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T.R. Napper T.R. Napper i(8356354 works by) (a.k.a. Tim Napper)
Gender: Male
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Australian speculative-fiction writer.

Before writing, Napper worked in international development, with a particular specialisation in education, and enabling ethnic minority children in remote areas to access primary school. For this work, he has lived in Mongolia, Laos, and Vietnam, and worked across Southeast Asia and East Asia.

His short fiction has been published in a variety of periodicals, including Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Interzone, Grimdark Magazine, Galaxy's Edge, Lontar, and anthologies. Works have been translated into French, German, and Hebrew, and nominated for Aurealis and Ditmar Awards.

In 2016, Napper began a PhD with a focus on the literature of Southeast and East Asia.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Flame Trees 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Asimov's Science Fiction , April-May vol. 40 no. 4-5 2016; (p. 84-93)

In a future Australia, Chi suffers from PTSD. But when a doctor offers to remove the bad memories, he refuses.

2017 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Short Story
2016 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Short Story
The Line 2015 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Grimdark Magazine , January no. 2 2015;
2013 highly commended Katharine Susannah Prichard Speculative Fiction/Fantasy Award Open Category
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