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Steve Aylett


UK flag (b.1967)

Steve Aylett is a satirical science fiction and slipstream author of several bizarro books. He is renowned for his colorful satire attacking the manipulations of authority, and for having reams of amusing epigrams and non-sequiturs only tangentially related to what little plot the books possess.

Aylett left school at age 17 and worked in a book warehouse, and later in law publishing.

Aylett claims to have books appear in his brain in one visual "glob" which looks like a piece of gum (but denies it's "channelled").

Genres: Science Fiction, Horror
 
Series contributed to
Bizarro Starter Kit (with Mykle Hansen, Jordan Krall and Christian TeBordo)
The Bizarro Starter Kit Blue (2007)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Steve Aylett
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Short stories
Infestation (1994)
Repeater (1995)
The Met Are All for This (1997)
The Passenger (1997)
Resenter (1997)
Sampler (1997)
Bestiary (1998)
Gigantic (1998)
The Siri Gun (1998)
Tusk (1998)
Angel Dust (1999)
Dread Honor (1999)
The Idler (1999)
If Armstrong Was Interesting (1999)
Jawbreaker (1999)
Maryland (1999)
Shifa (1999)
Tail (1999)
Tug of War (1999)
The Waffle Code (1999)
Black Triangle (2000)


Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1998) : Slaughtermatic