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

Worldcon programming schedule

29 Jul 2014

Here’s my schedule for the forthcoming London Worldcon:

Kaffeeklatsch
Thursday 13:00 – 14:00, London Suite 4 (ExCeL)

Gala Art Show Opening and Book Launch
Thursday 16:30 – 18:00, Art show (ExCeL)
The gala opening of the Art Show is sponsored by Titan Books and features the launch of Jim Burns’ Hyperluminal as well as a …

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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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