Ballantine in 2012
8 August 1971 |
Wellington, New Zealand
|Pen name||Pip Ballantine|
|Literary movement||The Podiobook (Podcast Novel)|
Philippa Ballantine (born 8 August 1971), who also used the pen name Pip Ballantine, is a contemporary New Zealand author of speculative fiction and an avid podcaster. She now lives in Manassas, Virginia, with her husband and collaborator Tee Morris.
Philippa Jane Ballantine was born in Wellington, New Zealand. She attended Samuel Marsden Collegiate School and went on to graduate from Victoria University of Wellington with a BA in English and Political Science. She also holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Library Studies from The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.
Phoenix Rising was also rated in the top 10 science fiction books of 2011 on goodreads.com. The sequel The Janus Affair was a Locus Bestseller and won the Steampunk Chronicle Readers Choice award for Best Fiction.
In 2011 she also signed a book deal with Pyr books for a two-book series, the first of which is Hunter and Fox. The second, Kindred and Wings, came out in 2013.
Written material / podcasts
Books of the Order
- Philippa Ballantine, Geist (2010) Ace Books ISBN 0-441-01961-7
- Philippa Ballantine, Spectyr (2011) Ace Books ISBN 0-441-02051-8
- Philippa Ballantine, Wrayth (2012), Ace Books ISBN 1937007758
- Philippa Ballantine, Harbinger (2012), Ace Books ISBN 0425256553
The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novels
- Philippa Ballantine, Tee Morris, Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel (2011), HarperVoyager ISBN 0-06-204976-3
- Philippa Ballantine, Tee Morris, The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel (2012), HarperVoyager ISBN 0-06-204978-X
- Philippa Ballantine, Tee Morris, Dawn's Early Light: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel (2014), Ace Books ISBN 0-42-526731-8
The Shifted World series
- Philippa Ballantine, Hunter and Fox (2012), Pyr Books ISBN 1616146230
- Philippa Ballantine, Kindred and Wings (2013), Pyr Books ISBN 1616147792
- Philippa Ballantine, Weaver's Web (2006) Podiobooks.com
- Philippa Ballantine, Chasing the Bard (2008) Podiobooks.com
- Philippa Ballantine, Weather Child (2009) Podiobooks.com
- Philippa Ballantine, Digital Magic (2010) Podiobooks.com
- Philippa Ballantine, contributor, "Pieces" (2008) Podiobooks.com
- Whispers at the Edge (2006–2008)
- The Shared Desk (2011–present)
- Tales from the Archives (2011–present)
- Chronicles of the Order (2010–present)
- Erotica à la Carte (2008–present)
Awards and recognition
- 2013 Steampunk Chronicle Readers Choice Award winner for Best Fiction
- 2012 Parsec Award winner for Best Speculative Fiction: Small Cast (Short Form)
- 2011 Airship Award winner for best written work (with Tee Morris)
- 2011 Sir Julius Vogel Award nominee for Best Novel- Adult
- 2010 Parsec Award finalist for Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast
- 2010 Sir Julius Vogel Award finalist for Best fan production
- 2009 Parsec Award finalist for Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast
- 2009 Sir Julius Vogel Award winner for Best fan production
- 2009 Sir Julius Vogel Award nominee for Best Novel- Adult
- 2007 Parsec Award finalist for Best Writing Podcast
- 2006 Sir Julius Vogel Award nominee for Best Novel
- "Weaver's Web – a free audio book". Podiobooks.com. Retrieved 3 February 2006.
- "Novels by Podcast; How to make money from 'free'". Wired Magazine. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "Steamcon III Airship Award". Steampunk.com. Retrieved 18 October 2011.
- "Goodreads Choice Awards". goodreads.com. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
- "Locus Bestsellers, September". Locus. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
- "Winners 2013". Steampunk Chronicle. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
- "Pip Ballantine: a full head of steam". New Zealand Herald. 20 September 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
- "2013 Readers Choice Award". Steampunk Chronicle. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
- "2012 Parsec Award Winners". Parsec Awards. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "Steamcon III Airship Awards". Steamcon. Retrieved 18 October 2011.
- "Sir Julius Vogel Nominations – 2011". SFFANZ. Retrieved 15 April 2011.
- "2010 Finalists". Parsec Awards. Retrieved 23 April 2009.
- "SJV Award Nominations 2010". SFFANZ. Retrieved 14 August 2010.
- "2009 Finalists". Parsec Awards. Retrieved 23 April 2009.
- "SJV Award Winners 2009". SFFANZ. Retrieved 22 September 2007.
- "Sir Julius Vogel Award Results – 2009". SFFANZ. Retrieved 22 September 2007.
- "Sir Julius Vogel Award Results- 2006". SFFANZ. Retrieved 22 September 2006.
- Philippa Ballantine's home page
- Philippa Ballantine's works at Podiobooks
- Philippa Ballantine at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Story Behind The Shifted World – Online Essay By Philippa Ballantine