Gareth L. Powell is an award-winning 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. 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 is also writing a crime thriller.


Gareth L. Powell has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Red Lights, and Rain

REPRINT FICTION by Gareth L. Powell in Issue 133 – October 2017

It’s raining in Amsterdam. Paige stands in the oak-paneled front bar of a small corner pub. She has wet hair because she walked here from her hotel. Now she’s standing by the open door, holding half a liter of Amstel, watching the rain stipple the surface of the canal across the street. For the fourth […]
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