The Best Modern Horror Writers Authors

The Best Modern Horror Writers

by  962 votes 257 voters 82,135 views 29 items tags f p @
List Photo: uploaded by cptron
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 50
    - 8
    Notable works: The Shining, Salem's Lot, The Stand, Christine, Pet Sematary, Misery, It.
  2. 2
    + 54
    - 18
    Notable works: The Damnation Game, The Hellbound Heart, The Great and Secret Show, Cabal, The Thief of Always.
  3. 3
    + 41
    - 10
    Richard Matheson
    Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA
    Notable works: I am Legend, Hell House, A Stir of Echos.
  4. 4
    + 41
    - 12
    Notable works: The Doll Who Ate His Mother, The Face That Must Die, Ancient Images, Incarnate, The Hungry Moon.
  5. 5
    + 34
    - 10
    Notable works: The Cellar, The Stake, One Rainy Night, Island, The Traveling Vampire Show.
  6. 6
    + 28
    - 9
    Notable works: Song of Kali, Carrion Comfort, Summer of Night, The Hallow Man, Children of the Night.
  7. 7
    + 27
    - 9
    Notable works: They Thirst, Usher's Passing, Stinger, Swan Song, The Wolf's Hour.
  8. 8
    + 33
    - 14
    Peter Straub
    Photo: Freebase/CC-BY
    Notable works: Julia, Ghost Story, Shadowland, The Floating Dragon, Koko.
  9. 9
    + 24
    - 7
    Notable works: The Fog, The Rats, The Spear, The Dark, The Magic Cottage, Sepulchre.
  10. 10
    + 22
    - 7
    Notable works: Psycho, The Opener of the Way, Psycho House, Psycho II, Night of the Ripper.
  11. 11
    + 23
    - 8
    Shirley Jackson
    Photo: Freebase/Fair use
    Notable works: The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Life Among the Savages, The Sundial.
  12. 12
    + 48
    - 30
    Dean Koontz
    Photo: Freebase/Fair use
    Notable works: Whispers, Phantoms, Watchers, Strangers, Twilight Eyes, Midnight.
  13. 13
    + 21
    - 7
    Notable works: The Girl Next Door, Off Season, She Wakes, Closing Time and Other Stories, Ladies' Night.
  14. 14
    + 22
    - 9
    Notable works: The Ignored, Death Instinct, The Burning, The Revelation, The Vanishing.
  15. 15
    + 17
    - 5
    Notable works: The Bottoms, Two Bear Mambo, Cold in July, Savage Season, A Fine Dark Line.
  16. 16
    + 17
    - 5
    Notable works: The Keep, Nightworld, Legacies, The Haunted Air, Conspiracies.
  17. 17
    + 30
    - 18
    Notable works: NOS4A2, Horns, Hearth-Shaped Box, 20th Century Ghosts, Locke & Key.
  18. 18
    + 21
    - 10
    Notable works: The Doorkeepers, The Sleepless, Rook, The Ninth Nightmare, The Heirloom.
  19. 19
    + 17
    - 8
    Notable works: The Manhattan Hunt Club, Perfect Nightmare, Midnight Voices, House of Reckoning, Black Creek Crossing.
  20. 20
    + 19
    - 10
    Notable works: The Rising, The Conqueror Worms, Dark Hollow, Ghoul.
30 +

Something missing? Add it!

1 - 20 of 29

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >