Not a full set of details on the book yet but fellow ‘Night of the Living Dead’ lovers have something to truly look forward to! Can someone pre-option the film rights to all of these and let Romero direct them?

Calling ALL zombie fans! NY Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry (Patient Zero, Rot & Ruin) and the godfather of the dead himself, George Romero (Night of the Living Dead) are joining forces to edit RISE OF THE LIVING DEAD, an anthology of all-original stories set in the 48 hours surrounding Romero’s landmark film. If you love zombies –and who doesn’t?—it all started with NOTLD. Every zombie movie, comic, book, game, or toy exists because of Romero’s landmark film.
RISE OF THE LIVING DEAD will be published by Griffin, and will include stories by:
1. Brad Thor #1 New York Times bestselling author
2. Brian Keene –an American author, primarily of horror, crime fiction, and comic books. He has won two Bram Stoker Awards. His 2003 novel The Rising is often credited with inspiring pop culture’s current interest in zombies
3. Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath.
4. David Wellington, bestselling author of the landmark Monster Island and its sequels as well as the critically acclaimed new zombie novel, Positive
5. George Romero, the Godfather of the dead.
6. Isaac Marion, author of the #5 New York Times bestselling zombie novel, Warm Bodies, which was made into a successful movie
7. Jay Bonansinga, New York Times bestselling author of the Walking Dead novels.
8. Joe Lansdale –bestselling & Bram Stoker Award-winning author of 45 novels as well as comics and short stories. His mystery series, Hap & Leonard is in production for TV. His Bram Stoker Award-winning short story, On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with Dead Folks, was included in the first-ever zombie anthology, Book of the Dead (ed by John Skipp and Craig Spector)
9. Joe McKinney –multiple Bram Stoker Award winning author of zombie fiction Dead City, The Savage Dead and others; and others.
10. John Russo, co-screenwriter of Night of the Living Dead, and author of the first-ever zombie novels Night of the Living Dead and Return of the Living Dead
11. Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Patient Zero, Rot & Ruin, Dead of Night, Zombie CSU and co-author of Marvel Zombies Return
12. Keith R.A. DeCandido, bestselling author of the Resident Evil novels, as well as popular novels in the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek, Sleepy Hollow, V-Wars
13. Mike Carey: Award-winning comic book writer (Lucifer –soon to be a TV series, Hellblazer, X-Men: Legacy) and novelist (the Felix Castor series, The Girl with All the Gifts –in post-production for film).
14. Mira Grant, NY Times bestselling author (pen name of Seanan McGuire) whose Newsflesh series hits every zombie best-of list and was ranked #74 in an National Public Radio listener poll of the top 100 thriller novels of all time. Mira/Seanan has won the John W. Campbell Award, Darrell Awards Hall of Fame, six Pegasus Awrds, and a Hugo Award
15. Neal Shusterman & Brandon Shusterman: Neal Shusterman is a winner of the National Book Award and a bestselling author. His son, filmmaker Brandon, is a frequent collaborator for Neal’s short fiction.
16. Sandra Brown & Ryan Brown: Sandra is an international bestselling author of over 70 novels; Ryan is the celebrated author of the zombie sports novel Play Dead)