Kim Paffenroth is a religious scholar, professor, and contemporary American horror author, best known for his Bram Stoker Award-winning book Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth.
Kim Paffenroth was born in 1966 in Syosset, New York. He attended Broad Run High School and Los Alamos High School. He went on to receive the BA from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, the STM from Harvard Divinity School, and the PhD from The University of Notre Dame. After teaching at Villanova University, Paffenroth has since been an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Iona College. He is the author of numerous books on the Bible and theology.
Paffenroth is married and has two children.
- Dying to Live: A Novel of Life Among the Undead (Permuted Press, 2007|Gallery, 2010)
- Dying to Live: Life Sentence (Permuted Press, 2008)
- Valley of the Dead: The Truth Behind Dante's Inferno (Permuted Press, 2010)
- Dying to Live: Last Rites (Permuted Press, 2011)
- Pale Gods (TBR)
- Orpheus and the Pearl (Magus Press, 2008)
Short Stories Edit
- "The Covenant" in Cthulhu Unbound (Permuted Press, 2008)
- Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth (Baylor, 2006)