About John Shirley

John Shirley is the author of numerous books and many, many short stories. His novels include Bleak History, Bioshock: Rapture, Everything is Broken, Crawlers, Demons, Doyle After Death, Wyatt in Wichita, Cellars, In Darkness Waiting, and seminal cyberpunk works, including City Come A-Walkin’, and the A Song Called Youth trilogy.

His story collections include the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild award-winning Black Butterflies; In Extremis: The Most Extreme Stories of John Shirley; Living Shadows: Stories, New & Pre-owned. He also writes for screen (eg The Crow) and television. As a musician John Shirley has fronted his own bands and written lyrics for Blue Oyster Cult and others.