"Floyd is a master of the art of the short story."--Douglas Preston, co-author of Relic
John Floyd's work has appeared in more than 250 different publications, including Strand Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Woman's World, Mississippi Noir, and the print edition of The Saturday Evening Post. A former Air Force captain and IBM systems engineer, he is also an Edgar Award nominee, a three-time Derringer Award winner, a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and a recipient of the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award for lifetime achievement in short mystery fiction. John's stories have appeared in both the 2015 and the 2018 editions of Best American Mystery Stories, and were listed among the top 50 mysteries of the year in 2000, 2010, 2012, 2016, and 2017.
John is also the author of seven books: Rainbow's End (2006), Midnight (2008), Clockwork (2010), Deception (2013), Fifty Mysteries (2014), Dreamland (2016), and The Barrens (2018). His eighth book, a collection of humorous verse called Lighten Up a Little, is scheduled for release in April 2020.
Click here to find out more about John, his books, and his short stories. And here's a schedule of his latest news and upcoming booksignings.
RECENT NEWS . . .
John has more stories upcoming in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, Woman's World, Mystery Weekly, Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, The New York Public Library's "Subway Library" program, and the following anthologies: Crime Travel, The Eyes of Texas, A Murder of Crows, Fearington Road, The Beat of Black Wings, Mid-Century Murders, the 2018 Bouchercon anthology, and Voices and Visions.
And one of his stories has also been optioned for film.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS . . .