Famous Australian Science Fiction Writers

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Colleen McCullough
(Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science fiction writer)
Colleen McCullough
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Birthdate: June 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 29, 2015

Australian author Colleen McCullough soared to fame with her bestselling novel The Thorn Birds, which was also made into a hit miniseries. Fans also lover her Masters of Rome and Carmine Delmonico series of novels. A former neuropsychologist, she has previously taught at the Yale School of Medicine.

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Greg Egan
(Writer)
Greg Egan
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Birthdate: August 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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Garth Nix
(Writer, Children's writer, Author, Novelist, Science fiction writer)
Garth Nix
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Birthdate: July 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne

After leaving home at an early age, Australian author Garth Nix had moved around Europe in an old Austin. He later worked in a book shop and became an editor, before becoming a full-time fantasy novelist. He is best known for his novel series such as The Seventh Tower.

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Trudi Canavan
(Best Known for Her Best-Selling Fantasy Trilogies 'The Black Magician' & 'Age of The Five')
Trudi Canavan
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Birthdate: October 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Max Barry
(Creator of Nationstates, an Online Game Created to Help Advertise Jennifer Government)
Max Barry
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Birthdate: March 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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David Ireland
(Author, Novelist)
David Ireland
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Birthdate: August 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lakemba, Australia
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Tom Arden
(Australian Writer)
Tom Arden
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Birthdate: May 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mount Gambier, South Australia
Died: December 15, 2015