Top 35 Finalist - TNT Horror Story Contest

Pete Altieri was born in Bronx, New York and spent much of his childhood in Bethel, Connecticut. He currently lives in Central Illinois with his wife, Sheilie. They have two adult children and two grandchildren. He attended Western Connecticut State University and is a disabled US Army veteran who served during the Desert Storm era with the famed 7th US Cavalry at Fort Hood, Texas.

Pete has written hundreds of short stories, one novella, and completed writing his second novel, The Dreadful Lives of Enoch Strange. His style is unique, blending horror, suspense, and thrillers into one hell of a literary body blow.

Pete is also a voracious reader, and among his favorites are Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen King, HP Lovecraft, William Peter Blatty, Ray Bradbury, Joe Hill, Nelson DeMille, Ira Levin, Richard Matheson, and Alexandre Dumas.

He released a digital and physical release in October 2017, Creation of Chaos, Volume I, a collection of 15 short stories. Pete did a string of appearances and book signings in the Midwest, to include a local author showcase and an author panel for an aspiring writers event. He also did some radio interviews, including the biggest rock station in Canada on Pure Rock Radio.

His story, October House, will be used in an exciting project involving American Horrors sometime in 2018. He will be releasing an illustrated novel, Deeper Than Dead, with artist Brian Uziel, sometime in 2018. Pete will also begin his third novel, Dominus.
  • Heyworth, Illinois
  • JoinedNovember 23, 2016

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PeteAltieri PeteAltieri Feb 06, 2018 12:41AM
Check out a new short story, Deeper Than Dead, posted on here.  Enjoy and please comment when you're finished with it.  Thank you in advance!
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Stories by Pete Altieri
Deeper Than Dead:  Part 1 "99 Steps" by PeteAltieri
Deeper Than Dead: Part 1 "99 Step...
Edward is desperately trying to get his life back on track after his wife left him and took their two daughte...
Carnival of Atonement by PeteAltieri
Carnival of Atonement
The small Arizona town of Atonement prides itself on being unique. There are no police or government there...
Long, Dark Hallway by PeteAltieri
Long, Dark Hallway
Joe Cowdery gets a new job as a third shift custodian at an old hospital. His nightly duties involve sweepin...
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