Paul Kane (writer)
Paul Kane (born 1973 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England) began his professional writing career in 1996, providing articles and reviews for news-stand publications, and started producing dark fantasy and science fiction stories in 1998.
Paul has a B.A. and M.A. from Sheffield Hallam University and in the past has worked as a photographer, an artist, an illustrator/cartoonist and a professional proofreader. He has also worked as a lecturer in Art and Creative Writing at Chesterfield College in the UK and served as Special Publications Editor for the British Fantasy Society, where he has edited publications featuring authors such as Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, Brian Aldiss and Muriel Gray.
His latest writing projects include film work, a graphic adaptation of his Torturer story with artist Ian Simmons, an entry in the Cinema Macabre book introduced by Jonathan Ross and featuring Simon Pegg, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson, and a book examining the Hellraiser movies, introduced by Doug "Pinhead" Bradley: The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy.
His Shadow Writer site was launched on Halloween 2001.
He is the author of the books :
- Alone (In the Dark)
- Touching the Flame
- Signs of Life
- The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy
- The Lazarus Condition
- Dalton Quayle Rides Out
- The Afterblight Chronicles: Arrowhead (Abaddon Books, September 2008, ISBN 1-905437-76-5)
- Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell (Solaris Books, 2016, ISBN 978-1-78108-454-0)