Winston-Salem Journal: “A nightmare-inducing, page-turning, gruesome, psychological read.”
ALL MONTH: DK’s films on TV!
Hellnotes: “Warped and twisted in humor, and ghoulishly frightening.”
School Library Journal examines ROTTERS at length.
Cuba TV by Simone Lueck (with an intro by DK) is out now.
Dreadful Tales: “The most important, dangerous, and incredibly entertaining YA novel you will ever read.”
Night of Living Podcast discusses Rotters!
School Library Journal: “A gripping and emotional tale.”
NewCity profiles DK!
Chicagoist: “Dark, macabre, and weird.”
Boing Boing: “As suspenseful and masterfully told as it is gruesome and terrifying.”
Cynsations: DK on writing dark fiction.
VOYA: “The twists and turns will leave readers gasping.”
Rue Morgue Magazine: “For the horror genre, it may just be the coming-of-age novel of our young century.”
Forever YA: “”As if Flannery O’Conner took a bad LSD trip after watching Faces of Death.”
Austin American-Statesman: “A complex story about fathers, sons and the sobering pull of mortality.”
Chicagoist interviews DK.
Horror News: “I’ll be damned if Daniel Kraus doesn’t kick the door right off the hinges.”
The Millions: “One of the darkest, wildest, most unsettling adolescent novels I’ve ever come across.”
Innsmouth Free Press: “An interesting and daring book… you’ll love every shovelful.”
Hungry Garden Chronicles: “One of the best YA books I’ve read this year.”
Encore interviews DK about books, movies, etc.
Elliot Bay Book Company: “Extremely well-written, with a style and a substance that I haven’t seen in a YA book in awhile.”
Life, Words, &Rock n Roll interviews DK.
Worsmithsonia: “I’m not sure I’m capable of ever expressing how much I loved this macabre blend.”
STARRED REVIEW from The Bulletin: “Kraus gives the current crop of pretentiously serious supernatural YA novels a wild run for their money.”
Fangoria: “A NEW HORROR CLASSIC.”
Time Out Chicago talks to DK about pushing the envelope with ROTTERS.
Largehearted Boy presents DK’s black metal playlist!
See Ryan Nanni’s music video for “Greifland,” as seen in ROTTERS.
Kirkus–Bookshelves of Doom: “Give to those who read National Book Award winners… An exploration of humanity and mortality; of respect and revenge; of family and solitude, guilt and redemption.”
Bloody Disgusting: “A gleefully grisly coming-of-age story, a literary horror novel rooted in the real. This guy can seriously write.”
Diary of a Bookworm: “Truly the best horror novel I’ve read in a long time.”
Muggle-Born: “Unlike any other book I’ve read. Gritty, graphic, violent, gut-wrenching, and so, so addictive.”
The Inner Bean talks to DK about ROTTERS.
Feathered Quill: “The writing is masterful.”
Booklist interviews DK about ROTTERS: “I set out to write the best horror novel of the year.”