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Nelder, Geoff

Working name of Godfrey John Nelder (1947-    ), German-born UK author, Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, teacher and editor, in the UK from 1951. He has been an editor for Adventure Books of Seattle, Washington, since 2003, co-producing the 2007-2009 Hard SF Semiprozine Escape Velocity with Robert Blevins, with whom he also edited Escape Velocity: The Anthology (anth 2011). His first sf novel, Exit, Pursued by a Bee (2008), features "time-quakes" – geographical Timeslips that disastrously rearrange Earth's landscape – and efforts to halt these upheavals by communicating with the Aliens indirectly responsible. ARIA: Left Luggage (2012) opens the projected ARIA Trilogy, dealing interestingly with the impact on world civilization of the Amnesia-inducing disease ARIA or Alien Retrograde Infectious Amnesia; the sequel is ARIA: Returning Left Luggage (2013).

Xaghra's Revenge (2017) is historical fantasy. Short fiction is assembled as Incremental (coll 2018). [DRL]

Godfrey John Nelder

born Hannover, West Germany: 5 November 1947

works (selected)


ARIA Trilogy

individual titles


works as editor


Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 12:21 pm on 28 November 2022.