Anne Charnock is the author of four novels including Dreams Before the Start of Time, winner of the 2018 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Her debut novel, A Calculated Life, was a finalist for the 2013 Philip K Dick Award and the 2013 Kitschies Golden Tentacle award. The Guardian featured Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind in “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2015”. Anne’s novella, The Enclave (NewCon Press), won the 2017 British Science Fiction Association Award for Short Fiction. Her writing career began in journalism, and her articles appeared in The Guardian, New Scientist, International Herald Tribune, and Geographical, among others.