Happy birthday to the extraordinary Alastair Reynolds
Photo: Barbera Bella
Beginning in 2000 while researching astronomy and astrophysics for the European Space Agency’s main research establishment in the Netherlands, Alastair Reynolds published the first four volumes of the acclaimed REVELATION SPACE series: REVELATION SPACE , CHASM CITY (winner of the British Science Fiction Award), REDEMPTION ARK, and ABSOLUTION GAP. Later he added a fifth title with THE PREFECT. After leaving the Agency in 2004, he became a full time writer and continued his impressive output of which included the POSEIDON’S CHILDREN series (BLUE REMEMBERED EARTH, ON THE STEEL BREEZE, and POSEIDON’S WAKE), PUSHING ICE, TERMINAL WORLD, HARVEST OF TIME, SLOW BULLETS, and REVENGER.
Reynolds’ numerous short stories have garnered him Seiun and Sidewise awards. Much of his shorter work have been collected in DIAMOND DOGS, TURQUOISE DAYS, ZIMA BLUE AND OTHER STORIES, GALACTIC NORTH, THOUSANDTH NIGHT AND MINLA’S FLOWERS, and DEEP NAVIGATION
All of us at Tachyon wish the amazing Alastair a happy birthday. Keep watching the skies!
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Cover art by Thomas Canty
Design by Elizabeth Story