Paul Kane has been a freelance genre journalist since 1996 and has written well over 1000 articles and reviews for news-stand magazines such as Eclipse, Area 51, Boys First, Classic Television, SFX, Fangoria, Rue Morgue, The Dark Side, Gorezone, DeathRay, Scars, HorrorHound, Red Scream, Writers’ Forum, TV Film Memorabilia and many others (you’ll find covers from some of them below).

Eclipse        Area 51  

Writers Forum  

 Fangoria     SFX

Death Ray  Rue Morgue

   Dark Side

Gorezone  TV and Film Memorabilia


He also regularly contributes to Sci-Fi Bulletin. Click on the link below for more details.

Sci Fi Bulletin


In 2000 he was a major contributor  to Contemporary North American Film Directors: A Wallflower Critical Guide. The book was subsequently revised for its second edition.


Wallflower contemporary guide to directors     wallflower critical guide

‘A Must buy. Threatens to become indespensible.’  -  Empire Magazine

‘The entries are concise, pithy and on the nose...Put it on your shelf.’

- Starlog Magazine

For more details see Wallflower Press’ Website


His most recent non-fiction books are the bestselling and British Fantasy Award-nominated The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy (click on the Hellraiser button left to find out more), Voices in the Dark (below) – an interview book compiled with Marie O’Regan and featuring such horror luminaries as Clive Barker, Joe Hill, Ron Perlman, John Carpenter, Betsy Palmer, Sarah Pinborough, Rob Zombie and Neil Gaiman (both published by McFarland) – plus Shadow Writer: The Non-Fiction, Vol 1: Reviews and Vol 2: Articles & Essays (both also below and published by BearManor).



Voices in the Dark, by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan

You can buy Voices in the Dark in the UK here or in the US here.



Shadow Writer the Non-Fiction, Volumes I and II, by Paul Kane


To buy Shadow Writer: The Non-Fiction – Vols 1 & 2 click here, here, here and here.


Finally, click on an image below to read online book and film/DVD reviews Paul has done.

The Dark Knight Rises    A Cold Season, by Alison Littlewood    Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell










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