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