Ken MacLeod is one of Scotland’s leading authors of science fiction, having published fourteen novels from The Star Fraction (1995) to Descent (2014). He is currently editing the poems of his friend Iain Banks, to be co-published with a selection of his own poetry in 2015.
Ken’s writing has won a host of awards and a large international following. In 2009 he was Writer in Residence at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum, and he is now Writer in Residence at the MA Creative Writing course at Edinburgh Napier University. His 2010 essay on Scotland and science fiction is called ‘The Future Will Happen Here, Too‘.