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Stephen Dedman Stephen Dedman i(A35000 works by)
Born: Established: 1959 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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1 Bid Time Return Stephen Dedman , 2020 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 130 2020;
1 City of Shadows Stephen Dedman , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 419 2020; (p. 28)

— Review of True West David Whish-Wilson , 2019 single work novel
1 Eight Lives by Susan Hurley Stephen Dedman , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June - July no. 412 2019; (p. 32)

— Review of Eight Lives Susan Hurley , 2019 single work novel

'Eight Lives is a meticulously crafted first novel by Susan Hurley, a 2017 Peter Carey Short Story Award nominee and a medical researcher with more than thirty years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. It’s an intricate thriller told in a multiple first-person style by friends, family, and associates of the late Dr David Tran, all of whom feel some responsibility for his horrific death.'  (Introduction)

1 Stephen Dedman Reviews 'Driving Into the Sun' by Marcella Polain Stephen Dedman , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 411 2019; (p. 39)

— Review of Driving into the Sun Marcella Polain , 2019 single work novel

'In Driving Into the Sun, Marcella Polain – winner of the Anne Elder Award, the Patricia Hackett Prize, and more – has done an excellent job of capturing the inner emotional landscape of a young girl growing up fatherless in Perth’s outer suburbia in the 1960s. She recreates an era of television westerns and Bakelite phones, a time when Perth residents had just learned to worry about unlocked doors and windows, and when you could buy a house and land for $14,000 – if you were a man. If you were a woman with $13,000, as the novel points out, you needed a man to stand guarantor for the rest.'  (Introduction)

1 Oh Have You Seen the Devil? Stephen Dedman , 2015 single work short story horror
— Appears in: The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper Stories 2015; The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 2017;
1 y separately published work icon North of Dragonlands Stephen Dedman , Australia : Satalyte Publishing , 2015 10122853 2015 single work novel fantasy young adult

Zuri was seven when she first saw a dragon. An army from the Dragonlands was coming north, brutally expanding their empire. Her village is conquered, and Zuri is captured by soldiers and sold as a slave. A fast learner, she works as a scribe; a fast runner, she wins prizes on fair-days... but she still remembers her home, south of the sea, and she remembers the Dragonlords, their iron weapons and scale armour, their great carrion-eating wyverns and their monstrous reptilian mounts. Aided by mercenaries and pirates, the Dragonlords continue their conquest of the north. When they besiege Cavalis, Tam the Elf, the rat-catcher's slave-boy, is the only one who knows a way under the walls - a tunnel much too narrow for any adult. To save their city and themselves, Zuri and Tam must stay ahead of the Dragonlords as they run through unfamiliar lands... armed only with their wits, a tiny knife and a letter from the Duke, they search for a way to defeat an army and win their freedom.

Source: Publisher's Blurb

1 Dreamgirl Stephen Dedman , 2014 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Cthulhu : Deep Down Under 2014; Cthulhu Deep Down Under : Volume 1 2017;
1 Large Friendly Letters Stephen Dedman , 2014 single work short story
— Appears in: Use Only as Directed 2014;
1 The Fall Stephen Dedman , 2012 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Exotic Gothic 4 : A Postscripts Anthology , July no. 28-29 2012; The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 2013;

'Wilson is an Australian comic book writer who has traveled to Tokyo to meet his collaborators. Kyoko and Yoshi. They had created a web-based comic called The Conqueror Worm. "Wilson had written most of the story, Kyoko had translated it into Japanese and drawn the human characters, but Yoshi had designed the distinctive steampunk hardware, the elaborate deathtraps, the architecture of Hell, and most of the dreaming demons." Kyoko tells Wilson that meeting Yoshi is problematical. He is hikikomori, someone who cannot leave his bedroom unless there is no one around. Wilson manages to meet with Yoshi, who is something of a Poe-like recluse whose only company is a sex doll that he calls Midori. Things go downhill from there.'

Source: SFRevu (http://www.sfrevu.com/php/Review-id.php?id=14272). (Sighted: 18/2/2014)

1 More Matter, Less Art Stephen Dedman , 2011 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Midnight Echo : The Magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Association , November no. 6 2011; The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011 2012; (p. 191-200)
1 Shelf Life : Science Fiction Stephen Dedman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 September 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Black Glass Meg Mundell , 2010 single work novel
1 Thriller Stephen Dedman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 February 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of Counter Attack Mark Abernethy , 2011 single work novel
1 Thriller Stephen Dedman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 January 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Follow the Money Peter Corris , 2011 single work novel
1 For Those in Peril on the Sea Stephen Dedman , 2010 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Haunted Legends 2010; (p. 219-242)
1 Out Stephen Dedman , 2010 single work short story fantasy horror
— Appears in: Scenes from the Second Storey 2010; (p. 157-66)
1 Adult Education Stephen Dedman , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: MILF Fantasies 2009;
1 Sleep No More Stephen Dedman , 2009 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , vol. 7 no. 41 2009; (p. 12-22)
1 Fair Trade Stephen Dedman , 2009 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: New Ceres Nights 2009; (p. 90-103)
1 Lost arts Stephen Dedman , 2008 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Dreaming Again 2008; (p. 299-318)
1 Empathy Stephen Dedman , 2008 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Exotic Gothic 2 : New Tales of Taboo 2008;
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