, Encounters with the Beast Within”- An anthology of werewolf stories published by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers (September 22, 2010)
John Skipp is a New York Times bestselling author and editor. He is recognized as splatterpunk’s founding father and the elder statesman of the genre. He is the author of “Jake’s Wake” and “The Long Last Call”.
This definitive collection contains thirty-two classic and new stories, written by favorites of the genre including George R.R. Martin, Charlaine Harris, Chuck Palahniuk, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Joe R. Lansdale, Angela Carter, David J. Schow, Kathe Koja, Bentley Little, and more. Skipp provides fascinating insight and details, through two nonfiction essays, into the history and presence of shape shifting in popular culture. Resources at the end of the book include lists of the genre’s best long-form fiction, as well as movies, websites, and writers. A definitive book for the werewolf fan.