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 sixteen novels and more than seventy short stories. My work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Arthur C Clarke and Sturgeon awards, and I have won the Seiun, Sidewise, European Science Fiction Society and Locus awards. My stories have been adapted for stage and television.

Latest Posts

Into 2020

3 Jan 2020

I thought I’d take a few hours to update the site as we go into the New Year. There’s been very little news worth reporting since the last entry: the life of the average writer really isn’t that remarkable for long stretches of time. The excitement of the Netflix episodes …

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Netflix episodes

18 Mar 2019

My stories “Beyond the Aquila Rift” and “Zima Blue” have been adapted as episodes in Netflix’s new anthology series, “Love, Death & Robots”. Although I’ve only (so far) seen one of the adaptations, I’m delighted with the look of both of them – they’re really beautiful, and I hope fans …

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