Freelance journalist, technical author and film/book reviewer (specialising in the science fiction and horror genres). Administrator of the annual Delta Film Award. Founding co-editor in 1987 of the journal Critical Wave. Winner of the 2009 TransAtlantic Fan Fund (attending the Montreal world sf convention, Anticipation, before touring North America). Chaired the convention Novacon in 1984, 2007 and 2014. Co-director of the British publishing imprint Rose of Eibon.