Gavin G. Smith
Gavin Smith was born in Dundee in the same year that Iron Butterfly recorded Inna-Gadda-da-Vida. He has also lived in Camberley, Hayling Island, Portsmouth, Hull, Leamington Spa and is currently living a near feral existence in Leicester (if you see him in the streets he will write science fiction for sweeties). Anyone who has been to any of these places will understand why his fiction is like it is.
He has a degree in writing for film and a Masters in medieval history. Veteran is his first novel but he is patiently waiting for one of the 2.5 scripts that have been optioned to be turned into films.
He likes to travel and dive when he can afford it and in his free time he enjoys getting the s**t kicked out of him whilst practicing Silat. He is hoping that his books does well so he can buy a motorbike.
For more information visit Gavin’s website.
Gollancz is delighted to share with you the second part of Poor People the exclusive short story by Gavin G. Smith, author of Veteran and War in Heaven. Gavin’s brand never novel The Age of Scorpio is out now where all good books are sold. We posted the first part of Poor People on Wednesday and you can read it here.
Today, we are thrilled to bring you the epic conclusion. Happy Reading!
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Those of you who have been following the blog for the last couple of weeks might have guessed that we’ve been teasing you with photos from Gavin G. Smith’s brilliant new novel, The Age of Scorpio, out today. A few of you guessed the right answer from our photo clues, and here we have a special guest post from Chloe Isherwood, the photographer behind the shoot. Enjoy!
Hey! It’s my birthday!
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This week sees the return of Gavin G. Smith, author of Veteran and War in Heaven, with his new novel, The Age of Scorpio, out on Thursday. Gavin has kindly shared a short story with us, the first part of which we are sharing with you today, and the second half on Friday. Enjoy!
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Today sees the release of the hugely-anticipated game Crysis 3, and also of our tie-in book. Gavin Smith has written a collection of linked short stories that fill in the gaps between the Crysis 2 and the new game, provide a stirring introduction to the world of Crysis, and feature lots of explosions and swearing. Here, as a taster, is the opening story. Be warned – there is swearing, blood and a little bit … More
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We’ve been working on this project for a while, but finally, after last night’s exciting Crysis 3 launch event at the BFI Imax, we can officially reveal the details of CRYSIS: ESCALATION, a tie-in book that covers the events between Crysis 2 and the upcoming game. Written by Gavin Smith, this collection of linked short stories is also perfect for those new to the game, as it provides an introduction to the world and its characters.
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