Grant Stone, a botanist by training, has worked as a librarian, radio journalist, bibliographer, archivist, and reviewer and critic of science fiction. He is also a past president of the Children's Book Council of Western Australia.
For some decades Stone has broadcast the weekly Faster than Light science fiction programme on Radio RTR-FM in Western Australia and his depth of knowledge in this field is highly regarded.
With Toby Burrows, Stone has edited Comics in Australia and New Zealand : the collections, the collectors, the creators (1994), and previously edited with Caroline Strong the programme for Swancon XI : the 1986 Australian National Science Fiction Convention.
'Twenty tales from award-winning author Grant Stone, including six new stories. From a trip to the supermarket to the edge of everything. From Auckland to London to places far beyond any map. The sun may set before we reach our destination. Don't worry. Everything is going to be fine.' (Publication summary)