Eric Red is a Los Angeles–based novelist, screenwriter, and film director. His first two novels, a dark coming-of-age tale about teenagers called Don’t Stand So Close and a dark fantasy called The Guns of Santa Sangre, are available from SST Publications. His other two novels, a science fiction thriller called It Waits Below and a mystery crime thriller called White Knuckle, are available from Crossroad Press. His fifth novel The Wolves of El Diablo, the sequel to The Guns of Santa Sangre, will be published in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions by SST Publications in August 2017. The first two of his Joe Noose Western novels, Noose and Hanging Fire, will be published by Kensington Publishing in 2018 and 2019.
Mr. Red directed and wrote the films Cohen and Tate for Hemdale, Body Parts for Paramount, Undertow for Showtime, Bad Moon for Warner Bros., and 100 Feet for Grand Illusions Entertainment. His original screenplays include The Hitcher for TriStar, Near Dark for DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, Blue Steel for MGM and The Last Outlaw for HBO.
His recently published horror and suspense short stories have been in Cemetery Dance magazine, Weird Tales magazine, Shroud magazine, Dark Delicacies III: Haunted anthology, Dark Discoveries magazine, and Mulholland Books’ Popcorn Fiction, among others.
He created and wrote the sci-fi/horror comic series and graphic novel Containment from SST Publications and the horror western comic series Wild Work for Antarctic Press.Website