Tom Piccirilli Fan Group
His short fiction has appeared in everything from small press magazines to major anthologies to chapbook collections. His novels, including Dark Father, Shards, The Dead Past, Sorrow's Crown, and the gripping occult groundwork Hexes, have been critically well-received and garnered him an ever-widening fan base.
Tom Piccirilli was born May 27th, 1965 in New York, where he grew up on the south shore of Long Island. He attended a year at Suffolk Community college before moving on to graduate from Hofstra University. Just across the street from SCC is Pilgrim State Psychiatric Hospital, which became the basis for Toms chilling Panecraft Asylum, featured in several of his novels and short stories.
Anyone who meets him will discover a soft-spoken, pleasant man with a cheerful smile and a mischievous sparkle in his eyes that hideswell, readers of this collection know what it hides. He's friendly, devoted, and a hard-working writerone of the good guys. His work will affect all who read it for a good many years to come.