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Stephen King
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Ray Bradbury
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Stacy Keach
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Dennis Etchison

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Dennis Etchison

American writer and editor of fantasy and horror fiction add

Category: Literature

Born in 1943.

Countries: United States (75%), California (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Stacy Keach

Linked to: Horror Writers Association, The Museum of Horrors

 

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Dennis Etchison was born in 1943 add something


1960

Etchison has written professionally in many genres since 1960 add something

 

He attended UCLA film school in the 1960s and has written many screenplays as yet unproduced, from his own works as well as those of Ray Bradbury and Stephen King "The Mist" add something


1961

His fiction appeared regularly since 1961 is a wide range of publications including such varied periodicals as "Cavalier", "The Oneota Review", "Rogue", "Seventeen", "Statement", "Fantastic Stories", "Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine", "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Mystery Monthly", "Escapade", "Adelina", "Comet" , "Fiction" , "Universe" , "Fantasy Tales", "Weirdbook", "Whispers", "Fantasy Book" and in such anthologies as "Orbit", add something


1971

In 1971 he sold Powell Books, a low-budget Los Angeles based publisher who published Karl Edward Wagner's "Darkness Weaves", a collection of his science fiction and fantasy under the title "The Night of the Eye" add something


1980

Etchison's first novel , "The Shudder", was slated for publication in 1980; he finally withdrew it when the editor demanded what he felt were unreasonable changes in the manuscript add something


1981

A portion of the novel appeared as one selection in "A Fantasy Reader", the book of the Seventh World Fantasy Convention in 1981; the full novel remains unpublished add something

 

He was nominated for the British Fantasy award for "The Late Shift" , and as well as winning the ward in 1982 for "The Dark Country", has won it since for Best Short Story, for "The Olympic Runner" and "The Dog Park" add something


1982

His first short story collection, "The Dark Country", was published in 1982 add something


1984

In 1984, ZBS Media produced a 90-minute radio version of Stephen King's "The Mist" based on Etchison's script add something


1985

In 1985 Etchison served as staff writer for the TV series The Hitchhiker add something


1992

He was President of Horror Writers Association from 1992 to 1994 add something


2002

In 2002, Etchison adapted episodes of the original Twilight Zone TV series for a CBS radio series hosted by Stacy Keach add something