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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

  • Taylor Swift is an Ogre

    Alas and alack, hurricane Taylor will strike Pittsburgh at the same time as Stokercon, the result being that there are no hotel rooms available. Unfor...

  • Macabre Glee

    I finished the novella FINAL BOY yesterday. Well, I finished the first of what will be several drafts. My hope is to have it finished by mid March and...

  • The lights went out and the house moaned.

    After a lengthy time away to finish other projects, I’ve returned to my novella in progress FINAL BOY and the writing is flowing quickly–s...

  • So it’s 2023 already

    I hit the ground running in 2023 after a strong finish in December. I have three novels currently out in the wild, two horror and one crime, finished ...