Trent Jamieson

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Trent Jamieson
Trent Jamieson & Grace Dugan.jpg
Trent Jamieson with Grace Dugan at the 2007 Aurealis Awards.
Occupation Writer, bookseller, teacher
Nationality Australian
Period 1994–present
Genre Speculative fiction
Website
www.trentjamieson.com

Trent Jamieson is an Australian writer of speculative fiction.

Biography[edit]

Jamieson was first published in 1994 with the short story "Threnody " which was published in the winter edition Eidolon.[1][2] In 2003 Jamieson was nominated for the Ditmar Award for best professional achievement but lost to Jonathan Strahan.[3] In 2005 Jamieson won the Aurealis Award for best science fiction short story with his story "Slow and Ache".[4] In 2008 he won his second Aurealis Award. "Cracks" won the Aurealis Award for best young-adult short story, beating works by Deborah Biancotti, Dirk Flinthart and Kevin MacLean.[5] In 2010 his first novel, Death Most Definite, was published by Orbit Books and was nominated for the Aurealis Award for best horror novel and the Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel.[6] Death Most Definite is the first part of the Death Works series and was followed by a sequel Managing Death in early 2011. Jamieson is currently writing a duology for Angry Robot Books and the third novel in the Death Works series.[7]

Jamieson is a former teacher at Clarion South Writers Workshop and is a seasonal academic at the Queensland University of Technology.[8][9] He is also a former editor for the magazine Redsine.[9] Jamieson currently lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with his wife Diana and works at the The Avid Reader Bookshop.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Work Category Result
2003 Ditmar Award Best Australian professional achievement Nomination[3]
2005 Aurealis Award "Slow and Ache" Best science fiction short story Won[4]
2008 Aurealis Award "Cracks" Best young-adult short story Won[5]
"Day Boy" Best horror short story Nomination[5]
"Delivery" Best science fiction short story Nomination[5]
2010 Aurealis Award Death Most Definite Best horror novel Nomination[6]
Death Most Definite Best fantasy novel Nomination[6]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

Death Works
  • Death Most Definite (2010)
  • Managing Death (2011)
  • The Business of Death (September 2011)[7]
Other
  • Roil (30 August 2011)[10]
  • Night's Engines (2012)[10]

Short fiction[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • Fantastical Journeys to Brisbane (2008) edited with Geoffrey Maloney and Zoran Zivkovic

Collections[edit]

  • Reserved for Travelling Shows (2006)

Editor contributions[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c Peek, Ben. "Trent Jamieson". Tabula Rasa. Archived from the original on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bibliography: Threnody". ISFDB. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2003 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2006 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2009 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Aurealis Awards Finalists 2010" (PDF). SpecFaction NSW. Archived from the original on 30 May 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c "About". Trentjamieson.com. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Trent Jamieson – Author Interview". The Australian Literature Review. 19 July 2010. Archived from the original on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "Trent Jamieson". Supanova Pop Culture Expo. Archived from the original on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  10. ^ a b "Trent Jamieson". Angry Robot Books. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 

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