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Dark Regions Press is an independent specialty publisher of horror, dark fiction, fantasy and science fiction, specializing in horror and dark fiction in business since 1985 founded by Joe Morey. They have gained recognition around the world for their creative works in genre fiction and poetry. Dark Regions Press was awarded the Horror Writers Association 2010 Specialty Press Award and the Italian 2012 Black Spot award for Excellence in a Foreign Publisher. They produce premium signed hardcover editions for collectors as well as quality trade paperbacks and ebook editions. Their books have received seven Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers Association.

Dark Regions Press
FounderJoe Morey
SuccessorChris Morey
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationPortland, Oregon
DistributionIngram Content Group Book Distribution (ipage)
Key peopleMichael Bailey - Managing Editor of Science Fiction, Brian M. Sammons - Managing Editor of Weird Fiction, Cyrus Wraith Walker - Production/Design, James R. Beach - Consultant
Fiction genresHorror, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction
ImprintsBlack Labyrinth, Dark Regions Horror, Dark Regions Sci-Fi, Dark Regions Fantasy, Dark Regions Weird Fiction, Written Backwards, I AM THE ABYSS
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DRP has published hundreds of authors, artists and poets such as Clive Barker, Joe R. Lansdale, Santiago Caruso, Ramsey Campbell, Kevin J. Anderson, Vincent Chong, Bentley Little, Michael D. Resnick, Rick Hautala, Bruce Boston, Robert Frazier, W.H. Pugmire, Simon Strantzas, Jeffrey Thomas, Charlee Jacob, Richard Gavin, Tim Waggoner and hundreds more. Dark Regions Press has been creating specialty books and creative projects for over twenty-nine years.

The press has staff throughout the United States working virtually but also has a localized office in Portland, Oregon from where they ship their orders and maintain the primary components of the business.

Dark Regions Press staff, authors, artists and products have appeared in FANGORIA Magazine, Rue Morgue Magazine, Cemetery Dance Magazine, Dark Discoveries Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist Online, LA Times, The Sunday Chicago Tribune, The Examiner, Playboy, Comic-Con, Wired, The Huffington Post, Horror World, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, iBooks, Sony Reader store and many other publications and vendors.


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  1. ^ Morey, Chris. "Interview". Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ Smashwords. "Dark Regions Press". Retrieved 3 January 2014.