David Conyers David Conyers i(A101572 works by)
Born: Established: Sydney, ;
Gender: Male
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit


Conyers is an author of science fiction and dark fiction. His publications have appeared in numerous anthologies, speculative fiction magazines and journals. In 2004 he joined the team at Elder Sign Press as the Associate Editor for Book of Dark Wisdom.

Conyers grew up in the Adelaide Hills, graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Melbourne and worked on several remote projects in outback Western Australia including the construction of a gas pipeline and the commissioning of a mine processing plant. Afterwards he backpacked through Africa and Europe before returning to Australia where he worked in marketing and corporate communications, eventually managing a marketing services department for a global engineering company.

In 2005 he relocated to Adelaide where he works in marketing communications.

He has contributed to publications for the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game. He was short-listed for the 2006-2007 Aeon Awards for his science fiction story 'Black Water'. Conyers regularly collaborates with international authors.

For details on contributions to role-playing corebooks and sourcebooks, see Notes below.

Most Referenced Works


  • Tabletop Role-playing Games: Corebooks and Sourcebooks

    In addition to his fiction, David Conyers has contributed to the following manuals to role-playing games.

    As sole author or co-author:

    - Secrets of Kenya : The Mythos Roams Wild [Call of Cthulhu], Chaosium, 2007.

    - Devil's Children: The Witch Cycle Part I  [Call of Cthulhu] (with David Witteveen and David Godley), Pagan Publishing, 1993.

    - A Handful of Dust: The Witch Cycle Part II [Call of Cthulhu], Yog-Sothoth.com, 2003.

    Short scenarios within a longer work:

    - 'Perfect Skin' [Call of Cthulhu], in Horror on the Orient Express, 2014.

    - 'The Jermyn Horror' [Call of Cthulhu], in The House of R'lyeh, 2013.

    - 'The Crystal of Chaos' with Peter Gilham [Call of Cthulhu], in The House of R'lyeh, 2013.

    - 'The Burning Stars' [Call of Cthulhu], in Terrors from Beyond, 2008.

    - 'Beyond the Edges' [Call of Cthulhu], in Secrets of San Francisco, 2006.

Last amended 17 Aug 2017 11:26:39
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: