Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym for American author Dallas Mayr (born in Livingston, New Jersey on November 10, 1946). He is the recipient of four Bram Stoker Awards and three further nominations. Many of his novels have been adapted to film, including The Girl Next Door (2007 film) and Red (2008 film). In 2011 Ketchum received the World Horror Convention Grand Master Award for outstanding contribution to the horror genre. Ketchum lives in New York City. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Ketchum, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.