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Stewart, Alex

(1958-    ) UK editor and author, whose recent fiction has been as by Sandy Mitchell; he began publishing sf with "Seasons Out of Time" for Interzone in Summer 1982, but was initially most active as an editor. Solo he edited Arrows of Eros: Unearthly Tales of Love and Death (anth 1989); with Neil Gaiman he edited the Shared World anthology, Temps (anth 1991), featuring a clutch of Superheroes in modern Britain whom the government occasionally drafts for ill-paid superhero work; the sequel, EuroTemps (anth 1992) was edited solo by Stewart. As Sandy Mitchell he wrote a Tie for the Bugs Case File multi-media series for younger children, All Under Control (1996). He then began a long series of contributions to the Warhammer 40,000 universe, beginning with Warhammer 40,000: For the Emperor (2003), itself beginning the Caiphas Cain subseries, of which he has been the exclusive author; the Warhammer: Death of the Reik sequence beginning with Warhammer: Death's Messenger (2005) is fantasy. [JC]

Alexander Michael Stewart

born Southend-on-Sea, Essex: 25 July 1958




Warhammer 40,000: Caiphas Cain

Warhammer 40,000: Dark Heresy

Warhammer: Death of the Reik

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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 11:10 am on 29 October 2020.