Lawrence C. Connolly’s books include the Veins Cycle novels Veins (2008), Vipers (2010), and Vortex (2014). His collections include Visions (2009), This Way to Egress (2010), and Voices (2011), which feature his stories from Amazing Stories, Cemetery Dance, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Twilight Zone, Year’s Best Horror, and other top magazines and anthologies of fantasy, horror, and science fiction.
Voices was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award.
His screenplay “This Way to Egress,” co-authored with director David Slade (executive producer of Hannibal and American Gods) and based on Connolly’s original story “Traumatic Descent” (first published in Borderlands 3, reprinted in Voices and This Way to Egress) is featured in the anthology film Nightmare Cinema (2019).
Recent projects include a new adaptation of Frankenstein. Produced by Prime Stage, it premiered at Pittsburgh’s New Hazlett Theatre in November 2022. He is currently developing The MinuteMen, a superhero franchise, with brother Christopher Connolly and producers Jonathan Sanger and M. Jones.
Film Daddy: A Chat with Lawrence C. Connolly
An interview conducted at Grimmfest, in advance of the U.K. Premiere of Nightmare Cinema, in Manchester October 6, 2018.
The Long Game: On Adapting “This Way to Egress”:
Interview by Christina Sheledeha for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Pontifications of Maurice Broaddus:
Interview with Lawrence C. Connolly.
“Dark Arts and Crafts” by Matt Betts:
Interview with Lawrence C. Connolly (page 8-9).
“Scare Tactics” by Dawn Stanton:
Interviews with Lawrence C. Connolly,
John Alfred Taylor, and Michael A. Arnzen.
“Tolkein Points” by Ken Chiacchia:
Interviews with Lawrence C. Connolly
and Mary Soon Lee.
“On Writing Horror” by Ann Cecil:
Transcript of a panel discussion with
Lawrence C. Connolly, Lee Howard, Robert Martin, and Dawn Martin.