I’m Scott Kenemore, the author of…
Four horror novels:
- Zombie, Ohio (2011) [a Barnes & Noble Top 20 Zombie Novel of the Decade]
- Zombie, Illinois (2012) [a Reboot Illinois Noteworthy Book set in Illinois]
- Zombie, Indiana (2014) [a CWA Book of the Year nominee]
- The Grand Hotel (2014)
Five zombie-themed satires:
- The Zen of Zombie (2007)
- Z.E.O. (2009)
- The Art of Zombie Warfare (2010)
- The Code of the Zombie Pirate (2010)
- The Ultimate Book of Zombie Warfare and Survival (2015)
One unclassifiable, found-document, epistolary thing (which Heeb Magazine nonetheless named a Best Book of 2011):
- Zombies Vs. Nazis (2011)
With JeromeASF, a Minecraft fiction for young readers:
- Bacca and the Skeleton King (2016)
And, with Franco Mercado, a war memoir:
- Fallujah Heat (2012)
My short fiction has appeared in journals like Mudrock, The Owl, Imperfect Fiction, The Kenyon Review, and The Kenyon Review Online. My ribald limericks and haikus have appeared in Brocabulary (HarperCollins) and the Chicago Sun-Times. My essays, reviews, and opinion pieces have appeared in Slate, Bedford + Bowery, Paranormal Pop Culture, the New York Times Local East Village, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Reader, PopMatters, Beer Advocate, and Rawk! Magazine.
My work has been translated into Chinese, Spanish, French, and Italian.
I have discussed horror writing and zombies on the Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, WGN, Martha Stewart Living Radio, The Alan Colmes Show and other esteemed news outlets. I have been written about in the Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Hartford Courant, Sacramento Bee, Indianapolis Star, Cleveland Plain Dealer, USA TODAY, Rue Morgue Magazine, Fangoria, Gawker.com, Bustle, MTV.com, BoingBoing.net, AOL News, and the New York Times “City Room” blog.
I am regularly invited to speak about zombies and horror writing at colleges and universities.
I play drums in the musical band The Blissters. I live in Chicago. I am a graduate of Kenyon College and Columbia University.
Contact: You can contact me at scottkenemore . at. hotmail . dot . com.
Third Person Bio For Lazy Reporters: Scott Kenemore is the author of the horror novels The Grand Hotel; Zombie, Indiana; Zombie, Illinois; and the bestselling Zombie, Ohio, as well as a series of undead-themed satire books. He is a graduate of Kenyon College and Columbia University. A member of the Horror Writers Association and the Zombie Research Society, Scott lives in Chicago and is the drummer for the musical band The Blissters.