About Jan Edwards


Jan Edwards’s fiction has appeared in The Mammoth Book of Dracula; Mammoth Book of the Adventures of Moriarty; MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories  and many other crime, horror, pulp, weird fiction, main stream and urban fantasy anthologies. (Details here)

Jan currently has novels and collections in print with The Alchemy and Penkhull Press, including the crime novel Winter Downs, and has ghost written for several others. She was part of the script team writing a Dr Who DVD due out in November 2017. In addition she has published other novels under pseudonyms as well as penning interviews and book reviews for both print and online magazines. As an editor Jan has produced fiction anthologies with editing partner Jenny Barber for The Alchemy Press and Fox Spirit Press.

Born in Sussex, despite her thoroughly celtic parentage, Jan is currently living in Staffs Moorlands with 3 cats and husband, Peter Coleborn. In addition to being a writer she is also a Reiki Master Teacher and Meditational Healer and has been (in no particular order) Master Locksmith, motorcycle seller, bookseller, civil servant, ostler, market gardener, librarian…

Jan has a BA hons, Eng. Lit. with creative writing and is a past winner of the Winchester Slim Volume award. She has been short listed for a British Fantasy Award for short fiction. She is a past chairperson of the British Fantasy Society and served for many years on the Fantasycon organising committee.

Recipient of a Karl Edward Wagner award (British Fantasy Awards)


For full list of writing credits follow the link to: Author Bibliography

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Therapist:  Usui and Celtic Reiki, Meditational Healing

  • BA (hons) Lit. (English Literature with Creative Writing)
  • BTEC in Media Studies (Film Production)
  • City & Guilds in Locksmithing