Tom Calen

Movies, TV, Comics
  • Tom is a freelancer news writer for Looper.
  • Tom currently has seven books published in the horror and science-fiction genres.
  • He wrote the bestselling "The Tilian Virus," part of "The Pandemic Sequence" trilogy.


Tom Calen is the author of the bestselling horror series, The Pandemic Sequence, as well as the science-fiction series, Scars of Tomorrow. A New York City native, Tom holds a degree in English and spent several years toiling in the world of business before abandoning all reason and deciding to write full-time. He finds the worlds in his novels far less frightening than the corporate world. His books The Tilian Virus and The Tilian Effect both reached #1 on Amazon’s Bestselling Science-Fiction Series list, and both were the #1 Hot New Release in horror and science-fiction. From Castle Rock to Arakis, Middle Earth to Westeros, Tom eagerly devours as many science-fiction, fantasy, and horror novels as time allows.


Tom holds a B.A. in English.
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