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Adam Browne


Adam Browne was born in 1963 and lives in Melbourne, Australia with his daughter, Harriet. His stories have been published widely. Pyrotechnicon: Being a True Account of Cyrano De Bergarac’s Further Adventures Among the States and Empires of the Stars, by Himself (dec’d) is his first novel.

He received the Aurealis Award for best Australian short story in 2002, and the Chronos Award for best Victorian short story in 2009. His story ‘Space Operetta’ was adapted as an animated film, Adjustable Cosmos, in 2010. His illustrations have been exhibited in Australian galleries, and are sold as prints at venues in Melbourne.

Adam’s collection of stories titled ‘Other Stories’ and Other Stories will be published later this year. He is currently working on a second novel and a book of illustrations inspired by the revelations of a 19th Century religious visionary named Jakob Lorber.

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