Simon is an award-winning fantasy and sci/fi writer with over a hundred published short stories to his name (with appearances in Analog, Nature and many others). He’s the author of the Cloven Land fantasy trilogy, cyberpunk sci/fi thriller The Genehunter and the “steampunk Gormenghast” Engn saga. He’s signed to the mighty Elsewhen Press for the publication of his Office of the Witchfinder General books.
His novel Dead Star was an SPSFC award semi-finalist and his short story #buttonsinweirdplaces was shortlisted for a Utopia award. His novella The Clockwork King won the Tales by Moonlight Editor’s Prize.
He’s a member of the Untethered Realms collective. He has an honours degree in English Literature (1st class) and an MA in creative writing (Distinction).
He was born in the Year of the Dragon. He still thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea.