William King to write Warhammer 40,000 Trilogy

William King has signed a major new deal with the Black Library for a Warhammer 40K series, The Macharian Trilogy, based within the Imperial Guard. The deal was conducted with agent John Jarrold, and the first novel in the trilogy will be published in 2012.

“William King was born in Stranraer, Scotland, and is one of Black Library’s best-selling authors, with sales in excess of half a million books. He started writing for Games Workshop in 1988, and later he worked in the design studio. His swords and sorcery series Gotrek & Felix and his Space Wolf novels have become a staple in the Black Library range. His short fiction has appeared in Interzone, Zenith, and a Year’s Best SF collection. He currently lives in Prague.”

William King has signed a major new deal with the Black Library for a Warhammer 40K series, The Macharian Trilogy, based within the Imperial Guard. The deal was conducted with agent John Jarrold, and the first novel in the trilogy will be published in 2012.

“William King was born in Stranraer, Scotland, and is one of Black Library’s best-selling authors, with sales in excess of half a million books. He started writing for Games Workshop in 1988, and later he worked in the design studio. His swords and sorcery series Gotrek & Felix and his Space Wolf novels have become a staple in the Black Library range. His short fiction has appeared in Interzone, Zenith, and a Year’s Best SF collection. He currently lives in Prague.”