Thursday, March 03, 2011

Triumph of the Walking Dead

Got the go ahead to announce the preliminary lineup for this essay collection:

WALKING DEAD essayists

Kyle William Bishop
Southern Utah University English professor, author (American Zombie Gothic: The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Walking Dead)

Arnold Blumberg
Instructor University of Baltimore, author (Zombiemania, The Big BIG LITTLE BOOK Book)

Jay Bonansinga
Author (The Black Mariah, Frozen, co-author with Robert Kirkman of upcoming Walking Dead novels)

Brendan Deneen
Editor, film producer, publisher (former Director of Production & Development for the The Weinstein Company, editor on the Walking Dead novel trilogy for Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press)

Craig Fischer
Professor Appalachian State, comic scholar (The Comics Journal, The International Journal of Comic Art)

Kenneth Hite
Game designer, writer (Zombies 101, Trail of Cthulhu)

David Hopkins
Educator, comic book author, essayist (Karma Incorporated, Emily Edison, Webslinger: SF and Comic Writers on Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man)

Del Howison
Author, editor, actor (Dark Delicacies, When Werewolves Attack)

Scott Kenemore
Author (The Zen of Zombie: Better Living Through the Undead, Z.E.O., The Art of Zombie Warfare)

Jonathan Maberry
New York Times bestselling author (Patient Zero, Dead of Night, Rot & Ruin)

Lisa Morton
Author, screenwriter (The Castle of Los Angeles, The Lucid Dreaming, A Hallowe’en Anthology: Literary and Historical Writings Over the Centuries)

Kim Paffenroth
Professor of Religious Studies, zombie scholar (Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth, History is Dead, Dying to Live series)

Brendan Riley
Professor Columbia College Chicago, author (Journal of Popular Culture, The Amazing Transforming Superhero.)

Steven Schlozman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Lecturer in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, author (The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks From the Apocalypse, Psychology Today)

Kay Steiger
Editor of Campus Progress, author (The Atlantic, Bitch Magazine, In These Times)

Ned Vizzini
Young adult author (It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Be More Chill, and Teen Angst? Naaah...)

COVER By
Rafael Kayanan
Artist Conan, Star Wars, Amazing Spider-Man, The Immortals

EDITED by:
James Lowder
Editor, author (Curse of the Full Moon, Prince of Lies, Books of Flesh series)

1 Comments:

Blogger Political Atheist said...

Hi Kim,

I don't know if you have seen this, but I recently posted a piece on The Walking Dead for the blog of the University of Minnesota Press:

http://www.uminnpressblog.com/2011/01/zombies-and-other-strangers-thoughts-on.html

Peter Y. Paik

2:30 PM  

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