Welcome to the website of author, Gareth L. Powell.

What Star Wars means to me

Prompted by the new trailer, I have written a piece about Star Wars for Sci-Fi Bulletin, in which I reflect on the impact of the movies (and books, comics and toys) on […]

Why I Write Space Opera

After six novels and 100,000+ words of short fiction, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to why I write the kinds of science fiction that I do – and […]

How I keep track of Twitter

Recently, a couple of people have asked how I keep track of Twitter. With over six thousand followers, four thousand of which I follow back, it’s no easy task. But […]