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Sleight, Graham

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author, Critic, Editor.

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(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


works as editor


The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

individual titles as editor


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