The Economy of Light

Aurealis Award finalist, Best Horror Novel, 2009 Stephen is a retired Nazi hunter, divorced yet living happily enough on his ranch on the fringe of the Amazon jungle. But when Brazilian police unearth the alleged remains of the detested Auschwitz camp doctor, Josef Mengele, Stephen’s life is immediately and traumatically transformed. At the grave site,…

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Insinuations: an Autobiography

Jack Dann, one of SF’s most versatile and esteemed novelists, short story writers, and anthologists, has led a complex and fascinating life–after surviving the brutal tensions of military school and a months-long near-death experience in a hospital’s terminal wards, he embarked on the life of an author in the full swing of the Sixties, finding…

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Dreaming in the Dark

  Winner of the 2017 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology “Dreaming in the Dark will especially appeal to two groups of readers–those who love words themselves, and those who want an enticing sampler of work by some of Australia’s most talented working writers.” (Locus) Dreaming in the Dark, an original collection of some of…

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Concentration

“Dann is a Faulkner and a Márquez for Jews.” (Marleen Barr) JACK DANN’s groundbreaking anthologies Wandering Stars and More Wandering Stars used the tropes of science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism to ask and try to answer! what it means to be a Jew. In his new short-story collection Concentration, Dann enlists the techniques of…

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The Man Who Melted

“On my personal list of the greatest SF novels of all time (available upon request), Jack Dann’s The Man Who Melted would be right up there—a beautiful, terrifying cri du mort for humanity and an absolutely unforgettable book.(Elizabeth Hand for Science Fiction Age)” The Man Who Melted is a warning for the future. It is the Brave…

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Journal

Aussiecon4: 68th Science Fiction Convention

Jack will be attending the ‘Worldcon’ in Melbourne, which is being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center (MCEC). He would love to see you there. Here is a ‘shortlist’ of his speaking engagements:...

The Legendary Drive-by: Jack Dann

Angela Slatter’s interview with Jack can be found at http://angelaslatter.com/2010/08/27/the-legendary-drive-by-jack-dann/

Jack to speak at event with astronomer Fred Watson…

Jack will be speaking at an event hosted by the RiAus (Royal Institution of Australia). The topic is Science Fiction to Science Fact. Jack and astronomer and popular-science writer Fred Watson will explore how science...

Just published: Legends of Australian Fantasy…

Legends of Australian Fantasy, which Jack co-edited with Jonathan Strahan, will be published in June by HarperCollins Australia.  Legends contains short novels by Sean Williams, Kim Wilkins, Cecilia Dart-Thornton, Isobelle Carmody, Trudi Canavan, Garth Nix,...

Jack Interviewed Online…

Jack has been recently interviewed by Festivale Online Magazine and Livejournal.

A Note About This 'Revised' Official Jack Dann Website…

The Jack Dann website now has a slightly different look.  We’ve been in the process of updating the site after it went off-line temporarily. We were having trouble with our previous provider…but that’s been rectified....