Chris Beckett’s short stories have been appearing in magazines and anthologies since 1990. His story collection, The Turing Test, won the Edge Hill Short Fiction Award in 2009, from a shortlist that included collections by Booker Prize winner Anne Enright and Whitbread Prize winner Ali Smith. His novel, The Holy Machine, was published in the UK by Corvus in July 2010. Dark Eden was published by Corvus in Jan 2012. It was shortlisted for the BSFA Best Novel award, and was the winner of the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke award. His latest books are the short story collection, The Peacock Cloak, Marcher (new revised edition) and Mother of Eden. Daughter of Eden will come out in 2016.