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Aidan Doyle Aidan Doyle i(A10077 works by)
Born: Established: 1974 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Aidan Doyle is a speculative-fiction writer and computer programmer living in Melbourne. Doyle published his first work in an Australian magazine at the age of eighteen, and has since had his stories included in online magazines and newspapers. Doyle's writing has also been translated into Romanian and Polish.

For works not individually indexed on AustLit, see Notes.

Most Referenced Works


  • In addition to works individually indexed on AustLit, Aidan Doyle has also released the following:

    • 'This Sweet Life' [audio], PodCastle 390 (Nov. 2015).
    • 'Undeleted' [audio], Escape Pod 503 (Sep. 2015).
    • 'The Bee Tamer's Final Performance' [audio], PodCastle 420 (June 2016).

Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Fan Writer For body of work.
2010 runner-up Make Ready For 'The Rise and Fall of a Fair Dinkum Superhero'.

Awards for Works

1078 Reasons 2019 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Translunar Travelers Lounge , August no. 1 2019;
2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Short Story
y separately published work icon Sword and Sonnet United States of America (USA) : Ate Bit Bear , 2018 15379920 2018 anthology short story

'Sword and Sonnet contains twenty-three fantasy and science fiction stories featuring battle poets. A poet in search of the dragon her mother banished. A labyrinth that is the last sanctuary against the hunger consuming the world. A gunslinger who kills with a single word. A machete-wielding poet defending her street against the children of revenge. A spaceship-devouring poet who sings to the stars.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Collected Work
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology Division
Inksucker 2010 single work children's fiction children's fantasy
— Appears in: Worlds Next Door 2010; (p. 75-80)
'Zoe's family owns a most unusual bookstore. When her father disappears into the depths of the shop, it is up to Zoe to find him, and save him - can she succeed?' (From the publisher's website.)
2010 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Short Story
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