ANNE BILLSON is a film critic, novelist and photographer whose work has been widely published. She has lived in London, Tokyo, Paris and Croydon, and now lives in Brussels.
Her books include SUCKERS (an upwardly mobile vampire novel), STIFF LIPS (a Notting Hill ghost story) and THE EX (a supernatural detective story), and several works of non-fiction, including THE THING, a BFI monograph about John Carpenter’s film, and LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, from Auteur Publishing, about Tomas Alfredson’s film of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel of the same name.
In 1993 she was named one of Granta’s “Best Young British Novelists”.
Her photographs have been published in Event, Time Out, Illustrated London News, The Times, Fashion News (Japan), Soho Weekly News (US), Vogue (UK) and the Daily Express. She has had exhibitions in Tokyo and London.
She has written about many different subjects, but chiefly about films, for more publications than she cares to remember, and has reviewed films at one time or another for (to name just a few) Monthly Film Bulletin, Time Out, City Limits, Today, Sunday Correspondent, Tatler, New Statesman & Society and the Sunday Telegraph. She currently writes about (mostly) film for the Telegraph and the Guardian.
- John Ajvide Lindqvist ‘Let The Old Dreams Die’ Review (horrornovelreviews.com)
- How John Carpenter Fixed THE THING (badassdigest.com)