Guest of Honour - Ian McDonald
Ian McDonald’s first science fiction short story was published in 1982, followed by his first novel in 1988. He is particularly known for setting his books on Earth outside the West. As well as his writing he has worked in television as a Network Development Researcher.
A winner of a Locus award, a Philip K. Dick award, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, a John W. Campbell Memorial award, a Hugo for Best Novelette and multiple BSFA awards, Ian has also been nominated for many others including the Arthur C Clarke award, Nebula award and World Fantasy award. He was born in Manchester, but was raised and still lives in Belfast.
In this item, Ian will be in conversation with Peadar Ó Guilín.