Author Archives: Nate Southard

The Great and Terrible and Awesome and Stupid Food Idea

Anybody who knows me knows I love cooking.  I’m not sure when it started, because, as a kid, I wouldn’t eat anything.  There was even a point when I thought pizza was disgusting.  Maybe it started with my first serious … Continue reading

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38 with a sludgy bullet

Yesterday, I woke up after four hours of sleep to discover I was 38 years old.  No big shock or anything.  I’d been expecting it.  Hadn’t expected to reach it on so little sleep, but that’s my fault.  Sometimes movie … Continue reading

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Will the Sun Ever Come Out Again?

In March, the super awesome Broken River Books will release my next collection. Will the Sun Ever Come Out Again? collects four novellas into one dark, weird, potentially heartbreaking package.  Among those novellas you’ll see redneck magician Charlie Crawford (in anticipation … Continue reading

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Top Five Reads of 2014

It’s been a few years since I did this.  Sorry about that.  I’m constantly behind in my reading (and I’m not the lightning fast reader I used to be).  Because of this, the following list is a top five instead … Continue reading

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Housecore Horror Festival appearance

This weekend, I’ll appearing at Phil Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Festival as a guest of Sinister Grin Press.  We’ll have copies of Down and The Slab City Event on sale, and I’ll be trying to hide the fact that I’m not … Continue reading

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LIKE THUNDER available now!

Ladies and gentlemen, my new novella LIKE THUNDER is now available from Thunderstorm Books.  Part of their Elemental line, this chapbook is a fun little collectible (and I like to think the story’s pretty awesome, too).  Go check it out! … Continue reading

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SLAB CITY paperback, ebook, and giveaway

Hi, everybody.  It’s been a while.  That’s my fault.  I do most of my yapping over on facebook, these days.  I’ll try to bring it back over here, so we’ll see how that goes. So what’s new?  Well, my zombies … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Appearance, Pale Horses Hardback, more….

First up, on April 11th I’ll be reading and signing in Norman, Oklahoma for another round of Noir at the Bar.  This time, I’ll be appearing with fellow Austin authors Shane McKenzie, Ed Kurtz, and Gabino Iglesias, as well as Paul J. … Continue reading

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Mia Moja and One Summer

Happy Monday, folks.  I just wanted to take a second and bend your ear.  There are a couple of books I think might interest you. The first is MIA MOJA, an anthology celebrating Thunderstorm Books’ 100th hardcover. Edited by myself … Continue reading

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Noir @ the Bar New Orleans!

March 22nd. 7:30PM. The Irish House at 1432 St. Charles Ave. I’m pleased as punch to announce that I’ll be appearing in New Orleans for the first time next month. I’ll be taking part in the New Orleans chapter of Noir @ … Continue reading

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