Bio: M. F. KORN is a writer of surreal Dark Fantasy, sort-of-Quiet Weird Horror and strange Science Fiction. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has written eleven novels and a screenplay and has over two-hundred-and-twenty story appearances in magazines worldwide. He had three paperbacks out last year and he has RACHMANINOFF'S GHOST out now, two more coming soon. He has degrees in Piano Performance and Computer Science. He is divorced with a six-year-old daughter. He is teaching her how to play the piano (Harlem Stride and Walking Bass) and how to play Barbies and watch television.
Welcome to the America of your childhood fantasies. When traveling carnivals came and left seemingly overnight, when the fish your father caught was related to dinosaurs, and when that strange animal you found in the ditch obviously was a space alien. In this collection of stories, return to the land of innocence and imagination. Prepare to laugh, to be scared senseless, and above all, to remember what it was like when a simple towel around your neck made you the greatest superhero of them all.
A collection of four novels/long novellas by M F Korn, describing lovesick stalkers, synthetic whores, abused robots, Lolitas, conmen, robber barons, oilfield and nuclear blue collar white trash, schizophrenic aliens, video outlaws, rednecks, thieves, indentured androids, barflies, pharmaceutical overlords, squatters, smut merchants and good country people each carving out a piece of desperate living for himself/herself/itself. Each of the four novels/novellas has an introduction by one of these... more info>>
"I am recording: Tim Meadows here doing his thesis: The matrix of grave markers are neatly trimmed in the evanescent moonlight. Helixes of crickets surround the paddock of mist. Silent screams bob up from cavernous graves of the recent dead. The banks of mausoleums stand on the north end flanking a thatch of dark woods. That is where the man lies who is forever alone. For a change he is sleeping both day and night. Then perhaps he will trap himself in the brick walls for two days in a row, mouth... more info>>
Mark Conner wants to be a pianist, but when he transfers to Southeastern Louisiana University, he is told he doesn't have the talent. Mark's obsession with Sergei Rachmaninoff, the great Russian composer, and his fascination with the Occult lead to a horrific tale of desire, fame, and revenge. "...Korn has fed upon Poe, Lovecraft and Richly Sinewed Music, but above all upon himself! I thought the first two-thirds of Rachmaninoff's Ghost splendid, but its last third of Jungian nightmare literally... more info>>
A grand epic wasteland of surreal pandemic plague. Pollution quotient in the southern delta nether regions of the state of Louisiana, the dustbin of the Mississippi river and the nation, whose motto is the "Sportsman's Paradise" but is a paradise of colorful denizens all grappling for a slice of lassez bon temps roule, "let the good times roll", but now all are grappling for their very lives. Nature had to fight back sooner or later, and now what will happen to this tourist state gone amuck with... more info>>