About Jan Edwards


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


Jan several books in print, including the crime novel Winter Downs, which has been shortlisted for the Arnold Bennett Book Prize.

Her fiction has appeared in many crime, folk horror, horror, pulp, weird fiction, main stream and urban fantasy anthologies. For full list of writing credits follow the link to: Author Bibliography (Details here)

She is part of the script team writing Olive Hawthorne: Daemons of Devils End – a 3 disc Dr Who DVD. As an editor Jan has produced fiction anthologies with editing partner Jenny Barber for The Alchemy Press and Fox Spirit Press. Jan has ghost written for several other titles.

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…

Bookmuse Recommended Read

BA hons, Eng. Lit. with creative writing; recipient of the Winchester Slim Volume award; short listed for a British Fantasy Award for short fiction and BFA Collection; past chairperson of the British Fantasy Society and Fantasycon organiser.Bookmuse Reccommended Read award for her crime novel, Winter Downs!

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Author (and occasional editor): Alchemy Press
Author: Penkhull Press
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Contributing blogger: Authors Electric
Wrangler for 6X6 Reading and Writing Cafe
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