Ian Whates

(b. 1959)

Ian Whates is a British SF author and editor.

In 2006 he launched the independent publishing house NewCon press.

Whates is currently a director of both the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) and the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA).

He has had short fiction published in Nature, Hub and TQR. In 2007 his short story "The Gift of Joy" was nominated for the British Science Fiction Award.

His space opera novel, Pelquin's Comet, was published in 2015.

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