Multi-award winning fantasy writer Robert Shearman famously returned the Dalek to Doctor Who in an episode The Times newspaper labelled an ‘unqualified triumph’. Shearman’s episode was nominated for a Hugo Award. He has also written many popular audio dramas and print stories for the series.
Robert Shearman is also a playwright and short story writer. His first collection of stories, Tiny Deaths, won the World Fantasy Award for best collection and was nominated for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize. His second collection, Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical, won the British Fantasy Award for best collection.
His association with Doctor Who began in 2003. He’s also a playwright and short-story writer and joins us from Adelaide Writers’ Week.