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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.
 
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Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book 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 Book nominee (1999) : The Cassini Division
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel winner (1999) : The Sky Road
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : The Cassini Division
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2000) : The Cassini Division
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book 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
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2002) : Dark Light
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Dark Light
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2004) : Newton's Wake: A Space Opera
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : Newton's Wake: A Space Opera
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : Newton's Wake: A Space Opera
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2006) : Learning the World
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2006) : Learning the World
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2006) : Learning the World
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (2006) : Learning the World
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Execution Channel
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2008) : The Execution Channel
British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2008) : The Night Sessions
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2008) : The Execution Channel
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2008) : The Execution Channel
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2012) : The Restoration Game
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2013) : Intrusion
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2013) : Intrusion


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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