Peter Atkins was born in Liverpool, England and now lives in Los Angeles. He is the author of the novels Morningstar and Big Thunder and the screenplays for Hellraiser II, Hellraiser III, Hellraiser IV, and Wishmaster. His short fiction has appeared in such best-selling anthologies as The Museum of Horrors, Dark Delicacies, and Hellbound Hearts and has been selected four times for the award-winning annual Best New Horror. Magazines to which he has contributed include Weird Tales, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Cemetery Dance and he has also written for the stage and for television. He has twice been nominated for the British Fantasy Award and has served as a judge for the World Fantasy Awards. His latest novel, Moontown, was published in 2008 and Spook City—a three-author collection featuring him alongside his fellow Liverpudlians Clive Barker and Ramsey Campbell—has just been published. A new collection of his short fiction is forthcoming.

Festival Event:

Saturday, October 23, 2010 @ 8:30 PM

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