Alan Lastufka

Alan Lastufka is a Hoffer Award-winning author and the owner of Shortwave, an independent small press. He writes horror, supernatural, and magical realism stories.

His debut novel, Face the Night, received a starred Kirkus review, was a finalist for Best New Horror Novel at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and won the 2022 Hoffer Award for Best Commercial Fiction. It was also listed as one of the 100 Best Indie Books of the Year by Kirkus.

When he’s not writing, Alan enjoys walking through Oregon’s beautiful woods with his partner, Kris.

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Titles by Alan Lastufka
Magazine Pieces by Alan Lastufka
Teenage best friends Aaron and Tim have their own hideout in the woods. It’s an old, reclaimed cabin nicknamed the Fort. And it just grew a new door…
Alan Lastufka News
June 12, 2023
Horror DNA recently poster their review of our anthology, OBSOLESCENCE, edited by Alan Lastufka and Kristina Horner. They gave the book a perfect 5 out of 5 star rating, saying…
November 25, 2022
The American Book Fest announced the final results of their annual awards this week and Alan Lastufka’s debut novel, Face the Night, was honored as one of only five Finalists for Best New Fiction…
August 19, 2022
The film rights to Alan Lastufka’s short story, “The Fort”, have been optioned by Umbrella Pictures. “The Fort” is set to be produced as a standalone short film…