July 11, 2009
A novelist, futurist, and critical theorist, Damien Broderick is a senior research Fellow at the University of Melbourne in Australia and holds a multi-disciplinary PhD from Deakin University in the comparative semiotics of science and literature. Broderick has been awarded Literature Board Writing Fellowships by the Australian Council in 1980, 1984, 1990, 1995, and 2004-05, and writing grants from Deakin University in 1986 and Arts Victoria in 1998. He received the 1981, 1989 and 1998 Ditmar Awards for best Australian SF Novel, a 1985 Special Ditmar, the 2002 Ditmar for best Australian Collected Work, and the 1997, 2002 and 2006 Aurealis Awards for Best Science Fiction Novel. In 2005, he received the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.
Broderick has published 38 books and is editor of the forthcoming Year Million: Science at the Far Edge of Knowledge, Atlas & Co., 2008.
- See essays by this author:
- Cultural Dominants and Differential MNT Uptake
- Excerpts from The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed By Rapidly Advancing Technologies
- Nanofactories, Gang Wars, and "Feelies"
- Tearing Toward the Spike