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Tim Jones

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About this author

I'm an author from New Zealand who writes science fiction, literary fiction, and poetry. I won the New Zealand Society of Authors Janet Frame Memorial Award for Literature in 2010.

Here's how you can buy my books, and some recent anthologies with my work in them:

Books

My latest book is poetry anthology The Stars Like Sand: Australian Speculative Poetry, co-edited with P.S. Cottier. You can buy The Stars Like Sand from the publisher and from Amazon.com. You can also get special offers and more information on the Stars Like Sand Facebook page.

Ever wondered what makes men tick? Then buy my latest poetry collection Men Briefly Explained from Amazon.com in Kindle or paperback format.

My short story collection Transported, which was longlisted for t...more


I occasionally contribute to the "Book Watch" column in the New Zealand Herald.Here is my most recent column.

Shaman , by Kim Stanley Robinson – print and ebook - http://www.amazon.com/Shaman-Kim-Stanley-Robinson/dp/0316098078/


Loon is a teenager who is being trained as a shaman, mostly against his wishes, for his Ice Age tribe. The key events in the story are two journeys Loon undertakes - the... Read more of this blog post »
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Transported
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Men Briefly Explained
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Men Briefly Explained
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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Voyagers
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009
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Anarya's Secret: An Earthda...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007
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Extreme Weather Events
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001
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All Blacks' Kitchen Gardens
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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Boat People
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Tuesdays (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: This is a poem from my second collection, <a href="http://users.actrix.co.nz/timjones/abkg.html">All Blacks' Kitchen Gardens</a>
Anarya's Secret (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jul 25, 2009 10:01PM
Description: This is the first few paragraphs of the Prologue of my fantasy novel Anarya's Secret, which is available in hardback, paperback and e-book format from <a href="http://www.earthdawn.com/index.php?categoryid=40&p2017_articleid=1">http://www.earthdawn.com/index.php?categoryid=40&p2017_articleid=1</a>
A Short History of the 20th Century, with Fries (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 25, 2008 02:58PM
Description: This 600-word story appears in my short story collection <a href="http://timjonesbooks.blogspot.com/2008/06/where-you-can-buy-transported.html">Transported</a>, published in June 2008. It was first published in <a href="http://www.flashquake.org/">Flashquake</a> and has also been translated into Vietnamese.

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