Geoffrey Charles Ryman
(born 1951) is a writer of science fiction
and surrealistic or "slipstream
Ryman was born in Canada and moved to the United States at age 11. He earned degrees in History and English at UCLA, then moved to England, where he has lived most of his life. He is openly gay.
He was guest of honour at Novacon in 1989 and has twice been a guest speaker at Microcon, in 1994 and in 2004.
Ryman currently lectures in Creative Writing for University of Manchester's English Department. His most recent full-length novel, The King's Last Song, is set in Cambodia, both at the time of Angkorean emperor Jayavarman VII, and in the present period.
| valign=top |British Science Fiction Award
| valign=top |Campbell Award