Ian Whates

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Ian Whates is a British speculative fiction author and editor. In 2006 he launched the independent publishing house NewCon Press. He lives with his partner Helen in Cambridgeshire.

As of 2009 Whates is currently a director of both the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA)[1] and the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA).[2] He has had short fiction published in Nature, Hub and TQR. In 2007 his short story The Gift of Joy was nominated for the British Science Fiction Award.[3] His space opera novel, Pelquin's Comet (The Dark Angels Book 1), was published in 2015.


City of a Hundred Rows[edit]

  1. City of Dreams & Nightmare (2010)
  2. City of Hope & Despair (2011)
  3. City of Light & Shadow (2012)


  1. The Noise Within (2010)
  2. The Noise Revealed (2011)

The Dark Angels[edit]

  1. Pelquin's Comet (2015)
  2. The Ion Raiders (2017)


  • The Gift of Joy (2009)

Short stories and essays[edit]

  • The Gun published in Speculative Realms Anthology, 2008;[4] ebook re-released by Kayelle Press in 2013
  • In Praise of Short Stories by Ian Whates published in Story Behind the Book : Volume 1, 2013;[5]
  • Return to Arden Falls in the 2013's "Legends", a collection of short stories in honor of David Gemmell.

As editor[edit]

  • Solaris Rising (2011)
  • Solaris Rising 1.5 (2012)
  • Solaris Rising 2 (2013)[6]
  • Solaris Rising 3


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