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John Birmingham

UK flag (b.1964)

John Birmingham is an  British-Australian author. Birmingham was born in Liverpool UK and migrated to Australia with his parents in 1970. He grew up in Ipswich, Queensland. His only stint of full time employment was as a researcher at the Defence Department. After this he returned to Queensland to study law but he did not complete his legal studies, choosing instead to pursue a career as a writer. He currently lives in Brisbane.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror
John Birmingham recommends
The Battle at the Moons of Hell (2007)
(Helfort's War, book 1)
Graham Sharp Paul
"A planet-stomping space opera that bursts off the page like a tactical nuke."
The Company of the Dead (2012)
David J Kowalski
"Kowalski effortlessly smashes together high art and grand adventure in this alt-hist juggernaut."
Eagle in Exile (2016)
(Clash of Eagles Trilogy, book 2)
Alan Smale
"Epic, bloody, and hugely imaginative."
The Bayern Agenda (2019)
(Intergalactic Cold War, book 1)
Dan Moren
"Hypercool. It's like the Golden Age of sci-fi got an upgrade, with all the big honking space cannons and some desert planet dry humour thrown in for the bargain."

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