Mark Samuels

Mark Samuels is a London-based writer of horror and fantastic fiction in the tradition of Arthur Machen and H. P. Lovecraft. Born in 1967 in Clapham, South London, he was first published in 1988, and his short stories often focus on detailing a shadowy modern London in which the protagonists gradually discover a dark and terrifying reality behind the mundane urban world. His works have been praised by Thomas Ligotti and John Pelan amongst others. His debut collection was shortlisted for the British Fantasy Award and his work has appeared several times in the annual anthology The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror.

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There is a sinister world just veiled beneath the world we see every day . . . at least that’s how it seems in the world where Mark Samuels’ short stories reside.