Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author, Critic, Editor.
(1972- ) UK reviewer and critic, who began writing about the field for The New York Review of Science Fiction in 2000. He was editor of Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction from 2007 to 2013 (issues #101-#115). He has also contributed to Locus and Science Fiction Studies. His work has focused particularly on such authors as John Crowley, Christopher Priest, Joanna Russ, and Gene Wolfe. A collection of his essays is awaited.
Sleight has also written about sf in Cinema and Television, particularly Doctor Who. From this work came The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T Davies Era of the New Doctor Who (anth 2011) edited with Simon Bradshaw and Antony Keen, and the solo The Doctor's Monsters: Meanings of the Monstrous in Doctor Who (2012).
He served as managing editor of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: Third Edition (2011-2021 web) of this encyclopedia and continues in that role for the Fourth Edition (2021-current web). [GS]
Graham Paul Sleight
born Carshalton, Surrey: 2 October 1972
- The Doctor's Monsters: Meanings of the Monstrous in Doctor Who (London: I B Tauris, 2012) [nonfiction: Doctor Who: pb/Jamie Lenman]
works as editor
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
- The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: Third Edition (London: Gollancz, 2011-2021) with John Clute, David Langford and Peter Nicholls [encyclopedia: exp of previous editions edited by Clute and Nicholls: published online: na/]
- The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: Fourth Edition (London: SFE Ltd/Reading, Berkshire: Ansible Editions, 2021-current) with John Clute and David Langford [encyclopedia: exp of the Third Edition above: published online: na/]
individual titles as editor
- The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T Davies Era of the New Doctor Who (London: SF Foundation, 2011) edited with Simon Bradshaw and Antony Keen [nonfiction: anth: Doctor Who: pb/Pete Young]
- Graham Sleight
- The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
- Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Picture Gallery
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