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Neil Williamson

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Neil Williamson is a resident of Glasgow, Scotland, and is the author of novels and short stories in genres ranging from science fiction to slipstream.

Several of his books and stories have been shortlisted for awards: Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction (World Fantasy Award), The Ephemera (British Fantasy Award), Arrhythmia (British Science Fiction Award), The Moon King (British Fantasy Holdstock Award and British Science Fiction Award, runner-up).

Neil's latest book is: The Memoirist, a novella, published by NewCon Press in March 2017.

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The Moon King

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Secret Language

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The Ephemera

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The Memoirist

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The Euonymist

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Secret Language by Neil Williamson
"This is a great collection of short stories which - whilst not necessarily themed - does rift a lot on language, both of the what is said / what is unsaid variety, but also the language of the senses and - most interestingly - that of musicals (se..." Read more of this review »
The Moon King by Neil Williamson
"A beautifully conceived world that invited me to reconsider my own. Characters that I felt I recognised as soon as they appeared, and felt an urge to catch up with. A story at once courting the wondrous yet evoking what is delightful in the everyd..." Read more of this review »
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