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Steve Duffy

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in The United Kingdom
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Steve has written/coauthored four collections of weird short stories. TRAGIC LIFE STORIES, THE FIVE QUARTERS and THE NIGHT COMES ON are available from Ash-Tree Press. His latest collection, THE MOMENT OF PANIC, is out now from PS Publishing - buy it here: http://www.pspublishing.co.uk/the-mom... .

Steve's work also appears in a number of anthologies published in the UK and the US.

In 2016 he won the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novelette 2015, with the story "Even Clean Hands Can Do Damage". He won the International Horror Guild's award for Best Short Story of the year 2000, and was shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award in 2009, and again in 2012.

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Steve Duffy Hi Bruce - first of all many thanks for your kind words re: the Quarters! It's much appreciated - Ian and I had a lot of fun with them, and we're glad…moreHi Bruce - first of all many thanks for your kind words re: the Quarters! It's much appreciated - Ian and I had a lot of fun with them, and we're glad you enjoyed them too.

I wouldn't expect any more from the Five Old Gits any time soon, but at least one more story is in the pending pile... so we'll have to wait and see.

Cheers again, and all the best,

Steve & Ian(less)
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The Night Comes On

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Tragic Life Stories

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The Five Quarters

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The Moment Of Panic

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The Clay Party

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TRAGIC LIFE STORIES

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The Oram County Whoosit

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There he is, "Jon Ronson", caricatured on the cover of this hardback edition. We know this character: he's a schlemiel in the best bespectacled Woody Allen tradition, a nervous, slightly geeky neurotic with a tendency to screech when placed in uncomf ...more
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