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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Julia Gray' is the pseudonym of an author whose previous novels have sold over 300,000 copies.
Simon R. Green
Simon R. Green is the author of the bestselling DEATHSTALKER cycle, the New York Times bestseller ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES, and many other novels. He lives in Bradford-upon-Avon in Wiltshire.
Kate Griffin is the name under which Carnegie Medal-nominated author, Catherine Webb, writes fantasy novels for adults. An acclaimed author of young adult books under her own name, Catherine's amazing debut, MIRROR DREAMS, was written when she was only fourteen years old, and garnered comparisons with Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman.