Stephen Jones (author)

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Stephen Jones
Stephen Jones.jpg
Jones in 2007
Born (1953-11-04) 4 November 1953 (age 67) [1]
Pimlico, London, England
OccupationEditor, writer
NationalityBritish
GenreHorror fiction
Website
stephenjoneseditor.com

Stephen Jones (born 4 November 1953 in Pimlico, London) is an English editor of horror anthologies, and the author of several book-length studies of horror and fantasy films as well as an account of H. P. Lovecraft's early British publications.

Contents

Jones and Kim Newman have edited several books together, including Horror: 100 Best Books, the 1988 horror volume in Xanadu's 100 Best series, and Horror: Another 100 Best Books, a 2005 sequel from Carroll & Graf (US publisher of the earlier series). Each comprises 100 essays by 100 horror writers about 100 horror books and each was recognised by the Horror Writers of America with its annual Bram Stoker Award for Best Non-Fiction. [2]

Jones has edited anthologies such as the Best New Horror series, Dark Terrors, The Mammoth Book of Vampires, The Mammoth Book of Zombies, The Mammoth Book of Dracula, The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein, The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women, The Vampire Stories of R. Chetwynd-Hayes , The Conan Chronicles, 1 and The Conan Chronicles, 2 by Robert E. Howard, and Scream Quietly: The Best of Charles L. Grant . Jones also edited Dancing with the Dark, a collection of stories of allegedly real life encounters with the paranormal by established horror writers. Jones has been the recipient of a Hugo award and many Bram Stoker Awards. His Mammoth book Best New Horror (1990, with Ramsey Campbell) was a World Fantasy Award winner. [3] Volume 22 of the annual anthology was published in 2011.

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References

  1. The U.S. Library of Congress (or "LCCN") cites the British Library authority file for Jones.
  2. 1 2 3 Bibliography: Horror: 100 Best Books". Internet Speculative Fiction Database.
      "Bibliography: Horror: Another 100 Best Books". ISFDB. Retrieved 2015-02-22.
      Select a "Title" for more data including a complete table of contents.
  3. World Fantasy Convention. "Award Winners and Nominees". Archived from the original on 1 December 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  4. https://rondoaward.com/rondoaward.com/blog/