Gareth is an award-winning author from Bristol. 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. Gareth is currently working on a new trilogy for Titan Books. The first volume, Embers Of War, will be published in Feb 2018 and followed by two sequels, Fleet Of Knives and Light Of Impossible Stars. He can be found on Twitter via @garethlpowell.
I’ll be chatting to Gareth about alternate histories, writing speculative fiction and (obviously) the wonderful Ack-Ack Macaque series. And, as always, he’ll be sharing his selections for this week’s Apocalypse Books.
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