Graham Sleight lives in London, UK, and has been writing about SF and fantasy since 2000. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Review of Science Fiction, Foundation, Interzone, SF Studies, Strange Horizons, and The Los Angeles Review of Books among other venues. From 2006–2012, he wrote a column for Locus on classic SF. He was editor of Foundation from 2007–2013. He's now the Chair of Trustees of the Science Fiction Foundation (, the charity that publishes Foundation and maintains the SF/F collection at the University of Liverpool.

His essays have appeared in Snake's-Hands: The Fiction of John Crowley (Turner and Andre-Driussi, eds.), Polder: A Festschrift for John Clute and Judith Clute and On Joanna Russ (Mendlesohn, ed.), LGBTQ America (Hawley, ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Modern Fantasy Literature (James and Mendlesohn, eds.), Parabolas of Science Fiction (Attebery and Hollinger, eds.), among others. In the UK, he can be found writing introductions to books in Gollancz's SF Masterworks and Fantasy Masterworks series.

He's written about Doctor Who, most recently in The Doctor's Monsters: Meanings of the Monstrous in Doctor Who (I B Tauris, 2012). He co-edited the The British Science Fiction Association Award-nominated The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T. Davies Era of the new Doctor Who (SF Foundation, 2011) with Simon Bradshaw and Antony Keen. The British Science Fiction Association Award winner that year was The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (, for which he is also an editor—though a junior partner—along with John Clute, David Langford, and the late Peter Nicholls. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction won a Hugo Award in 2012 as Best Related Work.

A couple more books with his name on should be out in the next few years: a volume of collected reviews and essays (including the talks he's been giving at Readercon since 2009), and a volume of essays on classic SF, expanded from his Locus columns. His web site is