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Ken MacLeod


Scotland (1954 - )

Ken MacLeod graduated with a BSc in Zoology from Glasgow University in 1976. Following research in biomechanics at Brunel University, he worked in a variety of manual and clerical jobs whilst completing an M.Phil thesis. He previously worked as a computer analyst/programmer in Edinburgh, but is now a full-time writer. He lives in West Lothian with his wife and children.
 
Series contributed to
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Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Star Fraction
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (1996) : The Star Fraction
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (1998) : The Stone Canal
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Cassini Division
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel winner (1999) : The Sky Road
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2000) : The Cassini Division
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2000) : The Cassini Division
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2001) : Cosmonaut Keep
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2001) : The Sky Road
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2001) : The Sky Road
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2002) : Cosmonaut Keep
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Dark Light
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2004) : Newton's Wake: A Space Opera
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : Newton's Wake: A Space Opera
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2006) : Learning the World
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2006) : Learning the World
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2006) : Learning the World
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Execution Channel
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2008) : The Execution Channel


Ken MacLeod recommends
Thigmoo
Thigmoo (1999)
Eugene Byrne
"Sharp satire, bold futurism, and soem very serious points about the world we live in and how it can be changed."



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