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Oliver K Langmead

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Oliver K. Langmead writes speculative fiction. His new verse-novel, Calypso, will be published by Titan Books in 2024. Glitterati was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award and named one of New Scientist’s best Science Fiction books of 2022. His previous books include Birds of Paradise, Metronome, and the verse-novel Dark Star, which was featured in the Guardian's Best Books of 2015. He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Lancaster, and in late 2018 he was the writer in residence at the European Space Agency’s Astronaut Centre in Cologne.


Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
New and upcoming books
April 2024

   Dark Star (2015)
   Metronome (2017)
   Birds of Paradise (2021)
   Glitterati (2022)
   Calypso (2024)
   City of All Seasons (2025) (with Aliya Whiteley)
Oliver K Langmead recommends
Three Eight One (2024)
Aliya Whiteley
"Three Eight One is an extraordinary offering from one of the UK's greatest living writers of speculative fiction - blurring genres and playing with form to produce a gripping, exciting, poetic adventure."
A Market of Dreams and Destiny (2023)
Trip Galey
"An astonishing feat of the imagination, every page bursting with fantastical detail. Trip Galey's debut is striking, and deserves to be celebrated."
Never the Wind (2022)
Francesco Dimitri
"A sensory treat! Never the Wind is richly realised, and Francesco Dimitri is a marvel."

Books containing stories by Oliver K Langmead
2084 (2017)
edited by
George Sandison

Award nominations
2023 British Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Glitterati

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