Laird Barron

Laird Barron writes horror, dark fantasy, and noir fiction. In addition to being nominated for a wide variety of awards, his highly acclaimed short stories have won the Shirley Jackson Award three times. His first novel, The Croning, was published in 2012 by Night Shade Books. Torture artist.


“Partidge stood and went wordlessly, ponderously, to the window and lingered there a moment, his mud-caked face afire with the blood radiance of a dying star. He drank in the slumbering fields, the distant fog-wreathed forests, as if he might never look upon any of it again. He reached up and pulled the shade down against the sill and it was dark.”

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium