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 award-winning anthology established in 2004 that now appears in trade hardback and signed slipcased hardback, 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.

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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