Professor Adam Roberts is a writer, critic and Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature at Royal Holloway University. Among his many academic works are studies of Browning and Coleridge.
He is also the author of more than twenty science fiction novels, including Jack Glass, which won the BSFA Award for Best Novel. He is the author of the Palgrave History of Science Fiction and reviews regularly for the Guardian. He lives to the West of London with his wife and two children.