About

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Jon Bassoff

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Jon Bassoff is the author of nine novels. His mountain gothic novel, Corrosion, has been translated in French and German and was nominated for the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere, France’s biggest crime fiction award. His psycho-noir novel, The Disassembled Man, has been adapted for the big screen with a filming date set to begin within the next hundred years. He also wrote the screenplay for Bizarre Love Triangle, which was named semi-finalist at the New York Cinematography Awards and a finalist at the Seattle Film Festival for best short film.

 

His novels have been lauded by authors like Craig Johnson (Longmire series), James Grady (Six Days of the Condor), Rob Hart (The Warehouse), Paul Trembley (A Headful of Ghosts), S.A. Cosby (Razorblade Tears), Ramsey Campbell (The Hungry Moon), Tom Piccirilli (Last Kind Words), and Marcus Sakey (Brilliance Trilogy). His work has also been featured several times in New York Magazine. For his day job, Bassoff teaches high school English where he is known by students and faculty alike as the deranged writer guy. He is a connoisseur of tequila, hot sauces, psychobilly music, and flea-bag motels.