Dale Jarvis announced as a ‘Chillers from the Rock’ author!

Engen Books is proud to announce that Dale Jarvis, author of the 2017 collection of ghost stories Haunted Ground, will be setting the stage as only a person of his immense talent and presentation skills could do, by writing the foreword to the 2018 anthology collection Chillers from the Rock.

Jarvis is the author many books of thriller short stories and is a national bestseller in the genre. His titles include Haunted Shores: True Ghost Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador, The Golden Leg: And Other Ghostly Campfire Tales, Haunted Waters: More True Ghost Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador, and more. Reviewers have long called him “Newfoundland’s favorite storyteller,” a nickname he has earned many times over, and we are happy to have him as a ‘Master of Ceremonies’ of sorts to our collection, helping introduce a collection which will introduce many readers to the up-and-coming talent in Atlantic Canadian thriller and chiller writing.

Dale Gilbert Jarvis is a storyteller, author, and folklorist, living and working in Newfoundland, Canada.

Jarvis works as the Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador helping communities to safeguard traditional culture. He also teaches workshops on subjects such as oral history, and cultural documentation.

Jarvis is also the proprietor of the St. John’s Haunted Hike ghost tour. As a storyteller, he performs ghost stories, stories of the fairies and little people, tales of phantom ships and superstitions, and legends and traditional tales from Newfoundland, Labrador and beyond. His repertoire includes long-form folk and fairy tales from the island, with a wide-ranging knowledge of local legends, tall tales and myths. Author of several books on Newfoundland and Labrador ghost stories and folklore, he is a tireless promoter of local culture.

High resolution head shots and promotional photos of Dale are on Flickr.


Nineteen other authors will be joining Atlantic Canada’s #1 talent in spooky stories for the Chillers on the Rock collection, to be launched in late March! Who will join him? Stay tuned and Never Look Back!

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