Clive Barker

Clive Barker

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Clive Barker is an English playwright, novelist, film director, and visual artist. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories, the Books of Blood, which established him as a leading horror writer. He is a New York Times Best Selling Author with over 35 books published, and his fiction has been adapted into films, notably the Hellraiser and Candyman series. He was also the executive producer of the Academy Award nominated film, Gods and Monsters.

Barker’s paintings and illustrations have been featured in galleries in the United States as well as within his own books. He has created original characters and series for comic books, and some of his more popular horror stories have been featured in ongoing comics series.


Writer & Director, Hellraiser
Writer & Director, Nightbreed
Writer, Candyman
Writer, Midnight Meat Train