James Swallow is a British author and scriptwriter. A BAFTA nominee, Scribe Award winner, New York Times, Sunday Times and Amazon bestseller, he is the author of over 45 original books and tie-in novels, along with numerous short stories, audio dramas and videogames.

His writing includes the Rubicon action thrillers, the Sundowners steampunk Western novels, and stories from the worlds of Star Trek, Warhammer 40,000, Doctor Who, Star Wars, 24, Stargate, 2000AD and more. He lives and works in London