Harrison M John
M.John Harrison is the author of eight previous novels and four collections of short stories, all of which have won awards. In Viriconium, his fifth novel, was shortlisted for the Guardian Novel Prize, while Climbers, his sixth, won the Boardman Tasker Award. Light was recently honored with the James Tiptree Jr Award and was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2002. The award is named after Arthur C. Clarke.