Russell B. Farr

Summary

Russell B. Farr is an Australian editor and writer of speculative fiction.

Russell B. Farr
Russell B. Farr at SwanCon 2007 holding two copies of the anthology Fantastic Wonder Stories.
Russell B. Farr at SwanCon 2007 holding two copies of the anthology Fantastic Wonder Stories.
BornPerth, Western Australia
NationalityAustralian
Period1996-present
GenreSpeculative fiction
Website
members.iinet.net.au/~rustle/index.html

BiographyEdit

Farr was born in Perth, Western Australia. In 1996 he founded Ticonderoga Publications publishing works by authors such as Sean Williams and Stephen Dedman.[1] In 1999 Farr created the online journal Ticonderoga Online, which in 2006 won the Ditmar Award for best fanzine.[1][2] In 2008 Farr won the Ditmar Award for best collected work as the editor of the anthology Fantastic Wonder Stories. He also won the 2008 Aurealis Award for best collection as the editor of Sean Williams' collection Magic Dirt: The Best of Sean Williams.[3][4] Farr as a writer has published over 100 stories articles, reviews and essays.[1] He now lives in Greenwood, Western Australia.[5]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Work Category Result
2004 Ditmar Award No Award Best fanzine Nomination[6]
2006 Ditmar Award Ticonderoga Online Best fanzine Won[2]
2007 Ditmar Award Professional achievement Nomination[7]
2008 Aurealis Award Magic Dirt: The Best of Sean Williams (with Sean Williams. Farr as editor) Best collection Won[4]
Ditmar Award Professional achievement Nomination[3]
Ditmar Award Fantastic Wonder Stories (as editor) Best collected work Won[3]
Ditmar Award The Workers' Paradise (with Nick Evans as editors) Best collected work Nomination[3]
2013 Chandler Award Won[8]

BibliographyEdit

AnthologiesEdit

As editor
  • Fantastic Wonder Stories (2007)
  • The Workers' Paradise (2007, co-edited with Nick Evans)
  • Belong (2010)

CollectionsEdit

As editor
  • Antique Futures: The Best of Terry Dowling (1999, co-editor)
  • Magic Dirt: The Best of Sean Williams (2008)

JournalsEdit

As editor
  • Ticonderoga Online (1999–present)

EssaysEdit

  • Afterword - Imagining Troy (2006) in Troy (a collection by Simon Brown)
  • Where There is the Fantastic, There is Wonder (2007) in Fantastic Wonder Stories

ReferencesEdit

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c "biography". Russell B. Farr. Archived from the original on 11 April 2011. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2006 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2008 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  4. ^ a b "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2009 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 23 April 2010.
  5. ^ Wright, Sean (2012). "2012 Snapshot Interview – Russell B Farr". Adventures of a Bookonaut. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  6. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  7. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2007 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  8. ^ DeNardo, John (2013). "WINNERS: 2013 Ditmar Awards". SF Signal.

External linksEdit

  • Official website
  • Ticonderoga Publications