Richard Matheson—Storyteller

Richard Matheson, who resists pigeonholing in any genre, has stated that he would be happy to have the phrase “Richard Matheson—Storyteller” on his tombstone; this series of posts will be spotlighting various moments in the author’s amazing career as he celebrates his sixtieth year as a professional writer.

Author and editor Matthew Bradley leads the charge, examining Matheson’s contributions as both author and screenwriter—a storyteller at home in any conceivable format: novels and short stories, fiction and nonfiction, film and television. Join us as we explore Matheson’s work on page and screen, from the classic stories and films of the ’50s and ’60s through the present day, where his writing continues to fuel our imaginations and inspire a new generation of readers and fans.


The “Richard Matheson—Storyteller” series of posts:

09/28/10 – Introducing a Series of Irregular (Sometimes Highly Irregular) Posts
09/28/10 – We Are Legend
10/4/10 – He Is Legend: An Anthology Celebrating Richard Matheson
10/5/10 – Size Matters
10/12/10 – The Poe Years, Part I
10/26/10 – The Poe Years, Part II
10/26/10 – The Hammer Years
11/9/10 – Fresh Hell
11/16/10 – Keep on Truckin’
11/30/10 – The Curtis Years, Part I
12/07/10 – The Curtis Years, Part II
12/14/10 – Seeing Red
12/21/10 – Signs o’ the Time
Richard Matheson The Twilight Zone 12/28/10 – The Twilight Years, Part II
Richard Matheson The Twilight Zone 01/04/11 – The Twilight Years, Part II
02/20/11 – Happy Birthday, Richard Matheson!

Other Richard Matheson coverage on

06/28/10 – Science Fiction Hall of Fame Now Officially Includes Octavia E. Butler, Richard Matheson, Douglas Trumbull and Roger Zelazny
11/06/09 – Review: The Box by Eugene Myers


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