Christopher Green (author)

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Christopher Green
Born United States
Nationality Australian
Period 2008–present
Genre Speculative short fiction
Notable awards Aurealis Award
Best fantasy short story
2009 "Father's Kill"
Website
christophergreen.wordpress.com

Christopher Green is an Australian writer of speculative short fiction.

Biography[edit]

Green is a graduate of Clarion South and currently lives in Geelong, Australia.[1] His first story was published in 2008, entitled "Lakeside" which was published in the anthology Dreaming Again, edited by Jack Dann. "Lakeside" was a finalist at the 2008 Australian Shadow Awards.[2] In 2009 Green had three stories on the short-list at the Aurealis Award – "Having Faith" was a finalist in the horror short story division but lost to Paul Haines' "Slice of Life", a "A Hundredth Name" was a finalist in the science fiction short story division but lost to Peter M. Ball's "Clockwork, Patchwork and Ravens", and "Father's Kill" won the fantasy short story award.[3][4][5]

Green was also a short-listed for the 2010 Ditmar Award for new talent.[6] In 2011 Green started writing his first novel. Entitled Arizona Afterwards he published the novel online as a free one-chapter-a-week novel.[7] Green also released his first collection, Love and Other Losses, which contained 14 short stories. It was published by Nighttime Logic as an Amazon Kindle e-book.[8][9]

Bibliography[edit]

Collections[edit]

Year Title Publisher Notes
2011 Love and Other Losses Nighttime Logic Contains 14 short stories.

Novels[edit]

Year Title Publisher Notes
2011 Arizona Afterwards Published online as a free one-chapter-a-week novel. Contains 53 chapters.

Short fiction[edit]

Year Title Original publication Awards and nominations
2008 "Lakeside" Dreaming Again (ed. Jack Dann) Nomination: 2008 Australian Shadows Award[10]
2009 "Having Faith" Nossa Morte February 2009 Nomination: 2009 Aurealis Award for best horror short story[11]
2009 "A Hundredth Name" Abyss & Apex No. 31 Nomination: 2009 Aurealis Award for best science fiction short story[11]
2009 "A Crazy Kind of Love" Nossa Morte
2009 "Reservations" Expanded Horizons
2009 "Father's Kill" Beneath Ceaseless Skies No. 24 Win: 2009 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story[11]
2009 "My Rough Cut" The Edge of Propinquity
2010 "Darwin's Daughter" The Tangled Bank (ed. Chris Lynch)
2010 "Stickman" Night Chills No. 1
2010 "Jumbuck" Aurealis No. 44
2010 "Where We Go to be Made Lighter" Midnight Echo No. 4
2010 "Linger" Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine No. 46
2010 "Darkling" Fifty-Two Stitches
2010 "Holding Hands" Fantastique Unfettered
2011 "Stitched" Shock Totem No. 3
2011 "Letters of Love from the Once and Newly Dead" Midnight Echo No. 5 Win: 2010 AHWA Short Story Competition[12]

References[edit]

General
  • About (bibliography) at christophergreen.wordpress.com
Specific
  1. ^ "Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue No. 24" (PDF). Firkin Press. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "News: Australian Shadows Award finalists". HorrorScope. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Aurealis Awards 2009 Horror Judges' Report" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Aurealis Awards 2009 Science Fiction Short Story Judges' Report" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Aurealis Awards 2009 Fantasy Short Story Judges' Report" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2010 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 27 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "Arizona Afterwards". Arizonaafterwards.com. Archived from the original on 4 May 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  8. ^ "So, it turned out to be a big week…". Christopher Green. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "Love and other Losses". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 2014-08-24. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "2008 Australian Shadows Award: The Shortlist". Australian Horror Writers Association. Retrieved 27 September 2010. 
  11. ^ a b c "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2010 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 22 September 2010. 
  12. ^ "2010 Winners". Australian Horror Writers Association. Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 

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