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Black and Asian

Cultureword is one of the strands of Commonword. It was established in 1986 as a centre for Black creative writing in the North West of England. It has achieved national renown for discovering, developing and promoting Asian, African Caribbean and Chinese writers.

The Asian Review of Books
The Asian Review of Books is the only dedicated pan-Asian book review publication.

Wasafiri is Britain’s premier magazine for international contemporary writing. Published quarterly, it has established a distinctive reputation for promoting work by new and established voices across the globe.


Crime Fiction Lover
Crime Fiction Lover was set up by two journalists who love reading crime stories – everything from atmospheric noir to thriller mysteries and police procedurals.

Crime Time Magazine
Reviews, features and news about the best crime fiction in the UK and around the world.

Crime Writers'Association
A professional group of published writers of crime books, best known for staging one of the most famous and celebrated literary awards in the world: The Daggers.

Stop, You're Killing Me
Stop, You’re Killing Me is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. They list over 5000 authors, with chronological lists of their books, both series and non-series.


Horror Writers Association
Formed in the late 1980s dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it.

This is Horror
This Is Horror specialises in horror fiction and the craft of writing.


All About Romance
AAR offers unbiased book reviews, author interviews, industry commentary and much more to romance readers.

Mills and Boon
Publisher of romantic fiction, with information on books and current authors.

Romantic Novelists' Association
The RNA was formed in 1960 to promote romantic fiction and to encourage good writing and now represents more than 700 writers, agents, editors and other publishing professionals.

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Arthur C Clarke Award
The Arthur C Clarke Award, named after the writer, is the UK's premier prize for science fiction literature.

British Science Fiction Association
The home page of the BSFA, and the BSFA awards.

Fantasy Book Review
Fantasy Book Review is dedicated to reading and reviewing the very best fantasy books for children and adults.

Graphic novel news and reviews, based in the UK but not restricted to British books.

Hugo Awards
The Hugo Awards, given annually since 1955, are science fiction's most prestigious award.

io9 is a blog which focuses on the subjects of science fiction, fantasy, futurism, science, technology and related areas.

Locus Online
News, reviews, resources and perspectives of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Includes index to science fiction awards.

Science Fiction Encyclopedia
The aim of the Science Fiction Encyclopedia is to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms. This is the third edition of the SF encyclopedia, which was first published in 1979.

SFFWorld is one of the oldest genre websites featuring the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.


Black Horse Westerns
Black Horse Westerns are the largest publisher of Westerns in the UK.

Western Writers of America
WWA was incorporated in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West, and is home to the prestigious Spur Award.

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