Tim Jones is a poet and author of both science fiction and literary fiction. He lives in Wellington. Among his recent books are poetry collection All Blacks’ Kitchen Gardens (HeadworX, 2007), fantasy novel Anarya’s Secret (RedBrick, 2007), short story collection Transported (Vintage, 2008), and poetry anthology Voyagers: Science Fiction Poetry from New Zealand (Interactive Press, 2009), co-edited with Mark Pirie. Voyagers appeared in the NZ Listener’s “100 Best Books of the Year” list in 2009 and won the “Best Collected Work” category in the 2010 Sir Julius Vogel Awards.
Tim’s short story “The New Neighbours”, first published in Transported, was included in The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Short Stories (2009) and will be included in The Apex Book Of World SF, Volume II (2011). Tim was awarded the NZSA Janet Frame Memorial Award for Literature in 2010.