China Miéville

China Miéville

China Tom Miéville (born 1972) is an English fantasy fiction author, comic writer and academic. He is fond of describing his fiction as "weird fiction" (after early 20th-century pulp and horror writers such as H. P. Lovecraft), and belongs to a loose group of writers sometimes called New Weird.

He is active in left-wing politics as a member of the International Socialist Organization (US) and formerly a member of the Socialist Workers Party (UK) until resigning in 2013 over the SWP internal crisis about allegations of rape against 'Comrade Delta'. In 2013 he became a founding member of Left Unity. He stood for Regent's Park and Kensington North for the Socialist Alliance in the 2001 UK General election. He published his PhD thesis on Marxism and international law as a book in 2005. He teaches creative writing at Warwick University, and in 2012–13 he was Writer-in-Residence at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois.


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Speculative Fiction Novels (13)
2016  The Last Days of New Paris
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2016  This Census-Taker
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2015  Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories
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2012  Railsea
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2011  Embassytown
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2010  Kraken
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2009  The City & the City
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2007  Un Lun Dun
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2005  Looking for Jake
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2004  Iron Council (Bas-Lag)
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2002  The Scar (Bas-Lag)
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2000  Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag)
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1998  King Rat
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