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Liz Williams


UK flag (b.1965)
Daughter of Veronica Williams

Liz Williams is the daughter of a conjuror and a Gothic novelist, and currently lives in Brighton, England. She has a PhD in philosophy of science from Cambridge. She has had short fiction published in Asimov's, Interzone, The Third Alternative and Realms of Fantasy, among others. She is also the current secretary of the Milford UK SF Writers' Workshop.

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror
 
Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
   Fabulous Brighton (2000) (with Nigel Brown)
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Non fiction
   Diary of a Witchcraft Shop (2011) (with Trevor Jones)
   Vodyanoy Loosestrife (2015)
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Short stories
Adventures in the Ghost Trade (2001)


Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2001) : The Ghost Sister
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2002) : Empire of Bones
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2004) : The Poison Master
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2006) : Banner of Souls
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2006) : Snake Agent
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2006) : Darkland


Liz Williams recommends
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Disturbed by Her Song (2010)
Judas Garbah and Esther Garber (Tanith Lee)
"Subtle, sophisticated and elegant stories that show a mistress at the height of her craft."
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The Teen, the Witch and the Thief (2016)
(Ted Gorse, book 1)
Ben Jeapes
"An exciting and funny magical story, heads above most of the competition!."
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Hidden Sun (2018)
(Shadowlands Duology, book 1)
Jaine Fenn
"Exciting...complex and unusual."

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