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Craig Spector

Biography:

Craig Spector is a bestselling author, editor, screenwriter, and musician, with eleven books published, millions of copies sold, and reprints in nine languages. His fiction has been published by Bantam Books, Harper Collins, Pocket Books, Arbor House, Tor/St. Martins, and others; film and television work includes A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5: THE DREAM CHILD and projects for ABC, NBC, Fox Television, Hearst Entertainment, Davis Entertainment Television, New Line Cinema, Beacon Pictures, and Wonderful World of Disney. Spector is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston MA, and was the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Stealth Press, an Internet-enabled publishing company that specialized in quality hardcover reprints of titles by such authors as Peter Straub, Ray Bradbury, Clive Barker, Peter Atkins, William Nolan, Dennis Etchison, John Shirley, and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.

Spector's novel UNDERGROUND won Le Prix Masterton for best foreign novel of horror for 2008. His feature film adaptation of ANIMALS is slated for a Summer 2008 release from TNC Pictures and Anonymous Content, and stars Marc Blucas, Naveen Andrews, Nicki Aycox and Eva Amurri.

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The Nye Incidents

Authors Whitley Strieber and Craig Spector discussed their new graphic novel The Nye Incidents which concerns mysterious cases of human mutilation, which may be connected to alien abductions.The incidents in the book were inspired by a number of real life events. "Whitley had a story he was too scared to write," Spector said, explaining how he was brought in on the collaborative project. A 2002 case in Pennsylvania that Linda Moulton Howe investigated involved a man whose unusually decomposed body was found in a separate location from his abandoned car, and was associated with a witness seeing a body floated up in a beam of light (Streamlink members can listen to Linda's 2003 report labeled 'Strange Death in Penn' here).Other cases involved homeless men dropped on rooftops in Northern New Jersey, said Strieber. In their book, Spector said he focused on forensic aspects, setting up the question whether a serial killer was imitating aliens or vice versa. UFO researcher Dr. ... More »

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