William Campbell Powell

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William Campbell Powell lives in a small Buckinghamshire village in England. He mostly writes YA and Speculative Fiction. His debut novel, EXPIRATION DAY, was published by Tor Teen in 2014 and won the 2015 Hal Clement Award for better than half-decent science in a YA novel – the citation actually says “Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Literature” - and a 2016 AudioFile Magazine Earphones award for the narration by Gabrielle de Cuir. He is a member of SFWA.
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William Campbell Powell I try to have several projects on the go at once, so that if I get stuck on one, I can switch. At the moment I'm working with Tor on a follow-on to Ex…moreI try to have several projects on the go at once, so that if I get stuck on one, I can switch. At the moment I'm working with Tor on a follow-on to Expiration Day. I'm also working on an 1830s historical novel.(less)
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My publicist asked if I'd do a guest post for the NotYeadRead.com blog site. After a little thought, I came up with a special chapter that filled in a little bit of backstory, around how even in the last days of humanity, there's still discrimination about.

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“Sometimes choice works like that. One person's choice is another's loss of choice.”
William Campbell Powell, Expiration Day

“While you live, choose, and by your choices, make the universe richer.”
William Campbell Powell, Expiration Day

“What rational being would willingly enter a relationship that's guaranteed to end in sorrow? Grieving husband buries wife, or vice versa. Or they divorce. But we marry anyway. Because even death and divorce is better than loneliness.”
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