Gregory Frost

Gregory Frost is an American author of fantasy, science fiction and thrillers. He directs the fiction writing workshop at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa. A graduate of the iconic Clarion Workshop, he has taught at Clarion several times, including the first session following its move to the University of California at San Diego in 2007. He has also been an instructor for the Odyssey and Alpha Workshops.Frost has been nominated for every major fantasy, sf, and horror fiction award. His novelette, "Madonna of the Maquiladora" was a finalist for the James Tiptree Award, the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the Hugo Award.His latest novel-length work is the SHADOWBRIDGE duology, SHADOWBRIDGE and LORD TOPHET. Voted one of the best fantasy novels of 2009 by the American Library Association, it was also a finalist for the James Tiptree Jr. Award.His previous novel, the historical thriller FITCHER'S BRIDES, was a finalist as Best Novel for both the World Fantasy and International Horror Guild Awards for Best Novel.Publishers Weekly called his Golden Gryphon short story collection, ATTACK OF THE JAZZ GIANTS & OTHER STORIES, “one of the best of the year.”Current short fiction includes “Vulpes,” in V-WARS, edited by Jonathan Maberry; “The Dingus,” in SUPERNATURAL NOIR, edited by Ellen Datlow, and “The Bank Job,” in FULL MOON CITY, an anthology of werewolf tales edited by Darrell Schweitzer.He spent time (did time?) as a researcher for non-fiction television shows and acted in a couple of frightening (not necessarily in the sense of scary) independent horror movies. His initial vocation was as a painter and illustrator.Gregory Frost is a founding partner, with author Jonathan Maberrry, of The Philadelphia Liars Club, a group of professional authors and screenwriters.Frost lives and works in Pennsylvania, USA.

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They are often portrayed as amoral beings, rather than as immoral ones, who simply have little comprehension of human notions of right and wrong.
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Bishop Thomas Percy began to collect old English folk ballads, which he published in an influential volume called Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Without Percy’s labors, many old poems and ballads might have been lost forever—he rescued one important manuscript from a cottager who was using it to light the fire
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Opium derivatives like laudanum, called “the aspirin of the 19th century,” were available without prescription in Victorian England, and were commonly used for insomnia, headaches and “women’s troubles”. It may be no accident that the Victorian’s obsessions with fairies and Spiritualism occurred during the same span of years when casual opium use was widespread.
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