Stephen Jones (author)


Stephen Jones (author)

Stephen Jones (born 1953 in Pimlico, London) is an acclaimed editor of numerous award-winning horror anthologies, and the author of several book-length studies of horror and fantasy films as well as an account of Lovecraft's early British publications. 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" and "The Conan Chronicles, 1" and "The Conan Chronicles, 2" by Robert E. Howard. Jones has also been co-editor of several books with Kim Newman, such as "Horror: 100 Best Books" and "Horror: Another 100 Best Books" with 200 essays on seminal horror books by acclaimed writers of this genre. 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.

Editor

Series contributed to
*"The Mammoth Book of ..."
*"The Mammoth Book of Terror" (1990)
*"The Mammoth Book of Vampires" (1992)
*"The Mammoth Book of Zombies" (1993)
*"The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein" (1994)
*"The Mammoth Book of Werewolves" (1994)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Seven" (1996)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Nine" (1997)
*"The Mammoth Book of Dracula: Vampire Tales for the New Millennium" (1997)
*"The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women" (2001)
*"The Mammoth Book of New Terror" (2004)
*"The Mammoth Book of Monsters" (2007)

Mammoth Book of Best New Horror
*"Best New Horror" (1990) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"Best New Horror 2" (1991) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"Best New Horror 3" (1992) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"Best New Horror 4" (1993) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"The Best New Horror 5" (1994) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"The Best New Horror 6" (1995) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Eight" (1997)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Ten" (1999)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Eleven" (2000)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Twelve" (2001)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Thirteen" (2002)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Fourteen" (2003)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Fifteen" (2004)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Sixteen" (2005)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Seventeen" (2006)
*"The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Eighteen" (2007)

Anthology series

Dark Voices
# "Dark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories" (1990) (with Clarence Paget)
# "Dark Voices 2: The Pan Book of Horror" (1990) (with David A Sutton)
# "Dark Voices 3: The Pan Book of Horror" (1991) (with David A Sutton)
# "Dark Voices 4: The Pan Book of Horror" (1992) (with David A Sutton)
# "Dark Voices 5: The Pan Book of Horror" (1993) (with David A Sutton)
# "Dark Voices 6: The Pan Book of Horror" (1994) (with David A Sutton)

Dark Terrors (with David A Sutton)
# "Dark Terrors" (1995)
# "Dark Terrors 2" (1996)
# "Dark Terrors 3" (1997)
# "Dark Terrors 4" (1998)
# "Dark Terrors 5" (2000)
# "Dark Terrors 6" (2002)

Anthologies edited

*"Great Ghost Stories" (1984) (with R. Chetwynd-Hayes)
*"Gaslight and Ghosts" (1988) (with Jo Fletcher)
*"Fantasy Tales Vol. 10 No. 1" (1988)
*"Fantasy Tales 4" (1988)
*"Fantasy Tales 5" (1988)
*"The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales" (1990) (with David A Sutton)
*"The Anthology of Horror Stories" (1991)
*"Fantasy Tales 6" (1991)
*"Fantasy Tales" (1991) (with David A Sutton)
*"Fantasy Tales 7" (1991)
*"H.P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror" (1993)
*"Now We Are Sick: An Anthology of Nasty Verse" (1994) (with Neil Gaiman)
*"Shadows Over Innsmouth" (1994)
*"The Giant Book of Terror" (1994) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"The Giant Book of Fantasy Tales" (1996) (with David A Sutton)
*"Dark of the Night" (1997)
*"Dancing with the Dark" (1997)
*"Looking for Something to Suck: And Other Vampire Stories" (1998) (with R. Chetwynd-Hayes)
*"White of the Moon: New Tales of Madness and Dread" (1999)
*"" (1999)
*"Keep Out the Night" (2002)
*"By Moonlight Only" (2003)
*"Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth" (2005)
*"Summer Chills: Tales of Vacation Horror" (2007)

Non fiction

*"Clive Barker's A-Z of Horror" (1984) (with Clive Barker)
*"Horror: the 100 Best Books" (1988) (with Kim Newman)
*"James Herbert: by Horror Haunted" (1992) (see James Herbert)
*"The Essential Monster Movie Guide" (1999) (with Forrest J Ackerman)
*"Creepshows: the Illustrated Stephen King Movie Guide" (2001) (see Stephen King)
*"The Hellraiser Chronicles" (2004) (with Peter Atkins, Clive Barker)
*"Horror: Another 100 Best Books" (2005) (with Ramsey Campbell)
*"Basil Copper" (2006) (see Basil Copper)
*"H.P. Lovecraft in Britain: a Monograph" (2007)

External links

* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/j/stephen-jones/shadows-over-innsmouth.htm Shadow over innsmouth 1994 hardcover edition ]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/j/stephen-jones/ Stephen Jones Booklist]

* [http://www.stephenjoneseditor.com/ Stephen Jones - The Web Site]


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