Interview: John Clute
Cheryl Morgan talks to critic John Clute at his home in North London.
Here are some links arising from the interview.
The website for the British Library exhibition is here.
The books mentioned during the interview are:
- The Doom of the Great City, William Delisle Hay
- After London, Richard Jeffries
- Pardon This Intrusion [Purchase]
- And Now We Are Going To Have A Party, Nicola Griffith
- The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [Purchase]
The authors mentioned are:
Many of John Clute’s books (and those of Gary K. Wolfe) are published by Beccon Publications.
A placeholder site for the new online edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction can be found here.
About the Interviewee
John Clute was born in Canada but has lived in London, with his partner Judith, since 1968. His many books include the science fiction novel, Appleseed, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (with Peter Nichols), Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia and The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (with John Grant). The latter three works all won Hugo Awards. Clute has also received the Pilgrim Award from the Science Fiction Research Association and a Distinguished Scholarship Award from the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. His reviews column, Scores, currently resides at Strange Horizons.