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Biography

Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983.

Terry Pratchett - 2011 © Rob Wilkins

Terry Pratchett - 2011 © Rob Wilkins

In all, he is the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 70 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.

Terry’s latest novel, Raising Steam is out now. Other new publications include a collection of shorter fiction, entitled A Blink of the Screen and The Compleat Ank-Morpork – a guide to Discworld’s premier city, which includes a street map, trade directory and gazetteer.

For details of other websites related to Terry Pratchett and the Discworld, please visit the Links page.

Click here for a full biography, written by Terry’s agent, Colin Smythe.