Simon Kurt Unsworth is a British supernatural author, born in Manchester in 1972. He is the author of the upcoming THE DEVIL’S DETECTIVE, which is due to be published by Del Rey (UK) and Doubleday (US) in 2015. His most recent collection of short stories is the critically-acclaimed QUIET HOUSES, which was long-listed for the Edge Hill Short Story Collection prize. Simon’s second anthology, STRANGE GATEWAYS, is due to be published in 2014.
Simon has written extensively in horror, and had a number of short stories published in leading genre publications. His short story ‘The Church on the Island’ was nominated for the 2008 World Fantasy Award. Some of his work has been published in the following anthologies: Dark Horse’s Lovecraft Unbound, PS Publishing’s Postscripts, Gray Friar Press’s Where the Heart Is, Ashe Tree Press’s At Ease with the Dead, Shades of Darkness and Exotic Gothic 3. In 2014, Simon’s work will appear in his sixth Mammoth Book of Best New Horror anthology, and also in The Very Best of Best New Horror.
For more on Simon’s writing, be sure to check out his website.
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