Horror author Alan Rodgers died March 8 after spending over two years in hospital because of multiple strokes and other illnesses.
Rodgers won a Bram Stoker Award for his novelette “The Boy Who Came Back From the Dead” (1987), which was also a World Fantasy Award nominee. His Blood of the Children was a nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel (1990).
Rodgers also was known for works such as Bone Music, Pandora, Fire, Night, The Bear Who Found Christmas, Her Misbegotten Son, Alien Love, The River of Our Destiny, Angel of Our Mercy, and Light.
He worked as Associate Editor of Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone Magazine, and edited the spinoff Night Cry from 1985-1987.
There were two collections of his fiction, New Life for the Dead (1991) and Ghosts Who Cannot Sleep (2000). His last credited publication was Battlestar Galactica: Rebellion (2002) with Richard Hatch.