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David R. Grigg

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I’m a writer and retired software developer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. I worked in the field of interactive multimedia for over two decades, and have also worked in public relations and as a journalist and sub-editor.

During the 1970s and 1980s, I was deeply involved in the science fiction fan community, publishing fanzines and helping organize SF conventions, eventually becoming Chairman of the 43rd World SF Convention held in Melbourne in 1985.

I was extremely fortunate to have attended the Writer’s Workshop held by Ursula Le Guin at Booth Lodge in 1975, an amazing and transformative experience.

Since retiring, I've returned to my first love of writing fiction. My SF novel "The Fallen Sun" was published in September 2018.

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Gerald has some nice words to say about “The Fallen Sun” in his latest ANZAPA contribution. Some excerpts:

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and am very glad to have read it. The quote from Bruce [Gillespie]’s review that is used as the front cover blurb is very accurate, “A real winner…Unputdownable”… I literally read the last half of it in a little over an hour and a half.

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