Dr. Gareth Worthington

Gareth Worthington holds a degree in marine biology, a PhD in endocrinology, and currently educates the World’s doctors on new cancer therapies. His debut work merited a finalist in the prestigious Silver Falchion Award for Science Fiction and his futuristic thriller with Stu Jones took finalist honors in the 2018 Dragon Awards. Gareth has hand tagged sharks in California and trained in various martial arts, including Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai, and MMA at the EVOLVE MMA gym in Singapore and Phoenix KampfSport Switzerland.

Born in Plymouth UK, Worthington currently resides outside of Zurich, Switzerland.



Honors and Awards

  • It Takes Death To Reach A Star
    • 2019 Ippy Awards Bronze Medal in Science Fiction
    • 2019 Feathered Quill Gold Medal in Science Fiction/Fantasy
    • 2018 Dragon Award Finalist in Science Fiction
    • 2018 Cygnus Science Fiction Awards First Place Winner—Best in Category
    • 2018 Readers’ Favorite Honorable Mention in Fiction — Dystopia
    • 2018 New York Book Festival Winner in Science Fiction
  • Children of the Fifth Sun
    • 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Awards
      • Grand Prize Short List
      • First Horizon Finalist
      • Honorable Mention in Science Fiction
    • 2018 Silver Falchion Award Finalist in SCIFI/FANTASY/HORROR
    • 2018 Chanitcleer International Book Awards Semi-Finalist
    • 2017 London Book Festival Winner in Sci-Fi
  • Children of the Fifth Sun: Echelon
    • 2018 Hollywood Book Festival Winner in Science Fiction

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Times Square — May 31, 2019