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

2017 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2016 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
2016 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year
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
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.
y separately published work icon Death Most Definite : A Death Works Novel Sydney : Orbit Australia , 2010 Z1715535 2010 single work novel fantasy

'Steve knew something was wrong as soon as he saw the dead girl in the Wintergarden food court. Nothing new, he saw dead people all the time, but this one was about to save his life... Steve is a necromancer in the family firm, tasked with easing spirits from this dimension to the next after death. And he's kind of OK with that, until someone high up the corporate hierarchy makes a bid to be Australia's new Regional Death. This means killing all of the current Death's staff. After his parents, relatives and pretty much every other necromancer he ever knew has been killed, Steve is left to make a reluctant stand. But to do this he must stay alive.

Threatened at every turn, Steve and the dangerously attractive (and dead) Lissa go on the run to save what's left of their world.' (From the publisher's website.)

2010 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Novel
2010 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Novel
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