SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2013 – JournalStone Publishing (JSP) President, Christopher C. Payne and Dark Discoveries Magazine Managing Editor, James Beach, are pleased to announce the signing of New York Times bestselling and multiple Bram Stoker Award® winning author, Jonathan Maberry, and for the publication of a new, regular column in Dark Discoveries titled “Things That Bite: The Myths and Legends of Supernatural Predators.” The columns will be adapted from his book, They Bite, co-authored with Bram Stoker Award-winner David F. Kramer, who will thus share the column byline with Maberry. The first column will appear in the next issue of Dark Discoveries, set for release at the end of July, 2013.

About the Author: Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and freelancer for Marvel Comics. His novels include EXTINCTION MACHINE, FLESH & BONE, GHOST ROAD BLUES, Dust & Decay, Patient Zero, The Wolfman, and many others include a new mystery-thriller YA series, WATCH OVER ME, scheduled to debut in 2014. His nonfiction books include ULTIMATE JUJUTSU, THE CRYPTOPEDIA, Zombie CSU, Wanted Undead or Alive, and others. Jonathan’s award-winning teen novel, ROT & RUIN, is now in development for film. He’s the editor/co-author of V-WARS, a vampire-themed anthology, co-editor of the forthcoming REDNECK ZOMBIES FROM OUTER SPACE, and is developed other anthology projects for adults and teens. He was a featured expert on The History Channel special ZOMBIES: A LIVING HISTORY. Since 1978 he’s sold more than 1200 magazine feature articles, 3000 columns, two plays, greeting cards, song lyrics, and poetry. His comics include CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA, DOOMWAR, MARVEL ZOMBIES RETURN and MARVEL UNIVERSE VS THE AVENGERS. Jonathan writes SCARY OUT THERE, a weekly blog for the Horror Writers Association that features interviews with the top names in young adult horror fiction. In 2012 Blackstone Audio released two collections of Jonathan’s short stories: TALES FROM THE FIRE ZONE and HUNGRY TALES. Jonathan is a Contributing Editor for The Big Thrill (the newsletter of the International Thriller Writers), and is a member of SFWA, IAMTW, MWA, SCBWI, SFWA and HWA, as well as a jurist for the Edgar and Stoker Awards. He teaches the Experimental Writing for Teens class, is the founder of the Writers Coffeehouse, and co-founder of The Liars Club. Jonathan lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife, Sara Jo and a fierce little dog named Rosie.

Visit his website at or find him on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, GoodReads, Library Thing, Shefari and Plaxo.

About the Publisher: JournalStone Publishing is a small press publishing company, focusing in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genres in both the adult and young adult markets. JSP also owns and operates the Hellnotes website, offering daily news and reviews of interest to genre readers and fans, and Dark Discoveries Magazine, a slick, full color, distinguished and internationally distributed quarterly magazine.


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For further information –

Contact:           Christopher C. Payne, President JournalStone Publishing

Email:              [email protected]


Phone:             415-763-7323. (READ)