram Stoker Award-nominated Author of LIVE GIRLS and SCISSORS

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News from the Front

  • Draft Deux of Six Girl Smile

    I finished the crime novel Six Girl Smile a few weeks back and am working on draft two. The title comes from a line of dialogue in the story and seems...

  • The Many Storied Man

    As often happens, plans change (which may be this year’s theme) but in this case for the better, I hope. I’m adding another new story to t...

  • It’s getting hot in here

    As Covid deaths soar and Trump dispatches secret police to Portland, NYC is hunkered down against a heat wave. Fortunately the time has proven product...

  • As the World Burns

    Work on SIX GIRL SMILE continues apace, but it is a slow pace as current events gnaw at me. Still, I’ve pivoted into the third act and we’...