Ramsey Campbell

Photo of Ramsey and Jenny by Kathleen Probert.

The Oxford Companion to English Literature describes Ramsey Campbell as “Britain’s most respected living horror writer”. He has been given more awards than any other writer in the field, including the Grand Master Award of the World Horror Convention, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association, the Living Legend Award of the International Horror Guild and the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2015 he was made an Honorary Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University for outstanding services to literature.

Among his novels are The Face That Must Die, Incarnate, Midnight Sun, The Count of Eleven, Silent Children, The Darkest Part of the Woods, The Overnight, Secret Story, The Grin of the Dark, Thieving Fear, Creatures of

Ramsey Campbell

the Pool, The Seven Days of Cain, Ghosts Know, The Kind Folk, Think Yourself Lucky and Thirteen Days by Sunset Beach.


He recently brought out his Brichester Mythos trilogy, consisting of The Searching Dead, Born to the Dark and The Way of the Worm. Needing Ghosts, The Last Revelation of Gla’aki, The Pretence and The Booking are novellas. His collections include Waking Nightmares, Alone with the Horrors, Ghosts and Grisly Things, Told by the Dead, Just Behind You, Holes for Faces, Fearful Implications, By the Light of My Skull, and Phantasmagorical Stories a two volume, sixty-year selection of  his short tales. His non-fiction is collected as Ramsey Campbell, Probably. Limericks of the Alarming and Phantasmal is a history of horror fiction in the form of fifty limericks. His novels The Nameless and Pact of the Fathers have been filmed in Spain, and a Spanish film of The Influence is now on Netflix. He is the President of the Society of Fantastic Films.


Ramsey Campbell lives on Merseyside with his wife Jenny. His pleasures include classical music, good food and wine, and whatever’s in that pipe. 


His web site is at www.ramseycampbell.com

John Paul Fitch


John Paul Fitch is a writer who lives in Western Australia with his wife and children.

For the past decade John Paul has written fiction, comics, non-fiction, short films, and for the stage, and was shortlisted for the Australian Shadows Award for short fiction in 2013.

Find him online at https://johnpfitch.wordpress.com/2015/09/06/hello-world/ and on twitter @johnybhoy.