Brian Pinkerton is the author of novels and short stories in the horror, science fiction, mystery and thriller genres.
His series for Severed Press, How I Started the Apocalypse, follows the adventures of a smart zombie battling for survival against a hostile humanity.
Brian's other books include Rough Cut, Killer's Diary, Abducted, Vengeance, Killing the Boss and the upcoming Anatomy of Evil. Select titles have also been released as audio books and in foreign languages.
His short stories have been published in the anthologies PULP!, Chicago Blues and Zombie Zoology. Brian’s screenplays have finished in the top 100 of Project Greenlight and top two percent of the Nicholl Fellowship of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
He is also a cartoonist, and his comic strip The Ruts is found on his web site.
Brian received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and Master's Degree from Northwestern University.
He enjoys the music of Pink Floyd and Frank Zappa, the art of Jack Kirby, the writing of Richard Matheson, the sport of baseball, and the films of Laurel and Hardy.
Brian lives in the Chicago area with his family.