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Tony Shillitoe Tony Shillitoe i(A7935 works by)
Born: Established: 1955 Tailem Bend, Murray Bridge - Tailem Bend area, Lower Murray area, Murray - Mallee area, South Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Tony Shillitoe graduated from Flinders University with a B.A. (Honours) and a Diploma of Education. He subsequently completed a Bachelor of Education through Hartley College. From 1977 Shillitoe taught English in Whyalla and Adelaide, South Australia. He was Head of English at Concordia College, Adelaide, and also at Jerudong International School, Brunei. Shillitoe worked as a tutor for Workers Educational Association writing courses and also wrote Technical and Further Education course books. Shillitoe began professional writing in 1992 with the first of the Andrakis series. A succession of short stories appeared in various anthologies and magazines from 1996 to 2000. He was a judge for the 1998 Aurealis Horror Fiction awards and a guest writer at the 2000 Adelaide Festival of Arts Writers' Week.

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y separately published work icon Blood Pymble : Voyager , 2002 Z954999 2002 single work novel fantasy 'According to prophecy, the ancient Dragonkin are soon to rule the world. All that stands between them and their destiny are the Alfwyn, who have taken the genesis Stone, the key to immortality and power. But the dragons have sealed a brutal blood pact with the human Dragon priests to bring about the elusive Alfwyn's downfall...' (Source: back cover)
2002 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Novel
y separately published work icon The Last Wizard Sydney : Pan , 1995 Z94834 1995 single work novel science fiction Each year the dragon warriors of Harbin sail south to kill a dragon, returning with plunder and tales of glory. Tamesan, daughter of the dragon head, will never sail to the land of dragons. Instead, she must follow the ways of the other village women. But Tam would rather spend her days roaming Dragon Mountain, staring out to sea, to the south... (Back cover, publisher's blurb).
1995 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Novel
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