Author Archives: David Barker

About David Barker

David Barker is the author of two works of weird horror fiction written in collaboration with W. H. Pugmire: The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal and In the Gulfs of Dream & Other Lovecraftian Tales (both books were published by the now defunct Dark Renaissance Books, but copies are still available from Dark Regions Press.) Barker and Pugmire also collaborated on a Lovecraftian horror novel, Witches In Dreamland, which will be published by Hippocampus Press, possibly in late 2017. Recently, his stories and poems have appeared in Fungi, Cyaegha, Spectral Realms, The Art Mephitic, The Audient Void, The Indiscriminate Mixture and on He has a short story in the weird fiction anthology, Nightmare's Realm, edited by S. T. Joshi and published in 2017 by Dark Regions Press. He also has published several works of horror and bizarro fiction as Kindle ebooks, including the bizarro zombie novel Dead Guys in Packards. Together with Jordan Hofer, David Barker has written two nonfiction books about UFOs and alien abduction: Little Gray Bastards (published in 2016 by Schiffer Publishing) and Unidentifiable Flying Objects (due in Fall 2017 from Schiffer.)

Scary Rabbit Creepy Bunny Easter Horror Kindle eBook

My short Easter horror / sci-fi ebook, Don’t Go Down the Bunny Trail, is free all day today, Saturday April 15, 2017, on Amazon. You can get it here if WordPress allows me to insert a link to it: reading

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Alternate cover art for Don’t Go Down the Bunny Trail

In 2014 when I was preparing my Easter horror story, Don’t Go Down the Bunny Trail for publication as a Kindle ebook, I experimented with several photos I’d taken of chocolate Easter bunnies lit so as to look creepy. I … Continue reading

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An H. P. Lovecraft Style Breakfast

I’ve read that the great 20th Century horror author H. P. Lovecraft’s favorite breakfast meal consisted of donuts and cheese — a rather odd sounding combination. I don’t eat donuts very often because they do weird things to my blood … Continue reading

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New Book on UFOs and Aliens by David Barker and Jordan Hofer to be published in Fall 2017

Schiffer Publishing has scheduled the second UFO book that I wrote in collaboration with Jordan Hofer, “Unidentifiable Flying Objects,” for release in Fall 2017. Below is a link to a PDF of the press release. The cover art was created … Continue reading

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Nightmare’s Realm Table of Contents TOC

I feel extremely honored to have a short story in this weird fiction anthology edited by the great S. T. Joshi and published by Dark Regions Press. Years ago, before I officially returned to the horror field but was still … Continue reading

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Nightmare’s Realm

I’m thrilled to have a short story in the forthcoming anthology of weird fiction, Nightmare’s Realm, edited by S. T. Joshi and published by Dark Regions Press. There will be a deluxe signed, slipcased hardcover edition that is bound in … Continue reading

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A list of my King In Yellow (KIY) stories and poems

Last summer I was asked about the poems and short stories I’ve written that were inspired by Robert W. Chamber’s 1895 book of weird horror fiction, The King In Yellow, and came up with this list: “Audience at Sunset” (poem, … Continue reading

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