Kim Newman

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Kim James Newman (born 31 July 1959) is an English journalist, film critic, and fiction writer.wikipedia
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Empire (film magazine)

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Newman is a contributing editor to the UK film magazine Empire, as well as writing the monthly segment, "Kim Newman's Video Dungeon" in which he gives often scathing reviews of recently released straight-to-video horror films.
Kim Newman's Movie Dungeon is a regular feature in the Re.View section, in which critic Kim Newman reviews the most obscure releases, mostly low budget horror movies.

Bram Stoker Award for Best Non-Fiction

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The books comprise 100 essays by 100 horror writers about 100 horror books and both won the annual Bram Stoker Award for Best Non-Fiction.

Nightmare Movies

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Newman's first two books were both non-fiction; Ghastly Beyond Belief: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of Quotations (1985), co-written with his friend Neil Gaiman, is a light-hearted tribute to entertainingly bad prose in fantastic fiction, and Nightmare Movies: A Critical History of the Horror Film, 1968–88 (1988) is a serious history of horror films.
Nightmare Movies is a non-fiction book about horror films by British critic and novelist Kim Newman.

Neil Gaiman

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Newman's first two books were both non-fiction; Ghastly Beyond Belief: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of Quotations (1985), co-written with his friend Neil Gaiman, is a light-hearted tribute to entertainingly bad prose in fantastic fiction, and Nightmare Movies: A Critical History of the Horror Film, 1968–88 (1988) is a serious history of horror films.
In 1984, he wrote his first book, a biography of the band Duran Duran, as well as Ghastly Beyond Belief, a book of quotations, with Kim Newman.

Stephen Jones (author)

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Newman and Stephen Jones jointly edited Horror: 100 Best Books, the 1988 horror volume in Xanadu's 100 Best series and Horror: Another 100 Best Books, a 2005 sequel from Carroll & Graf, U.S. publisher of the series.
Jones and Kim Newman have edited several books together, including Horror: 100 Best Books, the 1988 horror volume in Xanadu's 100 Best series, and Horror: Another 100 Best Books, a 2005 sequel from Carroll & Graf (US publisher of the earlier series).

Anno Dracula series

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Anno Dracula was followed by the Anno Dracula series of novels and shorter works, that followed the same alternative history, including The Bloody Red Baron (set in World War I) and Dracula Cha Cha Cha (titled Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959 in the US).
The Anno Dracula series by Kim Newman—named after Anno Dracula (1992), the series' first novel—is a work of fantasy depicting an alternate history in which the heroes of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula fail to stop Count Dracula's conquest of Great Britain, resulting in a world where vampires are common and increasingly dominant in society.

Geneviève Dieudonné

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One major character, the vampire Geneviève Dieudonné, had previously appeared (in a different setting) in his Warhammer novels.
Geneviève Dieudonné is a fictional character appearing in a number of works by Kim Newman.

The Bloody Red Baron

Anno Dracula was followed by the Anno Dracula series of novels and shorter works, that followed the same alternative history, including The Bloody Red Baron (set in World War I) and Dracula Cha Cha Cha (titled Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959 in the US).
Anno Dracula: The Bloody Red Baron, or simply The Bloody Red Baron, is a 1995 Alternate history/horror novel by British author Kim Newman.

Dracula Cha Cha Cha

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Anno Dracula was followed by the Anno Dracula series of novels and shorter works, that followed the same alternative history, including The Bloody Red Baron (set in World War I) and Dracula Cha Cha Cha (titled Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959 in the US).
Anno Dracula: Dracula Cha Cha Cha (re-titled Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959 upon initial U.S. release) is an alternate history/horror novel by British writer Kim Newman.

Dark Future

In the same year, as "Jack Yeovil", he began contributing to a series of novels published by Games Workshop, set in the world of their Warhammer and Dark Future wargaming and role-playing games.
The novels that were written by Jack Yeovil—a pen name of Kim Newman—created an elaborate alternate history in which Elvis Presley is a hard-as-nails bounty hunter and Oliver North is President of the United States.

Knave (magazine)

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Early in his career, Newman was a journalist for the magazines City Limits and Knave.
Other people to have been published at Knave include Kim Newman, Dave Langford, and Neil Gaiman.

