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Tony Ballantyne

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Tony Ballantyne

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Full Name: Anthony Ballantyne
Occupation: Teacher, Writer
Nationality: British


Tony Ballantyne is the author of Dream London, the Penrose series and the Recursion series. He has also written many short stories.

Tony grew up in County Durham in the North East of England. He studied Maths at Manchester University before moving to London where he taught Maths and IT.

His first SF sale was "The Sixth VNM" which appeared in Interzone 138. Since then he has had short stories appear in magazines and anthologies worldwide. He has also written romantic fiction and satirical pieces for various magazines such as Private Eye.

Recursion, his first novel, was published by Tor UK in 2004. He has been nominated for the BSFA and Philip K Dick awards.

He now lives in Oldham with his wife and two children. His hobbies are playing the piano, accordion and cornet. He also enjoys walking and cycling.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works



 3. (2012)

 The Recursion Trilogy

 1. (2004)
 2. (2005)
 3. (2007)

 The Robot Wars

 1. (2009)
 2. (2010)