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Thoraiya Dyer

"Thoraiya Dyer is an Australian writer based in Sydney, NSW. Her short fiction has appeared in magazines including Clarkesworld, Apex, Cosmos and Analog, and anthologies such as ""Long Hidden,"" ""War Stories,"" “The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women,” “Defying Doomsday” and “Bridging Infinity” (for a full list, see ).
Dyer's time-travel pirate novella, ""The Company Articles of Edward Teach"", won the 2011 Ditmar Award for Best Novella/Novelette and Dyer was awarded Best New Talent. In the same year, short fantasy story ""Yowie"" won the Aurealis Award in its category. The following year, ""Fruit of the Pipal Tree"" from Fablecroft anthology ""After the Rain"" took out the short fantasy category again, and in 2013 a science fiction story about genetically modified metal-eating arthropods, ""The Wisdom of Ants,"" won both an Aurealis Award and a Ditmar. Dyer's collection of four original stories, ""Asymmetry,"" available from Twelfth Planet Press, was called ""unsettling, poignant, marvellous"" by Nancy Kress. “Wine, Women and Stars,” a short science fiction story originally published in Analog, won the Aurealis Award in 2015, while ""Where The Pelican Builds Her Nest"" won the short fantasy category in 2017.
Ditmar award-winning “Crossroads of Canopy,” a Titan’s Forest novel, was published by Tor Books in January 2017, with ""Echoes of Understorey"" following in February 2018 and ""Tides of the Titans"" in January 2019.
Dyer's novel-length work is represented by the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency. She is a member of SFWA. A qualified veterinarian, her other interests include bushwalking, archery and travel."

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