Edward Gorman, American writer, Died at 74


Edward Joseph Gorman, Jr. was born on November 2, 1941, and died on October 14, 2016.

He was an American writer and short fiction anthologist.

Gorman has published in almost every genre, but is best known for his work in the crime, mystery, western, and horror fields.

Edward Gorman’s non-fiction work has appeared such places as The New York Times and Redbook.

Edward Gorman has contributed to many magazines and other publications including Xero, Black Lizard, Mystery Scene, Cemetery Dance, and the anthology Tales of Zorro.

He spent most of his life in his birthplace, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with extended stays in Des Moines, Iowa, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Chicago, Illinois.

Gorman was married twice, first to Catherine Anne Stevens for seven years, and then to the award-winning children’s and young adult author Carol Gorman (née Maxwell) for thirty-four years until his death in 2016.

Edward Gorman passed away at 74 years old.