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Christian A. Larsen

Christian grew up in Park Ridge, IL and graduated from Maine South High School in 1993. He has worked as an English teacher, radio personality, newspaper reporter, and a printer’s devil. 

His short stories have appeared in Gothic Blue Book V (Burial Day Books), Shrieks ands Shivers from the Horror Zine, and the Bram Stoker Award®-nominated Qualia Nous (Written Backwards). His first novel, Losing Touch, was published in 2013, and features a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Piers Anthony. His follow-up, The Blackening of Flesh, followed in 2016. He lives with his wife and two sons in the fictional town of Northport, Illinois. 

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Meet Debut Horror/SF Novelist Christan A. Larsen

His story, "The Little Things," was published in Zippered Flesh 2: More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!