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Glynne MacLean (1964-) Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress, Sidelights

Born 1964, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Education: Waikato Unversity, B.A., 1984.


Agent—Michael Gifkins, Michael Gifkins & Associates, P.O. Box 6496, Auckland, New Zealand.


Writer. Has also worked in travel industry; designer of commercial Web sites.

Honors Awards

Children's Literature Foundation of New Zealand No-table Book, 2004, for The A'nzarian Chronicle, Book One: Roivan.


(Self-illustrated) The A'nzarian Chronicle, Book One: Roivan, Penguin Books New Zealand (Auckland, New Zealand), 2003.

Love in Shades of Grey (adult novel), Penguin Books New Zealand (Auckland, New Zealand), 2004.

Author of regular computer column for Chatterbox magazine, New Zealand, 1999—. Contributor of poetry, essays, and short fiction in ezines and in Niederngasse: The Journal of Winning Poetry.

Work in Progress

Book Two of The A'nzarian Chronicle.


Glynne MacLean told SATA: "I write both literary fiction and sci fi. I see the universe, past, present, and imagined, as providing an unlimited canvas. Writing sci fi allows me to examine issues and scenarios beyond the constraints of the prevailing definition of political correctness."

Biographical and Critical Sources


A'nzarian Chronicle, http://www.roivan.co.nz/ (December 14, 2003), information about MacLean's science fiction.

Glynne MacLean, http://www.glynne.co.nz/ (December 14, 2003), author's home page.

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