Terry Dowling

Terry Dowling

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The Complete Rynosseros Vol 3 was the most recently released book by Terry Dowling, on March 4th, 2020.

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Below is a complete list of Terry Dowling books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Tom Rynosseros Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Man Who Walks Away Behind the Eyes
1982
2
Terrarium
1984
3
The Maze Man
1984
4
The Bullet That Grows in the Gun
1985
5
Time of the Star
1986
6
A Dragon Between His Fingers
1986
7
The Last Elephant
1987
8
For as Long as You Burn
1987
9
Marmordesse
1987
10
The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House
1989
11
Vanities
1990
12
A Deadly Edge Their Red Beaks Pass Along
1991
13
Nobody's Fool
1991
14
Privateers' Moon
1992
15
Ship's Eye
1992
16
Scaring the Train
1994
17
The Ichneumon and the Dormeuse
1996
18
Beckoning Nightframe
1996
19
Jenny Come to Play
1997
20
The View in Nancy's Window
1999
21
The Saltimbanques
2000
22
The Lagan Fishers
2001
23
Sewing Whole Cloth
2003
24
Cheat Light
2006
25
Toother
2007

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Terry Dowling Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Essential Ellison
1985
2
Destination Unknown
1991
3
Mortal Fire
1993
4
Crosstown Traffic
1993
5
Alien Shores
1994
6
Seventh Annual Collection
1994
7
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7
1996
8
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Ninth Annual Collection
1996
9
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Tenth Annual Collection
1996
10
The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction And Fantasy, Volume Two
1997
11
10
Fourteenth Annual Collection
2001
12
The Dark: New Ghost Stories
2003
13
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection
2003
14
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition
2004
15
The Best Australian Science Fiction
2005
16
Twentieth Annual Collection
2007
17
Twenty-First Annual Collection
2008
18
Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Volume 4
2008
19
Dancing with the Dark
2009
20
Flinch
2009
21
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance
2009
22
Best New Horror 21
2010
23
Lethal Legends
2012
24
Best New Horror 24
2013
25
Fearful Symmetries
2014
26
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013
2014
27
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014
2015
28
The Monstrous
2015
29
Body Shocks
2021
30
Professor Charlatan Bardot’s Travel Anthology to the Most Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World
2021
31
Horror Library, Volume 7
2022
32
Christmas and Other Horrors
2023
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Terry Dowling: Biography

Terry Dowling was born on March 21st, 1947 and is currently 77 years old. Terry Dowling was born in Sydney, Australia. Dowling attended Sydney University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Archaeology, and Ancient History then a Master of Arts in English Literature, University of Western Australia where he received a Ph. D. in Creative Writing and Sydney Teachers’ College where he received a Teacher's Certificate.

Terry Dowling is the author of the Terry Dowling Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 25 novels. The Terry Dowling Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1982 with the novel The Man Who Walks Away Behind the Eyes. The most recently released novel in the Terry Dowling Short Stories/Novellas series was Toother which was released in 2007. There are no upcoming novels for the Terry Dowling Short Stories/Novellas series.

Terry Dowling has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 10 books including Wormwood and An Intimate Knowledge of the Night.

Terry Dowling holds the distinction of having more stories than any other single writer selected for the anthology series Year's Best Horror and Fantasy during its twenty-year run from 1988 to 2008.

Terry tied for first for the International Horror Guild Award for best Collection in 2006, the other winner was Glen Hirshberg for his title American Morons.

Two of Terry's short stories, The Maze Man and One Thing About the Night, are set to be filmed by director Sergio Pinheiro. Sergio has also prepared a screenplay titled The Chamber based on Terry's tale The Bullet That Grows in the Gun.

Terry authored three computer games titled, Schizm: Mysterious Journey also known as Mysterious Journey: Schizm, Schizm II: Chameleon also known as Mysterious Journey II, and Sentinel: Descendants in Time also known as Realms of Illusion. The games are based on Terry's story The Ichneumon and the Dormeuse. Schizm: Mysterious Journey was a 2001 finalist for the Aurealis Award in the Convenors' Award for Excellence category.

Terry Dowling: Awards & Accolades

Terry Dowling has won many awards including:

  • The Man Who Walks Away Behind the Eyes won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy, in 1983.
  • Terrarium won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction, in 1985.
  • The Bullet That Grows in the Gun won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction, in 1986.
  • The Essential Ellison won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, in 1987.
  • The Man Who Lost Red won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Fiction, in 1987.
  • The Last Elephant won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction, in 1988.
  • For as Long as You Burn won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Long Fiction, in 1988.
  • The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction, in 1990.
  • Rynosseros won the Ditmar Award, Best Australian Novel or Anthology, in 1991.
  • Wormwood won the Ditmar Award, Best Novel or Collection, in 1992.
  • An Intimate Knowledge of the Night won the Aurealis Award, Best Horror Novel, in 1995.
  • Jenny Come to Play won the Aurealis Award, Best Horror Short Story, in 1997.
  • Antique Futures won the Aurealis Award, Convenors’ Award For Excellence, in 1999.
  • The Saltimbanques won the Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction, in 2001.
  • Blackwater Days won the Ditmar Award, Best Collected Work, in 2001.
  • Basic Black won the International Horror Guild Award, Best Collection, in 2006.
  • Toother won the Australian Shadows Award, Excellence In Horror Fiction, in 2007.

