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Stephen Jones (b. 1953) was born in London. He is the winner of two World Fantasy Awards, two Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Awards and the International Horror Critics Guild Award, as well as being a ten-times recipient of the British Fantasy Award and a Hugo Award nominee. A genre movie publicist and consultant (the first three Hellraiser movies, Night Life (aka Grave Misdemeanors), Nightbreed, BBC TV's Horror Café, Split Second, Mind Ripper, Last Gasp etc.), he is the co-editor of Horror: 100 Best Books, The Best Horror From Fantasy Tales, Gaslight & Ghosts, Now We Are Sick, H.P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror, The Anthology of Fantasy & the Supernatural and the Best New Horror, Dark Terrors, Dark Voices, and Fantasy Tales series. He has written The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide, The Illustrated Dinosaur Movie Guide, The Illustrated Frankenstein Movie Guide, and The Illustrated Werewolf Movie Guide, and compiled The Mammoth Book of Terror, The Mammoth Book of Vampires, The Mammoth Book of Zombies, The Mammoth Book of Werewolves, The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein, The Mammoth Book of Dracula, Shadows Over Innsmouth, Exorcims and Ecstasies by Karl Edward Wagner, The Vampire Stories of R. Chetwynd-Hayes, James Herbert: By Horror Haunted, Clive Barker's A-Z of Horror, Clive Barker's Shadows in Eden, Clive Barker's The Nightbreed Chronicles, and The Hellraiser Chronicles.

(was the bio-intro for Dancing With The Dark) --Ofearna 08:25, 11 September 2012 (UTC)


Stephen Jones is the winner of four World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, five Bram Stoker Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. One of Britain’s most acclaimed horror and dark fantasy writers and editors, he has more than 140 books to his credit. He lives in London, England. --"About the Author" (quote entirely), Amazon.com product page for the Jones-edited omnibus The Lost Novels of Bram Stoker (Skyhorse, 2012; isbn 1620871785), viewed 2019-06-03

Stephen Jones (1953-)
Stephen Jones is an acclaimed anthologist of horror annd dark fantasy. He has more than 120 books to his credit, ... [3 WFA Awards, 4 BS Awards]. --from the back cover of the same 2012 omnibus, viewed at Amazon.com 2019-06-03

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