Eric Brown (1960- )
Eric Brown is a British science fiction author. Born in Hawthorn, Yorkshire, he began writing at the age of 15. His first publication was Noel's Ark in 1982, a children's play, but his first publication of genre interest was "Krash-Bangg Joe and the Pineal-Zen Equation" for Interzone in 1987. His career took off after a succession of short series appeared in this and other publications, and he has won the BSFA twice for his short fiction.