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Trent Jamieson Trent Jamieson i(A57053 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Trent Jamieson is a Brisbane-based speculative writer and editor whose work has been published in magazines such as Altair, Aurealis, Eidolon and the Polish SF Magazine Nowa Fantastyka. His stories have also appeared in Agog! Fantastic Fiction, Agog! Smashing Stories, Daikaiju: Giant Monsters and Nemonymous 4.

In addition to writing Jamieson has worked in a Technical Bookstore and has been a member of the Brisbane Science Fiction writers' group VISION.

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y separately published work icon The Giant and the Sea Sydney : Lothian , 2020 18425945 2020 single work picture book children's

'A giant stands on the shore, watching the sea. She never moves, never speaks, until the day she turns to a little girl and says, 'The sea is rising.'

'The brave girl takes the message to the town. But when the people refuse to listen, the giant must find another way to save them.

'Perfect for the children of the Climate Strike, this is a lyrical and deeply moving story about climate change, standing up for what you believe in, and the power of hope.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Fiction
2021 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Hannah Janzen
y separately published work icon Day Boy Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2015 8507148 2015 single work novel fantasy

'Mark is a Day Boy.

'In a post-traumatic future the Masters—formerly human, now practically immortal—rule a world that bends to their will and a human population upon which they feed. Invincible by night, all but helpless by day, each relies on his Day Boy to serve and protect him.

'Mark has been lucky in his Master: Dain has treated him well. But as he grows to manhood and his time as a Day Boy draws to a close, there are choices to be made.

'Will Mark undergo the Change and become, himself, a Master—or throw in his lot with his fellow humans? As the tensions in his conflicted world reach crisis point, Mark’s decision may be crucial.

'In Day Boy Trent Jamieson reimagines the elements of the vampire myth in a wholly original way. This is beautifully written and surprisingly tender novel about fathers and sons, and what it may mean to become a man.

Or to remain one.' (Publication summary)

2015 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Novel
2015 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
2016 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
2017 longlisted International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2016 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year
y separately published work icon The Business of Death 2011 Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2011 Z1851419 2011 single work novel horror

'Life is tough at the top when work is a matter of life or death.

It's one thing to run Mortmax International as head of a team, but it's quite another to rule alone. Staff fatalities have left Steven by himself on the Throne of Death, and there's no time to get comfortable. The Stirrer god's arrival is imminent, threatening life as we know it. Plus Steven has managed to mortally offend the only ally strong enough to help out.

'And how can he ask someone to marry him when the End of Days seems inevitable. As if they are going to think he's committed. The portents don't look good as a comet burns vast and looming in the sky and Steven can almost hear a dark clock ticking. He will have to play nice if he wants his ally back, and must address the madness of the Hungry Death within himself if he even has a chance at defeating the Stirrer god.

'If he fails, Hell and Earth are doomed and wedding bells will be quite out of the question.' (From the publisher's website.)

2011 honourable mention Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Novel No Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel was given in 2011. Jamieson's novel and Stephen M. Irwin's The Borken Ones received honorable mentions.
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