list ordered by
Notable works: The Shining, Salem's Lot, The Stand, Christine, Pet Sematary, Misery, It.
Notable works: The Damnation Game, The Hellbound Heart, The Great and Secret Show, Cabal, The Thief of Always.
Notable works: I am Legend, Hell House, A Stir of Echos.
Notable works: Whispers, Phantoms, Watchers, Strangers, Twilight Eyes, Midnight.
Notable works: The Doll Who Ate His Mother, The Face That Must Die, Ancient Images, Incarnate, The Hungry Moon.
Notable works: Julia, Ghost Story, Shadowland, The Floating Dragon, Koko.
Notable works: NOS4A2, Horns, Hearth-Shaped Box, 20th Century Ghosts, Locke & Key.
Notable works: The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Life Among the Savages, The Sundial.
Robert R. McCammon
Notable works: They Thirst, Usher's Passing, Stinger, Swan Song, The Wolf's Hour.
Notable works: Psycho, The Opener of the Way, Psycho House, Psycho II, Night of the Ripper.
Notable works: The Fog, The Rats, The Spear, The Dark, The Magic Cottage, Sepulchre.
Notable works: Song of Kali, Carrion Comfort, Summer of Night, The Hallow Man, Children of the Night.
Notable works: The Cellar, The Stake, One Rainy Night, Island, The Traveling Vampire Show.
Notable works: The Girl Next Door, Off Season, She Wakes, Closing Time and Other Stories, Ladies' Night.
Notable works: The Doorkeepers, The Sleepless, Rook, The Ninth Nightmare, The Heirloom.
Notable works: The Ignored, Death Instinct, The Burning, The Revelation, The Vanishing.
Notable works: The Manhattan Hunt Club, Perfect Nightmare, Midnight Voices, House of Reckoning, Black Creek Crossing.
F. Paul Wilson
Notable works: The Keep, Nightworld, Legacies, The Haunted Air, Conspiracies.
Notable works: The Rising, The Conqueror Worms, Dark Hollow, Ghoul.
Joe R. Lansdale
Notable works: The Bottoms, Two Bear Mambo, Cold in July, Savage Season, A Fine Dark Line.
JoshCotie added Thomas Ligotti
Notable works: Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief.
SarahHartleyShaw added Bryan Smith
Notable works: House of Blood, Deathbringer, The Killing Kind.
Poppy Z. Brite
Notable works: Lost Souls, Drawing Blood, Exquisite Corpse, Wormwood, Are You Loathsome Tonight?
Mark Z. Danielewski
Notable works: House of Leaves, Only Revolutions, The Fifty Year Sword, The Whalestoe Letters.