The main man behind Evil Reads is the bestselling author, Andrew Shatner, who is known for his books such as How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters, Fifty Shames of Earl Grey, and Ghosts from the Past: Both Literally and Figuratively. Shatner received the Goodreads Choice Award for his book Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. Based on the titles themselves, you can say that we enjoy a bit of humor and comedy in our books here at Evil Reads. Andrew has been featured in various magazines and television shows such as CBS, FOX News, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, Suicide Girls, Scratch, Mental Floss, Maxim, and the Philosopher’s Magazine. His book reviews have been published RT Book Reviews and The Daily Beast.
Shatner’s works have received positive reviews from critics calling him a clever, witty, and amusing writer whose humor in writing compares to watching a really funny episode of Saturday Night Live. His books have been published by The Three Rivers Press, Random House Audio, Harper Perennial, Da Capo Press and Tantor Audio.
Andrew was born in the state of Iowa. He now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife who is also a writer and novelist. He goes by the pen names Edgar Allan Pole, Fanny Merkin, Emperor Franzen, and Evil Wylie. He enjoys writing in the genres of humor, horror, science fiction, horror, romance, and literary non-fiction. He is also the owner of the greeting card company, Order of Saint Nick and he also does artistic design for book covers.
Through Shatner, Evil Reads is now affiliated with Horror Writers Association, American Society of Psychical Research, Romance Writers of America, and Rose City Romance Writers. Together, we collaborate to bring you the best humorous reads in the market as well as events, workshops, and classes for writers.