Robert R. McCammon

Robert R. McCammon

Robert R. McCammon (born July 11, 1952) is an American novelist from Birmingham, Alabama. His parents are Jack, a musician, and Barbara Bundy McCammon. After his parents' divorce, McCammon lived with his grandparents in Birmingham. He received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Alabama in 1974. McCammon currently resides in Birmingham, and is married to Sally Sanders. The two have a daughter, Skye. McCammon retired from publishing in the late 1990s, but returned to publish "Speaks the Nightbird", the first book in the Matthew Corbett Series. As of 2008, his plans are to continue with the series.

McCammon now refuses to let his first four novels be republished because while he does not dislike the books, he does not feel that they are up to the standards of his later works. He wrote that he feels he was allowed to learn how to write in public, and therefore has decided to officially retire his earlier works. [ [ Why are some of McCammon's novels out-of-print?] ]


*"Baal" (1978)
*"Bethany's Sin" (1980) - second published novel, but actually third written
*"The Night Boat" (1980) - third published novel, but actually second written
*"They Thirst" (1981)
*"Mystery Walk" (1983) – first novel published in hardcover
*"Usher's Passing" (1984) - Winner of the 1985 Alabama Library Association Alabama Author Award
*"Swan Song" (1987) - Co-winner of the 1987 Bram Stoker Award and nominated for the 1988 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel; this was his first novel to appear on the New York Times Bestseller List
*"Stinger" (1988) - Nominated for the 1988 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel; New York Times Bestseller
*"The Wolf's Hour" (1989) - Nominated for the 1989 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel; New York Times Bestseller
*"Blue World" (1990) – Short Story Collection; Nominated for the 1989 Bram Stoker Award and the 1990 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection
*"Mine" (1990) - Winner of the 1990 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel
*"Boy's Life" (1991) - Winner of the 1991 Bram Stoker Award and the 1992 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
*"Gone South" (1992) - Later published in an omnibus edition with "Boy's Life".
*"Speaks the Nightbird" (2002) - Book 1 in the "Matthew Corbett Series" [Note: The original hardcover was published as one volume, while the mass market paperback released in 2003 was split into two volumes: "Volume 1: Judgement of the Witch" and "Volume 2: Evil Unveiled"]
*"Queen of Bedlam" (2007) - Book 2 in the "Matthew Corbett Series"
*"Mr. Slaughter" (2008) - Book 3 in the "Matthew Corbett Series"


External links

* [ Robert McCammon's official site]
* [ Robert McCammon @ MySpace]
* [ Inkwell Newswatch McCammon Interview]

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