Thomas Piccirilli (May 27, 1965 – July 11, 2015) was an American novelist and short story writer.
Piccirilli sold over 150 stories in the mystery, thriller, horror, erotica, and science fiction fields. He was a two-time winner of the International Thriller Writers Award for "Best Paperback Original" (2008, 2010). He was a four-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award. He was also a finalist for the 2009 Edgar Allan Poe Award given by the Mystery Writers of America, a final nominee for the Fantasy Award, and the winner of the first Bram Stoker Award given in the category of "Best Poetry Collection".
Tom Piccirilli is the author of books: The Last Kind Words (Terrier Rand, #1), Hellboy: Emerald Hell, A Choir of Ill Children, The Cold Spot (Cold, #1), Every Shallow Cut, The Last Whisper in the Dark (Terrier Rand, #2), The Night Class, The Midnight Road, The Coldest Mile (Cold, #2), The Dead Letters