Campbell is described by the Oxford Companion to English Literature as "Britain's most respected living horror writer". He has been given more awards for horror fiction than any other writer. In 2015 Liverpool John Moores University gave him an honorary fellowship for "outstanding services to literature". He reviewed films for the BBC from 1969 to 2007.
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