Alison Goodman

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Alison Goodman was born in Melbourne and, after a bit of wandering, recently returned to live there. She was a D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellow at Melbourne University, holds a Masters degree and teaches creative writing at postgraduate level. Her debut novel was the award-winning futuristic thriller Singing the Dogstar Blues and her most recent, the acclaimed Killing the Rabbit.

Eon: Rise of the Dragoneye was inspired by an aunt’s Japanese heritage and an early love for Sci-Fi and Cyperpunk, developing and idea she had whilst researching Feng Shui during the writing of an earlier novel. It has been published as The Two Pearls of Wisdom for an adult readership in the UK.

Alison is currently writing full-time and mentoring others through the wild and wonderful process of writing a novel.

www.alisongoodman.com.au
www.eon-dragoneye.co.uk

Alison Goodman books reviewed

Bibliography

Novels

  • One Last Zoom at the Buzz Bar (1994)
  • Dead Spyders (1997)
  • Singing the Dogstar Blues (1998)
  • The Real Thing (2006)
  • Killing the Rabbit (2007)
  • The Two Pearls of Wisdom (2008)

Awards

  • 2008 Best Fantasy Novel, Aurealis Awards, The Two Pearls of Wisdom
  • 1998 Best Young Adult Novel, Aurealis Awards, Singing the Dogstar Blues

Critical acclaim

The Two Pearls of Wisdom

"A refreshing change from the generic, Eurocentric fantasyland that still tends to dominate the field... this intelligent, vividly written tale grips from the first page" Lisa Tuttle, The Times

"Addictive reading... the climax is gloriously tantalising. Exotic and delightfully compelling - volume two will be highly anticipated" SFX Magazine