HP Newquist has written more than 30 books, including national award winners This Will Kill You, Here There Be Monsters, and The Book Of Blood. Newquist regularly explores the reality underlying the things that scare us—and he brings that exploration to his fiction. His work has been published in numerous languages and has been cited by The New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, The Los Angeles Times, and hundreds of other publications around the world. He has received awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Library Guild, the New York Public Library, the NSTA, and VOYA. HE also happens to be the founder of The National GUITAR Museum.