Jason Franks

Jason Franks writes novels and comics at the darker reaches of the fantasy, horror, science fiction and comedy genres.

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Jason Franks writes comics, prose and source code. His first novel, BLOODY WATERS, was short-listed for the 2012 Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel. His second, FAERIE APOCALYPSE, is out now from IFWG Publishing. Franks is the writer of the THE SIXSMITHS graphic novels (a Ledger Awards finalist) and the comic series LEFT HAND PATH (also shot-listed for an Aurealis Award), as well as numerous short stories in prose and comics. A collection of his mainstream short stories was collected in UNGENRED by Black House Comics. Franks is most comfortable at in the darker reaches of the speculative fiction genres, although his work is often humorous. His protagonists are likely to be villains or anti-heroes and the Devil is a recurring figure in his work. Franks has lived in South Africa, the USA and Japan. He currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. Find out more about Franks at his website:

Stories · Posts · Books

Faerie Apocalypse Excerpt

Dec 8, 2018 · 1,264 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 113 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction

The opening chapters of my novel Faerie Apocalypse.

Hellhound on My Trail

Nov 6, 2018 · 2,242 words (9 minutes) · 4 likes · 150 views

Horror Strange

A serial killer meets a bluesman at the crossroads at midnight, hoping for an opportunity to kill the Devil. A standalone story featuring Bad Jack Saunders from the Aurealis Award finalist for best horror novel BLOODY WATERS.