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Sam Rebelein holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College (with a focus on Horror and Memoir), a certificate of graduation from the Lubbock Area Square & Round Dance Federation, and that one trophy in The Last of Us Part II for when you beat the game on the hardest difficulty. Hard to say which of these is his greatest accomplishment. Sam's work has appeared in a number of speculative fiction publications, including Bourbon Penn, Coffin Bell Journal, The Dread Machine, Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year, and elsewhere. His award-nominated story "Black Fanged Thing" was listed as a stand-out piece of 2018 on Barnes & Noble's "Sci-fi & Fantasy Blog."

HarperCollins' horror and crime imprint William Morrow is publishing Sam's debut horror novel EDENVILLE on October 3rd, 2023, and his debut short story collection THE POORLY MADE AND OTHER THINGS in 2024.


For more about Sam's writing (and pictures of his dogs), follow Sam on Twitter @HillaryScruff.

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