The 100 best sci-fi movies: authors, A-F

Leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics and scientists pick the best sci-fi movies ever made

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Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds is one of the UK’s bestselling sci-fi authors. His works include the Revelation Space series and the Poseidon’s Children trilogy.


Ann Leckie

American author Ann Leckie burst onto the sci-fi scene in 2013 with her multi-award-winning debut ‘Ancillary Justice’, the first in a planned series.


Chris Beckett

Author Chris Beckett won the Arthur C Clarke Award in 2012 for ‘Dark Eden’, and the sequel ‘Mother of Eden’ is out in November.


Christopher Priest

British sci-fi author Christopher Priest’s novels include ‘Fugue for a Darkening Island’, ‘The Inverted World’, ‘The Prestige’ and award winner ‘The Separation’.


Daniel H Wilson

Daniel H Wilson is a robotics engineer turned author whose novel ‘Robopocalypse’ is due a film adaptation very soon.


David Anthony Durham

David Anthony Durham is the award-winning American author of ‘Gabriel’s Story’, ‘Walk Through Darkness’ and the Acacia trilogy.


Ekaterina Sedia

Ekaterina Sedia is the author of ‘The House of Discarded Dreams’ and ‘The Alchemy of Stone’.


Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear is the prolific, award-winning author of the Iskryne series, the New Amsterdam series and the Eternal Sky trilogy.