Martin Livings

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Martin Livings
Born 1970
Western Australia
Occupation Writer
Information Technology
Nationality Australian
Period 1990 to present
Genre Horror fiction
Science fiction

Martin Livings (born 1970) is an Australian author of horror, fantasy and science fiction. He has been writing short stories since 1990 and has been nominated for both the Ditmar Award and Aurealis Award. Livings resides in Perth, Western Australia.

Livings' short fiction has appeared in the award-winning anthology Daikaiju! (Agog! Press), as well as in Borderlands, Agog! Terrific Tales (Agog! Press) and Eidolon, among many others. His work has been listed in the Year's Best Horror and Fantasy Recommended Reading, and reprinted in Year's Best Australian SF and Fantasy Volume 2 (MirrorDanse Books, 2006) and Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2006 Edition (Brimstone Press, 2006).

His first novel, Carnies, was published by Lothian Books in Australia in June 2006. Carnies was nominated for an Aurealis Award and won the 2007 Tin Duck Award for Best Novel by a Western Australian.



Short fiction[edit]



  • 2007 Tin Duck Award, Novel: Carnies
  • 1996 Tin Duck Award, Short story: "Living with the Dead"


  • 2007 Ditmar Award, Novel: Carnies
  • 2007 Aurealis Award, Horror novel: Carnies
  • 2007 Tin Duck Award, Short story: "Dwar7es"
  • 2004 Ditmar Award, Novella/novelette: "Sigmund Freud and the Feral Freeway"
  • 2004 Aurealis Award, Science Fiction short story: "Sigmund Freud and the Feral Freeway"
  • 2004 Tin Duck Award, Short story: "Sigmund Freud and the Feral Freeway"

Honourable Mentions[edit]

  • 2008 Aurealis Award, Horror short story: "There Was Darkness"
  • 2006 Aurealis Award, Horror short story: "In Nomine Patris"


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