Terry Dowling

Overview:

  • Legal Name: Dowling, Terry
  • Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
  • Date of Birth: 1947

Notes:

Terry Dowling is one of Australia's most acclaimed writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror. He is author of Rynosseros, Blue Tyson and Twilight Beach (the Tom Rynosseros saga), Wormwood, The Man Who Lost Red and An Intimate Knowledge of the Night, and editor (with Dr Van Ikin) of Mortal Fire: Best Australian SF and senior editor of The Essential Ellison. As well as being reviewer of science fiction, fantasy and horror for The Australian, he is also a musician and songwriter, with eight years of appearances on the ABC's Mr Squiggle & Friends, and is a Communications lecturer at a large Sydney college. He has been called "one of our finest futurists" (Independent Monthly) and "one of the finest imaginative minds of the 1990s" (Canberra Times).

Short Fiction:

Awards:

  • 1983. Kirth Gersen: The Other Demon Prince Ditmar, William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review
  • 1983. The Ones Who Walk Away Behind the Eyes Ditmar, Best Australian Long Fiction
  • 1985. Terrarium Ditmar, Best Australian Short Fiction
  • 1986. The Bullet That Grows in the Gun Ditmar, Best Australian Short Fiction
  • 1987. The Man Who Lost Red Ditmar, Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Fiction
  • 1988. For As Long As You Burn Ditmar, Best Australian Long Fiction
  • 1988. The Last Elephant Ditmar, Best Australian Short Fiction
  • 1990. The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House Ditmar, Best Australian Short Fiction
  • 1991. Rynosseros Ditmar, Best Australian Long Fiction
  • 1992. Wormwood Ditmar, Best Australian Long Fiction
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