Erin E. Adams
JACKAL is an upmarket horror-tinged mystery pitched as The Lovely Bones meets Lovecraft Country, following a young Black woman who reluctantly returns home to small-town Appalachia. She discovers something in the nearby woods has been taking Black girls for years and now it’s snatched her best friend’s daughter.
Publisher: Penguin Random House, Bantam Dell
Publication Date: October 4, 2022
“A heady, page-turning, all-too-relevant reinvention of the return-to-home horror story—truly gut-wrenching and frightening.”—Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Pallbearers Club
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Erin E. Adams is a first-generation Haitian American writer and theatre artist. She received her BA from Brown University and her MFA in Acting from The University of San Diego. As an award-winning playwright and actor, her work has appeared in NYC, regional theaters, and on TV in Succession (HBO) and Forever (ABC). Adams has called NYC home for the last seven years and is currently completing her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU. She was a Pitch Wars mentee and JACKAL, her upcoming debut novel, will be published with Bantam Dell of Penguin Random House.
Tags: Adult, Horror, Literary, Thriller, Mystery, BIPOC