Henry Gee was born in London in 1962. He received his B.Sc. in Zoology and Genetics from the University of Leeds, and his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Cambridge. Since 1987 he has been on the editorial staff of Nature, the international weekly science magazine, where he is now Senior Editor of Biological Sciences, and was the founding editor of Futures, Nature’s award-winning SF column.
He is the author of several works of nonfiction including The Science of Middle-earth, In Search of Deep Time and Jacob’s Ladder; and two novels, The Sigil Trilogy and By The Sea.