Jane Routley

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Jane Routley
Born1962 (age 55–56)
Melbourne, Australia
GenreFantasy fiction
Notable awardsAurealis Award
Fantasy division
1998 Fire Angels
1999 Aramaya

Jane Routley is an Australian writer of fantasy fiction.


Jane Routley was born in Melbourne, Australia.[1] Her first book Mage Heart was released in the U.S. in 1996. It is the first book in the Mage Heart series. She has since released two more novels in the series. In 2000 all three novels were published in Australia. Dutch and German editions have also appeared. Jane had also published a novel The Three Sisters in the U.S. under the pseudonym Rebecca Locksley.[2] She has written a number of short stories including a contribution to Paul Collins' Fantastic Worlds anthology with City of Whirlwinds.[1] Fire Angels and Aramaya both won the Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel in 1998 and 1999 respectively.[3]


Mage Heart

Short fiction[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1999 Nominated for a Ditmar award for To Avalon
  • 1999 Nominated for the Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story for To Avalon
  • 1999 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel for Aramaya
  • 1998 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel for Fire Angels
  • 1989 Won the Moonee Valley Library Short Story Competition with the story Red Roses


  1. ^ a b "Jane Routley - Summary Bibliography". ISFDB. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
  2. ^ Wagner, Thomas M. (2004). "The Three Sisters / Rebecca Locksley". SF Reviews.net. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  3. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years' results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-25.

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