Liz Williams is a science fiction and fantasy writer living in Glastonbury, England. Her novels include The Ghost Sister (Bantam Spectra), Empire Of Bones, The Poison Master, Nine Layers of Sky, Banner of Souls (Bantam Spectra - US, Tor Macmillan - UK), Darkland, Bloodmind (Tor Macmillan UK), Snake Agent, The Demon And The City, Precious Dragon, The Shadow Pavilion (Night Shade Press) Winterstrike (Tor Macmillan) and The Iron Khan (Morrigan Press), Morningstar (Morrigan) and Worldsoul (Prime).
Her novel Banner of Souls was nominated for the Philip K Dick Memorial Award, along with three previous novels, and the Arthur C Clarke Award. See a list of further writing award nominations here.
Liz is also a short story writer. Her first short story collection The Banquet of the Lords of Night is also published by Night Shade Press, and her second, A Glass of Shadow, is published by New Con Press.
She has been the secretary of the Milford SF Writers' Workshop since 1999. She has taught creative writing at the University of Sussex, at Strode College in Somerset, and EFL at Bath Spa University. Liz writes a regular CIF column for The Guardian and reviews for SFX, and freelances for a host of other publications.