D. F. Lewis

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D. F. Lewis (born in 1948, Walton-on-Naze, Essex) is an English author who had over one thousand 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 mainstream and horror story anthologies.

Biography[edit]

Lewis gained a degree from Lancaster University 1966-69. Having been married since 1970, he has two children and followed a career in office work in the Croydon area and then in the Clacton-on-Sea area where he still lives in retiral. His creative writing 'career' still wavers as an all-consuming hobby while also seeming to make a name for himself in the Weird Fiction and Experimental Literature fields. He enjoys listening to Classical Music.

Work[edit]

From 2001 until 2010, Lewis was editor and publisher of the experimental Nemonymous "megazanthus" of short fiction.

In 2008, he started Gestalt Real-Time Reviewing of fiction books.

His first novel, Nemonymous Night, was published in 2011 when he was 63.

Literary awards[edit]

  • 1998 - Winner of the British Fantasy Society Karl Edward Wagner Award, plus five other nominations for BFS awards including two for 'Gestalt Real-Time Reviewing' in 2014 and 2015.

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 - The Last Balcony: The Apocryfan: Yesterfang, The InkerMen Press
  • 2013 - A Dead Monument To Once Ancient Hope, Zagava Books / Ex Occidente Press

Anthologies edited and published by D. F. Lewis[edit]

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