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Joe Lansdale has received the Edgar Award, eight Bram Stoker Awards, the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Grinzani Cavour Prize for Literature, the Herodotus Historical Fiction Award, the Inkpot Award for Contributions to Science Fiction and Fantasy and many others. A major motion picture based on Lansdale's crime thriller "Cold in July" was released in May 2014, starring Michael C. Hall (Dexter), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), and Don Johnson (Miami Vice). His novella "Bubba Hotep" was adapted to film by Don Coscarelli, starring Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis. His work has appeared in national anthologies, magazines and collections. His new book is "Jackrabbit Smile."