Paul McAuley

Paul McAuley is the author of numerous short stories and more than twenty books, including science-fiction novels, thrillers, and a Doctor Who novella, and coedited an anthology of original stories about popular music.  His most recent novels are Cowboy Angels (Pyr) and In The Mouth of the Whale (Gollancz); his story "The Choice" won the 2012 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.  After working for twenty years as a research biologist and university lecturer, he is now a full-time writer, and lives in North London.


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Baroque and Gonzo

UNLIKE OTHER FUNDAMENTAL elements of our lives — food, sex, and death, or even gravity — money has mostly escaped speculative examination in ...


Taking the Future on Faith

FROM THE FIRST, with two series of novels whose ambitious narrative arcs moved from near-future Earth settings to distant planets and ...

Taking the Future on Faith
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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Eligibility: All previously unpublished works in prose written primarily in English focused on the Chicanx/Latinx experience in the United States.