Simon Ings

Simon Ings was born in 1965 in Horndean and educated at Churcher’s College, Petersfield and at King’s College London and Birkbeck College, London. His six novels include Hotwire, Headlong, Painkillers and The Weight of Numbers. He is editor of the New Scientist’s new publication, Arc. His short story ‘Zoology’ was specially commissioned for When It Changed (Comma, 2009).

Anthologies featuring Simon Ings


14 leading authors have here been challenged to write fresh fictional interpretations of what the uncanny might mean in the 21st century.

When It Changed

When It Changed is an attempt to put authors and scientists back in touch with each other, to re-introduce research ideas with literary concerns, and to re-forge the alloy that once made SF great.