Tony Ballantyne

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Tony Ballantyne
Born1972 (age 48–49)
County Durham, UK
OccupationWriter, teacher
NationalityBritish
GenreScience fiction
Notable worksRecursion trilogy
Notable awardsBFSA for Short Fiction
Website
www.tonyballantyne.com

Tony Ballantyne (born 1972) is a British science-fiction author known for his debut trilogy of novels, including Recursion, Capacity and Divergence. He is also Assistant Headteacher and an Information Technology teacher at The Blue Coat School, Oldham and has been nominated for the BSFA Award for short fiction.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Dream London, Solaris, 2013
  • Dream Paris, Solaris, 2015
Recursion Trilogy
  • Recursion, Macmillan, 2004
  • Capacity, Macmillan, 2005
  • Divergence, Macmillan, 2007
The Robot Wars / Penrose
  • Twisted Metal, Macmillan, 2009
  • Blood and Iron, Macmillan, 2010
  • Stories from the Northern Road, Macmillan, 2012

Short fiction[edit]

Stories
Title Year First published Reprinted/collected Notes
Takeaway 2009 Ballantyne, Tony (19 March 2009). "Takeaway". Nature. 458 (7236): 376. Bibcode:2009Natur.458..376B. doi:10.1038/458376a.
The Region of Jennifer 2014 Ballantyne, Tony (June 2014). "The Region of Jennifer". Analog Science Fiction and Fact. 134 (6): 46–56.
Threshold 2014 Ballantyne, Tony (October 2014). "Threshold". Analog Science Fiction and Fact. 134 (10): 28–42.
Seeds 2009 We Think Therefore We Are, edited by Peter Crowther (DAW)
Underbrain 2008 Subterfuge, edited by Ian Whates (Newcon Press)
  • "Why are Rocks?" – Hub Issue 40, edited by Lee Harris
  • "Matthew's Passion" (with Eric Brown) – Kethani by Eric Brown (Solaris, 2008)
  • "Third Person" – The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, edited by George Mann (Solaris, 2007); Reprinted in The Year's Best SF 13, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "Aristotle OS" – Fast Forward 1, edited by Lou Anders (PYR, 2007); Reprinted in THE YEAR's BEST SF 13, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "The Exchange" – Postscripts 7
  • "The Robot and the Octopus" – Nemonymous 5
  • "A Matter of Mathematics" – The Mammoth Book of Jules Verne Adventures, edited by Mike Ashley and Eric Brown
  • "Star!" – Constellations, edited by Peter Crowther (DAW, 2005)
  • "The Ugly Truth" – Interzone 191
  • "The Waters of Meribah" – Interzone189; Reprinted in THE YEAR's BEST SF 9, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
  • "Teaching the War Robot to Dance" – Interzone 178
  • "Real Man" – Interzone 174
  • "Indecisive Weapons" – Interzone 172
  • "Restoring the Balance, 2" – Interzone 168
  • "Restoring the Balance" – Interzone 167
  • "A New Beginning" – Interzone 163
  • "Single Minded" – Interzone 162
  • "The Blue Magnolia" – The Third Alternative 22; Reprinted in the Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy, edited by Mike Ashley
  • "Soldier.exe" – Interzone 144
  • "Gorillagram" – Interzone 139
  • "The Sixth VNM" – Interzone 138

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tony Ballantyne | Penguin Random House". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 30 June 2021.

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