John C. Hocking

Winner of the Harper’s Pen Award for sword and sorcery fiction, John C. Hocking is the author of two novels starring Conan the Cimmerian.  His short fiction has appeared in the Flashing Swords ezine, Black Gate, Skelos, Weirdbook and Tales from the Magician’s Skull. Recently retired, he is currently working on a new novel.  He lives in Michigan with his superhumanly tolerant wife, and can be found online at

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  • Conan: City of the Dead

    18 Jun 2024

    The long-awaited follow-up to Conan and the Emerald Lotus brings John C. Hocking back to the sagas of the Cimmerian. …