Peter Crowther

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Peter Crowther (born 1949) is a British journalist, short story writer, novelist, editor, publisher and anthologist. He is the founder (with Simon Conway) of PS Publishing. He edits a series of themed anthologies of science fiction short stories published by DAW books. He is also the editor of Postscripts, an anthology established in 2004, releasing since 2012 the Exotic Gothic series.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

Standalone novels[edit]

  • Escardy Gap (1996) (with James Lovegrove)
  • Fugue on a G-String (1998)
  • Gandalph Cohen and the Land at the End of the Working Day (1999)
  • The Hand That Feeds (1999)
  • After Happily Ever (2000)
  • "By Wizard Oak" (2011)

Series[edit]

Forever Twilight[edit]

  • Darkness, Darkness (Forever Twilight: Book One) (2002) significantly expanded into "Darkness Falling, Forever Twilight": Book 1 (Angry robot, 2011) [2]
  • Windows of the Soul (Forever Twilight: Book Two) (2009)

Collections of Crowther's short stories[edit]

  • The Longest Single Note and Other Strange Compositions (1999)
  • Lonesome Roads (1999)
  • Cold Comforts (2001) (CDRom)
  • Songs of Leaving (2004)
  • The Spaces Between the Lines (2007)
  • The Land at the End of the Working Day (2008)
  • "Jewels in the Dust" (2013) [3]

Short stories[edit]

  • Blue Christmas (1991)
  • Constant Companion (1992)
  • The Visitor (1992)
  • Fallen Angel (1993)
  • Rustle (1993)
  • Morning Terrors (1994)
  • All We Know of Heaven (1995)
  • Bindlestiff (1995)
  • A Breeze from a Distant Shore (1995)
  • Conundrums to Guess (1995)
  • Home Comforts (1995)
  • The Invasion (1995)
  • Too Short a Death (1995)
  • The Bachelor (1996)
  • The Fairy Trap (1996)
  • Halfway House (1996)
  • Surface Tension (1996)
  • A Worse Place than Hell (1996)
  • "Boxing Day" (1997)
  • The Killing of Davis-Davis (1997)
  • The Last Vampire (1997)
  • Palindromic (1997)
  • Safe Arrival (1997)
  • Three Plays a Quarter (1997)
  • Tomorrow Eyes (1997)
  • The Unbetrayable Reply (1997)
  • Elmer (1998)
  • Front-Page McGuffin and the Greatest Story Never Told (1998)
  • "The Musician of Bremen, GA" (1998)
  • Some Burial Place, Vast and Dry (1998)
  • Cat On an Old School Roof (1999)
  • The Hand that Feeds (1999) (with James Lovegrove)
  • Late Night Pick-up (1999)
  • Old Delicious Burdens (1999)
  • Setting Free the Daughters of Earth (1999)
  • Shatsi (1999)
  • "Circling the Drain" (2000)
  • Dream a Little Dream for Me... (2000)
  • Songs of Leaving (2000)
  • Bernard Boyce Bennington And the American Dream (2001)
  • "Things I Didn't Know My Father Knew" (2001)
  • "Breathing in Faces" (2002)
  • "Jewels in the Dust" (2004"
  • "The Doorway in Stephenson's Store" (2005)
  • "Thoughtful Breaths" (2006)

Anthologies edited by Crowther[edit]

Literary awards[edit]

Other Media[edit]

  • In the television series "Fear Itself", an episode of season 1 (Eater) is based on the short story of the same name. The same story had previously been adapted as an episode of the British horror anthology series "Urban Gothic".

Cultural references[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POSTSCRIPTS". PS Publishing. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Detailed review by Opionator — retrieved 2013-08-04
  3. ^ Detailed review by Opionator — retrieved 2013-08-04

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