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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.
 
Anthologies edited
Fabulous Brighton (2000) (with Nigel Brown)
Fables from the Fountain (2011) (with Stephen Baxter, Eric Brown, Colin Bruce, Peter Crowther, Neil Gaiman, Henry Gee, Tom Hunter, David Langford, Steve Longworth, James Lovegrove, Paul Graham Raven, Adam Roberts, Charles Stross, Ian Watson, Andy West, Ian Whates and Andrew J Wilson)
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Non fiction
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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, Esther Garber and 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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