|Birth Date||January 14, 1947|
|Birth Location||Chicago, Illinois|
|Death Date||February 14, 2001, age 54|
|Notable Works||The Cellar|
The Traveling Vampire Show
Night in the Lonesome October
The Beast House
His style was often considered to be among the "splatterpunk" subgenre. Often his stories were full of violence, sex and gore. He was nominated for two Bram Stoker awards in his career, once winning one posthumously for The Traveling Vampire Show.