Born 1946 in
Liverpool. Full-time writer since 1973. "I write horror." He has also
written criticism of films and literature.
Publications & Performance History
Publications/Performance History :
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 the Pool, The Seven Days of Cain, Ghosts Know,
The Kind Folk, Think Yourself Lucky and Thirteen Days by Sunset Beach. He is
presently working on a trilogy, The Three Births of Daoloth - the first
volume, The Searching Dead, was published in 2016, followed by Born to the
Dark, and The Way of the Worm is forthcoming. Needing Ghosts, The Last
Revelation of Gla'aki, The Pretence and The Booking are novellas.
collections include Waking Nightmares, Alone with the Horrors, Ghosts and
Grisly Things, Told by the Dead, Just Behind You and Holes for Faces, and his
non-fiction is collected as Ramsey Campbell, Probably. Limericks of the
Alarming and Phantasmal are what they sound like. His novels The Nameless and
Pact of the Fathers have been filmed in Spain. He is the President of the
Society of Fantastic Films.
Workshop & Reading Experience
Readings and talks. Q
& A welcomed.
Group size preference
Group age preference
Area prepared to travel
Far and wide, schedule permitting