Nick Mamatas is the author of several novels, including the Lovecraftian Beat road novel Move Under Ground, the Trotskyist Crowleyite noir novel Love is the Law, and the forthcoming I Am Providence. His short fiction has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, and many other journals and anthologies. His collection of short Lovecraftian fiction, The Nickronomicon, was recently published by Innsmouth Free Press.
The Real Mr. Difficult, or Why Cthulhu Threatens to Destroy the Canon, Self-Interested Literary Essayists, and the Universe Itself. Finally.
I MAY AS WELL state my claim in as straightforward a way as possible: H. P. Lovecraft, he of the squamous ...