Matthew Holness

MATTHEW HOLNESS won the Perrier Comedy Award in 2001 for Garth Marenghi's Netherhead, and has since appeared in The Office, Casanova and Ricky Gervais' Cemetery Junction. He was the creator and star of two Channel 4 comedy shows - Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and Man to Man With Dean Learner - and more recently has starred in the C4 series, Free Agents. His stories for Comma constitute his first pieces of published fiction.

Anthologies featuring Matthew Holness

The New Uncanny

14 leading authors have here been challenged to write fresh fictional interpretations of what the uncanny might mean in the 21st century, to update Freud’s famous checklist of what gives us the creeps, and to give the hulking canon of uncanny fiction a shot in the arm, a shock to the neck-bolts...

Phobic: Modern Horror Stories

Phobic shines a torch into the unlit areas of the modern subconscious and suggests the more we know, the more we realise how worried we really should be.

Protest: Stories of Resistance

This book asks 20 authors and 20 historians to bring crucial moments of British protest to life.