Gregory Frost is a writer of best-selling fantasy (Lyrec), science fiction, and historical thrillers. He has been a finalist for every major SF, fantasy, and horror fiction award. His latest novel-length work is the YA-crossover duology Shadowbridge and Lord Tophet, which was voted “one of the four best fantasy novels of the year” by the American Library Association; it was also a finalist for the James Tiptree Jr. Award in 2009, receiving starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly. His previous novel, the historical thriller Fitcher’s Brides, was a finalist for both the World Fantasy and International Horror Guild Awards for Best Novel. Along with author Jonathan Maberry, he’s a founding member of the Philadelphia Liars Club. His latest short story “The Dingus” leads off Ellen Datlow’s highly regarded anthology Supernatural Noir (Dark Horse Books). He is the current fiction workshop director at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA.
Sure, I know what you want to hear about. You want to hear about the Civil War. I’ve already been interviewed, and that’s all anybody wants recollected. Yes, I know, I do look too young to have seen it.