Life's Lottery

Other novels include Life's Lottery (1999), in which the protagonist's life story is determined by the reader's choices (an adult version of the Choose Your Own Adventure series of children's books), The Quorum (1994), Jago (1991) and Bad Dreams (1990).
Life's Lottery is a speculative fiction novel by Kim Newman, published in 1999.

Back in the USSA

There is also Back in the USSA (1997), a collection of stories co-written with Eugene Byrne, set in an alternate history where the United States had a communist revolution in the early twentieth century and Russia did not.
Back in the USSA is a 1997 collection of seven short stories by English writers Eugene Byrne and Kim Newman, which was published by Mark V. Ziesing Books.

Venue (magazine)

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He contributes to Rotten Tomatoes, Venue, Video Watchdog ('The Perfectionist's Guide to Fantastic Video') and Sight & Sound.
Author and reviewer Kim Newman contributed regularly.

Time and Relative

Newman wrote a Doctor Who novella, Time and Relative in 2001.
Time and Relative is an original novella written by Kim Newman and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Diogenes Club series

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Many of his stories—notably those collected in Seven Stars, The Man from the Diogenes Club, The Secret Files of the Diogenes Club, and Mysteries of the Diogenes Club—feature agents of the Diogenes Club, the gentlemen's club created by Arthur Conan Doyle for the Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter".
The Diogenes Club is a series of short stories by British horror author Kim Newman, featuring the supernatural adventures of the titular club, a secret wing of the British government established to deal with extraordinary threats to the realm.

City Limits (magazine)

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Early in his career, Newman was a journalist for the magazines City Limits and Knave.
Among other journalists, it launched the careers of Melissa Benn, Kim Newman, and Suzanne Moore.

Video Watchdog

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He contributes to Rotten Tomatoes, Venue, Video Watchdog ('The Perfectionist's Guide to Fantastic Video') and Sight & Sound.
In addition to Lucas himself, Video Watchdog's list of regular contributors included such writers as Kim Newman, Stephen R. Bissette, associate editor John Charles, Bill Cooke and Heather Drain.

Richard Jeperson

One sequence emphasizes the adventures during the 1970s of psychic investigator Richard Jeperson; the stories pay homage to various aspects of 1970s British society, through adventures reminiscent of '70s television series such as The Avengers and Department S.
Richard Jeperson is a fictional character created by British horror / fantasy author Kim Newman.

Telos Doctor Who novellas

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Newman wrote a Doctor Who novella, Time and Relative in 2001.

Warhammer Fantasy (setting)

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In the same year, as "Jack Yeovil", he began contributing to a series of novels published by Games Workshop, set in the world of their Warhammer and Dark Future wargaming and role-playing games.
Early in his career, Kim Newman wrote several Warhammer novels under the name 'Jack Yeovil'.

Bridgwater

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He was educated at Dr. Morgan's Grammar School in Bridgwater, and set his experimental semi-autobiographical novel Life's Lottery (1999) in a fictional version of the town named Sedgwater.
Horror writer and film journalist Kim Newman was educated at Dr Morgan's school in Bridgwater, and set his 1999 experimental novel Life's Lottery in a fictionalised version of the town (Sedgwater).

Horror fiction

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Recurring interests visible in his work include film history and horror fiction—both of which he attributes to seeing Tod Browning's Dracula at the age of eleven—and alternate fictional versions of history.

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

In 2018, Newman became the chief writer on the BBC Four documentary series Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema.
In an interview with Den of Geek, the chief writer of the series Kim Newman said that the reason for the creation of Secrets of Cinema was that: "there hasn't been a show like this before. Even in the deep history of TV discussions of cinema, they've always been about a director, a movie star, sometimes even a studio. One thing we've bent over backwards on is not to use the word genre in the title, or the publicity for the show. But that's what this is about!"

Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels

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Newman and Stephen Jones jointly edited Horror: 100 Best Books, the 1988 horror volume in Xanadu's 100 Best series and Horror: Another 100 Best Books, a 2005 sequel from Carroll & Graf, U.S. publisher of the series.