Gareth Worthington


Gareth Worthington BSc PhD is a multi-award-winning author of grounded sci-fi and a member of the British Science Fiction Association. He is a trained marine biologist and also holds a doctorate in comparative endocrinology. Currently, Gareth works full time for the pharmaceutical industry helping to educate the world's doctors on new cancer therapies.

His debut novel, CHILDREN OF THE FIFTH SUN, won Gold in the Science Fiction category at the London Book Festival 2017, and his novel co-authored with Stu Jones, IT TAKES DEATH TO REACH A STAR, won Gold in Science Fiction at the New York Book Festival 2018.

In his spare time, he has a number of passions, including: martial arts (he trained in Muay Thai at the prestigious EVOLVE MMA gym in Singapore); playing acoustic guitar; studying ancient history; drawing; and most of all writing fiction. Born in England, Gareth resides in Switzerland.