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Mark Morris

UK (1963 - )

aka J M Morris

Mark Morris became a full-time writer in 1988 on the Enterprise Allowance Scheme, and a year later saw the release of his first novel, Toady. He has since published a further sixteen novels, among which are Stitch, The Immaculate, The Secret of Anatomy, Fiddleback, The Deluge and four books in the popular Doctor Who range.

His short stories, novellas, articles and reviews have appeared in a wide variety of anthologies and magazines, and he is editor of the highly-acclaimed Cinema Macabre, a book of fifty horror movie essays by genre luminaries, for which he won the 2007 British Fantasy Award.

His most recently published or forthcoming work includes a novella entitled It Sustains for Earthling Publications, a Torchwood novel entitled Bay of the Dead, several Doctor Who audios for Big Finish Productions, a follow-up volume to Cinema Macabre entitled Cinema Futura and a new short story collection, Long Shadows, Nightmare Light.
Series contributed to
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Fatal Error (2003) (with Paul Janczewski)
Anthologies containing stories by Mark Morris

Short stories
Homeward Bound (1988)
New Man (1989)
Playing God (1990)
Warts and All (1990)
The Company (1991)
The Fertilizer Man (1991)
Birthday (1992)
The Other One (1992)
Progeny (1992)
Green (1994)
The Chisellers' Reunion (1995)
Down to Earth (1995)
Eternity Ltd (1995)
A Shadow of Tomorrow (1997)
In the Hothouse (1998)

British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1996) : Mr Bad Face
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2006) : Nowhere Near an Angel

Mark Morris recommends

The Leaping (2010)
Tom Fletcher
"I haven't been so blown away by a horror debut since I first read Clive Barker's Books of Blood twenty-five years ago. The Leaping is everything that good fiction should be--it is compelling, relevant and original. . . . like a dark, corrupt fairytale, oozing with dread and ancient menace."

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