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Mike Ashley

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Mike Ashley

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Full Name: Michael Raymond Donald Ashley
Born: January 1, 1948
Southhall, Middlesex, England
Occupation: Author, Editor, Bibliographer
Nationality: British


Michael Raymond Donald Ashley is a British bibliographer, author and editor of science fiction, mystery, and fantasy.

He edits the long-running Mammoth Book series of short story anthologies, each arranged around a particular theme in mystery, fantasy, or science fiction. He has a special interest in fiction magazines and has written a multi-volume History of the Science Fiction Magazine and a study of British fiction magazines, The Age of the Storytellers. He won the Edgar Award for The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction. In addition to the books listed below he edited and prepared for publication the novel The Enchantresses (1997) by Vera Chapman. He has contributed to many reference works including The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (as Contributing Editor) and The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (as Contributing Editor of the third edition). He wrote the books to accompany the British Library's exhibitions, Taking Liberties in 2008 and Out of This World: Science Fiction But Not As You Know It in 2011.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 British Library Science Fiction Classics

 1. (2018)
 2. (2018)
 6. (2019)
 7. (2019)
 8. (2019)
 11. (2019)
 12. (2020)
 14. (2021)
 15. (2021)
 17. (2021)
 18. (2021)

 The Mammoth Book of...

 10. (2002)
 11. (2004)
 12. (2005)
 15. (2006)
 16. (2008)
 17. (2008)
 18. (2010)
 19. (2013)