||Liz Williams writes science fiction and dark fantasy. Her novels have been published by Bantam Spectra and Night Shade Press in the USA and by Tor Macmillan in the UK. Four of her novels have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, and Banner Of Souls was also nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. She has appeared regularly on the New York Times’ Best of Year lists. She has published over eighty short stories, many of which have been awarded Honourable Mention or been published in the Best of Year collections. She is secretary of the long-running Milford SF Writers’ Workshop, and has also written travel pieces for the Rough Guide. She is currently writing a non-fiction history of British paganism.