Allen Ashley

Allen Ashley

One of the most distinctive voices in modern literature, Allen Ashley has been published in dozens of books and magazines in the UK, USA, Canada and Spain and has now passed his first century of short story publications. Allen is a highly respected author equally adept at novels, short stories, poetry and lyrics. He is also well known for a wealth of critical commentary and non-fiction articles and, more recently, as an acclaimed and award winning editor.

Allen has run successful writing workshops in Newham and Tower Hamlets libraries. In October 2005 he gave two readings at the Norwich Fringe Festival. In November 2005 he was the special guest of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. In May 2006 he ran a writing workshop in Derby as part of the very first "Alt. Fiction Day". On 2nd June 2006 he was the Guest of Honour at The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Open Night at The Devereux Arms, London WC2. On 7th July 2006 he compered the annual BFS "Showcase" evening, also at The Devereux.. At Fantasycon 2006 he moderated a panel on "Independent Versus Mainstream Editing" and was also thrilled to receive the BFS Best Anthology award as editor of "The Elastic Book Of Numbers". At Fantasycon 2007 he moderated a panel entitled "The Small Press - Building and Maintaining an Audience".

Allen writes lyrics for the London-based band Foul House. To hear Foul House perform some of their songs - including "Gravity Space", "Work Song"


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Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee May 15, 2015
Book Covers
The Planet Suite
Somnambulists
The Elastic Book of Numbers
Urban Fantastic
Subtle Edens: An Anthology of Slipstream Fiction
Once and Future Cities
Blind Swimmer
Catastrophia
Where Are We Going?
Dreaming Spheres: Poems of the Solar System
Sensorama
Creeping Crawlers
Slow Motion Wars
Humanagerie
The Once and Future Moon

Speculative Fiction Novels (6)


2016 | science fiction, short stories

2014 | science fiction

2009 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

2006 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

2004 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

1997 | science fiction

Comics and Anthology (9)


2019 | science fiction, fantasy, anthology

2018 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, anthology

2015 | science fiction, horror > weird fiction, anthology

2015 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, anthology

2012 | science fiction, anthology, short stories

2010 | science fiction, anthology

2010 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, anthology

2008 | science fiction, anthology

2005 | science fiction, anthology