Ghost Writers

Nine FSG Authors Share Childhood Halloween Costumes

We know that finding the perfect Halloween costume isn’t easy, so for a bit of inspiration we asked FSG authors to recall some of their finer moments. From the Borg to a hobo clown, we found more than a couple gems worth sharing. Happy trick-or-treating!

opens in a new windowSloane Crosley

Sloane Crosley, author of The Clasp, as a butterfly.

opens in a new windowEli Horowitz

Eli Horowitz, author of The Pickle Index (right), and his brother, Jesse, as vampires.

opens in a new windowCatherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey, author of Nobody Is Ever Missing, as a lion. Her brother is an army man.

opens in a new windowRowan Ricardo Philips

Rowan Ricardo Phillips, author of Heaven, as Jerome Benton from The Time, as seen in Purple Rain. His friend is dressed as Morris Day.

opens in a new windowNelly Reifler

Nelly Reifler, author of Elect H. Mouse State Judge, as a tumble dryer.

opens in a new windowDavy Rothbart

Davy Rothbart, author of My Heart Is an Idiot, as The Noid from the Domino’s Pizza commercials.

opens in a new windowRobin Sloan

Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, as the Borg from Star Trek. His sister, Lily, is a member of the Enterprise crew.

opens in a new windowJeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer (left), author of The Southern Reach trilogy, as a hobo clown. His sister is a pirate.

opens in a new windowJohn Wray

John Wray, author of The Lost Time Accidents, as a viking.


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