Simon Ings

Simon Ings

I began my career writing science fiction stories, novels and films, before widening my brief to explore perception (The Eye: A Natural History), 20th-century radical politics (The Weight of Numbers), the shipping system (Dead Water) and augmented reality (Wolves). A spot of mid-career ghost-writing once had me being rescued from a tree by Ben (of Ben & Jerry's) in the middle of a hurricane. Back home I co-founded and edited Arc magazine, a digital publication about the future, before joining New Scientist magazine as its arts editor. I split my time between a penthouse in Dubai (not mine) and a freezing cold flat in London, writing op-eds and reviews for The Spectator and the occasional broadsheet.

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