Graham Sleight

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Graham Sleight
OccupationWriter and editor

Graham Sleight (born 1972) is a British writer, editor and critic, specialising in healthcare and science fiction. He is Head of Governance and Contracts at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and editor of the science fiction peer-reviewed literary magazine, Foundation.[1] His criticism has appeared in Strange Horizons,[2] The New York Review Of Science Fiction, and Vector. He also writes a column for Locus. Several volumes in the Gollancz SF Masterworks series contain introductions written by Sleight.[3] In 2005 and 2006 he was a judge of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He is Managing Editor of the third edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (SFE3).

The 2012 Hugo Award for Best Related Work was given to the SFE3. Sleight accepted the award from emcee John Scalzi on behalf of the editors, saying, "We set out to build this really for the whole of the SF community... for any and all who are hungry for information about science fiction."[4]

Sleight frequently writes about Doctor Who. He co-edited The Unsilent Library,[5] a book of essays about the Russell T Davies era of the show, and provided commentary on the 2011 BBC DVD release of "The Ark". His book The Doctor's Monsters: Meanings of the Monstrous in Doctor Who was published in 2012 by I.B. Tauris.[6]


  1. ^ "PLACEHOLDER - foundation | The Science Fiction Foundation". 31 December 2010. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Strange Horizons Reviews: Two Views: Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay, reviewed by Graham Sleight and Victoria Hoyle". Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  3. ^ "SF Masterworks". Graham Sleight. 4 December 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Hugo Awards Ceremony, Hugo Awards Worldcon on USTREAM. Other Entertainment". 9 September 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  5. ^ "SFF: Publications : The Unsilent Library: Adventures in new Doctor Who | The Science Fiction Foundation". 31 December 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  6. ^ "The Doctor's Monsters: Meanings of the Monstrous in "Doctor Who"". 30 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2014.

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