Steph Swainston is a qualified archaeologist with a degree from Cambridge and a research degree. She worked as archaeologist for six years, taking part on the dig that researched the oldest recorded burial site in the UK, before working as an information scientist.
She was a finalist for the 2005 and 2006 Campbell Awards.
She was shortlisted for the British Fantasy Best Novel Award in 2005.
An interview can be found here.
Novel, The Modern World. Gollancz (Apr 2007). The Modern World will be published in the USA as Dangerous Offspring
Novel, No Present Like Time. Gollancz (Apr 2005)
Novel, The Year of Our War. Gollancz (Apr 2004)