Eugene Byrne


Eugene Byrne

Eugene Byrne (born February 25 1959) is an English freelance journalist and fiction writer.His novel "ThigMOO", and the story it was based on, were nominated for the BSFA award. [ [http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/NomLit21.html#739 Locus Index to Science Fiction Awards] ] His story "HMS Habakkuk" was nominated for a Sidewise Award for Alternate History. [ [http://www.uchronia.net/sidewise/complete.html#2001 Sidewise Award site] ]

He was born in Waterford in the Republic of Ireland, but was brought up in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset. He attended Dr Morgan's Grammar School, Bridgwater where he met Kim Newman.

He is a contributing editor to "Venue" magazine. In 2006, as part of Bristol's Isambard Kingdom Brunel bicentennial celebrations, he wrote "Isambard Kingdom Brunel: A Graphic Biography" with artist Simon Gurr. [cite web |url=http://www.brunel200.com/legacy/brunel_200_events/comic.htm |title=Brunel: A Graphic Biography |accessdate=2008-01-15 |work=Brunel 200 Legacy web site]

Novels

* "Back in the USSA" (1997), co-written with Kim Newman; fix-up comprising short stories first published in Interzone magazine
* "Thigmoo" (1999)
* "Things Unborn" (2001)

Non-Fiction

* "Isambard Kingdom Brunel: A Graphic Biography", with artist Simon Gurr (2006)
* "The Bristol Story: A Graphic and (Mostly) True History of the Greatest City in the World!", with artist Simon Gurr (2008)

References

External links

* Author's website: http://www.eugenebyrne.co.uk/
* Kim Newman & Eugene Byrne Alternate History Pages: http://www.angelfire.com/ak2/newmanbyrne/index2.html


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