Simon Brown (author)

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Simon Brown
Born 1956
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Simon Brown, born in 1956 in Sydney, New South Wales,[1] is an Australian Science Fiction writer.

He originally trained as a journalist and worked for a range of Australian Government Departments, including the Australian Electoral Commission and the NSW Railways Department. He wrote science fiction short stories for many years and some of these have been collected in Cannibals in the Fine Light (1998). A second collection of Iliad-themed stories, Troy, was published in 2006. He is a member of the Australian Skeptics and edited Skeptical - A handbook of pseudoscience and the paranormal in 1989. He was also an editor of Argos, the journal of the Canberra Skeptics.

He won the 2009 short story division of the Aurealis Award for his story "The Empire" [2]

He is married, and has two children.

Publications[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Privateer, HarperCollins Australia 1996
  • Winter, HarperCollins Australia 1997
  • Inheritance: Book 1 of the Keys of Power, HarperCollins Australia, 2000
  • Fire and Sword: Book 2 of the Keys of Power, HarperCollins Australia, 2001
  • Sovereign: Book 3 of the Keys of Power, HarperCollins Australia, 2002
  • Empire's Daughter: Book 1 of the Chronicles of Kydan, Pan MacMillan Australia, 2004
  • Rival's Son: Book 2 of the Chronicles of Kydan, Pan MacMillan Australia, 2004
  • By Sea Divided: Book 3 of the Chronicles of Kydan, Pan MacMillan Australia, 2005

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Selected short fiction[edit]

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