Gwyneth Jones (1952) is an English writer and critic of science fiction and fantasy. She is the author of many novels for teenagers, mostly horror and thrillers, under the name Ann Halam, and several highly regarded SF novels for adults. Jones has won the Tiptree award, two World Fantasy awards, the Arthur C. Clarke award, the British Science Fiction Association short story award, the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night award, the Philip K. Dick award, and the SFRA Pilgrim award for lifetime achievement in SF criticism. She lives in Brighton, UK, with her husband and son, some goldfish and two cats; practices yoga and has done some extreme tourism in her time. She’s a member of the Soil Association, the Sussex Wildlife Trust, Frack Free Sussex, and the Green Party; and an Amnesty International volunteer.