About Bram Stoker Award® Finalist Frazer Lee:


BP Finalist Selection (alt)

Frazer Lee is a novelist, screenwriter and filmmaker.

His screenplay credits include the acclaimed horror/thriller feature Panic Button, and multi-award winning short films On Edge, Red Lines, Simone and The Stay. Frazer’s screenwriting and story consultant engagements have included commissions for Movie Mogul, The Asylum, Mediente, eMotion, and Vanquish Alliance Entertainment.

His film and television directing credits include the multi award-winning shorts  On Edge and Red Lines, and the promo campaign for the Discovery Channel series True Horror With Anthony Head. His new short film The Stay had its World Premiere at World Horror Con Atlanta USA 2015. Frazer was named one of the Top 12 UK directors in MySpace.com’s Movie Mash-up contest by a panel including representatives from 20th Century Fox, Vertigo Films and Film Four.

Frazer’s novel The Lamplighters was a Bram Stoker Award® Finalist for ‘Superior Achievement in a First Novel’. His other published works include the Amazon number 1 horror/thriller Panic Button: The Official Movie Novelisation, novels The Jack in the Green and The Skintaker, Hearthstone Cottage, and the Daniel Gates Adventures series of novellas.

Frazer is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Brunel University London and is an active member of the Horror Writers Association, International Thriller Writers and the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers. His guest speaking engagements have included The London Screenwriters Festival and The Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass. Frazer Lee lives with his family in Buckinghamshire, England just across the cemetery from the actual Hammer House of Horror.

Web links:

Official website: www.frazerlee.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/frazer_lee
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorFrazerLee
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4451295.Frazer_Lee
Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Frazer-Lee/e/B002L2PVAE
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0497281/
Vimeo reel: http://vimeo.com/user9527259


“A phenomenon in horror literature”
(Horror Novel Reviews)

“An elite voice in the genre”
(Dreadful Tales)

“Lee is a supreme talent”
(The Horror Bookshelf)

“Red Lines gave me the TOTAL CREEPS… This guy is a GREAT DIRECTOR…”
(Tobe Hooper, director of Texas Chainsaw Massacre & Poltergeist)

“ON EDGE… shows that [Frazer Lee] has a nose for gore and a sick, fetishist sensibility. RED LINES… showcases his knack for more subtle, atmospheric terror…”

“Frazer Lee is one of the best new hopes for British horror…”
(M J Simpson, British Horror Revival)

“Lee’s writing is both intelligent and scary”
(Erin Miskell, SQ Horror Magazine)

Film Credits & Bibliography:

Screenplays (Produced)

On Edge (writer/director, Robber Baron Productions 1999)
Red Lines (writer/director/executive producer, Robber Baron Productions 2002)
Palazzo Massacre (script editor, Floating World Films 2009)
Simone (screenwriter, 386 Films 2010)
Panic Button (screenwriter, Movie Mogul Films 2011)
The Stay (writer/director/co-producer, Appin Films 2015)


The Lamplighters (2011)
Panic Button – official movie novelization (2011)
The Jack in the Green (2013)
The Skintaker (2015)
Hearthstone Cottage (2019)
Greyfriars Reformatory (2020)


Daniel Gates Adventures:
The Lucifer Glass
The Leper Window (2015)
The Lilyth Mirror (2018)
The Lucifer Gate (2018)

Short Stories

Ill Met By Moonlight (published in Lighthouse Magazine Issue 2, Dec 2003)
Pendragon Rising (published in Maelstrom, Calvin House 2004)
Urbane (published in Lunar Harvest, paperback, Calvin House 2005 & Read By Dawn Vol. 2, Bloody Books 2007)
Conspiracy of Silence (published in Nocturne 5, Calvin House 2006)
Tinsel (published in Read By Dawn Vol. 3, Bloody Books 2008)
Hair of the Dog (published in Urbane and Other Horror Tales, 2009)
The Minus Touch (published in Urbane and Other Horror Tales, 2009)
Half/Life (published in Urbane and Other Horror Tales, 2009)
To Take the Water Down and Go To Sleep (published in The Beauty of Death Volume 2, Independent Legions 2017)

Short Story Collections

Urbane and Other Horror Tales (ebook & paperback, Create Space 2009)
Ill Met By Moonlight (chapbook, Ghost Writer Publications 2009)


Some Velvet Mourning published in Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase Volume V (ebook & paperback, Horror Writers Association 2018)


“Not everything that moves, breathes and talks is alive”: Christianity, Korean Shamanism and Reincarnation in Whispering Corridors (1998) and The Wailing (2016) – published in Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film, editors: Rebecca Booth, Erin Thompson, R.F. Todd (House of Leaves Publishing, 2020)

Koji Suzuki’s Ring: A world literary perspective – published in Horror Literature From Gothic to Postmodern: Critical Essays. Editors Nicholas Diak, Michele Brittany (McFarland Publishing, 2020)

Awards & Nominations:

Fiction – Novels

The Lamplighters (Finalist, ‘Superior Achievement in a First Novel’, Bram Stoker Awards® 2011)
The Lamplighters (Finalist, Book Pipeline Competition 2015)

Fiction – Shorts

Pendragon Rising (Runner up, Geoffrey Ashe Prize, Library of Avalon, Glastonbury)

Film –

Highly Commended (On Edge) Fantastic Films Manchester UK 2000
Best Short Film (On Edge) Halloween Filmfest Germany 2001
Best Short Film (On Edge) (3rd) AKA Shriekfest, Los Angeles USA 2003
Highly Commended (Red Lines) Fantastic Films Manchester UK 2003
Best Short (Red Lines) Fearless Tales, San Francisco USA 2004
Best Horror Short, 1st Place (On Edge) Dragon*Con Film Festival, Atlanta USA 2009
Semi-finalist (Simone) Action/Cut Short Film Competition USA 2010
2nd Place (Simone) Filmslam Film Festival USA 2010
Award Winner (Simone) Reel Terror Film Festival USA 2010
Best Short, Audience Choice (Simone) Shockerfest USA 2010
Best Atmosphere (The Stay) Independent Horror Movie Awards USA 2015
Best Story (The Stay) Things2Fear Film Fest USA 2016
Best Short Film (The Stay) Changing Face International Film Festival, Australia 2017
Silver Award Winner (The Stay) Spotlight Horror Film Awards, USA 2017
Outstanding Directing Award (Frazer Lee, The Stay) ZedFest, Hollywood USA 2018
Outstanding Screen Story Award (Frazer Lee, The Stay) ZedFest, Hollywood USA 2018
The Edgar Allan Poe Gothic Filmmaker Award 2018 (Frazer Lee, The Stay) ZedFest, Hollywood USA 2018
Best Writer (Frazer Lee, The Stay) Couch Film Festival, Toronto Canada 2019
Best Mystery (Frazer Lee, The Stay) Hollywood Blood Horror Festival, Los Angeles USA 2019
Creepy Tree Exemplar Award – Best Horror Film (Standard) – Creepy New Concept & Plot (Frazer Lee, The Stay) Creepy Tree Film Festival, USA 2020
Best International Film (Frazer Lee, The Stay) The Thing in the Basement Horror Fest USA 2020

Screenplays –

Skindred (Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Sci-fi Screenplay Contest 2016)
The Reformatory (Quarter-finalist, ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest 2017)
The Lamplighters (Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest 2020)


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