The following novels by Terry Dowling were nominated for these awards:

  • The Maze Man: Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction (1985).
  • Time of the Star: Ditmar Award, Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Fiction (1987).
  • A Dragon Between His Fingers: Ditmar Award, Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Fiction (1987).
  • The Essential Ellison: Hugo Award, Other Forms (1987).
  • Marmordesse: Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction (1988).
  • Vanities: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (1992).
  • A Deadly Edge Their Red Beaks Pass Along: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (1992).
  • Nobody's Fool: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (1992).
  • Blue Tyson: Ditmar Award, Best Long Fiction (1993).
  • Privateers' Moon: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (1993).
  • Ship's Eye: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (1993).
  • Twilight Beach: Ditmar Award, Best Long Fiction or Collection (1994).
  • Scaring the Train: Aurealis Award, Best Horror Short Story (1995).
  • An Intimate Knowledge of the Night: Ditmar Award, Best Long Fiction (1996).
  • The Ichneumon and the Dormeuse: Aurealis Award, Best Science Fiction Short Story (1996). Ditmar Award, Best Australian Short Fiction (1997).
  • Beckoning Nightframe: Aurealis Award, Best Horror Short Story (1996).
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1997).
  • The View in Nancy's Window: Aurealis Award, Best Science Fiction Short Story (1999).
  • Antique Futures: Ditmar Award, Best Collected Work (2000).
  • Blackwater Days: Aurealis Award, Best Horror Novel (2000). World Fantasy Award, Collection (2001).
  • Twentieth Annual Collection: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2000).
  • The Saltimbanques: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (2001).
  • The Lagan Fishers: Aurealis Award, Best Fantasy Short Story (2001).
  • Fourteenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2001). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2002). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2002).
  • Basic Black: Ditmar Award, Best Short Fiction (2001). Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2006).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2003).
  • Cheat Light: International Horror Guild Award, Best Short Fiction (2006).
  • Twenty-First Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2009).
  • Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2010). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2010).
  • Best New Horror 21: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2011).
  • Professor Charlatan Bardot’s Travel Anthology to the Most Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2021). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2022).

Terry Dowling: F.A.Q

When was Terry Dowling Born? How old is Terry Dowling?

Terry Dowling was born on March 21st, 1947. Terry Dowling is currently 77 years old.

Where was Terry Dowling Born?

Terry Dowling was born in Sydney, Australia and is Australian.

What book awards has Terry Dowling won?

The Man Who Walks Away Behind the Eyes: Ditmar Award Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy (1983).
Terrarium: Ditmar Award Best Australian Short Fiction (1985).
The Bullet That Grows in the Gun: Ditmar Award Best Australian Short Fiction (1986).
The Essential Ellison: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1987).
The Man Who Lost Red: Ditmar Award Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Fiction (1987).
The Last Elephant: Ditmar Award Best Australian Short Fiction (1988).
For as Long as You Burn: Ditmar Award Best Australian Long Fiction (1988).
The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House: Ditmar Award Best Australian Short Fiction (1990).
Rynosseros: Ditmar Award Best Australian Novel or Anthology (1991).
Wormwood: Ditmar Award Best Novel or Collection (1992).
An Intimate Knowledge of the Night: Aurealis Award Best Horror Novel (1995).
Jenny Come to Play: Aurealis Award Best Horror Short Story (1997).
Antique Futures: Aurealis Award Convenors’ Award For Excellence (1999).
The Saltimbanques: Ditmar Award Best Short Fiction (2001).
Blackwater Days: Ditmar Award Best Collected Work (2001).
Basic Black: International Horror Guild Award Best Collection (2006).
Toother: Australian Shadows Award Excellence In Horror Fiction (2007).

What was the first book Terry Dowling wrote?

The first novel written by Terry Dowling was The Man Who Walks Away Behind the Eyes, published in 1982.

What was the most recent book Terry Dowling wrote?

His most recently released work was The Complete Rynosseros Vol 3 on March 4th, 2020.

Will there be any more books by Terry Dowling?

Terry Dowling does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Terry Dowling written?

Terry Dowling has written 42 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 6 books in the Tom Rynosseros Series, 1 Standalone Novel, 25 Short Stories/Novellas, 10 books in the Short Story Collections.

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