Collection UQFL416 - Papers of Sean Williams and Shane Dix

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Reference code

UQFL416

Title

Papers of Sean Williams and Shane Dix

Date(s)

  • 1995-2004 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

13 boxes.

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Name of creator

(1967-)

Biographical history

Sean Williams was born in Whyalla, South Australia in 1967. He is a prolific science fiction writer with an international reputation. Author of over sixty published short stories and eighteen novels, including the Books of the Change and 'The Resurrected Man', his work has been published around the world in numerous languages and on-line. His novel 'The Crooked Letter' was the first fantasy novel in the history of Australian speculative fiction to win both Ditmar and Aurealis Awards. Sean Williams and Simon Brown are both Australian science fiction writers, who from 1996 to 2003 collaborated to produce 'The Butler Codex' and a number of short stories. Williams lives in Adelaide, where he served as Chair of the SA Writers' Centre from 2001 to 2003.

Name of creator

(1960-)

Biographical history

Born in Wales, United Kingdom, in 1960 and arrived in Australia in 1967. He is an Australian science fiction author best known for his collaborative work with Sean Williams in the Star Wars: New Jedi Order series.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers of Sean Williams and Shane Dix, 1995-2004
Collection alternatively titled as: Sean Williams and Shane Dix Collection.

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Scope and content

Drafts, research notes, correspondence and reader's reports.
Sean Williams and Shane Dix are both Australian science fiction writers, who from 1995 to 2004 collaborated to produce the Evergence and Orphans trilogies and three books in the Star Wars: New Jedi Order series. This collection focuses on the fruits of that collaboration.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Uploaded finding aid

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Related units of description

Two related collections are held by the Fryer Library: UQFL414 (Sean Williams Papers) and UQFL415 (Papers of Sean Williams and Simon Brown).

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Alternative identifier(s)

Alma MMS ID

991007843539703131

Millennium Local System Number

.b21917000

OCLC Number

506388377 ; 506388524 ; 62906226

Libraries Australia ID

45230385 ; 63025471 ; 40286017

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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