About

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My name is Bryon Quertermous. I am the author of the novels Murder BoyRiot Load, and the forthcoming Trigger Switch. My short stories have appeared in a number of print and online journals of varying repute as well as in several anthologies for which I received real cash money that I used to buy a grill, among other things. I was also shortlisted for the Debut Dagger Award from the UK Crime Writers Association.

As an editor I have over a decade of publishing experience that includes my last position as an acquiring editor with Angry Robot Books. I’ve also worked as a freelance editor for New York Times bestselling authors and published the award-winning crime zine Demolition for four years. Books I’ve edited have been selected as the best of the year by USA Today and Library Journal among others.

For a printable list of my published novels and short stories go here.


Short Author Bio (50 words):

Bryon Quertermous is the author of the novels Murder Boy, Riot Load, and Trigger Switch.  Visit him online at bryonquertermous.com

Medium Author Bio (100 words):

Bryon Quertermous is the author of the novels Murder Boy, Riot Load, and Trigger Switch. His short stories have appeared in a number of  journals of varying repute  and he was shortlisted for the Debut Dagger Award from the Crime Writers Association. As an editor, Bryon has worked with traditional stalwarts as well as more cutting-edge operations. He’s worked as a freelance editor for New York Times-bestselling authors and books he’s edited have been chosen as the best of the year by USA Today, Library Journal, and others. Visit him online at bryonquertermous.com

Longer Author Bio (150 words):

Bryon Quertermous is the author of the novels Murder Boy, Riot Load, and Trigger Switch. His short stories have appeared in a number of print and online journals of varying repute. He was shortlisted for the Debut Dagger Award from the Crime Writers Association. As an editor, Bryon has worked with traditional stalwarts as well as more cutting-edge operations. He’s worked as a freelance editor for New York Times-bestselling authors and books he’s edited have been chosen as the best of the year by USA TodayLibrary Journal, and others.

Visit him online at bryonquertermous.com

Editor Bio (100 words):

Bryon Quertermous has over a decade of publishing experience that includes work with traditional stalwarts, such as Random House, as well as more cutting-edge operations like Harlequin’s digital-first imprint Carina Press and Amazon Publishing. His most recent position was as the commissioning editor for Angry Robot’s crime fiction imprint Exhibit A Books. He’s worked as a freelance editor for New York Timesbestselling authors and published the award-winning crime zine Demolition for four years. Books he’s edited have been chosen as the best of the year by USA TodayLibrary Journal, and others.


Author Photos

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Press Kit Download: Click here for a downloadable press kit (PDF) with multiple bios, high-res author photos, book info, blurbs, and author interviews.


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