I'm a science fiction writer based in Wales.

A former space scientist, I turned from studying pulsars and binary stars to fiction. I'm now the author of twelve novels and more than fifty short stories. My work has been shortlisted for the Hugo and Arthur C Clarke awards, and I have won the Seiun and Sidewise awards.

Latest Posts

Edinburgh and novel progress

19 Apr 2014

I’ve just returned from an enjoyable visit to Edinburgh for the science festival. I took part in the “What Scientists Read” panel, which was ably hosted by Sarah Dillon and Pippa Goldschmidt. It involved discussion with a pair of working scientists who had been interviewed (along with many others) for …

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Diamond Dogs

10 Apr 2014

There’s a bit of backstory here, but for a couple of years, Chicago’s inventive and forward-looking Shanghai Low theatre group have been developing a stage version of my story Diamond Dogs. I’ve been very excited and impressed with the work so far, and was pleased to hear that a staged …

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