|Nationality||New Zealand, Australia|
|Notable award(s)||Sir Julius Vogel Award|
|Children||Tycho Petrie (Son)|
In 2010 his first collection of short stories, Rare Unsigned Copy: tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables was published, and in 2012 his back-to-back novella double, Flight 404 and The Hunt For Red Leicester, was released. Both books were edited by Edwina Harvey and published by Peggy Bright Books. The novella Flight 404 was shortlisted for the Ditmar awards in March 2013, and both Flight 404 and The Hunt for Red Leicester were subsequently shortlisted for the Sir Julius Vogel Award, with Flight 404 winning in its category.
Petrie's stories have appeared in a number of Australian publications including Borderlands, Aurealis and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, in New Zealand publications such as Semaphore Magazine and several Random Static anthologies, and in magazines elsewhere in the English-speaking world such as Redstone Science Fiction, Murky Depths and Sybil's Garage. He is also a member of the Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine collective, editing issues 35, 40, 51, and 54. He has co-edited two speculative fiction anthologies, Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear (shortlisted for the Ditmar awards in March 2013), with Edwina Harvey (Peggy Bright Books, 2012), and Next, with Robert Porteous (Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild, 2013).
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