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 recently completed writing his first novel "Six". His style is unique, blending suspenseful thrillers with various elements of popular fiction.
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, and Alexandre Dumas.
He is currently finishing his next novel,"The Dreadful Lives of Enoch Strange", and released a collection of his short stories on Amazon, entitled "Blackened Spiral Down".
- Heyworth, Illinois
- JoinedNovember 23, 2016