About

 

Gareth L. Powell

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GARETH L. POWELL is an award-winning science fiction author from the UK.

He is the author of the novels SilversandsThe Recollection, Ack-Ack Macaque, Hive Monkey and Macaque Attack.

In 2013, Ack-Ack Macaque co-won the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Award for Best Novel.

His short stories have appeared in a host of magazines and anthologies, including Interzone, Solaris Rising 3, and The Year’s Best Science Fiction. Many of these shorter works have been brought together in the collections, The Last Reef (2008) and The New Ships (coming 2017).

In addition to his fiction, Gareth has written a comic strip for 2000 AD, given guest university lectures on creative writing, and written non-fiction for The Irish Times and SFX. He is also a popular guest and public speaker at literary events and conventions.

The Guardian says, “Powell draws his characters with fine brushstrokes.” SF Book Reviews places him, “at the forefront of science fiction,” and Gutenberg’s Son writes that he, “has managed to find the balance between thoughtful existentialism and pulp adventure.”

Gareth lives near Bristol with his wife, two daughters and a cat.

He is represented by Alexander Cochran of the Conville & Walsh literary agency.

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