D. F. Lewis

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Desmond Francis Lewis - known as D. F. Lewis - (born 18 January 1948, Walton-on-Naze, Essex) is an English author who has had approximately 1,500 short fictions published in print from 1986 to 2000, some in hard-to-find outlets, others in literary journals such as Stand, Iron, Orbis, Panurge and London Magazine. Others have appeared in anthologies. From 2001 until 2010, he has been editor and publisher of the Nemonymous "megazanthus" of short fiction. In 2008, he was the first exponent of gestalt Real-Time Reviewing of books.

Biography[edit]

Lewis was born in Walton-on-Naze, Essex on 18 January 1948. He attended Lancaster University from 1966 to 1969, where he formed the Zeroist Group. He and his wife, Denise, have two children.

Literary awards[edit]

Partial bibliography[edit]

Book and chapbook publications[edit]

  • 1989 - Dagon 26: DF Lewis Special
  • 1993 - Best of D.F. Lewis, Tal Publications
  • 1994 - Weirdmonger's Tales, Wyrd Press
  • 1998 - Only Connect, Cartref. Original collection of ten ghostly tales in collaboration with his father, Gordon Lewis (1922–2007).
  • 1998 - Agra Aska, Scorpion Press.
  • 2003 - Weirdmonger: The Nemonicon, Prime Books (paperback).
  • 2004 - Weirdmonger: The Nemonicon, Prime Books/Cold Tonnage (hardback).
  • 2010 - Weirdtongue: The Glistenberry Romance, The InkerMen Press
  • 2011 - Nemonymous Night, Chômu Press
  • 2012 - Busy Blood (with Stuart Hughes), theEXAGGERATEDpress
  • 2012 - The Last Balcony: The Apocryfan: Yesterfang, The InkerMen Press
  • 2013 - A Dead Monument To Once Ancient Hope, Zagava Books / Ex Occidente Press

Magazine and anthology publications (significantly abridged)[edit]

  • 1990 - Best New Horror, "Mort au Monde"
  • 1990 - The Year's Best Horror Stories 18, "Sponge and China Tea"
  • 1991 - Signals: London Magazine, "Tom Rose"
  • 1991 - Best New Horror 2, "Madge"
  • 1991 - The Year's Best Horror Stories 19, "Hide and Seek"
  • 1992 - The Year's Best Horror Stories 20, "My Giddy Aunt"
  • 1993 - Narrow Houses: Touch Wood, "Splints"
  • 1993 - The Year's Best Horror 21, "Welsh Pepper"
  • 1993 - The Ultimate Zombie, "The Front Room"
  • 1994 - The Starry Wisdom: Creation Books, "Meltdown"
  • 1994 - Shadows Over Innsmouth, "Down To The Boots"
  • 1994 - The Year's Best Horror Stories 22, "Salustrade"
  • 1994 - Cthulhu's Heirs, "Watch the Whiskers Sprout"
  • 1995 - Weirdbook29 "Encounters with Terror"
  • 1997 - Best New Horror 8, "Kites and Kisses"
  • 1998 - Cthulhu Codex #14, "No Answer"
  • 1998 - Darkside - Horror for the Next Millennium, "Sisters in Death"
  • 1998 - The Ex Files, "The Next Files"
  • 2000 - Dreams and Nightmares, "The Proscenium of Dispossession"
  • 2001 - Song of Cthulhu, "Fall From Grace"
  • 2005 - Horror: Another 100 Best Books, "The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen"
  • 2007 - The Black Book Of Horror, "Pie In Thick Gravy" & "Shaped Like A Snake"
  • 2008 - The Second Black Book Of Horror, "Squabble"
  • 2008 - Wormwood #11, "Towards The Drogulus: A Strange Implosion of Self After Reading Elizabeth Bowen"
  • 2010 - Where The Heart Is, "So"
  • 2011 - The Master in the Cafe Morphine, "The Tsarina's Wintercoat"
  • 2012 - Dadaoism - Chômu Press, "Abra Raven"
  • 2013 - Sein und Werden/The Ironic Fantastic, "The Last Dictatorship"
  • 2013 - Filthy Creations #7, "All Endings Are Happy"

Edited and published by D.F. Lewis[edit]

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