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Simon Morden


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Dr. Simon Morden, B.Sc. (Hons., Sheffield) Ph.D (Newcastle) is a bona fide rocket scientist, having degrees in geology and planetary geophysics. Unfortunately, that sort of thing doesnt exactly prepare a person for the big wide world of work: hes been a school caretaker, admin assistant, and PA to a financial advisor. He's now employed as a part-time teaching assistant at a Gateshead primary school, which he combines with his duties as a house-husband, attempting to keep a crumbling pile of Edwardian masonry upright, wrangling his two children and providing warm places to sleep for the family cats.

As well as a writer, hes been the editor of the British Science Fiction Associations writers magazine Focus, a judge for the Arthur C Clarke awards, and is a regular speaker at the Greenbelt Arts Festival on matters of faith and fiction. In 2009, he was in the winning team for the Rolls Royce Science Prize.
 
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Short stories
Bell, Book and Candle (1998)


Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book winner (2011) : The Petrovitch Trilogy



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