Stephen Baxter (1957 - )
Born in Liverpool in 1957, Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. A published writer since 1987, he is the author of more than 40 novels and over 100 short stories, and has won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the Philip K. Dick Award twice and the BSFA Award four times, among many others. He has a degree in mathematics from Cambridge University and another in engineering from Southampton. Stephen Baxter lives in Northumberland with his wife.