Category Archives: General News
A while back I did a wide-ranging interview with the screenwriter and professor Amnon Buchbinder for his massive, collective online project about narrative called The Biology of Story. The whole project is now up and available now, and you should … More
I participated in a documentary airing on Vision TV (and elsewhere) titled Hell: A Survivor’s Guide. Here’s a clip: Hell: A Survivor’s Guide
Came home from vacation to find these beauties! (The paperback edition of The Damned is out in Canada and the U.S. on Feb. 9).
Finally going through the nest of stuff in my office’s cubbyhole and came across a photo of me at the desk where I wrote The Wildfire Season. This was in the summer of 2004, in a 12×12 apartment (room? closet?) … More
I like lists. Best Ofs and Most Oftens and Worst Evers. They don’t necessarily bear great meaning, but they provoke conversation, and the creation of more lists. The Demonologist made a list the other day, so naturally I thought I’d … More
I’m honored to see The Damned right next to Clive Barker’s new book in Terrence Rafferty’s roundup of recent horror novels in The New York Times. “Smart, inventive….this is what demons—living or otherwise, human or not—do best: they mesmerize, they … More
NOW Magazine, the alternative culture bible of my town, Toronto, has been around a long time. And this week, my bloody mug is on the cover! It’s an honest-to-god thrill, as is the idea that tomorrow morning, the good people … More
The Damned has just been published in the UK and here’s a particularly nice notice I wanted to share from the Daily Mail: “An intense and satisfying supernatural story…The novel underlines Pyper’s growing reputation as one of the most talented … More
So thrilled to see USA Today give The Damned a damned great review in today’s issue! “Damned scary…As well-written as it is chill-inducing…The more terrifying and unnerving aspects of the novel – and there are many – are just as … More
The Damned has made its way onto the Globe and Mail Canadian bestseller list in its first week out! (It’s at #7 overall, and #1 among hardcovers). Very grateful to y’all!