Neil Gaiman is the winner of 3 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, 1 World Fantasy Award, 4 Bram Stoker Awards, 6 Locus Awards, 2 British SF Awards, 1 British Fantasy Award, 3 Geffens, 1 International Horror Guild Award and 1 Mythopoeic. He's also a pretty nifty author of all kinds of cool stuff . . .
GAN is the artist behind the Puella Magi Madoka Magica spin-off manga series, Puella Magi Suzune Magica.
Juliet Gardiner is a historian with wide academic and commercial credentials: After taking a doctorate at London University she edited History Today, was Academic Director at Weidenfeld and Nicolson and the Head of Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University. She has written numerous academic papers, contributed to most of the UK's national press and lectured at home and abroad. She is the author of nine books and has made two television series for Channel 4.
Malcolm Gaskill was born in Suffolk but grew up in Kent. He attended Cambridge University where he read History. He completed a PhD on early modern England, then taught at Keele, Belfast and APU, before becoming Director of Studies in History at Churchill College, Cambridge in 1999.
David Gemmell's first novel, Legend, was published in 1984 and he is now widely acclaimed as Britain's king of heroic fantasy.
Mary Gentle is one of the world's most acclaimed writers of fantasy and science fiction; ASH, the largest single fantasy work ever - longer even than THE LORD OF THE RINGS - combines the authentic details of Bernard Cornwell and the magical storytelling of Terry Goodkind; all editions were Gollancz bestsellers.
Mary has a number of academic degrees, including an MA in War Studies, and has hands-on experience of sword-fighting and armour, amongst many other useful talents.
She lives in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
Hamida Ghafour's family left Afghanistan for Toronto in 1981, following the Soviet invasion. After working for Canada's national broadsheets she moved to London in September 2001 and was posted to Kabul by the Telegraph where she also covered events for the Globe and Mail and the Los Angeles Times. She now lives in London and covers Islamic affairs for various international publications.
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. He studied at the universities of Delhi and Oxford, has taught at a number of institutions and written for many magazines. The first novel in the Ibis trilogy, Sea of Poppies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2008. In 2015, Amitav Ghosh was named as a finalist of the Man Booker International Prize.
Stella Dorothea Gibbons was born in London in 1902. She studied journalism at University College, London, and worked for ten years on various papers, including the Evening Standard. Her first novel Cold Comfort Farm (1932) was (and is) hugely successful. She married the actor and singer Allan Webb, who died in 1959. They had one daughter. Stella Gibbons died in 1989.
Philippe Gigantès served as an officer in World War II with the Royal Navy, worked as a correspondent and as a secret agent, and was captured and tortured by Communists in North Korea. He served for fifteen years in the Senate of Canada, was Assistant to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Director General in Canadian Public Service, Greek Minister of Culture in Washington DC, a professor of history and host and writer of a TV public affairs programme. He has published thirteen books.Philippe Gigantès served in World War II with Britain's Royal Navy, was a correspondent and a secret agent. He served in the Senate of Canada, was Assistant to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, professor of history and a host/writer of a TV public affairs programme.
All three authors appeared in previous 'farm' series, including 'Edwardian Farm' and the award-winning 'Victorian Farm' as well as 'Tales from the Green Valley' (all BBC2).Peter Ginn studied archaeology at University College London and has since been an archaeological digger, supervisor and teacher.
Christopher Golden is an award-winning author whose original novels have been published in more than fourteen languages in countries around the world. He was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his family.
Terry Goodkind's first novel, Wizard's First Rule, immediately established him as one of the world's bestselling authors. Each subsequent book in the Sword of Truth series sold better than the one before and some twenty million copies of books in the series have now been sold. He lives in the USA.
Historian Ruth Goodman is an expert in nineteenth-century social and domestic history and has appeared in a number of television series, most recently 'Victorian Pharmacy'. She spent ten years as a historical advisor to the Royal Shakespeare Company's Globe Theatre and also appeared in the BBC2 programme 'Tales from the Banquet Hall'.
George Goodwin is a history graduate of Cambridge, where he was awarded a Foundation exhibition. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.You can follow George Goodwin on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GeorgeGoodwin1 and visit his website for more information www.georgegoodwin.com.
Jay Gordon was born in New York. Before his death in 2005 Jay worked as a business programmer before becoming a network management specialist. In New Jersey he founded an independent consulting firm building corporate network and technology systems. The Hickory Staff was Jay's first work of fiction. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Noah Gordon has worked in publishing, as a medical correspondent, and as science editor of the Boston Herald before becoming an author.
Andrew Gordon began his investigation of Jutland following a casual conversation in the late 1980s. He has a PhD in War Studies and is the author of an acclaimed exploration of naval policy and administration in the 1920s and 1930s.
Jo Graham works in Washington, DC, where she is the executive director of a partisan non-profit organization. Since 1992 she has worked in politics in a variety of roles, including polling, campaign finance, and grassroots campaign organising.
Ian Graham lives in the north of England. The Path of the Hawk is a prequel to his first novel, Monument. His website can be found at iansgraham.net.