Jack Ketchum (1946–2018)

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Jack Ketchum published his first novel in 1980 titled "Off Season", a version of the Sawney Beane story. The novel was subsequently slated by the Village Voice as 'violent pornography' but, undeterred, the author continued to write fiction that deals with the cruelty and violence so often apparent in everyday life. Since the publication of "Off ... See full bio »

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The Woman Writer
(2011)
(2007)
XX Writer
(2017)
Darlin' Writer
(2019)

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 2019 Darlin' (based on characters created by)
 2017 XX (based on the story written by - segment "The Box")
 2013/I Olivia (Short) (writer)
 2011 Mail Order (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2011/I The Woman (based on: their novel) / (written by)
 2009 Offspring (based upon the book by) / (screenplay)
 2008 Red (novel)
 2007 The Girl Next Door (book)
 2006/II The Lost (novel)
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Other Works:

Red. London: Headline, 1995. [novel] See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

[on what makes a good horror story] I look for people. People who act like you and I might in desperate circumstances, and not like chess pieces. If you've got real individuals I can care about, only then can you scare me silly. See more »

Trivia:

His first novel, "Off Season," was hated by reviewers (the liberal New York newspaper "The Village Voice" titled its review "YECCH!"), but loved by fans. "Off Season: The Unexpurgated Version" was published as a hardcover in 1999 with an introduction by renowned writer-scholar Douglas E. Winter. See more »

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