Tony Ballantyne

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For the New Zealand historian, see Tony Ballantyne (historian).

Tony Ballantyne (born 1972) is a British science-fiction author known for his debut trilogy of novels, including Recursion, Capacity and Divergence. He is also Assistant Headteacher and an Information Technology teacher at The Blue Coat School, Oldham and has been nominated for the BSFA Award for short fiction.

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

Recursion Trilogy[edit]

The Robot Wars / Penrose[edit]

  • Twisted Metal, Macmillan, 2009
  • Blood and Iron, Macmillan, 2010
  • Stories from the Northern Road, Macmillan, 2012

Other[edit]

  • Dream London, Solaris, 2013[1]

Short stories[edit]

  • "Takeaway" – originally published in Nature, issue 19 March 2009
  • "Seeds" originally published in the Anthology We Think Therefore We Are, edited by Peter Crowther (DAW, 2009)
  • "Underbrain" – originally published in the anthology Subterfuge, edited by Ian Whates (Newcon Press, 2008)
  • "Why are Rocks?" – originally published in Hub Issue 40, edited by Lee Harris
  • "Matthew's Passion" (with Eric Brown) – originally published in Kethani by Eric Brown (Solaris, 2008)
  • "Third Person" – originally published in the anthology The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, edited by George Mann (Solaris, 2007); Reprinted in The Year's Best SF 13, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "Aristotle OS" – originally published in the anthology Fast Forward 1, edited by Lou Anders (PYR, 2007); Reprinted in THE YEAR's BEST SF 13, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "The Exchange" – originally published in Postscripts 7
  • "The Robot and the Octopus" – originally published in Nemonymous 5
  • "A Matter of Mathematics" – originally published in the Anthology The Mammoth Book of Jules Verne Adventures, edited by Mike Ashley and Eric Brown
  • "Star!" – originally published in the anthology Constellations, edited by Peter Crowther (DAW, 2005)
  • "The Ugly Truth" – originally published in Interzone 191
  • "The Waters of Meribah" – originally published in Interzone189; Reprinted in THE YEAR's BEST SF 9, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "Teaching the War Robot to Dance" – originally published in Interzone 178
  • "Real Man" – originally published in Interzone 174
  • "Indecisive Weapons" – originally published in Interzone 172
  • "Restoring the Balance, 2" – originally published in Interzone 168
  • "Restoring the Balance" – originally published in Interzone 167
  • "A New Beginning" – originally published in Interzone 163
  • "Single Minded" – originally published in Interzone 162
  • "The Blue Magnolia" – originally published in The Third Alternative 22; Reprinted in the Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy, edited by Mike Ashley
  • "Soldier.exe" – originally published in Interzone 144
  • "Gorillagram" – originally published in Interzone 139
  • "The Sixth VNM"- originally published in Interzone 138
  • "The Region of Jennifer" - originally published in Analog June 2014

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Upcoming4.me. "Tony Ballantyne – Dream London cover art & synopsis reveal". Upcoming4.me. Retrieved 12 April 2013.