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Chris Beckett

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Full Name: Chris Beckett
Born: December 28, 1955
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Nationality: UK


Chris Beckett was born in Oxford, England in 1955, and now lives in Cambridge, England. He has published three novels: Dark Eden, The Holy Machine and Marcher. He has been publishing short stories in the UK and the US, since 1990, and his short story collection, The Turing Test, won the Edge Hill Short Fiction Award in 2009, the UK's only national prize for single-author short-story collections.

His new short story collection, The Peacock Cloak, will be appearing at Easter 2013.

More information about his writing can be found at

Chris Beckett works part-time as a lecturer in social work and he also writes text books on social work, in which he tries to use his experience of story telling to make the writing readable and lively.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Dark Eden

 1. (2012)
 2. (2015)
 3. (2016)

 The Holy Machine

 0. (1991)