Steven Hall’s debut novel, The Raw Shark Texts, won the Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke award. The book was an international bestseller and has been translated into thirty languages. Steven was also the lead writer on the video game Battlefield 1, for which he received a Writer’s Guild Award nomination. In 2013, Steven was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. His second novel, Maxwell’s Demon, was published by Canongate in 2021.