Updated 19 Apr 2007



Troy Published
The long awaited Iliad-themed collection, Troy, has been published by Ticonderoga Publications . Features an introduction by Garth Nix, and ten stories including "The Cup of Nestor", original to the collection.

source: Russ

Pan to Publish Chronicles of Kydan
The first book of Simon Brown's follow-up to the critically successful Keys of Power trilogy will be published by Pan MacMillan Australia next year. (More)

source: in-house

The Third Key
The concluding chapter in the Keys of Power trilogy, Sovereign, was published by HarperCollins Australia in July 2002.

source: in-house

Fire, Sword & Sovereign
HarperCollins Australian will release the second book in the Keys of Power trilogy, Fire and Sword, this December and its sequel, the concluding volume in the series, Sovereign, in June 2002.

source: in-house

Three Keys of Power
Simon's fantasy trilogy The Keys of Power, which began with Inheritance (HarperCollins, December 2000), has been sold to DAW Books in the US. (More)

source: in-house

"A Serpent in Eden" a Year's Best story
Simon Brown and Alison Tokley have sold "A Serpent in Eden", originally published in Eidolon issue 29/30, to Kathryn Cramer and David G. Hartwell for Year's Best Fantasy 1, to be published in the US by HarperCollins in July 2001.

source: in-house

Simon Brown's Inheritance published
HarperCollins Australia has released Simon Brown's high fantasy novel Inheritance through their Voyager line. An extract and Carol McLean-Carr's cover art can be seen on Simon's homesite.

source: in-house

Simon Brown Delivers New Novel to HarperCollins
Simon Brown has delivered new adult fantasy novel Inheritance, the first volume in his Keys of Power trilogy, to Stephanie Smith at HarperCollins Australia for a late 2000 publication.

source: in-house

Brown in US Edition of Dreaming Down-Under
Jack Dann and Janeen Webb have sold US reprint rights to their World Fantasy Award winning anthology Dreaming Down-Under to Tor Books for a late 2000/early 2001. Dreaming Down-Under features Simon's story "With Clouds at Our Feet".

source: in-house

1999 Aurealis Awards Announced
The 1999 Aurealis Awards were presented on Monday 6 March 2000, in a ceremony held at the South Australian Writers' Centre and Sean Williams and Simon Brown was amongst the winners. "Atrax" won the 1999 Best Horror Short Story Award. Information on the 2000 Aurealis Awards is also available.

source: in-house

[ Previously in the News ]


Read a chapter extract online
Simon's latest novel Sovereign, the concluding chapter to his High Fantasy trilogy The Keys of Power, is now available. You can read the whole of the first chapter, or order the book from Dymocks online.

An Interview with Simon Brown
In 1997, just before the publication of Simon Brown's second novel Winter, Simon was interviewed by Steve Paulsen for Eidolon. Read it online.

Short Fiction Reviews by Simon Brown
Simon writes an occasional short fiction review column for Eidolon: SF Online, and has written for The Coode Street Review of Science Fiction. Read the first, second, third, fourth and fifth instalments of Simon's Eidolon: SF Online column here.

The "Troy" Project - Fiction Online
Simon Brown's first published story, "The Return Of Idomeneus", turned into the beginnings of an ambitious project to write a cycle of stories based around characters from The Iliad. The Official Simon Brown Website is pleased to provide online access to four of the main stories from the "Troy" cycle for the first time. You can read:

There are tentative plans to publish a collection of the "Troy" stories in book form, perhaps in 2001. Plans are yet to be confirmed.

Original Fiction by Simon Brown
You can also read "Cannibals Of The Fine Light", part of Simon's novel Winter, online now.

"The Masque of Agamemnon"
(with Sean Williams)

Acclaimed fiction from two of Australia's best science fiction writers. (Read)

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