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Nathan Ballingrud



Nathan Ballingrud (nathanballingrud.com) was born in Massachusetts in 1970 but has spent most of his life in the South. He’s worked as a bartender in New Orleans and a cook on offshore oil rigs. His stories have appeared in several Year’s Best anthologies, and he has twice won the Shirley Jackson Award. His second collection, Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell includes the novella “The Visible Filth” which was filmed by Babak Anvari as Wounds. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with his daughter.

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The Strange book cover

The Strange

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Lovecraft Unbound book cover

Lovecraft Unbound

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Nightmare Carnival

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Fearful Symmetries book cover

Fearful Symmetries

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Nightmare Magazine, Issue 85 (October 2019) book cover

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 85 (October 2019)

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Nightmare Magazine, Issue 83 (August 2019) book cover

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 83 (August 2019)

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North American Lake Monsters book cover

North American Lake Monsters

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