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Gareth L Powell

UK flag (b.1970)

Gareth L. Powell is a science fiction author from the UK. His alternate history thriller, Ack-Ack Macaque won the 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel, spawned two sequels, and was shortlisted in the Best Translated Novel category for the 2016 Seiun Awards in Japan. His short fiction has appeared in a host of magazines and anthologies, including Interzone, Solaris Rising 3, and The Year’s Best Science Fiction, and his story ‘Ride The Blue Horse’ made the shortlist for the 2015 BSFA Award.

He lives near Bristol with his wife and two children.

Genres: Science Fiction, Horror
British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2013) : Ack-ack Macaque

Gareth L Powell recommends
The Promise of the Child (2015)
(Amaranthine Spectrum, book 1)
Tom Toner
"An amazing debut. Intriguing, disorientating."
Sparrow Falling (2016)
(Sparrow , book 2)
Gaie Sebold
"Fresh, entertaining fantasy from an exciting author."
Everything About You (2018)
Heather Child
"A compelling, terrifying and stunningly assured debut."
The Wolf (2018)
(Under The Northern Sky, book 1)
Leo Carew
"As bleak and brutal as the northern snows, a new voice in epic fantasy."
Adrift (2018)
(Adrift , book 1)
Rob Boffard
"An edge-of-the-seat epic of survival and adventure in deep space."
The Synapse Sequence (2018)
Daniel Godfrey
"Daniel Godfrey continues to impress. A distinctive new voice in SF."
Hellcorp (2018)
Jonathan Whitelaw
"A writer to watch."

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