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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 was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. He is the author of the crime thriller Rooster and four previous novels, The Isle, Dead Men, Night Roads and Mister White, as well as one collection of short stories, Baby Powder and Other Terrifying Substances. His stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies including Dark Moon Digest, Strange Aeons, Dark Visions Volume 2 and Lost Films, among others. He lives in Brooklyn with the actress Linda Jones and their dog Coraline.


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

  • My Two Favorite Words

    THE END. I finished the novella Sweetpea this morning with a four thousand word sprint. I’ll take a breath before revising but it looks like I c...

  • Race Against Time

    It’s a race against time to finish my hard charging horror novella SWEETPEA before the holidays overwhelm us. I think I’ll make it. While ...

  • Sweetpea

    While working on a requested novella for an as yet unannounced anthology, I was struck by creative lightning and set aside the WIP to jot down a few n...

  • Stokercon 2023

    Just registered for Stokercon in 2023, which will be located in Pittsburgh starting June 15. My conference strategy is simple – I rotate cons in...